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McAllen, Texas is located in Hidalgo County. Zip codes in McAllen, TX include 78503, 78502, and 78505. The median home price in McAllen is $175,000 which is roughly $73/per square foot. More McAllen information.

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Local news for McAllen, TX continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

7 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Drug smuggler tied to sheriff pleads guilty

A drug smuggler whose campaign contributions led to the recent resignation and federal conviction of a South Texas sheriff has pleaded guilty in McAllen to federal drug trafficking and money-laundering charges.

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12 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

S. Texas architect pleads guilty in bribery scheme

A South Texas architect has pleaded guilty in Houston to a federal conspiracy charge for paying bribes to elected officials in order to win contracts with school districts.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

KGNS-TV Laredo

Is McAllen the most unsafe city in America?

Less than half, 48.5 percent, of people in McAllen said they would feel safe walking alone at night.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Business Wire

Fitch Affirms Hidalgo County, Texas' L-T Bonds and COs at 'AA-'; Outlook Revised to Stable

The limited tax bonds and COs are secured by a continuing direct annual property tax levy, limited to $0.80 per $100 taxable assessed valuation .

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Grits for Breakfast

Hidalgo Sheriff, associates plead guilty to money laundering, bribery related to drug trafficker

Reported the Texas Tribune last week : "Former Hidalgo County Sheriff Guadalupe 'Lupe' TreviAħo, a nine-year veteran of the office and a fixture of the region's Democratic Party, pleaded guilty on Monday to federal charges of money laundering.

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Improbable Research

The evasive shareholder meeting manoeuvre

"When companies move their annual meetings a great distance from headquarters, they tend to announce disappointing earnings results and experience pronounced stock market underperformance in the months after the meeting.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Mail on Sunday

'I paid $7,000 to a smuggler': 200 immigrants hoping for a new life ...

Is THIS the America's newest top-secret spy plane? Clearest picture yet of mystery aircraft spotted flying over Kansas just weeks after being seen in Texas Girl, 17, accused of murdering a police officer before going on high-speed chase SMILES in court as her attorney claims boyfriend forced her to take part EXCLUSIVE: NBC tragedy as FIVE of the 13 ... (more)

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Progress Times

Shary Road lanes closed at Expressway 83

Current Conditions: Cloudy, 72 F Forecast: Fri - Partly Cloudy. High: 78 Low: 60 Sat - Partly Cloudy.

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Sunherald.com

US arrests about 80 immigrants at Texas camp

Everado Sanchez from Honduras, an immigrant suspected of being in the country illegally, waits with other immigrants after U.S. Border Patrol agents detained about 75 immigrants who'd been living in hut for several days in a brushy area Thursday April 17, 2014 near North 10 St. and Sprague St. in McAllen, Texas.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Alabama Live

Murderer gets last-minute pardon at the gallows in Today in Pictures

Samereh Alinejad and her husband Abdolghani remove the noose from the neck of blindfolded Bilal who was convicted of murdering their son Abdollah in the northern city of Nour, Iran.

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Alice24-7.com

Text, drive, get a ticket - or worse

On Thursday, the Alice City Council voted unanimously to approve an ordinance banning residents from using electronic communication devices while operating a vehicle.

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KUT-FM Austin

Federal Judge Expects Texas Abortion Lawsuit to Reach Supreme Court

A lawsuit challenging a requirement that Texas abortion doctors receive admitting privileges at nearby hospitals is moving forward, but only as it applies to certain doctors in El Paso and McAllen.

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KGNS-TV Laredo

Border corruption back in focus after guilty plea

For a region trying to salvage its reputation after being labeled a hotbed of public corruption, the news in Hidalgo County this week wasn't good.

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Packer

Markets for smaller limes weaken slightly

"Prices are starting to weaken a little," Cliff Wiebusch, sales manager of McAllen, Texas-based Val Verde Vegetable Co., said April 16. On April 15, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported a price of $40 for 40-pound boxes of Mexican limes 275s.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Residents of Texas Border City - Least Likely to Feel Safe' Walking at NightCNS

Residents of McAllen, Texas, which is on the Mexican border, are the least likely in the United States to feel safe walking alone at night, according to new Gallup poll.

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The Family Badge

For the Southern District Of "The Great State of Texas"

The U.S. Marshals Service employs 3,829 Deputy U.S. Marshals nationwide and in foreign field offices.

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The Family Badge

Criminal history includes burglary, assault, DWI and aggravated robbery

The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding the public that the reward for Juan Carlos Pena, 49, has increased to up to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of April.

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KYTX-TV News

Reward Now $13,000 for Sex Offender From Spring

The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding the public that the reward for Juan Carlos Pena, 49, has increased to up to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of April.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Donna ISD campus secretary named to National Education Association...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 16--DONNA -- A Donna school district employee has been named to the National Education Association's Board of Directors, according to a Tuesday news release from the Texas State Teachers Association.

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Breitbart.com

Texas Border Sheriff Admits Accepting Cash from Narco-Trafficker

Lupe Trevino, the former sheriff of Hidalgo County in south Texas, pled guilty to money laundering on April 14, according to local reports.

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