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Rio Grande City, Texas is located in Starr County. Zip codes in Rio Grande City, TX include 78582. The median home price in Rio Grande City is $127,500. More Rio Grande City information.

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Sunday Aug 24 |

Texas Border Bust: Cash, Weapons and Grenades Seized

Border Patrol agents seized more than $650,000 in cash that had been left behind near the Rio Grande River that separates Texas from Mexico.


Tue Aug 19, 2014

New York Daily News

Hand grenades increasingly used by Mexican cartels

Mexican drug cartels increasingly use grenades as terrorist weapons to protect narcotics shipments, authorities say.


Thu Aug 14, 2014


Texas Trooper Struck By Car Door As Driver Speeds Off

A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper was injured when the open door of a vehicle whose driver was speeding off struck him.


KGNS-TV Laredo

Rio Grande Valley mayor welcomes National Guard Troops

Rio Grande City Mayor Ruben Villarreal doesn't mince words when it comes to the specter of National Guard troops soon descending upon his city as part of a controversial state-based border security initiative.


Wed Aug 13, 2014

CBS News

Perry politicizes border security, as crossings decrease

On Wednesday, Texas Governor Rick Perry visited National Guard troops who will soon beef up patrols along the border with Mexico.


Fri Aug 08, 2014

Progress Times

Free, expanded STC Jag Express service begins Aug. 18

One of the biggest obstacles Rio Grande Valley college students face when they try to continue their education is transportation.


Mon Aug 04, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

Sheriff's office: 3 dead in South Texas shooting

The Starr County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of gunfire Sunday morning at a rural home near Rio Grande City.


Sun Aug 03, 2014

...Grenade Found Near Scene of Shooting Along Border

Starr County investigators continue to work the scene of a shooting where a grenade was found in an area just west of Rio Grande City along the Texas-Mexico border.


Thu Jul 31, 2014

USA Today

National Guard at border gets mixed reviews in Texas

RIO GRANDE CITY, Tex. - Soon, teams of camouflaged, gun-toting troops will patrol this small, peaceful border city, flying helicopters overhead and monitoring the comings and goings of its citizens.



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