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Police arrest Edinburg middle school student for threat

Police arrested an Edinburg CISD student Thursday evening after receiving a report of a threat on social media. “Edinburg CISD police immediately responded and the juvenile was taken into custody,” a statement read. “All campuses are secure at this time.”. Officials say the suspect, described as a juvenile...
EDINBURG, TX
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Edinburg CISD student detained after making social media threat

A student with the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District was detained during an investigation into a threat made against the district on social media. A spokesperson with the district said all threats are taken seriously and students and staff are safe. More information on the investigation will be released Friday...
EDINBURG, TX
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Shooting under investigation at bar in Donna

DONNA, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The Donna Police Department is investigating a shooting at a bar. According to police, authorities responded to a bar at 900 N Val Verde in response to a shooting at around 4:30 a.m. Police say they found three victims with injuries on the legs. All three were taken to the hospital […]
DONNA, TX

RGV school receives ‘threat of violence,’ arrest made

Editors Note: This story has been updated with additional information. RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas (ValleyCentral) — An individual has been arrested after making a “credible threat of violence” against Vanguard Academy. At approximately 3 a.m. Friday, the Alamo Police Department received reports on text messages circling within the community. The message detailed a warning of […]
ALAMO, TX
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Visit Our Parks in McAllen to Catch a Movie!

Summer is right around the corner which means it’s time to spend time with your family, relax, and watch movies in the comfort of your local parks in McAllen TX. This year, McAllen Parks and Recreation presents “Movies in the Park,” where you can watch eight popular movies for FREE! So grab your chairs, picnic blankets, favorite snacks, and head out for a relaxing afternoon with your family. Concessions will be available on-site for all attendees.
MCALLEN, TX
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Texas’s First Female Pro Boxer? Amy, From Amy’s Ice Creams.

“Ice cream is not a food,” insists Amy Simmons. For the Amy’s Ice Creams founder, it’s a vessel for joy—a celebration, a condolence, a reason to gather. This conviction not only caused her to leave medical school, move south, and open her original ice cream parlor on Guadalupe Street in 1984, but it’s what led her to become the first female professional boxer in Texas history.
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Chili’s Bar & Grill coming soon

Chili’s Bar & Grill is coming to San Benito. The Dallas-based Tex-Mex chain is planning to open a restaurant in the Resaca City and it’s in its preliminary stage to give area residents another venue to choose from to dine out and to enjoy a spirit here and there.
SAN BENITO, TX
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Pet of the Week: Plum

HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Looking to add a new member to the family, or know someone who is? This might be the sign you are looking for. Get to meet this week’s pet of the week, available for adoption:. Plum. Plum is a 2-year-old black and brown mix....
HARLINGEN, TX
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VIA breaks 40,000-passenger mark again in April

HARLINGEN — Valley International Airport hit 40,000 passenger enplanements for the second straight month in April, buoyed by additional flights from multiple airlines. The 40,355 passengers who boarded outbound planes at VIA was an 80.6 percent increase from April of last year, with Southwest Airlines contributing more than half of that number.
HARLINGEN, TX

Local parks gear up for Summer programs

MCALLEN, Texas (ValleyCentral)- With school almost out for the summer local parks are preparing for a return to the summer fun. The valley is heating up, which means summer is right around the corner, including all the activities. “Cooking, art ballet, we even have other classes like taekwondo, cheer and dance camps just to make sure […]
MCALLEN, TX
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PVAS offers many initiatives to get pets adopted

Those looking for a pet to add to their family can find one at Valley shelters. Every Thursday, channel 5 News features a Pet of the Week from Palm Valley Animal Shelter, with the goal of getting the hundreds of dogs and cats adopted. Workers at the shelter say now...
PALM VALLEY, TX

Build-A-Bear adds to ‘Tlacuache’ collection

HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Build-A-Bear Workshop welcomed baby opossums to its Woodlands Friends series. Announced Monday, the new lil’ critter is im-possum-ly adorable! The stuffed plush is an online exclusive that features soft fur with a precious face no one could resist. Build-A-Bear encouraged all to buy their opossum its own baby as the brand […]
HARLINGEN, TX
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VIA Sees Resurgence In New Flights & Bookings

Valley International Airport is experiencing its best growth numbers since 2008 as longstanding airlines return daily flights and new international flights to Mexico have been established. Marv Easterly, VIA’s director of aviation, provided that overview recently during a commercial and investment tour hosted by the Harlingen Economic Development Corporation and...
HARLINGEN, TX
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8 McAllen Restaurants to Celebrate the Graduate!

It’s the end of another school year, and for some scholars, it’s time to graduate to the next phase of their lives. If you need things to do in McAllen after the commencement ceremonies, be sure to celebrate by taking your grad to these eight restaurants in McAllen, each offering their unique cuisine for the special grad in your life.
MCALLEN, TX

Local dog rescuers raise concern about dog-dumping

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Local dog rescuers are speaking out on illegal dog dumping, an issue they said is getting out of hand. Beth Newell, a Rio Hondo Resident, said she recently came across a puppy that was dumped in an empty lot. She explained that the dog was very sick and left […]
RIO HONDO, TX

GPZ to hold ‘Brew at the Zoo’

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The Gladys Porter Zoo will hold an event offering premium craft beers and activities, with the proceeds going towards animal conservation efforts. “Brew at the Zoo” will take place from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, May 21 at The Gladys Porter Zoo. The event will feature “specially selected premium […]
BROWNSVILLE, TX
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McAllen ISD Receives ITT State Health Award

McAllen ISD is receiving recognition for its attention to fitness and health with the recent awarding of a state award from It’s Time Texas Community Challenge. For the second straight year, the district finished first in the Medium School District category across the state in the annual health challenge.
MCALLEN, TX
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Pet of the Week: Archie

HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Looking to add a new member to the family, or know someone who is? This might be the sign you are looking for. Get to meet this week’s pet of the week, available for adoption:. Archie. Archie is a 3-year-old black Labrador. He has...
HARLINGEN, TX
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