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Edinburg Police arrest second man in connection to a burglary

Edinburg Police have arrested a man in connection with a burglary that took place at the beginning of this month. On Jan. 7, just after 1 a.m. officers responded to an apartment at the 600 block of Gastel Circle in reference to a home invasion.


The City of Edinburg Leads in 5G Technology, More Than Any Other City in the RGV

As originally published in Texas Border Business newsprint edition January 2019. The City of Edinburg is leading the race by having 5G technology throughout the city. This technology is long overdue, and Edinburg has opened its doors to the most advanced broadband wireless technology in the world. T


Jan. 31 is tax deadline for Hidalgo County property owners

Hidalgo County property taxes for 2018 are due by Jan. 31, and residents should pay on time to avoid additional interest or penalties, according to a new release. Edinburg and McAllen offices will stay open until 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31.


Gang members sentenced on drug charges

McALLEN — Prison sentences have been handed down for members of a known Texas street gang in connection with federal drug charges, court records show. Bobby Alaniz De La Garza and Ruperto Omar Cantu Arce stood before U.S. District Judge Randy Crane on Tuesday for their respective sentencing hearings


Deadly Drunk Driver’s Bond Reduction Request Rejected

A judge has rejected a request to reduce the bond of the suspected drunk driver who killed a paramedic and a patient when his pickup collided with an ambulance in Edinburg last month. 34-year-old Mitchell Garcia Trevino is charged with two counts of intoxication manslaughter and one count of intoxic


Congressman Gonzalez Relocates Edinburg District Office to McAllen

Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) has relocated the Edinburg, Texas District Office to McAllen, Texas. The new office is located at 1305 W. Hackberry Ave., McAllen, Texas 78501.


Patience is UTRGV senior guard Smith’s key to success

EDINBURG — Everything UTRGV graduate senior guard Tyson Smith did with the game of basketball was designed to pay off for him this season, his final year of eligibility. Coming to Edinburg was the hard part, although much of that had to do with geography.


Investigators take another look at deadly 1994 Texas shooting

AUSTIN, Texas (KWTX) The reward for information leading to an arrest has been increased to $6,000 as authorities take another look at the 1994 death of a man who was gunned down on a walking trail in a Texas park.


January 18th, 19th, and 20th – Things to do in McAllen

Start your Friday with celebrations, get an early start on Saturday with the whole family, and end Sunday with new friends! Read more about each event below! Click on each event’s name for times and locations.


United Airlines Flight Makes Unscheduled Landing at McAllen Airport

MCALLEN – A flight from Mexico City to Houston was forced to make an unscheduled landing at McAllen Miller International Airport. The flight involved was United Airlines flight 1838.


Hidalgo Co. EMT Speaking Out About Dangers After Deadly Accident

WESLACO – Hidalgo County Emergency Medical Technicians are speaking out about the dangers they face on a daily basis. Last month a deadly crash claimed the lives of 68-year-old Delia Cortines and Hidalgo Country EMT, 32-year-old Felipe Huerta Jr.


Former Texas Ranger arrested on sexual abuse charges

(CNN) - Former Major League Baseball pitcher John Wetteland was arrested on child sexual abuse charges on Monday. Wetteland was booked into the Denton County jail on a charge of sexual abuse of a child under 14.


21-Year-Old Wanted For Forgery In Hidalgo County

Your help is needed to locate a suspect wanted by Hidalgo County authorities. 21-year-old Abel Oscar Cano is wanted for forgery. Cano is 5 feet, 3 inches tall, weighs about 119 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. Cano’s last known address is in the city of San Juan. You can make an anonymous c


South Texas College Faculty Reflect on trip to Salamanca, Spain in recent Library Exhibition

McAllen, Texas – South Texas College’s Library Art Gallery presents “Caminos de España,” an exhibition that tells the story of a recent STC professional development trip to Salamanca, Spain.


City of Pharr State of the City Address

PHARR, Texas - This morning the City of Pharr hosted their annual state of the city address. City leaders say that Pharr is in excellent health and has a bright future. Mayor Dr. Ambrosio Hernandez says the city has made smart investments with tax dollars which has contributed to the growth. Infrast


Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office searching for burglary suspect

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to identify the suspect in a burglary. The burglary happened on Saturday, December 22 at a store on Veterans Road in rural Pharr.


Former Hidalgo County Sheriff Must Pay Penalty To State

Former Hidalgo County Sheriff Guadalupe Treviño has to pay a penalty of ten-thousand dollars. Treviño is on supervised release for the next two years as part of a money laundering and bribe sentence.


Vigil held for teenager shot in San Juan

A day after his funeral, those close to Ray Anthony Santa Maria held a candlelight vigil to remember his life. Family members and classmates were at a loss for words and can't believe that Santa Maria is gone.


Why some people aren't sold on giving Texas teachers a $5,000 raise

Some education groups and school districts aren’t yet ready to embrace a $3.7 billion plan to give all Texas teachers a $5,000 pay raise, citing concerns the plan might not be funded in the long term and will tie the hands of school officials.


San Juan negotiating pay for new city judge

The city of San Juan has yet to finalize new municipal judge Jorge Zambrano’s pay more than a week after his hiring. The San Juan City Commission named Zambrano, a Pharr-San Juan-Alamo school board member, to the newly formed position during its regularly scheduled meeting on Jan. 8 — less than a mo