Tag: Edinburg

City manager: Edinburg $1M contribution to UTRGV still alive

BY NAXIELY LOPEZ-PUENTE AND MATT WILSON, STAFF WRITERS Although members of Edinburg City Council considered canceling the city’s $1 million contribution to the University of Texas Rio...

Edinburg man charged after mother falls from moving truck

A 20-year-old Edinburg man remains jailed on $202,000 in bonds after Pharr police say he dragged his mother from a truck. According to a probable...

UTRGV to provide $1,000 cash grants to eligible students  

By Melissa Vasquez, UTRGV Staff To provide UTRGV students with even more financial support this coming semester, the university has revamped its Fall Relief Package to give all...

Abbott halts elective surgeries amid concerned health officials’ call for autonomy

EDINBURG — In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Greg Abbott issued a proclamation Tuesday suspending unnecessary medical procedures in Hidalgo, Cameron, Nueces and...

Woman in custody after houses of worship vandalized

McALLEN — A woman has been taken into custody by McAllen police after three houses of worship in Hidalgo County were found vandalized Tuesday...

Mobile COVID-19 testing to open in Mercedes, Edinburg

U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, announced more COVID-19 mobile testing sites in Hidalgo County. According to a news release, testing is scheduled to begin on...

50 tested during launch of UTRGV drive-thru screenings

EDINBURG — The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine rolled out COVID-19 drive-thru testing at its Edinburg and Brownsville campuses Monday,...

Edinburg man faces 20 child porn charges

An Edinburg man has been charged with 20 counts of possession of child pornography after a search warrant uncovered photos of children under the...

Crash survivor tearfully testifies in second day of intox manslaughter trial

EDINBURG — The night of Aug. 9, 2018, was one like thousands South Texas families enjoy frequently on warm summer nights. Jeanna Guajardo, then 31, her...

Edinburg sports programs receive $40,000 from Watt foundation

EDINBURG — Many middle schoolers here have good reason to cheer for the Houston Texans next year. The district announced last week that it had...