Tag: Rio Grande City

Due process concerns raised in RGC trustee removal case; Delays caused by coronavirus pandemic

The threat of COVID-19 has caused disruption in court systems across the country, leading to postponement of several pending cases. The case to remove...

Case to remove school trustee faces dismissal

The case for the removal of Trustee Daniel J. Garcia from the Rio Grande City school board faces possible dismissal after the required bond...

Rio Grande City taking precautions following positive case

Rio Grande City confirmed employees were sent home after it was discovered one city employee had been in contact with a coworker of the...

Woman faces smuggling charge in harboring case

McALLEN — A Rio Grande City woman who is accused of harboring about 30 people as part of a human smuggling operation was granted...

Trio accused of transporting more than 300 kilos of cocaine

McALLEN — A pair of brothers from Rio Grande City and another man face serious drug smuggling and drug conspiracy charges according to an...

Starr County investigators rule out accelerants in fatal RGC house fire

The cause of a fatal house fire that the Starr County Sheriff’s Office is handling as a homicide remains a mystery. In a news release,...

RGC man arrested after Border Patrol finds 145 roosters

A Rio Grande City man is facing a charge of cockfighting after Border Patrol agents discovered 145 roosters on a Starr County property. The sheriff’s...

Former RGC mayor to lead La Joya housing authority

LA JOYA — The La Joya Housing Authority board appointed a new permanent executive director Wednesday, selecting former Rio Grande City Mayor Ruben Villarreal...