Tag: Edinburg

Edinburg unveils long-awaited transit terminal

EDINBURG — A new $6 million transit terminal began operating here Monday, “finally” fulfilling a yearslong dream to revolutionize how people move throughout the...

Edinburg planning virtual parade for Veterans Day

The city of Edinburg announced that it will be honoring its local veterans with a virtual Veterans Day parade in November. The city is holding...

Federal judge orders arbitration in police union lawsuit

A federal judge has ordered the city of Edinburg to arbitrate a breach of contract claim levied by two officers who allege they were...

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...

Edinburg residents accused of robbing 2 gas stations in 30 minutes

Edinburg police arrested two residents on Saturday who they accuse of robbing two gas stations on Closner within just 30 minutes. Police arrested 26-year-old Stephanie...

Crisis nurses, first deployed to New York, now on COVID-19 front lines in the...

By Molly Hennessy-Fiske, The Los Angeles Times EDINBURG - Crisis nurse Catrina Rugar was in full protective gear, checking a ventilated patient at a new COVID-19...

Two men arrested for holding Edinburg woman against her will

Two men remain jailed after Edinburg police allege they held a woman hostage as collateral during a drug deal. Investigators arrested 23-year-old San Juan resident...

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...

Theft probe leads to guns, drugs, money

When Edinburg investigators worked to determine who evaded arrest after leading them in a police chase in a stolen car on April 14, they...

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,...

Tuition hike to impact incoming UTRGV students

EDINBURG — Incoming fall 2020 students at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley can expect to shell out a little more money for...