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Inmate's Death Sparks Discussion on Health Care Reforms in Prisons
A recent incident at Willacy County Jail where an inmate succumbed to a fatal medical episode after severe vomiting has raised questions about the state of health care for incarcerated individuals. The occurrence, which took place on a Saturday evening, led to an emergency transfer to Harlingen Medical Center, where the inmate passed away. Identity of the deceased has been kept confidential as the Texas Rangers and Willacy County Sheriff's Office delve into the investigation of the death. This event has intensified the conversation on health care access and quality in the American correctional system.
Cameron County Sheriff's Office arrest man for aggravated robbery
The Cameron County sheriff's deputies arrested a man after he allegedly stole a woman's vehicle with a gun. Deputies responded to the 21000 block of Montezuma Road in Harlingen regarding the aggravated robbery. They made contact with the victim, who said a man approached her and demanded her vehicle. The...
Texas pedestrian killed on I-10 in Acadia Parish
A Texas man is dead after an altercation inside a vehicle leads to the man being hit by traffic on I-10.
City of San Benito announces 81st annual Christmas parade, Ray Stewart to be Grand Marshal
SAN BENITO, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The city of San Benito announced its 81st annual Christmas Parade is set for Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. The city says this year’s theme is “Christmas at The Movies.” The procession will run along Sam Houston Boulevard southward from Hicks Street to Swanson Street. This year’s Grand Marshal is […]
Economic Disparities and Crime: Insights from San Benito Incident
San Benito, Texas, became the focal point of a troubling event on November 20 when a man, later identified as Jose Rodriguez Jr., was reported attempting to unlawfully enter vehicles on S. Dick Dowling Street. The suspect, armed with a black revolver, was deterred by a woman's quick decision to drive away. Despite initial evasion, Rodriguez's use of a stolen credit card at a jewelry store led to his arrest. Facing multiple charges, including aggravated assault with a firearm, Rodriguez's criminal actions brought to light the broader issue of economic disparities influencing crime rates in small communities.
WCSO: Inmate dies after vomiting, Texas Rangers investigate
HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — A Willacy County inmate was reported dead after he was transferred to the hospital for vomiting, authorities said. At 8:12 p.m. on Saturday Willacy County Emergency Medical Services arrived at the Willacy County Jail regarding an inmate vomiting, according to a release from the Willacy County Sheriff’s Office. Willacy EMS transported […]
Alamo Man Arraigned For 2022 Apparent Drunk Driving Death
An Alamo man has pleaded not guilty to killing a man while police say he was driving drunk. 22-year-old Angel Uriostegui entered his plea to a charge of intoxication manslaughter at his arraignment Monday – which came more than a year after the deadly wreck. It was early the morning of September 22nd last year that Uriostegui was driving south on Veterans Boulevard.
Christmas festivities being held across the Valley
Several cities across the Rio Grande Valley officially lit up their Christmas trees to kick off the holiday season. There are a lot of festive places to go across the Valley throughout the month of December. "We come every year. We like to celebrate and, well, my kiddos love to...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in harlingen, TX
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of harlingen..
Suspect Detained For Threats Against Weslaco Middle School
Threats made against two Weslaco middle schools have landed a teenager in Hidalgo County juvenile custody. Weslaco school district officials were able to identify the juvenile not long after the discovery of social media threats against Central Middle School, and the individual was detained Sunday night. A separate threat was...
4 Critically Hurt In 1-Vehicle Wreck Outside Raymondville
Two men and two teenage girls remain hospitalized in critical condition after the crash of their vehicle east of Raymondville early Saturday morning. Little information has been released but the Willacy County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened on Rains Road. The names, ages, and hometowns of the victims haven’t been disclosed, nor has the extent of their injuries.
Valley native makes Forbes 30 Under 30 list
Forbes released their 30 under 30 list and on that list is a Rio Grande Valley native. Sam Garcia was placed on the prestigious list for the Venture Capital Category. He talks about what went through his mind when he found out he made the list, and offered advice for others.
Sheriff’s office: Crash leaves 4 people in critical condition near Raymondville
Two men and two female juveniles were hospitalized in critical condition following an early Saturday morning crash near Raymondville, according to the Willacy County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded to the one-vehicle crash on Rains Road east of Business 77, according to a social media post from the sheriff’s office....
Texas Banking Shift: PNC and Others Close Down Branches
In a move reflecting the ongoing transformation of the banking landscape, PNC Bank has recently announced the closure of 19 branches nationwide, including three significant locations in Texas. This decision is part of a broader trend in the banking industry, impacting both employees and customers.
Special report -- Cartels, death, denial: In a region under siege
The first of a three-part series on how drug cartels are sowing terror in Juarez neighborhoods and making their presence felt in El Paso and Southern NM.
Mallen Police Search for Burglary Suspect, Early Voting Continues in Donna, Brownsville Chargers Advance to State Semi-Finals
Catch up with the latest news in just 60 seconds! Mallen police are on the hunt for a burglary suspect, early voting continues in Donna, and the Brownsville veteran Chargers advance to the state semi-finals. Plus, a weather update for the day.
Rio Hondo: A Hidden Gem in Cameron County, Texas
Welcome to Rio Hondo, a charming town in Cameron County, Texas. With a population of 2,132, Rio Hondo offers residents a suburban rural mix feel, making it an ideal place to call home. In this essay, we will explore various aspects of the neighborhood, including its population, median home value, public and private schools, neighborhood rankings, crime and safety, residents' diversity, median household income, places similar to Rio Hondo, and current residents' reviews. Let's dive in and discover what makes Rio Hondo a unique and appealing community.
Grant to help Harlingen small businesses improve storefronts
The city of Harlingen received a $200,000 grant that can help small businesses improve their storefronts. "It was very, very successful. So we've decided to do the program once again for the coming year. We increased the amount by another $50,000." CEO of the Harlingen Economic Development Corporation Orlando Campos said.
The Harlingen Incident: A Reflection on Medical Ethics and Legal Responsibility
In the quiet town of Harlingen, Texas, a recent event has cast a somber shadow over the community. Dr. Ameer Elsayed Hassan, a local physician, now faces manslaughter charges after the unfortunate demise of 73-year-old San Juana Benavides Sanchez. On April 26, near Valley Baptist Medical Center, Dr. Hassan's vehicle struck Sanchez as she navigated a crosswalk, resulting in fatal injuries. Allegations that Dr. Hassan was distracted by his cellphone at the time of the accident have prompted the Texas Medical Board to suspend his license provisionally, citing a threat to public welfare.
Today the gas price is close to $2.76 in Rio Hondo as of 2023-12-04. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.242, a week ago the price is $3.250 , according to AAA.