Tag: Harlingen

Harlingen Shooting Suspect At Large

Harlingen police were called out to Valley Baptist Medical Center in reference to a man being treated for a gunshot wound. The unidentified victim told police he was outside his residence on the 1000 block of W. Hanson St. at around 1am when four to five unknown male subjects approached him. One of the men shot at him twice striking him in the upper left shoulder area. The culprit was described a man with tattoos all over his arms and black & white clover tattoos on his neck. If anyone has any information on this crime, call Harlingen Crime...

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Health Matters: New Valley HIV Test Takes Less Than 1 Min.

Those waiting for the results of an HIV test won’t have to wait more than a minute thanks to the unveiling of a new medical testing program. In honor of National Latino Aids Awareness Day, the Valley AIDS Council or VAC added the INSTI HIV test to its list of available services. The one minute test requires a simple prick of the finger. Other testing methods include a traditional blood test. Results can be produced in as little as 20 minutes or up to 10 days. The procedure has been around for about a year, but VAC is the...

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