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Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Girl Sentenced to 80 Years in Prison

Posted 10:52 AM 3/25/2019

EDINBURG – The man accused of sexually assaulting a girl has been sentenced.

Francisco Javier Zamarippa, 38, was charged and convicted of sexually assaulting a girl under the age of 10.

He will possibly spend the rest of his life in prison, as he was sentenced to 80 years.

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FAA Announces Flight Restrictions Near SpaceX Boca Chica Launch Site

Posted 9:47 PM 3/24/2019

BOCA CHICA BEACH- Airspace will be restricted near the SpaceX Boca Chica Launch site from Monday March 25 to Wednesday March 27.

The Federal Aviation Administration made the announcement Friday on its website.

No aircraft will be allowed within 1.26 miles of the site.

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Regional Alert Issued for Missing Hidalgo County Woman

Regional Alert Issued for Missing Hidalgo County Woman

Posted 5:16 PM 3/23/2019

HIDALGO COUNTY- An endangered missing person alert is in effect for a 45-year-old woman.

June Jerena Ramon was reported missing from the area of Monte Cristo and Val Verde Road in Edinburg, March 22.

She was last seen March 7 at the Walmart store on West University Drive.


FEMA Releases Additional Personal Information to Contractor

Posted 9:11 PM 3/22/2019 by John Paul Barajas

WESLACO - A federal agency tasked with helping disaster survivors put the information of millions at risk.

The Homeland Security Department’s Office of Inspector General found FEMA wrongly released the personal information of millions of people.

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