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Posts from ‘February, 2012’

Willacy County District Attorney news briefs

19 year old Raymondville man convicted for forgery; 47 year old Elsa man sentenced to 2 year in prison for revocation of probation; 47 year old Raymondville convicted for possession of a controlled substance and possession of marihuana; 45 year old Harlingen man convicted for felony driving while intoxicated.

City of Harlingen District 3 Special Election Results

Voting is much higher than the recent District 1 Special election.  59 voters voted in day 1                        59 total votes         59 Average  55 voters voted today day 2                114 total votes       57 Average  27 voters voted in District 1         51 total votes         26 Average

Five More South Texas Residents Sentenced to Prison This Week For Insurance Fraud

McALLEN, Texas – Five more south Texas residents have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in a scheme to defraud the American Family Life Assurance Company (Aflac) by filing false injury claims under Aflac’s Accident-Only Insurance Plan, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today.


Weslaco police have arrested a suspect that allegedly assaulted another man near Mile 9 (Sugarcane Dr) and Bridge St.

Federal, State, County Emergency Responders to Participate in Border Security & Public Safety Exercise

McALLEN, TX (2.29.12) – McAllen Mayor Richard F. Cortez, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar and several Texas lawmakers are expected to participate in a border security and public safety exercise in McAllen, Texas, Friday March 2, 2012, at the City of McAllen Emergency Operations Center, at 201 N. 21st Street.

22 year woman arrested and charged for

Escape and possession of marihuana. Click the web site link below to view the Harlingen police department report.


The Passport Acceptance Facility is hosting a special passport event in McAllen, Texas on Saturday, March 10, 2012 from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm to provide passport information to U.S. citizens and to accept passport applications. The City of McAllen Passport Acceptance Facility is joining the Department of State in celebrating Passport Day in the USA 2012, a national passport acceptance and outreach event.

Second DPS patrol vessel unveiled

Commissioning of the newest DPS patrol vessel, which will be named in honor of fallen Trooper David Irvine Rucker. Rucker was killed in the line of duty in 1981 in Cameron County.

McAllen Area Health Care Marketer Guilty of Illegal Kickback Conspiracy

McALLEN, Texas – The owner of a purported health care resource center has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy in relation to a scheme to solicit and receive illegal kickbacks from area health care providers, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today.

The Old Guard (keep the city stagnant) Red Liners playing dirty politics again

The Old Guard string pullers are once again using their names, money and unrighteous half-truths to try and sneak another one of their puppets in on the city commission.

The Wounded Warrior Maze

Harlingen, Texas, February 28, 2012: It is rare these days when a person can spend more than an hour looking at television without seeing some highly polished pitch seeking financial support for wounded military service personnel. Many of these groups seeking donations are worthy organizations. The problem is…it is next to impossible for a person to determine just who some of these charities support or their legitimacy.

Early voting scheduled from 8AM – 8PM tomorrow

For the city of Harlingen District 3 city commissioner special election. At the Harlingen city hall. Click the web site link below to view the early voting schedule.

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