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Former McAllen officer arrested on extortion charges

Ricardo Ruiz, a former McAllen Police Department and Drug Enforcement Administration officer, is accused of lying to the government about his alleged involvement in an extortion scheme in which he falsely identified himself as an agent to recover a 2013 Cadillac ATS, according to a superseding indic

KGBT-TV PRESENTS VALLEYCENTRAL.COM - 2018-05-19 19:50:06

Juvenile offender dies after unresponsive at Texas facility

A Texas Juvenile Justice Department statement Saturday did not immediately release the name, gender or age of the person who died, saying the parents are being notified.

EXPRESSNEWS.COM - 2018-05-19 18:59:36

Police: Manhunt underway after gang member "intentionally" strikes constable with vehicle

A manhunt is underway for a suspected gang member accused of "intentionally" striking a Hidalgo County Precinct 2 deputy constable with a vehicle Friday afternoon, according to information released by San Juan Police Chief Juan Gonzalez.Police say Jose "Killer Joe" Garcia was stopped for a traffic v

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McAllen ranked worst city in the country for allergies

Valley residents may find themselves suffering from itchy, burning eyes or nasal congestion and with spring in full swing, the Allergy and Asthma Foundation hasrankedMcAllen the No. 1 most challenging city to live in with spring allergies.

KGBT-TV PRESENTS VALLEYCENTRAL.COM - 2018-05-19 15:07:04

Indicted doctor has history of disciplinary issues

Jorge C. Zamora-Quezada, M.D. M.P.H., checks Francisco Garibay's leg during a visit to the Arthritis & Osteoporosis Center in Edinburg. Garibay is participating in the Arthritis Foundation’s walk on Saturday. (Alex Jones)

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-05-19 03:26:00

K-9's Sniff Out Over $400K Of Marijuana

PHARR, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection seizes over 2,000 pounds of marijuana concealed in charcoal. The seizure occurred at the Pharr International Bridge with assistance of a K-9 team. Officers discovered almost 500 hundred packages of alleged marijuana with an estimated street value of

KVEO - 2018-05-18 22:14:55

Edinburg Vela upends Los Fresnos in regional quarterfinals

Jason HoekemaLos Fresnos High School short stop Carlos Perez (12) misses a grab on a ground ball during Game 3 of a Region IV-6A quarterfinal series against Edinburg Vela on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at PSJA High School in San Juan, Texas. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald)Buy this photo

BROWNSVILLE HERALD - 2018-05-19 22:27:00

McAllen, ex-cops face excessive force lawsuit

According to the lawsuit filed Monday, the incident occurred in McAllen’s downtown district at approximately 1 a.m. on May 13, 2016, when Zuñiga pulled over Aaron Soto, 25, after he turned the wrong way on a one-way street.

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San Benito man sentenced to 25 years for 2016 murder

The jury only briefly deliberated when determining the verdict and sentencing for 26-year-old Jesus Vela Jr. of San Benito, who was found guilty of brutally murdering Victor Manuel Campos Loo with a baseball bat in August 2016, according to the Cameron County District Attorney’s Office.

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Family, friends recall shooting victims' optimism, humor

David J. PhillipPeople react outside the unification center at the Alamo Gym, following a shooting at Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)David J. PhillipSanta Fe High School baseball player Rome Shubert, right, talks with teammates while wearing

VALLEYMORNINGSTAR.COM - 2018-05-19 22:50:00

One ton of marijuana hidden within shipment of charcoal

Federal officers say they found more than a ton of marijuana within a shipment of charcoal at the Pharr International Bridge on Wednesday.U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say a commercial shipment of charcoal applied for entry into the U.S. from Mexico when it was referred to secondary in

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Edinburg’s political climate at boiling point after altercation at polling site

Armando M. Guerra, who is running against incumbent Homer Jasso Sr. for the Precinct 4 Place 2 seat, issued a statement Thursday morning accusing Jasso Sr.’s adult children of instigating an argument outside a polling location in Edinburg.

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Justice of the Peace candidate recounts Edinburg scuffle

According to an Edinburg police report, a woman identified as Laura Jasso, the daughter of Homer Jasso Sr., was campaigning at the Jasso camp site outside of the Hidalgo County Elections Annex when she assaulted one of Guerra’s supporters.

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Gunman opens fire in Texas high school, killing up to 10

Kevin M. CoxPolice officers in tactical gear move through the scene at Santa Fe High School after a shooting on Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. (Kevin M. Cox /The Galveston County Daily News via AP)Kevin M. CoxEmergency Medical Service personnel walk in front of Santa Fe High School after

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Lockdown lifted at IDEA Pharr campus

The IDEA Pharr campus was briefly put on lockdown on Friday as police worked an active scene nearby.The lockdown has since been lifted, school officials say.It's unclear what, exactly, Pharr police were investigating.School officials say students and staff are safe and accounted for, adding that the

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Edinburg mayor responds to voter fraud accusations

"Unfortunately, when you do make change, you have people that don't agree with change," Molina said. "We've been bashed on Facebook and different media outlets, where they've attacked us."

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Mishandling of Evidence Nearly Results in Mistrial of Suspect Accused of Killing Border Patrol Agent

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Jury was dismissed early today May 18, as legal issues came up with the trial for one of the suspects accused of capital murder of Javier Vega Jr.

KVEO - 2018-05-18 20:12:25

Noon Fix: Conflict prevents attorney from representing bailiff in cocaine case; County moving on without Edinburg; No bond for doctor charged with healthcare fraud

Buy NowFormer Hidalgo County Court-at-Law No. 6 bailiff Oscar De La Cruz, center, walks with his attorney Santos Maldonado, left, and his wife Areli Garza De La Cruz while leaving the federal courthouse Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in McAllen.Nathan Lambrecht | nlambrecht@themonitor.com

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Noon Fix: Conflict prevents attorney from representing bailiff in cocaine case; County moving on without Edinburg; No bond for doctor charged with health care fraud

Buy NowFormer Hidalgo County Court-at-Law No. 6 bailiff Oscar De La Cruz, center, walks with his attorney Santos Maldonado, left, and his wife Areli Garza De La Cruz while leaving the federal courthouse Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in McAllen.Nathan Lambrecht | nlambrecht@themonitor.com

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Edinburg Vela uses offense to even series with Los Fresnos

Jason HoekemaLos Fresnos High School baserunner JJ Sanchez (10) keeps hold on the bag after sliding into second during Game 2 of a Region IV-6A quarterfinal series against Edinburg Vela on Friday, May 18, 2018, in Los Fresnos, Texas. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald)Buy this photo

BROWNSVILLE HERALD - 2018-05-18 23:45:00