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Valley Central
Saenz: District Attorney's Office cracked cold case murderThe Cameron County District Attorney’s Office cracked a cold case last week, so
Saenz: District Attorney's Office cracked cold case murder
Valley Central / Posted 9 hours ago
The Cameron County District Attorney’s Office cracked a cold case last week, solving the mysterious disappearance — and likely murder — of 13-year-old Abigail Estrada. “This is one of the cold cases that we’ve been working on since last February of... Read more
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Valley Central
Grandfather calls death of toddler a ‘freak accident’A 3-year-old died this week after accidentally being hit by his mother’s vehicl
Grandfather calls death of toddler a ‘freak accident’
Valley Central / Posted 3 days ago
A 3-year-old died this week after accidentally being hit by his mother’s vehicle. “He was my buddy. He was our inspiration," said Harlingen resident Ruben Cantu, the boy’s grandfather. Damian Cantu was identified as the boy killed. “The most that... Read more
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Valley Central
Arrest made in 8-old cold case, teen never foundAn arrest was made Thursday in a Cameron County cold case involving a teen who
Arrest made in 8-old cold case, teen never found
Valley Central / Posted 4 days ago
An arrest was made Thursday in a Cameron County cold case involving a teen who went missing eight years ago. The Cameron County District’s Attorney’s Office arrested Ruben Torres at an establishment in McAllen, said District Attorney Luis... Read more
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KRGV Rio Grande Valley
77-old Harlingen Woman FoundUPDATE: Harlingen police reported San Juanita Vasquez was found safe and sound.
77-old Harlingen Woman Found
KRGV Rio Grande Valley / Posted 4 days ago
UPDATE: Harlingen police reported San Juanita Vasquez was found safe and sound. Police in Harlingen are asking for help finding 77-year-old San Juanita Vasquez. She was last seen Thursday at 10 p.m. At the time, she was at her home on the 1400... Read more
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Valley Central
Harlingen VA employee threatened to take explosive device to workA man sent a photo of an explosive device to his coworker at the Veteran Affair
Harlingen VA employee threatened to take explosive device to work
Valley Central / Posted 7 days ago
A man sent a photo of an explosive device to his coworker at the Veteran Affairs clinic in Harlingen and said he would take it to a work meeting on Tuesday, according to information released by police. Oswaldo Victor Perez, 55, was arrested on a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
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Abbott on Paxton: Everyone innocent until proven guilty
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
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Houston Chronicle
More than 30 men arrested in South Texas prostitution stingSouth Texas law enforcement officers arrested more than 30 men for allegedly so
More than 30 men arrested in South Texas prostitution sting
Houston Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
South Texas law enforcement officers arrested more than 30 men for allegedly soliciting prostitutes during a two-day sting operation in Harlingen. All 32 men, whose ages range from 17 to 62, allegedly solicited undercover police officers on Friday... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
More than 30 men arrested in South Texas prostitution stingSouth Texas law enforcement officers arrested more than 30 men for allegedly so
More than 30 men arrested in South Texas prostitution sting
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
South Texas law enforcement officers arrested more than 30 men for allegedly soliciting prostitutes during a two-day sting operation in Harlingen. All 32 men, whose ages range from 17 to 62, allegedly solicited undercover police officers on Friday... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
32 arrested in Harlingen prostitution stingJohn Paul Morales, 26 of La Feria, was one of 32 men arrested during a two-day
32 arrested in Harlingen prostitution sting
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
John Paul Morales, 26 of La Feria, was one of 32 men arrested during a two-day prostitution sting conducted by the Harlingen Police Department on Aug. 21-22, 2015. The department announced the results of the sting on Aug. 23, 2015.... Read more
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Valley Central
Harlingen police make 32 arrests in prostitution stingHarlingen police conducted a prostitution sting over the weekend, where they ar
Harlingen police make 32 arrests in prostitution sting
Valley Central / Posted 9 days ago
Harlingen police conducted a prostitution sting over the weekend, where they arrested 32 people in two days. The operation, which was conducted on Friday and Saturday, was centralized near D Street and Van Buren Avenue in Harlingen, according to a... Read more
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KRGV Rio Grande Valley
Harlingen Police Conduct Major Prostitution StingHarlingen police arrested 32 people in connection to a prostitution sting. Har
Harlingen Police Conduct Major Prostitution Sting
KRGV Rio Grande Valley / Posted 9 days ago
Harlingen police arrested 32 people in connection to a prostitution sting. Harlingen police focused on area near D Street and Van Buren. Officers approached the suspects. They say the suspects agreed to pay for sex. The suspects were immediately... Read more
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KRGV Rio Grande Valley
2 Federal Fugitives in Harlingen Police Custody 2-federal fugitives caught in cameron county. right now, they're behind bars.
