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Donna voters elect new mayor, unofficial election results show
A new mayor was elected in Donna, unofficial voting results show. David Morelo received over 62% of the vote in the Donna mayoral race against incumbent Ricardo "Rick" Morales, according to results from the Hidalgo County Elections Department. Both individuals ran against each other for a second time in Saturday's...
Victims in murder-suicide at Coast Asian Bistro restaurant identified
The suspect in a Friday murder-suicide and the woman he’s accused of killing were identified as McAllen residents by police. Zeng Wang Huang, 58, was identified Saturday as the perpetrator in the murder-suicide that hospitalized a third individual at the Coast Asian Bistro & Bar restaurant. Huang is accused...
Spice Up Your Life: San Juan's Top 5 Mexican Food Hotspots
In this article, we explore five exceptional Mexican restaurants in San Juan. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please share your experiences in the comments section below:
Police investigating after 2 people hospitalized with apparent gunshot wounds in downtown McAllen
Two individuals were hospitalized in an early Saturday morning "disturbance" with apparent gunshot wounds, according to the McAllen Police Department. Police responded to a disturbance in the area of 15th Street and Expressway 83 at around 2:09 a.m. Saturday, according to police spokeswoman Officer Olivia Lopez. Two individuals at the...
Christmas festivities being held throughout the Valley
Cities across the Rio Grande Valley are officially in the holiday spirit. Below is a list of some of the Christmas events scheduled throughout the Rio Grande Valley this month. The list will be updated regularly as we learn of more events. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to send in your event to...
Taste of Mexico: Discover 4 Remarkable Mexican Restaurants in Weslaco
In this article, we will be exploring four Mexican restaurants in Weslaco. Have you had a chance to dine at any of these places yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Brandon ‘The Heartbreaker’ Figueroa hosting Christmas Posada in Weslaco
It's the season of giving, and two-time World Boxing Association champion Brandon "The Heartbreaker" Figueroa will be hosting his annual Christmas Posada this weekend. Brandon’s Christmas Posada is set for Sunday, Dec. 10 in Weslaco. It’ll be held at Harlon Block Park — located at 1020 W. 18th St....
Interim appointed after Alamo police chief resigns
The city of Alamo will soon begin searching for a permanent replacement after their top cop resigned last month, city spokesperson Lya Yllades said. Alamo police Chief Ricardo Ozuna resigned from his position during a Nov. 21 city council meeting. The city council appointed former Sgt. Saul Solis as its...
Man sentenced for dropping off cocaine to DEA informant at McAllen car wash
McALLEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — A man was sentenced Thursday after dropping off cocaine to a DEA informant at a McAllen car wash, documents show. Roberto Farias Cavazos was sentenced to 46 months in federal prison on a charge of selling, distributing or dispensing a controlled substance. On Sept. 26, 2022, special agents with the DEA […]
Lone Star History: Texas, Do You Remember H-E-B’s Chinese Kitchen?
If you live in the state of Texas, you have to love H-E-B. It is a Texas original after all. Plus, they have Pepperoni Lasagnas! Ok, that might be a personal reason to love them, but we digress. H-E-B, since it's beginnings all the way back in 1905, has had...
Former quarterback for Donna HS 1961 state championship team reacts to Charger’s historic performance
The Rio Grande Valley is getting ready to send a team to the state semifinal championship game for the first time since 2003. Everyone is coming out to show their support, including Valley football legend Luz Pedraza. Pedraza was the quarterback for the 1961 Donna High School state championship team....
Pharr Interchange Project completion date nears, new routes underway
PHARR, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The Texas Department of Transportation has new information on the completion of the Pharr Interchange Project. Ray Pedraza, TxDOT public information officer says there has been a large amount of progress made during this project phase. Pedraza adds along Interstate 2, we are seeing the demolition of the old Jackson Road […]
Santa Rosa Police Discover Hidden Gun During Traffic Stop, Arrest 21-Year-Old Suspect
In a proactive move against gun violence, Santa Rosa Police Special Enforcement Team officers pulled over a Mercedes sedan due to excessively tinted windows and discovered a concealed, unregistered firearm. The traffic stop occurred on the evening of December 6 on Northcoast Street near the Valley Oak Park apartments, where officers made the alarming find. According to a news release by the Santa Rosa Police Department, a loaded Glock 43 9mm handgun was found under the front passenger seat during a warranted search of the vehicle.
Nov. 7 runoff races to be decided Saturday in Hidalgo County
HIDALGO COUNTY, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The races that went to a runoff in the Nov. 7 election will be decided tomorrow for two Hidalgo County cities. While early voting for these runoffs ended Tuesday, voters can still cast their votes Saturday, Dec. 9. Voters can cast their ballot for...
Teen Arrested for School Threat, Scam Alert, and Early Voting Ends in Donna
Catch up on the latest news with KRGV CHANNEL 5 NEWS Update. A teen arrested for threats against a middle school, scammers impersonating the Sheriff's office, the last day of early voting in Donna, and a weather update for the Valley. Stay informed!
KSAT 12 5 O'Clock News : Dec 09, 2023
Rapid growth in Alamo Ranch sparks concerns over increased traffic and construction. Residents express frustration over congestion, particularly around Taft High during pick-up and drop-off times. Plans to extend Alamo Ranch Parkway could alleviate issues, but an endangered spider complicates road development. Tune in for the full story on KSAT 12.
Donna high schools hosts market days event
Students at Donna North and Donna high schools put together a market days event where they will sell vegetables from their school garden, baked goods and arts and crafts. Donna High School teacher David Castillo, along with two students George Gonzalez and Esmeralda Cruz, give more details about the event and how the students brought it all together.
Join us for Main Event Pharr: Breakfast & Photos with Santa - A Festive Family Event!
Gear up for a truly festive event - the Main Event Pharr: Breakfast & Photos with Santa! This magical occasion is set to take place on Sun, Dec 10 from 11am - 2pm at the Main Event Pharr 500 North Jackson Road #Suite C, Pharr, TX 78577.
FBI urges citizens to report suspected international kidnappings
MCALLEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The FBI is encouraging citizens to report suspected kidnappings for ransom as soon as possible, especially with the increase in travel during the holiday season. The FBI stated that when someone in the U.S. gets a ransom call from overseas and reaches out to law enforcement for help, the nearest FBI […]
Patridge: If the RGV doesn’t unite on economic development issues now, it will set us back a generation
MCALLEN, Texas – Keith Patridge, the president and CEO of McAllen Economic Development Corporation, has stressed the importance of regionalism. Patridge gave an exclusive interview to the Rio Grande Guardian International News Service following a groundbreaking ceremony for the McAllen Nearshoring Industrial Park. The park is being developed by...