Tag: Los Indios
BROWNSVILLE — Tax bills are hitting the mailboxes.
U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez on July 18 sent a letter to U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Director Troy Miller asking him to address what Gonzalez says is an intermittent but recurring issue of excessive wait times at land ports-of-entry in Brownsville.
Twenty elections for cities, school districts and other entities in the Rio Grande Valley have as of Monday drawn more than 20,000 voters over the course of seven days during early voting.
A thunderstorm that ripped through the Rio Grande Valley overnight Friday and into early Saturday morning left tens of thousands without power with no immediate relief in sight, and caused havoc in city streets, residential and business property as a deluge of rain and hail drenched the region.
A 33-year-old Los Indios man is out on bond following his arrest on an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge.
The Department of Justice has charged a dozen people, including the son-in-law of a former Gulf Cartel leader, with extorting at least $27 million from transmigrantes and using threats of violence to include four murders in Mexico to monopolize the border industry.