2 Federal Fugitives in Harlingen Police Custody
KRGV Rio Grande Valley / Posted 11 days ago
2-federal fugitives caught in cameron county. right now, they're behind bars. a u-s marshals- violent offender task force arrested--xiomara renee saenz and her boyfriend, robert francis bilunas, in rio... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Lawsuit: Former court clerk was forced by Texas judge into sex acts while he wore judicial robegallery_thumbnails_show|article-gallery-6455994|article-gallery-6455994|0 gall
Lawsuit: Former court clerk was forced by Texas judge into sex acts while he wore judicial robe
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
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San Antonio Express-News
Assistant principal at scandal-ridden South Texas school district accused of shoplifting perfumegallery_thumbnails_show|article-gallery-6453774|article-gallery-6453774|0 gall
Assistant principal at scandal-ridden South Texas school district accused of shoplifting perfume
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
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San Antonio Express-News
Central Texas judge sentenced to federal prison for illegally selling firearmsPhoto: Courtesy Of Williamson...
Central Texas judge sentenced to federal prison for illegally selling firearms
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
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Valley Central
Harlingen 4-old’s death under investigationA 4-year-old was found unresponsive Friday in the bathroom of a Harlingen home.
Harlingen 4-old’s death under investigation
Valley Central / Posted 17 days ago
A 4-year-old was found unresponsive Friday in the bathroom of a Harlingen home. Harlingen police responded to a home on the 2100 block of Gayle Avenue Friday evening in reference to a call of a child not breathing. Paramedics and Harlingen Fire... Read more
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Valley Central
Woman found with 28 pounds of marijuana in home, charged with child endangermentPolice arrested a woman on Tuesday after officers were dispatched to a Harlinge
Woman found with 28 pounds of marijuana in home, charged with child endangerment
Valley Central / Posted 18 days ago
Police arrested a woman on Tuesday after officers were dispatched to a Harlingen home and found more than 28 pounds of marijuana. Officers responded to the 1800 block of Haverford Blvd. at about 9:40 p.m., according to a news release by the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas county commissioner accused of aiming rifle at neighbor over 3 feet of landgallery_thumbnails_show|article-gallery-6437687|article-gallery-6437687|0 gall
Texas county commissioner accused of aiming rifle at neighbor over 3 feet of land
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 days ago
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Valley Central
Man found dead after driving into ditchHarlingen police officers found a man at the bottom of ditch on Monday morning,
Man found dead after driving into ditch
Valley Central / Posted 22 days ago
Harlingen police officers found a man at the bottom of ditch on Monday morning, where he was later pronounced dead. Officers arrived to West New Hampshire Street and Lamb Avenue for a vehicle crash at about 10:10 a.m., according to a news release by... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton latest in long line of state officials to face criminal chargesgallery_thumbnails_show|article-gallery-6422061|article-gallery-6422061|0 gall
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton latest in long line of state officials to face criminal charges
Houston Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton latest in long line of state officials to face criminal chargesTexas politicians who have faced indictment Davis, along with several others,
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton latest in long line of state officials to face criminal charges
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 29 days ago
Texas politicians who have faced indictment Davis, along with several others, was indicted for "willfully, unlawfully and feloniously [making] a false and untrue tabular statement" after alleging election fraud during a contentious congressional... Read more
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Valley Central
Harlingen city manager charged after family disputeHarlingen City Manager Carlos Raul Yerena was arrested Saturday night after pol
Harlingen city manager charged after family dispute
Valley Central / Posted 30 days ago
Harlingen City Manager Carlos Raul Yerena was arrested Saturday night after police received a call about a family disturbance in his Harlingen home. Police responded to the 3200 block of Clifford Street in Harlingen at about 11:24 p.m., according to... Read more
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KRGV Rio Grande Valley
Body Found in HarlingenHarlingen Police Department was called to the scene of a body found near the in
Body Found in Harlingen
KRGV Rio Grande Valley / Posted 1 months ago
Harlingen Police Department was called to the scene of a body found near the intersection of FM 507 and FM 508 at 8 a.m. on Friday. Sgt. David Osborne described the body as a white male with a gunshot wound to his chest. The property owner... Read more

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