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Man accused of stabbing 81-year-old grandfather to death

RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Rio Grande City police arrested a man accused of stabbing and killing his 81-year-old grandfather. Andrew Villalon, 29, was arrested on a charge of murder, Rio Grande City Police Department told ValleyCentral. According to authorities, a call was received at 6:50 p.m. on Monday from someone asking for help. […]
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Rio Grande City Man Charged With Killing Grandfather

A Rio Grande City man is jailed on a $1 million bond after being charged with the murder of his grandfather. Police had rushed to a home on Kennedy Street Monday evening after getting a frantic call from a woman pleading for help. Officers found an elderly man dead, the woman who called told them who stabbed him, and moments later officers spotted the man’s grandson, 29-year-old Andrew Villalon, walking along a nearby street with a knife in his hand. Villalon was arrested without incident.
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Rio Grande City man accused in stabbing death of grandfather

A 29-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection with the stabbing death of his grandfather on Monday, according to Rio Grande City police. Rio Grande City police officers were dispatched to a home on Kennedy Street regarding a welfare check at around 6:51 p.m. Monday after receiving a call from a woman who was yelling. While officers were en route, they were advised that a man - identified as Andrew Villalon – had stabbed his grandfather at the location and fled the scene, according to police.
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Sheriff's Office: Man found dead in Starr County

A man was found dead near Rio Grande City on Friday, according to the Starr County Sheriff's Office. Deputies say a civilian found the body of a 45-year-old Dominican Republic man in a brush area of Santa Rosa St., just east of Rio Grande City. The man was identified through...

SCSO: Body found near Rio Grande City

STARR COUNTY, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The Starr County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) responded to a call of a dead body on Friday. According to a post by SCSO, the body of a 45-year-old man was found by a civilian in the area of Santa Rosa Street, east of Rio Grande City. Upon arrival, deputies found the […]
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John Charles Conners

John Charles Conners was born on Oct. 22, 1933, in Rio Grande City, Texas, and passed away on June 18, 2022. John was a loving husband to Maria Flora Conners for 64 years, and they share three children, Mary Francis Gonzales, John Kennedy Conners, and Charles Lee Conners. By his children he lives on through seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
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Authorities disrupt multiple human smuggling attempts

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Rio Grande Valley Sector Broder Patrol agents and local law enforcement partners disrupted multiple human smuggling attempts. On June 18, Harlingen Border Patrol  Station agents responded to a request for assistance from the Port Mansfield Police Department (PMPD). Five individuals were discovered inside a small boat near the short. […]
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Human rights attorney’s worst fears realized in Operation Lone Star arrest

ROMA, TEXAS - MAY 05: Border Patrol officers speak together after processing and loading migrants onto a bus on May 05, 2022 in Roma, Texas. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's "Operation Lone Star" directed approximately 10,000 members of the national guard to assist law enforcement with patrol and border apprehensions. The operation is expected to receive another $500 million in further securing the southern border. Towns along the southern border continue making preparations as Title 42 is scheduled to end on May 23rd. (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images)
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Arkansaw Territory Country Café and Market cuts ribbon and holds grand opening in Falcon

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ROMA, Texas (ValleyCentral) — A lottery ticket purchased in Roma matched the numbers of the $1 million prize. Texas Lottery officials stated that a ticket sold at the El Tigre Food Store on East Grant Street in Roma on Tuesday matched five of five needed numbers for the $1 million prize. The winning numbers were […]
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Texas Lottery: $1 million winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Roma

DALLAS (KDAF) — The Texas Lottery says a $1 million winning Mega Millions ticket from Tuesday night’s drawing was sold in Roma. One lucky winner in Roma matched the five winning Mega Millions numbers (3, 12, 38, 53 and 58) to get the seven-figure win. If the lottery player would have “Megaplied” they would have won $3 million.
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