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Famous disease specialist to speak at RGV Health Care Symposium

A physician and scientist who has studied and battled some of the deadliest diseases in the world will speak Tuesday, Sept. 19, on the current state of our health in the Valley at a symposium of health care professionals in McAllen. Dr. Joseph McCormick will address the current state of health care

PROGRESSTIMES.NET - 2017-09-18 23:28:00

Maria Aurora Ruiz announces for La Joya City Council Place 1

Mrs. Maria Aurora Ruiz has been a resident of La Joya, Texas for almost 30 years. Along with her husband of 29 years, Homero Ruiz, they have raised their son, Luis Antonio and two daughters, Aissa and Adriana Ruiz, in this city they call home. They also own and operate Pete's Muffler Shop, which has

PROGRESSTIMES.NET - 2017-09-19 17:48:00

Rosa E. Trevino seeks Place 3 La Joya City Council position

Rosa Elisa Trevino has lived in the City of La Joya for over 35 years and is the fourth child of Herminio and Rosa Trevino. She is also the proud mother of Bob, Arianna (Mario) and Andres and grandmother of a beautiful baby girl, Alaynna. Rosa graduated from La Joya High School in 1992 and is curren

PROGRESSTIMES.NET - 2017-09-19 17:39:00

Alton set to approve property tax decrease, passed anti- border wall resolution

On Sept. 26 Alton's city commission is scheduled to vote on final approval of the city's budget to include a half-cent reduction in the city's property tax. Currently at 0.449 per $100 of assessed property valuation, the proposed tax rate would decrease by a half cent to 0.444. According to Deputy C

PROGRESSTIMES.NET - 2017-09-18 20:09:00

Mission firefighters assist Hurricane Harvey victims

Mission Deputy Fire Chief Douglas Williams said he was disappointed when, after nine days assisting in the rescue of Hurricane Harvey victims, it was time to return home. Williams, 41, a Mission firefighter since 1993, was one of five members of the department deployed to the state's Coastal Bend to

PROGRESSTIMES.NET - 2017-09-17 14:00:00

Candidates eye possible opening in McAllen commission District 1 post

McALLEN - Although he has yet to announce what seems to be an inevitable run for county judge, the potential alone has been enough for candidates to already line up for District 1 Commissioner and former Mayor Richard Cortez's post. Cortez, who has had a firm grasp on the northeast McAllen district,

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2017-09-17 02:02:00

Former security guard accused of masquerading as a police officer

Moises Carrizales, 28, of Edinburg is charged with false identification as a peace officer, a Class B misdemeanor. (Photo courtesy of the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office) While patrolling the border Saturday afternoon, a Mission policeman spotted something odd: a white Chevrolet Tahoe with red-and-b


Public Citizen in McAllen to stir environmental conversation

Public Citizen, a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, recently launched a 23-city tour in Texas to spark a conversation about climate change. The tour makes a stop at 6 p.m. tonight at the McAllen Public Library's main branch. The organization will urge cities such as McAllen to consider renew

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2017-09-19 03:21:00

Lawmakers, advocates and experts answer questions about DACA and Senate Bill 4

The Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosted a panel discussion about the federal Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals - or DACA - program and Texas' new immigration law Monday at the McAllen library. The Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosted a panel discussion about th


Workers Clear Sewage Backup in San Juan

SAN JUAN - A Hidalgo County man said a pungent smell of raw sewage continues to be an issue in his neighborhood. Edelmiro Gomez and his wife live on Mint Street off Cesar Chavez Road. He said he's witnessed dirty water coming from down under. "It came up like a fountain, sometimes this high," he sai

KRGV - 2017-09-19 02:37:00

Saddling up: Local man recalls Beulah, grocery ride through flooded waters

Beulah's rain had abated after two or three days and my family had run out of staples in our country home outside Edinburg. We had no electricity and were also out of butane gas for the camping stove my mother used to cook. As the oldest of five children living at home, my dad gave me money and sent

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2017-09-19 13:39:00

Trial Begins for 2015 Capital Murder Case

MCALLEN - A woman accused in a 2015 high-profile capital murder case appeared before a jury Monday. Monica Melissa Patterson is charged with capital murder in the death of her client, 96-year-old Martin Knell. Patterson is accused of killing Knell by asphyxiation while working at Casa De Consuelo

KRGV - 2017-09-18 20:35:00

Video shows burglars rifling through cars in Pharr

Pharr police requested help from the public Monday to identify men who burglarized several cars. Surveillance video shows the men checking the doors on parked cars Sunday night on the 4700 block of North Ebony Street in Pharr. The men took "various items" from unlocked cars, according to a news rele


After drunken driving conviction, government wants to deport Honduran man for 3rd time

Walter Alexander Rivera-Ramos, 41, a Honduran citizen who lived in Pharr, is charged with illegal re-entry. (Photo courtesy of the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office) After a drunken driving conviction, the federal government wants to deport a Honduran man for the third time. Walter Alexander Rivera-Ra


Fearing deportation, DACA recipients consider retreating from public view

McALLEN - The first thing she did was get a driver's permit and eventually a part-time job. Having just been approved for the federal program that protected her from deportation, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the aim for this recipient, who we'll call Kimberly, was to become a producti

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2017-09-18 03:00:00

Hip-hop duo Caldo Fro celebrates new album

The origin of local Spanish-language rap duo Caldo Fro can be traced to a downtown McAllen dance floor. From what Jesus "Chuy" Reazola and Carmen Castillo remember, the birth of the band was backed by cumbias at Yerberia Cultura. "We were literally dancing, and I just happened to throw out there: 'h

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2017-09-16 22:24:00

Police Ask for Help IDing Car Break-In Suspects in Pharr

PHARR - Police needs help finding several suspects accused of breaking into cars in Pharr. The incident happened at the 4700 block of North Ebony Street on Sunday, Sept. 10. Police said the men are seen in surveillance video breaking into multiple vehicles. The group left in a white four-door car. A

KRGV - 2017-09-18 20:25:00

EDITORIAL: McAllen is a step closer to a new federal courthouse

Congratulations to U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, for using his persistence and his influence to secure a recommendation by a key federal committee that the city of McAllen be given priority when considering the construction of a new federal courthouse. Cuellar, whose congressional district exte

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2017-09-17 12:46:00

McAllen ISD Helping Victims of Hurricane Harvey

MCALLEN--McAllen ISD is pitching in to help victims of Hurricane Harvey. Volunteers made their way to the Corpus Christi area Saturday morning to hand out items to people affected by Harvey. Items included 16 pallets of bottled water, toiletries and canned goods. The items were donated by students,

KRGV - 2017-09-17 04:28:00

Maria strengthens into Category 5 hurricane

Forecasters say Hurricane Maria has become a Category 5 storm as the eye nears Dominica. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Monday evening that Air Force Reserve hurricane hunter planes found that Maria had strengthened into a storm with 160 mph (260 kph) winds. The hurricane is about 15 mi