HOUSTON (AP) — States fighting President Barack Obama's plan to spare millions of immigrants from deportation say they agree with a Texas judge who has temporarily blocked the president's action.
EDINBURG — The Hidalgo County sheriff’s office and officials with the Hidalgo County District Clerk’s office are warning residents of a phone scam that attempts to extort money from its victims.
McALLEN — U.S. Rep. Ruben Hinojosa said Tuesday that he hopes to serve two more terms in office.
The Denny’s Mission location is set to unveil its renovations Wednesday.
A Weslaco woman faces manslaughter charges in Oklahoma after police said she drove the wrong way Sunday down an interstate ramp.
McALLEN — A recent officer-involved shooting and assault in the city’s entertainment district has reignited the ongoing battle of keeping the area open for business.
MISSION — Dozens of colorful plastic racecars zipped around a cement floor track inside the shed of a hobby track Monday night as several enthusiasts maneuvered radio controllers and leaned as cars hugged the curves.
McALLEN — As early voting ends today, the last campaign finance reports before Saturday’s election revealed that most candidates vying for four seats on the McAllen school board had a steady flow of contributions and spending.
It’s springtime in the Lower Rio Grande Valley and baby owls are littering the ground like anacahuita blossoms, or close to it.
McALLEN — Don Crowe was shocked when he heard about the city’s new parking ordinance.
McALLEN — Three times per week, Noelia Reyes accompanies her 5-year-old daughter Ashley Salas to her school’s library to choose a book. The pre-K student is known for her love of Clifford the Big Red Dog books, and Reyes said she’s willing to read the entire collection to instill the love of reading in her child.
PHARR — The two slates running for four City Commission spots did not slow down spending as the May 9 election nears and are paying for some of those expenses with loans.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Mexican national Friday at the Hidalgo Port of Entry after he attempted to smuggle over 60 pounds of cocaine into the country, authorities say.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has seized in separate incidents two Mexican boats that were caught illegally fishing off the Gulf Coast waters of South Texas.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers are getting a taste of the religious objections issue that sparked uproar elsewhere — with some supporters arguing that church freedoms must be protected, but others openly decrying gay marriage.
Several Donna schools had to close Monday after a water line break shut off water to more than half the schools in the district, officials say.
RAYMONDVILLE — The tent-city prison’s operator has insurance to cover at least some of Willacy County’s revenue losses that stem from the prison’s closure following an inmate uprising that destroyed much of the facility more than two months ago, County Judge Aurelio Guerra said.
MERCEDES — It was only a matter of time.
PORT ARANSAS, Texas (AP) — Corpus Christi’s police chief has died in a single-vehicle accident in Port Aransas.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former technology executive Carly Fiorina announced she’s running for president, and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson was set to launch his bid as well on Monday, as the Republican field of hopefuls expands once more. Both Fiorina and Carson have the potential to help the GOP win over a more diverse group of supporters in 2016.
HARLINGEN — The community now has a place to retire worn American flags thanks to the vision and hard work of a Marine Military Academy cadet.
A daylong symposium on historic preservation in Brownsville and the Rio Grande Valley drew more than 100 people to the Texas Southmost College ITEC Center on Friday.
EDINBURG — The city’s biggest Hispanic cultural celebration took place this weekend outside City Hall where nearly 4,000 people enjoyed a real taste of Mexico and commemorated the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.
MONTE ALTO — Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office now leads the investigation of two men found dead inside a burned vehicle parked near Delta Lake Friday night.
They may only be as thin as two strands of fishing line. But for the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, two tiny fibers are poised to transmit all the information flowing between its campuses.
McALLEN — Officers opened fire on a vehicle that hit a patrol car while the driver tried to flee from the city’s bar district early Sunday morning, police say.
RIO GRANDE CITY — What do you get when a lawyer, a therapist and a felon walk into City Hall?
BROWNSVILLE — Federal government attorneys again apologized to a U.S. district judge Friday, regretting the misunderstanding that resulted from their statements regarding the dates when immigrants without legal status would begin to participate in President Obama’s immigration programs.
WESLACO — For decades, three separate Metropolitan Planning Organizations have been in charge of strategizing and capturing state and federal money to invest in the Rio Grande Valley’s infrastructure.
McALLEN — Attempting to spur development in its urban core, the city is considering offering tax incentives to private residents and commercial investors to encourage development on empty lots.
McALLEN — As part of National Small Business Week, one area nonprofit is hoping to encourage entrepreneurs wanting to start companies within city limits with a unique deal — zero percent interest.
McALLEN — The man, in a florescent orange vest and a hard hat, lifted the gray bin to eye level and set it down on the moving conveyor belt.
WESLACO — City commissioners approved creating a corporal position and the purchase of two Harley Davidson motorcycles to help bolster the city’s police department.
CHICAGO — One thing’s for sure, there’s a lot of money to be made on Saturday’s so-called fight of the century between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. But for bar and restaurant owners hosting viewing parties, not so much.
MONTE ALTO — FBI agents asked for the public's help after two men were found dead inside a burning vehicle Friday evening near Delta Lake.
McALLEN — Candidates continued to raise and spend thousands in the weeks leading up to McAllen City Commission runoff for District 1.
PHARR — Challengers vying for control of Pharr’s city commission Friday accused their opponents of breaking the law by taking thousands of dollars in cash and failing to disclose enough information on its campaign finance reports.
McALLEN — For Allison Agundis, the idea of the food chain was not an easy subject to understand while reading about it.
DONNA — A San Juan man died after he lost control of his motorcycle early Friday morning, according to A Texas Department of Public Safety news release.
SAN JUAN — A Pharr man missing for over a week has been identified as a body found Wednesday afternoon in a canal.
NEAR ELSA — An Edinburg woman and her daughter died when a pickup truck slammed into her car after she failed to stop at an intersection Thursday night.
Police identified the body of a man found Wednesday night in a wooded area near the Palm View Golf Course and have ordered an autopsy to help identify a possible cause of death.
GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) - Authorities in western Mexico are asking people not to leave their homes as they try to turn vehicles that were set on fire and blocked several streets in Guadalajara, the second largest city in the country.
As a wave of deadly canine parvovirus appears to be spreading across the Rio Grande Valley, officials say it’s just the latest round of the disease that mainly affects unvaccinated puppies.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s top prosecutor announced criminal charges Friday against all six officers suspended after a man suffered a fatal spinal injury in police custody, saying “no one is above the law.”
RAYMONDVILLE — Willacy County commissioners Thursday threw their support behind a prison operator’s attempt to win a federal contract to hold inmates at the tent-city prison more than two months after an uprising damaged much of the facility.
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — A Nigerian man who federal prosecutors say portrayed himself as a “witch doctor” has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for collecting hundreds of thousands of dollars from cocaine traffickers looking to get his supernatural protection from authorities.
McALLEN — In his first official visit to the Rio Grande Valley, FBI Director James Comey highlighted Thursday the agency’s efforts with its new anti-corruption task force after a local unit was propped up to investigate government officials late last year.
MISSION — Police arrested a bar employee Wednesday after officers said they saw her paying cash to winners who’d been playing eight-liner machines.