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L-R: Marivel Gonzalez, Ana Vela, Gustavo Salinas, and Julia Sullivan.

Elder Abuse Prevention Month

Last year Adult Protective Services completed nearly 117,000 cases of elderly and disabled persons abuse in Texas, of which 84,439 were confirmed cases of abuse. Abuse of the elderly and

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Packages containing 929.5 pounds of methamphetamine seized by CBP officers at Pharr International Bridge

CBP at Pharr International Bridge Interdicts Colossal Load of Meth Worth Over $18 Million

PHARR — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge intercepted a significant amount of methamphetamine in a commercial shipment worth $18.5 million

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Older adults attend Commissioners Court to emphasize the importance of staying active. The senior citizens pictured are active volunteers at Amigos Del Valle Inc.

Older Americans are encouraged to stay active

Older Americans Month encourages older adults to connect with friends, family, and services that support participation. The 2019 theme: Connect, Create, Contribute motivates older adults to create by engaging in

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Quarterback Iziaah Rangel quietly racked up almost 3,000 yards in total offense for PSJA North and returns next season.

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PSJA North head football coach Marcus Kaufmann walks off the field after having discussed a penalty called by officials.

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Arturo Beltran celebrates after scoring a touchdown. Beltran was a senior and gained nearly 1,000 yards rushing and 1,000 yards receiving


Two years ago, PSJA North coach Marcus Kaufman laid claim to needing just a couple plays here and there and his Raiders would’ve had a record that better reflected how

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Scene of the fatal crash

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Orlando Zuniga Rodriguez
Photo Courtesy of Edinburg PD

Man charged with her DWI-related death set for pre-trial hearing this week

EDINBURG - The 20-year-old man charged with the DWI-related death of 29-year-old Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Dispatcher Sandra Coronado last December is scheduled for a pre-trial hearing this Thursday, May 23

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“Click It or Ticket” Mobilization Campaign

McALLEN - The McAllen Police Department is joining forces with the Texas Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement agencies throughout Texas to increase seat belt use in anticipation



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SAN BENITO / EDINBURG - Ofelia Pena, 92, went home to our Lord, Sunday, August 18, 2019, at her residence in Edinburg.

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