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Daily Bible Verse

Jesus turned and saw her. “Take heart, daughter,” he said, “your faith has healed you.” And the woman was healed from that moment. Matthew 9:22 (Read all of Matthew 9) New International Version

SUMOZA LIFTS ROADRUNNERS PAST THUNER

EDINBURG, Texas—Luis Sumoza hit a three-run home run in the top of the eighth inning to lift the Edinburg Roadrunners past the McAllen Thunder 5-4 Monday night at Edinburg Baseball Stadium.

Harlingen police department news briefs 8-20-12

A 21 year old man charged with public intoxication, resisting arrest and interference with public duties; A 28 year old man was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after attempting to stab his wife and attempting to throw her into oncoming cars on the expressway.

District 5 draws 4 candidates

For the city of Harlingen November 6, 2012 city commission election. The first was incumbent city commissioner Joey Trevino. The only viable candidate out of the four candidates.

Mexican Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Assault of Border Patrol Agent

McALLEN, Texas – Jorge Cruz-Gallardo, Jr., 25, of Guadalajara, Mexico, been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison, with no parole, for assaulting and causing bodily injury to a Border Patrol agent who was trying to detain him, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers Seize Nearly $1.3 Million in Alleged Heroin at The Progreso Port of Entry

Progreso, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Progreso International Bridge on Friday discovered alleged heroin valued at approximately $1,290,000 concealed within belongings being brought into the country by a Guatemalan citizen.

City Secretary Releases Statement Regarding Term Limits Petitions

McAllen City Secretary Annette Villarreal states the following in reference to petitions presented seeking to amend the McAllen city charter to provide term limits for elected officials.

West Nile virus fears prompt diligence in schools

DALLAS – With Dallas officials having declared a state of emergency in regards to West Nile virus, Texas AgriLife Extension Service personnel are being flooded with calls from area school integrated pest management coordinators seeking information to allay parents’ and teachers’ mosquito concerns once school starts.

Texas Nature Challange

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — With the school year starting up and the dog days of summer waning, now is the time to get your family outside and reconnected with nature. Don’t let your kids park themselves on the sofa. Turn off the TV and power down the laptop. It’s time for Texas Nature Challenge 2012.

San Benito police department news briefs 8-20-12

The San Benito police department is investigating the death of a child; A 45 year old man was charged for aggravated assault against his girl friend; A 23 year old man was charged for aggravated assault against a 19 year old man with an aluminum bat; A 42 year old man was charged for felony driving while intoxicated; A 43 year old woman was charged for driving while intoxicated; A 33 year old man was charged for burglary of a vehicle and evading arrest; A 38 year old man charged for sexual assault and indecency with a child, a 15 year old female.

Brownsville Jury Convicts CBP Officer in Firearms Case

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – A federal jury has found Manuel Eduardo Pena, 38, a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer, guilty of two counts of making a false statement in a firearms record and one count of making a false statement to a federal agency, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today. Pena, of Brownsville, Texas, was convicted just a short time ago following a four-day-trial and approximately four hours of deliberation.

CBP Officers at the Hidalgo International Bridge Arrest Two Men Wanted on Sexual Assault Charges this Weekend

HIDALGO, TEXAS— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested two men wanted on charges for sexual assault, one involving a minor.

The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s office is investigating an equivocal death

On Saturday, August 18, 2012, Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were called out to Mile 10 N. and Mile 4 ½ W. in Weslaco, Texas in reference to a burglary in progress, later classified as an equivocal death.

San Benito police department news briefs 8-20-12

A 41 year old woman charged for failure to register as a sex offender; A 41 year old man charged for the theft of auto parts, 2 other men charged earlier.

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