Tag: Harlingen

Fashion on the Road: Local boutique makes home visits

There’s a better option now to shopping for an outfit – and it comes on wheels. Quelle Boutique owner Kelly Sanchez, along with her daughter Ellie, is bringing clothes to customers in their new “mobile boutique”. In a way to adapt to the new normal, Sanchez thought of a way to take clothes to customers without putting them and other clients in danger. Read the full story at themonitor.com

$500,000 bond for man charged in double fatality

A Harlingen man is accused of being drunk when he slammed his truck into an SUV and killed two women Monday night, police said. The accident happened at 11 p.m. Monday, June 13, at the intersection of Tyler Avenue and Eye Street. Read the full story at themonitor.com

Police: Nephew charged with murder in death of attorney Ernesto Gonzales

Harlingen Police say they arrested a nephew of missing attorney Ernesto Gonzales and charged him with murder. During a news conference, police said on Tuesday they executed a search warrant on property owned by Salomon Campos Jr., on Kansas City Road in La Feria. During their search investigators say they found human remains that have since been positively identified with dental records as those of Gonzales. Read the full story at themonitor.com

Teller shot during Harlingen bank robbery; suspect in custody

Police say a bank robber who fled on a bicycle is in custody accused of shooting a bank teller Friday morning. Harlingen Police say the armed gunman, who was wearing a mask, entered Texas Regional Bank at 2019 S. Business 77 at 9:45 a.m. They say he showed a gun and then shot a teller. Read the full story at themonitor.com

Human remains found are suspected to be of missing Harlingen attorney

Police are investigating to determine whether human remains found in La Feria are those of missing Harlingen attorney Ernesto Gonzales. The Harlingen Police Department posted a press release on Wednesday regarding a search warrant received Tuesday by the Harlingen Police Major Crimes Unit and Texas Rangers for a property along Kansas City Road in La Feria. Read the full story at themonitor.com

18 Cameron County employees test positive for COVID-19

Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. on Friday reported 18 county employees have tested positive for the coronavirus. The employees work at various county...

Second phase: Restaurants prepare to reopen at 50% customer capacity

HARLINGEN — Like Paulo Ochoa’s restaurant, some businesses are making preparations to reopen at 50-percent customer capacity after Gov. Greg Abbott set Friday as...

CARES Act aims $20 million at Valley International Airport

HARLINGEN — Valley International Airport anticipates a $20 million financial boost from Washington to help it weather travel turbulence and the subsequent financial downturn...

Boswell declares state of disaster

HARLINGEN — Mayor Chris Boswell on Tuesday declared a state of disaster stemming from the outbreak of coronavirus. Boswell joined several Rio Grande Valley mayors...

Schools extend Spring Break over coronavirus

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic school officials in Cameron and Willacy counties have decided to extend Spring Break vacation one more week for...