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McAllen Public Utility raises water, sewer rates

McALLEN — Citizens and businesses here can expect higher utility bills after McAllen city leaders recently approved increases for local water and sewer rates.Effective...

J. Balvin releases remix with Beyoncé for hurricane relief, will perform in Hidalgo tonight

Colombian reggaeton star J. Balvin released a remix of his Latin pop hit "Mi Gente" featuring Beyoncé on Thursday. J. Balvin will performance tonight at State Farm...

Feds, Hidalgo County reach settlement on accessibility for voters with disabilities

McALLEN — Access to polls for voters with disabilities is expected to improve thanks to a settlement that was reached between the U.S. Attorney’s...

STC to host financial aid event Nov. 11

South Texas College will hold its fall Super Saturday event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 at its three main campuses...

Investigators identify remains found in septic tank

Investigators with the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office have identified the remains found in a septic tank near Edcouch as a woman who was missing...

Halingen police safely end stand-off with man

HARLINGEN — Police remained outside of an elderly man’s home yesterday for several hours after he made threats to first responders and police.At around...

Pharr woman dead after crash; one man in custody

PHARR — A Hidalgo man faces a manslaughter charge after a crash early Sunday morning left one woman dead.Police said Reynaldo Gomez is expected to...

Julian Castro to launch UTRGV’s Distinguished Speaker Series

EDINBURG — The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will kick off its annual Distinguished Speaker Series on Wednesday with former San Antonio Mayor...

RGV FC Toros use early goal, man advantage to beat San Antonio FC

The RGV FC Toros used a goal by Jose Escalante and a San Antonio FC red card in the first 20 minutes to pick...

50 years ago: Beulah was breaking up over Mexico

Sept. 22, 1967The remnants of Hurricane Beulah were breaking up over the mountains near Monterrey, Mexico. Heavy rains continued in the Rio Grande City...