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#BREAKING NEWS: 2009 SBHS graduate dies in Tennessee car accident while on duty as a Sheriff’s deputy

By PETE BANDA   Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com A former San Benito High School graduate died early this morning while working as a deputy for Madison County in Tennessee. Rosemary Vela, 24, was in a one car crash at about 2 a.m. today while responding to a call for backup from another officer, Madison County Sheriff’s …

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Three confirmed dead in garbage truck crash

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com HARLINGEN – At least three people, one of whom is believed to be a teenage boy, are confirmed dead in an accident involving a pickup truck that collided with a City of Harlingen garbage truck just outside San Benito city limits. It was before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, …

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Body of apparent rollover victim found in canal

NEWS Staff Report A San Benito woman was found dead Tuesday morning after her car was discovered upside down inside a canal. According to Sergeant Johnny Hernandez of the Texas Department of Public Safety, it was at approximately 7:42 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, that DPS troopers located the body of 56-year-old Odilia Cortez. Her car …

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Police investigate Wednesday morning crash near JODLF

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito Police Department is investigating the circumstances of an accident in front of an elementary school Wednesday morning. “We got called at 7:26 in the morning in reference to a two-vehicle accident,” said SBPD Detective Rogelio Banda Jr, who added that the vehicles involved were a …

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