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Match Day excitement for medical students met with cheers and tears

HARLINGEN, TEXAS – MARCH 24, 2015 – Forty-two medical students received notice on Friday, March 20 that they will spend their next three to seven years in training as residents at Rio Grande Valley hospitals.

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Daily Bible Verse

Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners — of whom I am the worst. 1 Timothy 1:15 (Read all of 1 Timothy 1) New International Version

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$2.6 million worth of cocaine seized at Falfurrias Checkpoint

FALFURRIAS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized close to 100 pounds of cocaine in a commercial bus at the Falfurrias Border Patrol Checkpoint early Tuesday morning.

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Rio Grande Valley agents rescue four subjects from trunk of car Convicted murderer also apprehended near the border

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector rescued four illegal immigrants from the trunk of a car at the Falfurrias Border Patrol Checkpoint on Monday. Additionally, agents arrested a convicted murderer in a separate incident on Sunday.

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Supreme Court Denies Petition in Animal Crush Video Case – Case Returns to Houston Federal Court

HOUSTON – The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a petition for a writ of certiorari in the case involving a Texas couple who allegedly created and distributed “animal crush videos,” announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. The case will now again be set for trial in federal court in Houston.

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Woman Sentenced for Preparing False Income Tax Return

HOUSTON – Nina Thompson aka Nina Thompson Price has been ordered to federal prison following her conviction of willfully aiding and assisting in the preparation and presentation of a false U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson and Special Agent in Charge Lucy Cruz of Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI). Thompson pleaded guilty Dec. 29, 2014.

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HCISD launches swimming fundamentals and water safety program

HARLINGEN, Texas (March 24, 2015) – Over 1,000 second grade students at the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District now have the opportunity to learn vital aquatics skills with the launch of the Safely Educating Aquatic Learners (SEAL) Program on Tuesday, March 24.

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Daily Bible Verse

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16 (Read all of John 3) New International Version

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Two Local Marijuana Traffickers Sentenced to Prison

McALLEN, Texas – Two McAllen men have received significant sentences for conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute marijuana and conspiring to launder the drug proceeds, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Alberto Alaniz, 51, and Jose Ramon Romo, 30, pleaded guilty to the charges May 29, 2014.

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Border Patrol agents arrest man wanted on murder charge in Los Angeles

BROWNSVILLE, Texas ̶̶ Border Patrol agents arrested a man wanted by the Los Angeles Police Department on a murder charge early Monday.

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CONGRESSMAN RUBÉN HINOJOSA ON THE Key Facts on the 5th Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act

Washington D.C.—Today– Since the Affordable Care Act was passed into law in 2010, millions of working and middle class families have the economic security of knowing that they won’t go broke if they get sick. During this time, hundreds of families in the 15th Congressional district have enrolled in the new health care system. By coordinating numerous ACA enrollment fairs throughout my Congressional District 15, many residents have been assisted in securing their health care benefits under our new law. According to “Enroll America”, before the ACA was made law, Hidalgo County alone had a 37% of its population uninsured for health care. After the implementation of the ACA, that percentage dropped to 24%, and those of the other seven counties in my district dropped considerably as well.

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Employee Charged With Defrauding Memorial Herman Hospital System of Nearly $10 million In False Invoicing Scheme

HOUSTON – Kenneth Joseph Wild II, 49, of Katy, has been arrested for allegedly defrauding his employer, Memorial Herman Health Systems (MHHS), of nearly $10 million over a 14-year period, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

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Daily Bible Verse

We know that we live in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit. 1 John 4:13 (Read all of 1 John 4) New International Version

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New Record

A million thanks. 3,100 Twitter FOLLOWERS. Thank you, keep them coming.

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Daily Bible Verse

Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. Deuteronomy 6:5 (Read all of Deuteronomy 6) New International Version

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New Record

200 (211) new SECOND PAGE Tony Chapa II Facebook FRIENDS. The Tony Chapa Facebook FRIENDS page is full with 5,000 FRIENDS.

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