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Body Of Student Found In Marshy Area Of South Padre Island

Police have found the body of a college student who was reported missing following a spring break trip to South Texas.

03/26/2015

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5 Cheap Spring Break Getaways In America

There’s no time to waste if you’re planning an affordable spring break vacation with your friends.

03/11/2015

A crowd gathers in front of the stage during a taping for MTV Spring Break on the beach in Cancun, Mexico. (credit: Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Spring Break Spots For DFW College Students

Spring breakers rejoice! With an entire week to work with, the road trip possibilities from the DFW area are endless. Check out some of the best destinations for your spring break.

02/14/2015

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How To Plan Your Best Spring Break Ever

Consider these five helpful tips to help you plan for an unforgettable spring break vacation.

02/06/2015

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America’s Best Fall Break Destinations For College Students

Take a break from your college studies with a mini-vacation this fall at one of these top destinations for college students.

10/21/2014

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Best Long Weekend Trips For College Students

Cancun, Mexico, Las Vegas and South Beach Miami are among the best long weekend trips for college students.

10/29/2013

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Stings Target Businesses Selling Alcohol To Minors

The state of Texas has a warning for students trying to buy alcohol while on Spring Break this week. Officials with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission are planning to conduct a minimum of 600 undercover stings.

CBSDFW.COM–03/11/2013

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90-Year-Old Man Skydives Over Texas

A 90-year-old man skydived from 11,000 feet over South Padre Island. Russell Louden wanted to jump out of a plane since he tried to become a paratrooper during World War II.

01/28/2013

A fisherman casts his line into the water. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

7 Accused Of Fishing Fraud In Texas Tournament

The South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce sponsored the Aug. 10-12 Ladies Kingfish Tournament. Duke says the defendants won a $5,000 second-place prize.

08/23/2012

A green turtle hatchling is released into the Arabian Sea. (credit: RIZWAN TABASSUM/AFP/Getty Images)

Record 6,000 Turtles Hatched On South Padre

A group that cares for and releases endangered sea turtle hatchlings into the Gulf of Mexico says it had a record 6,000 babies born this year.

08/20/2012

Felix Velasquez Jr. arrest photo left; most wanted photo right. (credit: Texas Dept. of Public Safety)

Student Attacked In S. Padre Island Relieved After Attacker Arrested

The 21-year-old Brookhaven College student who was brutally beaten on the shores of South Padre Island is relieved that the last of his attackers was arrested this week.

05/17/2012

Felix Velasquez Jr. arrest photo left; most wanted photo right. (credit: Texas Dept. of Public Safety)

Fugitive Arrested For South Padre Student Attack

Law enforcement officials have captured one of Texas’ Most Wanted — a man wanted for his involvement in the South Padre Island beating of North Texas college student Derek “D.J.” Madrigal.

05/16/2012

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