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Sandbag Distributions Across the Rio Grande Valley

Sandbag Distributions Across the Rio Grande Valley

Hidalgo County Precinct 1: Sunrise Hill Park-Mile 11 N. and Mile 1 1/2 W., Mercedes, TX Sept.18- 1 PM to 5 PM Sept.19- 8 AM to 1 PM 6 bags per vehicle bring your own shovel Precinct 4: M Road Recovery Center- 1124 N. M Road, Edinburg,TX Sept. 18- 10 AM to 6 PM 6 […]

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Face Masks Mandatory Across RGV

Face Masks Mandatory Across RGV

Counties across South Texas have made the use of face masks mandatory when entering a business.This applies to employees and clients. Judges Richard Cortez and Eddie Trevino signed this ordinance on Wednesday. A grace period for business owners have until this Friday to comply. This order serves as an effort to try to minimize the […]

Medication Promises A Speedy Recovery For COVID-19 Patients

Medication Promises A Speedy Recovery For COVID-19 Patients

Several hospitals in the Rio Grande Valley have begun using this medication,hoping to see favorable results for their COVID-19 patients. Governor Abbott announced the distribution of this antiviral drug to hospitals throughout the state.  Remdesivir has shown to accelerate the recovery time for the virus in some cases. This medication is administered through the patient’s […]

Health Experts Share Safety Recommendations If You Are Expecting A Child

Health Experts Share Safety Recommendations If You Are Expecting A Child

COVID-19 has shown it does not discriminate age, sex or gender. Health experts are recommending a particular group of individuals who can be more susceptible to take extra precautions. According to health experts, an expecting mother’s immune system slightly weakened due to her pregnancy, making them more susceptible to the virus. Although the baby is […]

FIRST TWO COVID-19 RELATED DEATHS IN THE R.G.V.

FIRST TWO COVID-19 RELATED DEATHS IN THE R.G.V.

We begin with the first two COVID-19 related deaths in the valley. One in Cameron County, officials say the patient was an 81-year-old that lived at the veranda nursing home in Harlingen.The patient was hospitalized at valley baptist medical center and passed away. Over the weekend, Willacy county health officials released information on the death […]

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Toros Kick off the 2020 Season

Toros Kick off the 2020 Season

Last night the Toros officially kicked off the 2020 USL Season and although the RGV FC had a good start with multiple goal opportunities, the game quickly slipped out of their hands.

PVAS Seeking Foster Parents for Dogs in Need

PVAS Seeking Foster Parents for Dogs in Need

The Valley Animal Society is seeking the help of Rio Grande Valley residents. The shelter is looking for individuals who can lend to their homes to one of their dogs as foster parents.  They would be fostering for 2 to 3 weeks. The goal is to help reduce the dog’s stress level before their trips […]

Identity Of Victim Released In Possible Homicide

Identity Of Victim Released In Possible Homicide

Port Isabel – Police identified the man whose body was discovered at a mobile park in Laguna Heights. Authorities say 29-year-old Miguel Angel Aguilera was found unconscious in a puddle of blood, the body had multiple stab wounds. The incident happened at about 3:30 Sunday morning at the 100 block of Garfield Avenue. Police continue […]

President Signs Disaster Declaration

President Signs Disaster Declaration

Federal funding will become available for those affected by severe storms and flooding from June’s heavy rainfall. President Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the state of Texas – making federal funding for individual assistance available for Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy county residents. That includes temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans and […]

Man Found Guilty Of Killing Neighbor In 2018

Man Found Guilty Of Killing Neighbor In 2018

Hidalgo County– The case of a man accused of murdering his neighbor has reached a verdict. After two weeks of testimonies and presentation of evidence, Feliciano Avalos was found guilty of stabbing Julio Cesar Villarreal in April 2018. Avalos represented himself in court today, arguing that the bodycam footage only showed what made him look […]

Murder Suspect Given Five Days In Jail, Violated Bond Terms

Murder Suspect Given Five Days In Jail, Violated Bond Terms

Hidalgo County– A five-day confinement is ordered for a suspect accused in the murder of 17-year-old Chayse Olivarez. This, after the prosecution raised questions regarding the violation of bond conditions. Jose Luis Garcia Jr. was seen driving without his parents’ supervision to a probation meeting. After listening to the prosecution and defense attorneys this morning […]

Former Judge Rudy Delgado Found Guilty Of Bribery & More

Former Judge Rudy Delgado Found Guilty Of Bribery & More

McAllen, Texas– Former district judge Rodolfo “Rudy” Delgado is found guilty on all eight counts against him. After six days in trial inside a federal court, Delgado was convicted on one count of conspiracy, three counts of federal program bribery, three counts of travel act bribery and one count of obstruction of justice. According to […]

Suspect In Chayse Olivarez Murder Case Allegedly Violates Probation

Suspect In Chayse Olivarez Murder Case Allegedly Violates Probation

One out of four people involved in the Chayse Olivarez murder case will be in court Thursday after allegedly violating probation terms. Jose Luis Garcia Jr., who is one of the suspects involved in Olivarez’ murder, will present himself at the 398th district court Thursday morning. Authorities revealed Garcia violated the terms of his probation. […]

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Shooting DPS Trooper

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Shooting DPS Trooper

The man accused of shooting state trooper Moises Sanchez back in April made a court appearance this morning. Victor Alejandro Godinez plead not guilty to three counts of attempted murder of a peace officer. Godinez’ bond has been set at 3 million dollars, 1 million dollars per charge. He is expected back in court on […]

Pharr Police Officers Testify In Murder Trial

Pharr Police Officers Testify In Murder Trial

Today was the fifth day of testimony in Feliciano Avalos’ trial. He is accused of fatally stabbing 32-year-old Julio Cesar Villareal in April 2018. Bodycam footage from the day of the incident was presented in court. Pharr Police officers who responded to the scene took the stand today, during their testimony they mentioned their previous […]