Noon Fix: Charges brought in officer’s shooting; Valley jobless rates; Marc Anthony, George Lopez in RGV
A 25-year-old man has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and manslaughter, charges which stem from the shooting of an off-duty police officer who lost her unborn child in the incident.
Jesus Abides Campos was arraigned Sunday in McAllen’s Municipal Court on the first and second degree felony charges. His bond has been set at $350,000.
The unemployment rates for the Valley’s two metropolitan statistical areas showed sharp rises for June, but still remain under the numbers of one year ago.
The Texas Workforce Commission report shows the Brownsville-Harlingen MSA with a 6.9 percent jobless rate, up from 6.0 percent for May. Last June it was 7.5 percent.
Singer Marc Anthony and comedian George Lopez will return to the Rio Grande Valley this fall as the new Bert Ogden Arena kicks off its inaugural season.
Anthony’s Legacy Tour dates were announced Monday, which included cities across the United States and in Puerto Rico. Presale starts July 26 and general sale begins July 27 for his Nov. 10 performance at the arena.