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McAllen Police Rescue Newborn Left Inside A Locked Car

A woman from Monterrey has been charged after leaving her newborn baby inside her car while she was inside of a McAllen store. Police were called to the parking lot of the Walgreens in north McAllen Monday afternoon by someone who noticed the infant. Officers were able to get the baby out of the locked […]

Talks Underway To Re-Open Former Tent-City Prison As An Immigrant Detention Center

Could the former tent-city prison near Raymondville revert to its original purpose? According to the operator of the still-closed prison, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Bureau has expressed interest in using it again for an immigrant detention center. ICE is said to considering the idea in light of an expected increase in immigrant detentions coming […]

Federal Grant Awarded To Assist Construction Of The Raymondville Drain

Hidalgo County has been awarded a $7 million federal grant that will go toward the construction of a second floodway. The new floodway, dubbed the Raymondville Drain, is to be constructed north of the existing IBWC floodway – providing another wide channel for floodwaters to drain into the Laguna Madre. The grant will enable Hidalgo […]

Capital Murder Warrant Issued For Suspect In Rural Alamo Killings

A capital murder suspect remains on the run – being sought in the shooting deaths of a man and woman north of Alamo last Thursday night. Authorities are searching for 27-year-old Isai Varela, who’s accused of gunning down 30-year-old Jose Alfredo Zuniga and 26-year-old Felicia Solis. Hidalgo County sheriff’s deputies arrived on the scene to […]