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Man Dies After Shooting Himself At Point Blank Shooting Range in Pharr

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Pharr PD responded to a 911 call at approximately 12:30 PM today at 407 N. Jackson Rd., the location of Point Blank Sporting Goods in Pharr, a popular shooting range in the Rio Grande Valley, where it was reported that Robert Levrier, Jr., 22, shot himself.

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Woman Charged In Deadly Weslaco DWI Crash Had A Long Rap Sheet

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Daena Nicole Gonzalez, the 27-year-old woman accused of killing 18-year-old Jaime Elias Garcia while drunkenly evading police in Weslaco on Saturday, has a history of run-ins with local law enforcement that includes assaulting a public servant, child abandonment, and making a terroristic threat toward another person.

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Nobody Likes The New Brownsville Mural, Trey

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Taking a break from the quantum continuum of Schrodinger’s box, the City of Brownsville unveiled their newest downtown mural which looks like…well…

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Retired McAllen Memorial Coach Was Set To Take Sexual Harassment Training After Texting Incident

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Former McAllen Memorial football head coach Bill Littleton was set to take sexual harassment re-training following an “unethical” behavioral incident involving a text message exchange with a parent according to a letter released by McAllen ISD sent from Assistant Superintendent Todd Miller to Littleton.
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Here’s the Wack-Ass Rap Video with the Edinburg PD Officer

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Yesterday, we published a polished timeline of the events surrounding the scandal involving Edinburg police chief, Cesar Torres, and one particular event caught our eye.

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Here’s a Better Version of The Monitor’s Timeline of The Edinburg Police Chief Scandal

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Earlier this week, The Monitor’s latest iteration “myrgv.com” posted a timeline of the scandal involving Edinburg Police Chief, Cesar Torres. As with most articles written by the journalists on myrgv.com, it took me all of about 3 minutes to suffer an aneurism. For the sake of clarity and to save the rest of the reading public from losing their minds attempting to make sense of this mess, here’s our version of this juicy, albeit very stupid, scandal.

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Let’s Rate The McAllen City Election Campaign Signs

It’s campaign season in McAllen, which means your eyes get to be polluted by all sorts of campaign signs in hopes of attracting you enough to even, you know, actually give a shit vote. Let’s be real: I don’t think anybody on or running for the McAllen city commission is going to give me the time of day to interview them on their policies, so we’re offering up the next best thing!
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Weslaco Hero Signs “Fuck You” On His Traffic Ticket; Gets Arrested

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Local Weslaco resident and newly christened hero, Gabriel Palomo, spent Saturday night in county after signing “Fuck You” on the traffic ticket he received from Progreso PD.
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The Bench Wire Hater’s Guide To The Valley: Mission

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The Valley is one of a kind when it comes to diversity. From the racist white people, the country-wannabes, the ghetto Hispanics, the snobby Mexicans from Monterrey and the token black person in between. With all that diversity and culture mixing all over, visiting the Valley might be a little overwhelming. Not to worry, tourist: The Bench Wire is here to help.

We took a trip to Mile 5 for some tacos and all we got was a mouthful of disappointment. Welcome To Mission.

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