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One man arrested, two more wanted for murder near Pharr

HIDALGO COUNTY, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Police have arrested one man in connection to a murder that occurred on Thursday and are still searching for additional suspects. According to a release, Gabriel Quintanilla, 43, was found dead in an open field near the intersection of McColl Road and Whalen Road on Thursday at 3 p.m. by McAllen police. The McAllen […]
PHARR, TX
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Police: 17-year-old shot near Harlingen

CAMERON COUNTY, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Authorities are investigating a shooting that occurred on Friday. According to police, a 17-year-old male was shot around Harlingen Friday evening. Police were called to the scene at the La Mexico convenience store located near Bass Blvd and U.S. 83 Frontage Road. The male was transported to a local hospital […]
HARLINGEN, TX
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Police: One in custody after body found in McAllen

One person is in custody as police search for two suspects in connection to a body that was found by a rancher in McAllen earlier this week. The Pharr Police Department is investigating after the body of Gabriel Quintanilla, 42, was found Thursday in McAllen in an open field near the intersection of McColl Rd. and Whalen Rd.
MCALLEN, TX
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Peñitas officials convicted in bribery scheme

Two officials with the city of Peñitas admitted to their roles in a $1.1 million bribery scheme involving other public servants and officials, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Peñitas Chief of Staff Andres Morales, 41, and Peñitas City Councilman Alex Guajardo, 38, pled...
LA JOYA, TX
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Brady’s Grill Now Open

Brady’s Grill, being opened for close to a month now, has gotten some good traction. So La Feria News decided to revisit the Tex-Mex Restaurant with some follow-up questions but also to see for ourselves how the business has been going. And one of the things that Ms. Leal...
LA FERIA, TX
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Hinojosa: Let’s Work Together to Save our Pets

On January 17th, Betty White would have celebrated her centennial birthday. As many tributes pour out for her, one prominent aspect of Betty White’s career that is receiving deserving accolades is her work advocating for animals. This reminded me of a recent meeting where I was surprised to learn that in 2020, around 347,000 dogs and cats were killed in our nation’s shelters just because they didn’t have safe places to call home.
EDINBURG, TX
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Raising the bar: Season underway for RGV high school powerlifters

Boys and girls high school powerlifting seasons are officially underway, and for the Rio Grande Valley’s defending state champions, it means protecting their titles while shooting for personal records. Weslaco High junior Sergio Lerma put himself on the powerlifting map last season with a state-record 700-pound squat and 1,575-pound...
WESLACO, TX
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Nourish Yourself with Healthy Foods at these 7 Locations in McAllen

Embrace healthy living in 2022 with delicious meals, smoothies, and sweets! Don’t forget to tag your supportive friends and family on our Instagram! Take pride in your nutrition and fuel healthy eating habits at these seven McAllen restaurants. Picture courtesy of Facebook. Earth Born. (956) 668-8000. 4135 N. 10th...
MCALLEN, TX
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Learn About the Rare Purple Martins

EDINBURG, Texas – Thousands of years ago, two small purple birds moved into a natural gourd hung by Native Americans and raised their young. Today, these small birds, known as Purple Martins, nest only in housing provided by humans. In an effort to share more about this fascinating symbiotic relationship between Purple Martins and humans, the Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center (EWBC) is hosting ‘Purple Martins: The Bonds That Bind’ on Saturday, January 22.
EDINBURG, TX
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How photogenic is your puppy?

In advance of Responsible Pet Owners Month in February, Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez is sponsoring a Pup Photo Contest for dogs of all ages. The contest is part of the upcoming Paws at the Park event happening at Bill Schupp Park in McAllen on Feb. 5. The contest...
HIDALGO COUNTY, TX
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Bird Walks Every Thursday

EDINBURG, TX – Join the Edinburg World Birding Center for a walk around their grounds as they introduce you to the abundant and varied birds that make their gardens and wetlands home. These 2-hour bird walks are on every Thursday through the 1st week of May. Birders of all levels are welcome. This in-person program is dedicated to adults only. Please register a day prior to the tour date.
EDINBURG, TX
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'Only in the RGV': Texas kangaroo on the lam hops into TikTok stardom

The missing kangaroo seen hopping around the Rio Grande Valley last weekend has been found and returned to its owner, according to the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office. A viral TikTok showed the kangaroo bouncing around in Mercedes, a small town not far from Harlingen. On Saturday, January 8, TikTok user...
MERCEDES, TX
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