EDINBURG — During a failed marijuana smuggling event, a subject becomes combative with a Border Patrol agent.
Hidalgo County Department of Budget and Management Director Sergio Cruz reported on the distribution of CARES Act Relief Funds that will be allocated to six different committees that will spearhead programs related to COVID-19 Relief.
WASHINGTON — Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) and Filemon Vela (TX-34) urged Governor Greg Abbott to immediately assign National Guard forces to the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) to address the spiraling COVID-19 crisis in the region.
PHARR — The Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley is currently performing a mandatory yearly inventory count of product. Inventory is the foundation of operations, planning distributions, and the receiving of food. This process will be conducted over one week to ensure the count is accurate and will enable the Food Bank RGV to more efficiently and effectively serve the community.
RIO GRANDE CITY — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the Rio Grande City Port of Entry recently seized $100,025 in bulk, unreported U.S. currency.