Category: Local News

Affordable Care Premium Plans By County Now Available

For those of you shopping for a healthcare plan under the Affordable Care Act, premium plans specifically for counties across the valley, have been made available. According to Congressman Henry Cuellar’s office, plans are priced partly on geographic location. The table shows premiums for a range of scenarios for individuals, families, couples, and single children. To check out your area go to WWW.HEALTHCARE.GOV/HEALTH-PLAN-INFORMATION.COM. The prices do not include tax credits many people will qualify for, which will reduce their out-of-pocket...

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Family Wakes up to Gunshots for the Second Time

The place we rest our heads at night should be a location where we feel safe, but for an Alamo family, the situation is the exact opposite. Isa Alvarado and his family woke up to the sounds of loud gun shots around 4 a.m. this morning, he says it’s not the first time someone has drove by and fired at his residence, Isa who resides in Alamo off of Palm Harbor and Tower. Illustrates the first and second time he and his family of 12 have been victims of gun violence, the family which has been living there for...

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Mother Arrested after Leaving Kids at Home While at a Party

A woman decides to go to a party and leave her five kids behind in a home with no electricity, she is now in jail. Brownsville police arrested 34-year-old Teresa Guevara on five counts of child abandonment early this morning. The children, whose ages range between 2 and 13 were found at a home on the 2700 block of Granada Drive with no parental supervision. The children are now with...

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Federal Authorities Turn in Two Men Involved in Slaying to Mexican Authorities

Federal authorities arrested two men who were hiding in Edinburg from authorities in Mexico who sought them on murder charges in the slaying of a 15-year-old during a carjacking. Humberto Villaseñor Soto and Osvaldo de la Paz Soto were wanted by Michoacan state police for the murder of 15-year-old Alan Milián Garcia, who was gunned down January 24 outside his home in Morelia,...

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