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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

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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Student Attacked In South Padre Visits Local College

Derek Madrigal received a hero’s welcome when he walked into Brookhaven College Tuesday morning. The visit was bittersweet since he had to withdraw for the semester, to focus on recovering from a vicious beating that happened in South Padre.

04/17/2012

Derik Madrigal of Dallas

Dallas Family Seeks Justice In Spring Break Beating Of Student

It was relentless and brutal, and it was all captured on cell-phone video. Derek Madrigal of Dallas is recovering in a hospital after he was stabbed nine times and beaten with coolers.

03/22/2012