(AP) — A 12-year-old boy is dead after playing Russian Roulette with peers in Jackson, Mississippi, police say. Jackson’s Deputy Police Chief Deric Hearn identified the boy as Markell Noah, according to reports by Mississippi-based WLBT-TV. Following the death officers arrested two juveniles and one adult Friday. Police say the two juveniles are being charged with […]
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SAN JUAN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — San Juan officials have voted to dismiss police chief Ruben Morin. His removal arises from a heated special meeting Monday at the San Juan Memorial Library. “My strategic outlook in part of my operation was to do pay raises and your response to me was if you recall was ‘if […]
LOS INDIOS, Texas (ValleyCentral) — A man who authorities alleged tried to smuggle 121 pounds of marijuana was arrested last week, Cameron County Sheriff Eric Garza stated. Alan Torres-Chavez was taken into custody on Nov. 24 near Los Indios area on charges of possession of marijuana, a second-degree felony, according to the sheriff’s office. Deputies, […]
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man accused of fatally shooting a woman in the head on Thanksgiving night. Paris Shaw, 24, was arrested Sunday on charges: aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and serious bodily injury; theft Mail ID; burglary of a building; evading arrest/detention and criminal trespass, […]
HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — A woman has been arrested and accused of shoplifting on Black Friday as another suspect awaits his arraignment in connection to the case, Harlingen police said Monday. Clarissa Garcia, 42, of San Benito, is charged with eight counts of theft of property of $2,500 or more — and one charge of […]
DEL RIO, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Two sex offenders who were previously deported were arrested by U.S. Border Patrol agents after returning to the United States. The arrests happened in separate occasions in Del Rio. Gregorio Chanelo-Ixta, 35, and a Mexican national, was apprehended Nov. 14 with six other people traveling through a local ranch, according […]
A capital murder trial began Monday of a former Border Patrol supervisory agent who is accused of killing four women in 2018 in the border town of Laredo, Texas.
Gunfire broke out across the Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo early Monday, prompting the cancellation of classes and an advisory from the U.S. Consulate to shelter in place.
PHARR, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Pharr will host its Lighting of the Christmas Tree to kick off the holiday festivities and light up the downtown area. The free event will take place at 6:30 p.m. Monday in downtown Pharr in front of city hall, located at 118 S. Cage Blvd. “During the holiday season, we enjoy bringing […]
WESLACO, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Weslaco High School varsity cheerleader Ivy Denay Hernandez will participate at the Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade in Hawaii. On Dec. 4-9, Hernandez will represent her school and Varsity Spirit in Honolulu, Hawaii. Ivy will perform with Varsity Spirit All-Americans in an exclusive performance prior to the opening ceremony of the parade, […]
EDINBURG, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Edinburg will kick off December with multiple holiday events this week. Here’s a quick look at the events starting Thursday: Tree Lighting At 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, the city will host a tree-lighting ceremony at the downtown promenade. The ceremony will debut the city’s 30-foot energy-efficient LED Christmas tree atop […]
Several parts of the city of Houston are now under a boil watch notice after a power outage at a water purification plant on Sunday morning.
MCALLEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Devorie Kreiman, author of “Even If I’m Not”, will share her message of hope and resilience this week in the Rio Grande Valley. Kreiman said the title of her memoir comes from when she would tell her son: “There are bagels on the counter if you’re hungry.” He would then say, […]
he U.S. congressional elections are over, but the Venezuelan migrants camped in tents on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande are not moving.
HIDALGO COUNTY, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Hidalgo County reported four people are hospitalized with influenza as of Monday. The active patient count reflects the daily count of anyone hospitalized within any Hidalgo County hospital. As of Monday, the county did not report any patients with influenza in the intensive care unit. The county will continue to […]
SAN BENITO, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Deputies arrived to arrest a man wanted by federal authorities, but they left with him and a woman after drugs were found on the property, according to investigators. Juan Jose Cindo, 43; and Jeannette Medrano, 42; were arrested Nov. 22 after authorities found about 12 pounds of cocaine inside a […]
WESLACO, Texas (ValleyCentral) —South Texas Health System ER Weslaco has earned a level three geriatric emergency accreditation from the American College of Emergency Physicians. The bronze-level designation by the organization dedicated to advancing emergency care acknowledges STHS ER Weslaco’s dedication to providing a high standard of care that meets the unique health care needs of […]
EDINBURG, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The Museum of South Texas History will feature a special nativity collection, one owned by the former bishop of the Diocese of Brownsville. On his passing in September 2021, the Bishop Rarmundo Peña willed his collection of nativity scenes to the Museum of South Texas History and to the Historic Brownsville […]