Tag: Rio Grande Valley

Local Business Negatively Affected By Pandemic

Local Business Negatively Affected By Pandemic

RGV, Texas– The economic state of many businesses has been affected due to fear of the coronavirus…A local entrepreneur says what he’s noticed among his clients…Is fear. Israel Bautista and his wife…Have owned a restaurant in Edinburg for over four years… Bautista says his business has been affected due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “In a […]

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2020 Census Kicks-off Today

2020 Census Kicks-off Today

Today is the official self-response kick-off for the 2020 census and some local organizations have spearheaded their efforts so that every person in the region is counted.

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Alton PD Honorary Captain Passes Away After Battling Cancer

Alton PD Honorary Captain Passes Away After Battling Cancer

Alton, Texas — Brandon Tadeo Alvarez who was battling liver cancer, passed away Wednesday morning. On May 3, the Alton Police Department made his dream come true and gave him the title of honorary police captain. The 9-year-old captured hearts across the Rio Grande Valley in such a short time.  “Brandon was a very special […]

FBI Search For Fugitive, Might Be In Mexico

FBI Search For Fugitive, Might Be In Mexico

The FBI is looking for a fugitive wanted for conspiracy to participate in racketeering activity and a murder attempt. He could be associated with a notorious criminal organization.  FBI agents say they are offering a 25 thousand dollar reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect. 47-year-old Juan Alberto Mendez has a federal […]

Cause Of 2016 Fatal Bus Accident Released

Cause Of 2016 Fatal Bus Accident Released

The cause of a 2016 fatal commercial bus accident in Laredo has now been determined. Nine people from the Rio Grande Valley were killed and 36 were injured in this incident. According to the National Transportation Board, driver fatigue was the reason for the accident and the lack of vehicle crashworthiness contributed to passenger injuries. […]

Grass Fire in San Manuel Spreads

Grass Fire in San Manuel Spreads

Late breaking tonight.–fire crews from Linn-San Manuel and Edinburg are battling a large grass fire near US 281 and FM 186. Officials say the fire is out of control and are calling for additional aid from surrounding areas. Here you see the location of the fire.  At the moment no other details have been made […]

Shooting in Pharr Leaves One Man Dead and One Hospitalized

Shooting in Pharr Leaves One Man Dead and One Hospitalized

Officers found Jonathan Alcala with gunshot wounds. It happened this morning around 1:30AM in the morning. Pharr police responded to a call in the 800th block of W. Coyote Trail. Alcalá had to be transferred to a near hospital where hours later he was declared deceased. Three suspects have been identified responsible for this crime and are […]

Congressman Vicente Gonzalez announces new medicine program for those on Medicare

Congressman Vicente Gonzalez announces new medicine program for those on Medicare

A new medicare program will help beneficiaries lower their cost of medicines. Congressman Vicente Gonzales recently announced the program will provide “Bio-similar Medications” or medicines with the exact formula of the medicines they are currently prescribed.  Leaders of the program say the medications yield the same effects at a lower cost. This innovative plan will […]

Leader of local Gulf Cartel crew arrested

Leader of local Gulf Cartel crew arrested

The leader of the Gulf Cartel “Rip Crew” called Los Mickeys, Macrin Marin Rios Cerda, was arrested on the 300 block of Aldea Street in Mission Wednesday. According to police, he, along with four other members were wanted in connection to a robbery turned deadly in April of this year in San Juan. Four other […]