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DPS investigates fatal July 4th crash

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com An early morning car crash on July 4 claimed the life of a 21-year-old San Benito man. At approximately 1:37 a.m. on Friday, a red Saturn Aurora driven by Alex Guerra Jr. of San Benito was traveling west on Pennsylvania Avenue in San Benito. As the vehicle approached …

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Garcia found not guilty in Marine’s death

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com BROWNSVILLE – A jury on Friday found Juan Carlos Garcia, the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed U.S. Marine Corps veteran Edoardo “Eddie” Polanco near Los Fresnos last year, not guilty of criminal negligent homicide, according to Public Information Officer Melissa Zamora of the Cameron County District …

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JUST CAUSE: Widow seeks justice for slain Marine

By CHRISTINA R. GARZA Special to the NEWS LOS FRESNOS – A Marine Corps Meritorious Mast award to Edoardo “Eddie” Polanco is on display at his home in Los Fresnos. Among the many achievements listed is Eddie Polanco’s participation in 25 tactical convoys covering over 6,000 miles in Iraq, where he served two tours before …

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Man’s cause of death not yet confirmed

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Authorities have yet to confirm the cause of death and identity of a man who died Monday after his pickup truck crashed into a telephone pole in La Paloma. According to Sergeant Johnny Hernandez of the Texas Department of Public Safety, troopers were called to the scene of …

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