Tag: MCALLEN

New District Judge Is Mcallen High Alumnus

A McAllen high alumnus is now the 92nd state district court judge, starting today. Jaime E. Tijerina was sworn in today and has strong Valley roots, graduating from McAllen High School and receiving a bachelor’s degree from university of Texas Pan-American. Tijerina, an attorney and businessman, also serves as Lieutenant Colonel Judge Advocate Cor, in the Army Reserves. He was appointed by Governor, Rick Perry to fill a term until the end of...

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2nd Suspect Wanted In McAllen Restaurant Shooting

Police are looking for a second suspect wanted in connection to a shooting outside a McAllen restaurant. Authorities are looking for 21-year-old Noel Xavier Gonzalez. He is described with black hair, brown eyes, 5’8” and weighs around 190 lbs. Investigators say he– along with 20-year-old Michael Anthony Hernandez– shot a man at the Kohnami’s Restaurant on the 2000 block of west Nolana. The victim received a non-life threatening injury. Anyone with information is asked to call McAllen Crime Stoppers at (956) 687-TIPS...

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2-Year-Old Boy Killed By Truck In McAllen

Authorities say a tragic accident has claimed the life of a 2-year-old boy in a McAllen neighborhood. According to police, the boy was hit by a pickup truck on the 2700 block of north 30th St. yesterday at around 5 p.m. The child has been identified as 2-year-old Noe Juan Vasquez, III. It’s unclear what caused the devastating events to unfold but an investigation is under way to determine if charges will...

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McAllen Restaurant Shooting Suspect Arrested

MCALLEN – Police have arrested a shooting suspect at a restaurant just before the weekend. 20-year-old Michael Anthony Hernandez is facing several charges, authorities said Friday morning. Hernandez shot another man at the Kohnami restaurant on the 2-thousand block of West Nolana. The victim received a non-life threatening injury....

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McAllen Library Holds Weekly Cancer Support Group

Cancer patients and loved ones seeking a shoulder to lean on can count on a grassroots organization offering a non-conventional way to help. Helping other patients emotionally or “HOPE” is a group of volunteers, cancer patients and cancer survivors who have offered psychological courses every Wednesday for the past 2 years at the McAllen Public Library. The organization is funded by project insight and it supports those battling the disease by an approach that does not involve the use of pharmaceutical drugs. “That’s what we help people do to find their creative strength, their inner strength so they can...

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