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Hidalgo County law enforcement to crack down on Labor Day drunk driving

Too many lives have been lost on state and local roads due to intoxicated drivers.

As Edinburg sees surge in DWIs, officials urge public not to drink and drive

EDINBURG — As of July, Edinburg police have made 225 DWI arrests this year.

DWIs over Fourth of July weekend frustrate Valley DAs’ efforts

At 4:26 a.m. Sunday, a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper came across a dead body lying on the west side of Alamo Road in Edinburg, and was informed that a suspect may be in custody.

Valley law enforcement agencies launch campaigns targeting drunk driving

With the Fourth of July right around the corner local law enforcement authorities across the Rio Grande Valley are partnering in campaigns aimed to curb drunk driving together with the Texas Department of Transportation.

$205 million in state funding for two hospital facilities heading to Valley

Legislation aimed at expanding capacity for mental health services statewide signed by Gov. Greg Abbott earlier this month allocates $205 million to construct two new medical facilities in the Rio Grande Valley.

Parade of purple colors elder abuse awareness efforts in Edinburg

EDINBURG — Just before 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, the elderly clients of Guardian Angel Adult Day Care began to make their way outside the facility and into the parking lot.

Photo Gallery: Parade of purple colors elder abuse awareness efforts in Edinburg

EDINBURG — Hidalgo County District Attorney Toribio "Terry" Palacios hosted the annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Parade here Wednesday.

Hidalgo Co. agencies hosting free events to highlight Elder Abuse Prevention Awareness month

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services is highlighting three free public events happening in Hidalgo County this week to promote the June Elder Abuse Prevention Awareness month.

Hidalgo County DA, local law enforcement working to better understand mental health

MISSION — Local law enforcement leaders gathered at the Mission Events Center Thursday morning to partake in a workshop aimed at addressing mental health needs throughout Hidalgo County.

Former Mercedes coach facing sex charges gets deferred adjudication

Former Mercedes middle school coach David Bryan Reyes pleaded guilty Thursday to sexual assault of a child and improper relationship between an educator and a student, landing him deferred adjudication and 10 years of probation.