Deputies found the body of Martin Benjamin Peña, 52, after a call for service on the intersection of Interstate 69 Northbound Frontage Road and Spur 56 on May 12th.
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Agents also found two undocumented immigrants inside the underground structure.
U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar says federal authorities understand the need to open the border to non-essential traffic, but that Mexican officials also have to be in agreement.
One city of Mercedes resident says debris left from previous storms is obstructing water flow in his neighborhood.
Sheriff Eric Garza says they have received no calls over missing persons.
Officials say they discovered the body of a 44-year-old man inside of a truck parked outside a convenience store on the 1600 block of Richardson Road at around 4 PM. Authorities have not yet identified the victim. Investigators continue looking into the circumstances leading up to his death.
Officials urge drivers to be safe when out in the roads during severe weather.
Residents in an area of Pharr share their experience when it comes to flooding after heavy rainfall.
PVAS is reducing their adoption fees for a limited time on their older dogs. The shelter is also looking for volunteers and donation.
Higher Education Institutions in Texas’s 28th Congressional District will get over 436 million dollars in federal emergency relief funds. At least half of the funding must be used for financial grants to students struggling due to the pandemic. UTRGV and STC are expected to received funding.
PSJA ISD officials say a female driver struck a bus with students on board after attempting to stop before the railroad tracks of business 83 and cage boulevard. None of the students were injured. Driver remains in hospital. Investigation now underway.
Local leaders continue asking the federal government to reopen ports of entry for nonessential travel.
The Treasury Department said it will start issuing the payments on the 15th of each month unless the date falls on a holiday or weekend. Parents should understand this is not a stimulus payment, its an advance payment that will be deducted from their annual income.
The American Red Cross is offering help to homeowners whose roof took a hit due to Tuesday morning’s heavy rainfall and strong winds.
The CDC released these guidelines after recent studies in Israel and the U.S. Laredo’s Health Authority says fully vaccinated people must be careful around others who are not immunized.
Local leaders plan on contacting state officials and securing a trash removal vehicle for rural areas. County representatives hope this may put an end to illegal trash burning: the cause of several house fires in our region.
Dozens of people lined up in their cars to receive Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine at Entravision Studios in McAllen. The first vaccination clinic of its kind in South Texas. The Hidalgo County Health Department along with Precincts two and three coordinated efforts to make this drive-thru vaccination site possible.
Teenagers and their parents lined up at the DHR Conference Center in Edinburg this morning to take the first step to protect themselves from COVID-19.