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PD: Woman wanted for theft; credit card declined after dog is euthanized
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The Brownsville Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a woman whose credit card was declined when she paid to have her dog euthanized. Christina Ramirez Tate is a person of interest for theft by the Brownsville Police Department. According to the department’s website, Tate took her dog […]
CCSO: Man with drug warrants arrested at stash house
HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — A man with an arrest warrant for possession of drugs was arrested when deputies discovered the rest of his stash at home. Investigators say Angel Dominguez was arrested Tuesday on two active warrants for possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana. Additionally, Dominguez was charged with two more counts […]
PD: Infant found intoxicated in Brownsville crack house
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (ValleyCentral) — While serving a search warrant Brownsville police officers say they found an intoxicated infant in a crack house. Yahir Jesus Saldana, 20, and Stephany Abundis, 19, were arrested on charges of manufacturing/delivering cocaine, possession of marijuana, possession of Xanax, unlawful carrying of a weapon and child endangerment. Abundis is reported to […]
Suspects sought in Santa Rosa robbery
The Cameron County District Attorney’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating three men accused of robbing a Stripes store in Santa Rosa. Surveillance photos show three men —one of who is armed with an AK-47 — threatening the clerk at the Stripes store on Valverde Avenue and stealing cash and cigarettes.
Restaurant warned with closure for spiders, door gap and untrained staff
EDINBURG, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Growing up in the 956, there are two things we have had on every occasion: tacos and beer. In tonight’s Food 4 Thought, the Food Patrol is visiting taquerias and checking out what’s que rico and what’s que asco! The Food Patrol stopped by Calacas Tacos and Beer located at 500 […]
Caged dog’s condition causes concern in community
HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — A concerned citizen reached out to ValleyCentral about a possible case of animal cruelty. The woman said she has seen a dog in poor condition caged since last month on the 100 block of West Matz Avenue. ValleyCentral visited the home today and there was no response at the door. […]
Cameron County Trash Bash helping residents dispose of waste
In preparation for Hurricane Season, Cameron County’s ongoing Trash Bash is offering residents a chance to throw away any and all household and bulky trash. Residents can throw their trash away through Saturday, June 10 at the following locations:. BROWNSVILLE. South Dakota & Bismark Boulevard. Corner of St. Louis...
Groundbreaking ceremony for Livingway Church
HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Families gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new church in Harlingen. Pastors Bill and Anne Moore are expanding Livingway Church to a new location. The church was originally located on New Hampshire Street. The new church facility will be located at 102 S. Palm Court Dr. The pastors and community […]
Woman in 2022 fatal crash to be tried in October
HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The trial date for a woman involved in a 2022 summer crash that left one dead has been pushed back to October, court documents show. At 12:42 a.m. July 16, 2022, Erica Lynn Johnson, 36, a resident of Harlingen, was driving southbound on IH 69 E on the outside lane in […]
Brownsville Commissioner At-Large “A” runoff election fast approaching
BROWNSVILLE, Texas(ValleyCentral) — Election Day for the Commissioner At-Larg “A” runoff race is June 17 and so far 1,600 people have cast their early vote. The candidates running for this office are Tino Villareal and Susan Ruvalcaba. Villareal is the Head football coach and athletic director at Saint Joseph Academy. He says some of his […]
Local man uninjured in tractor v. truck wreck
Emergency personnel look over the aftermath of a tractor versus semi accident east of Clarendon about 1.5 miles last Wednesday, May 31. DPS Trooper Lynn Mays said 17-year-old Riley Wade of Clarendon was driving a John Deere tractor eastbound on US 287 partially on the shoulder when he was struck by a semi-tractor trailer rig driven by Roberto Lowrie, 45, of Harlingen. Mays said driver inattention on the part of the trucker for is to blame for the accident.
As fungal meningitis hospitalizations increase, Valley health officials says not enough people are being tested for it
The number of people hospitalized with fungal meningitis in the Rio Grande Valley keeps rising, weeks after state officials confirmed an outbreak linked to two clinics in Matamoros, Tamaulipas. A Cameron County health officials says there are eight patients hospitalized with the infection, and that one of the three deaths...
Morning rain brings power outages to RGV
HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Thursday morning’s rain brought power outages to Hidalgo County. The storm knocked power out in some RGV cities. Magic Valley Electric Cooperative is reporting no outages in Hidalgo County, 25 in Cameron County, 2 in Willacy, and none in Starr County. AEP is reporting 117 outages in Hidalgo County, 13 in […]
Brownsville ISD announces graduation delayed
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The Brownsville Independent School District announced the graduation ceremony for Veterans Memorial ECHS has been delayed to 9:30 a.m. today due to weather.
Officials express concern over recent closures at Gateway International Bridge
Traffic for both vehicles and people on foot appeared to be running smoothly Wednesday at the Gateway International Bridge following back-to-back closures. The bridge was temporarily shut down on Monday and Tuesday due to a large crowd of migrants attempting to cross it. PREVIOUS STORY: Large crossing attempt forces second...
30 new bus shelters coming to the City of Brownsville
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The City of Brownsville is expanding its transportation services for residents. The Brownsville City Commission approved a bus stop improvement project in 2022, adding 30 new shelters for bus stops throughout the city. Now, the project is in the next phase. The city commission approved the contract Tuesday to build the foundation and […]
Teens building wheelchair ramps for Valley residents
Sanjuanita Mendoza is getting her first look at the new wheelchair ramp built outside her Harlingen home. Mendoza isn’t wheelchair bound, but she has trouble walking. The new ramp will help her get inside her home a lot easier. The wheelchair ramp was made possible thanks to a dozen...
Gladys Porter Zoo preparing to debut ‘escape artist’ bear
Gladys Porter Zoo is preparing to debut an escape-artist bear from Missouri to the public. The Andean bear, Ben, was relocated to the Brownsville zoo after his most recent escape last March. PREVIOUS STORY: Gladys Porter Zoo preparing for arrival of ‘escape artist’ bear. Gladys Porter Zoo Director...
7th Annual Ridley Rush Fun Run Supports Sea Turtle Conservation
Brownsville, Texas (May 30, 2023) — Gladys Porter Zoo is back with their annual fun run to support sea turtle conservation. The Ridley Rush 1-Mile Fun Run will take place on Saturday, June 10th at 8 a.m. at the Gladys Porter Zoo. Proceeds from this event directly benefit the Bi-National Kemp’s ridley sea turtle conservation project that the Zoo oversees in the state of Tamaulipas where 95% of the worldwide Kemp’s ridley nesting occurs.
Rio Grande Valley Human Society hosts monthly clinic
HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The Rio Grande Valley Humane Society is hosting its monthly community clinic for residents of the Valley. On June 17, the RGVHS will host the clinic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Harlingen Shelter, located at 1106 Markowsky Ave. This is a pre-registration-only clinic. At the drive-thru event, RGVHS […]
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