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Man Wanted in Aggravated Assault Case in Harlingen

HARLINGEN - Harlingen police are searching for a suspect wanted for assaulting a man in the parking lot of a convenience store over the weekend. Police say they received a disturbance call on the 1800 block of West Taylor Avenue at a Stripes Store on Sunday at 8:40 p.m. Upon arrival, police encounte

KRGV - 2018-03-20 23:30:00

Port Isabel Police Searching for Suspects in Walmart Theft

PORT ISABEL - Police are trying to track down the suspect who broke into the electronics department at a Walmart store in Port Isabel. Authorities say it happened early Monday morning. Surveillance video shows a man and a woman leaving the store with the items. Police believe the same suspects stole

KRGV - 2018-03-21 20:02:00

Brownsville woman sentenced in drug smuggling case

McALLEN - Not milk? The second of two Brownsville residents was sentenced Monday in connection with federal drug charges for an attempt to smuggle methamphetamine through a port of entry inside a milk carton, court records show. U.S. District Judge Micaela Alvarez sentenced Rosa Valenciana Soriano,

BROWNSVILLE HERALD - 2018-03-21 05:10:00

Convenience Store Shooter On The Run

DONNA, Texas - The Donna Police Department is searching for a suspect involved in a deadly shooting over the weekend. Police raided the home of 38-year-old Fidencio Castillo. He is wanted for allegedly shooting and killing 35-year-old Efren Quiroz at convenience store Saturday night, March 17. Capt.

KVEO - 2018-03-20 19:15:05

Man tried to cross $46,536 - Brownsville Herald: Local News

A Matamoros man was arrested Sunday after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers discovered $46,536 hidden inside two shopping bags he tried to bring into Mexico. Franco Johanan Ramos-Sosa, 22, is accused of attempting to evade the $10,000 currency reporting requirement, court documents show. A

BROWNSVILLE HERALD - 2018-03-20 05:10:00

Police ID woman whose body was dumped outside Mission hospital

Authorities have identified the woman whose body was dumped outside Mission Regional Medical Center Friday night by a man believed to be her boyfriend. Palmview Police Chief Chris Barrera said charges against 39-year-old Jaime Sandoval Trevino Jr., which are related to the death of 28-year-old Cydni

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-03-19 22:31:00

Learn about colon cancer - Brownsville Herald: Letters To The Editor

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the incidence rate for colorectal cancer in Florida is 35 cases per 100,000. Colorectal cancer is a deadly but preventable disease. It helps to understand the facts about it because information is power. Knowledge and awareness can be the

BROWNSVILLE HERALD - 2018-03-21 07:15:00

Officials say son of former Gulf Cartel capo displayed a Cameron County DA badge

The son of a former Gulf Cartel capo who the Brownsville Police Department arrested last week at a Brownsville bar displayed a Cameron County District Attorney's badge, which belonged to a former assistant district attorney, according to authorities. Now, Osiel Cardenas Jr., 26 - son of Osiel Carden

BROWNSVILLE HERALD - 2018-03-21 05:05:00

Mexican Cartel Heir Flashed Badge, Pistol in Texas Bar, Say Police

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The son of the former leader of the Gulf Cartel is facing new federal charges in connection with an incident where he pulled a handgun at a Texas border city bar. According to new information in court records, the cartel heir claimed to be law enforcement by showing a badge fro


Son of former Gulf Cartel boss displayed Cameron County DA badge

The son of a former Gulf Cartel capo who was arrested by the Brownsville Police Department last week displayed a Cameron County District Attorney's badge at a bar before being arrested. Osiel Cardenas Jr., 26, son of Osiel Cardenas, who is serving a 25-year sentence for a host of drug trafficking ch

VALLEYMORNINGSTAR.COM - 2018-03-20 18:35:00

Man's Attempt to Kill Fleas, Ticks Sparks Garage Fire

EDINBURG - Edinburg police say a man was uninjured after he lit his garage on fire. The fire broke out before midnight Sunday at a home on Hill Street, near 4th Street. Edinburg Fire Chief Shawn Snider says the fire was contained to the garage area. Watch the video above for more information.


SUGHED: Police looking for Donna murder suspect

DONNA - Police here are looking for a suspect in a fatal shooting Saturday night outside a Stripes convenience store. Police believe 38-year-old Fidencio Alberto Castillo of the Donna-Alamo area shot 33-year-old Efren Quiroz Jr. on March 17 as Quiroz exited the Stripes located at 1009 West Frontage

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-03-20 00:58:00

San Benito, Harlingen mull bridge promotion

SAN BENITO - For more than 25 years, the city has counted on the Free Trade Bridge to pour hefty toll revenues into its coffers. However, the bridge has generated significantly lower revenues than other Cameron County bridges since it opened in Los Indios. In 1992, the $40 million span opened after

VALLEYMORNINGSTAR.COM - 2018-03-20 04:32:00

Teen retailer Claire's files Chapter 11; six stores in the RGV

Teen fashion retailer Claire's Stores Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today and executives announced it had reached an agreement with its private-equity backer Apollo Global Management LLC to restructure $1.9 billion in debt. The fate of its 7,500 North American stores, including thr


Suspects Arrested by New Major Crimes Response Unit Charged

A pair of suspected drug traffickers appeared before an Alamo judge Saturday evening. 53-year-old Raul Salinas and 42-year-old Silvia Contreras are both charged with a state jail felony for possession of marijuana. Their bonds were set at $25,000 each. Salinas and Contreras were arrested Friday morn


Man busted at bridge with 241 pounds of pot

BROWNSVILLE - A Brownsville man is finding out the hard way that attempting to smuggle nearly 241 pounds through an international port of entry isn't a good idea, according to officials. On Wednesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protections turned 20-year-old Tomas Carrizales over to Homeland Security


5 Things to do - Valley Morning Star : Local News

There is no occasion quite like the annual style show luncheon that will bring glitz and glamour to town to help Loaves & Fishes keep on giving. The 12th Annual Luncheon & Style Show is Wednesday, 11:30 a.m., at the TSTC Cultural Arts Center, 1825 North Loop 499, in Harlingen. Women from the area wi


BPD detective, former Marine Trevino has had variety of roles

When Brownsville Police Department Detective J.J. Trevino needs an escape from the stress of being a law enforcement officer, he turns to shaping wood. "I built my own entertainment center and my own planters and outside furniture, that kind of stuff," Trevino said from inside his office in the Brow


UTRGV nets nearly $2M for genomic diabetes research

WESLACO - Close to a year into its expansion to the Mid-Valley region, the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine has received a nearly $2 million gift to start genomic research on diabetes using Valley participants. The four-year grant came from the Knapp Community Care Foundation


Dallas woman held for bringing boy, 14, into US illegally

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A 27-year-old Dallas woman is in federal custody on charges she tried to smuggle a 14-year-old boy into the U.S. from Mexico by using an illegal Georgia birth certificate. Joanna Gamez-Aguillon was arrested last week at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge in the Rio Gr