EDINBURG, Texas—The Edinburg Roadrunners could not overcome an early five-run deficit as they fell 6-2 to the Ft. Worth Cats Tuesday night at Edinburg Baseball Stadium.
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Harlingen, Texas — A nine-run explosion in the first inning led the Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings (33-24) to a 17-5 win over the McAllen Thunder (20-38) at Harlingen Field on Tuesday.
MCALLEN, Texas – A father and son involved in making false statements on Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) forms 4473 in the acquisition of firearms from federal firearms licensees (FFL) will now be serving prison terms, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today. Heriberto Caballero Jr., 28, and Heriberto Gutierrez Caballero Sr., 47, both of Weslaco, Texas, pleaded guilty to one count of making false statements in the acquisition of firearms from FFLs, commonly referred to as straw purchasing, on Jan. 5, 2012, and March 5, 2012, respectively.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –With a new White House report on the President’s middle class tax cut proposal, Congressman Rubén Hinojosa (D-TX-15) reiterated his call for Congress to quickly extend tax cuts for 98 percent of all Americans. At the same time, House Republicans unveiled their tax plan for the top 2%, rejecting calls for tax fairness, strengthening the middle class or fiscal responsibility.
The City of McAllen Traffic Operations Department invites the McAllen biking community to a public meeting Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 6 pm, at the City of McAllen Traffic Center to discuss the bike plan proposed by the Traffic Advisory Board.
Rodriguez was one of three finalists. He had served as interim police chief since former police chief Carlos Garcia retired in December.
A 44 year old Brownsville man arrested and charged for felony forging $24,507.45 in stolen checks from a local business; 2 women arrested and charged for theft/shoplifting at Walmart; A man arrested and charged for assault and continued violence against his girl friend.
Washington, DC— Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX) applauded United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack’s announcement of new federal efforts to improve water quality and public health in colonias. As announced today, the USDA will be changing its water and wastewater funding process to provide more assistance to colonias in need of improved access to clean water and sewage systems. Rural Development Acting Deputy Under Secretary Judith Canales made this announcement on Vilsack’s behalf during her visit to Hidalgo County, where she toured the wastewater treatment system in the City of Peñitas.
Rep. Doggett Moves to Extend His American Opportunity Tax Credit to Make College More Affordable for Millions of Families
Washington—Today, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, introduced a bill that would extend the American Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC) through 2013 to make college more affordable for millions of families. Without Rep. Doggett’s bill, the AOTC would expire at year’s end.
Initially the case appears to be a possible murder/suicide. But the investigation into the deaths is on-going. Further information will be released as it becomes available.
Customs and Border Protection Officers at Hidalgo Avert Child Smuggling Attempt, Edinburg Woman Arrested
HIDALGO, TEXAS— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested an Edinburg, Texas woman who allegedly attempted to smuggle a young child into the United States.
CBP Officers at the Progreso Port of Entry Seize AK47 Assault Rifle During an Outbound Enforcement Operation
Progreso, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers conducting outbound enforcement operations at the Progreso Port of Entry seized an AK-47 assault rifle.
1,707 Democrat votes. 261 Republican votes. 1,968 total votes for the day. If you go by averages, 9,840 will vote in the five days. But it will slow down more than likely later in the week. An equal amount of vote can be expected on the July 31, 201 election day.
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX) led a bipartisan group of lawmakers in urging House of Representatives leadership to act swiftly to bring the 2012 Farm Bill to a vote before August. Cuellar joined 79 lawmakers, including Congresswoman Kristi Noem (R-SD) and Congressman Peter Welch (D-VT), in signing a letter encouraging House Leadership to take action on this bill so that farmers and producers are not left in limbo. The bipartisan letter was signed by 31 Democrats and 48 Republicans.