Maps reveal planned locations for border wall construction in Starr County

Newly obtained documents and maps appear to indicate when and where the government is expected to build about 8 miles of border wall approved...

Lea Peacock steps down as CEO of South Texas Girls Scouts

HARLINGEN — Lea Peacock answered phone calls at the Girls Scouts front office, transferring calls and answering questions about the ongoing Girl Scout cookie...

Democrats seek answers on eminent domain action against Catholic church

Four U.S. senators on Friday sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielson seeking answers on the administration's use of eminent domain...

Valley International Airport not affected by ‘Blue flu’

HARLINGEN — TSA agents inspected baggage and checked passengers entering the flight gates at Valley International Airport like any other day. It looked like all...

Noon Fix: Nearly a dozen Rio Grande Valley schools nominated for national distinction; Hidalgo...

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Woman accused of trying to smuggle toddler into country

A woman is facing federal charges after U.S. Customs and Border Protection determined the 23-month-old child in a stroller she tried to bring into...

Crime in McAllen dropped significantly in 2018

Crime in McAllen dropped significantly in 2018, with violent and property crime decreasing by more than 5 percent. In 2018, murder, robbery and aggravated assault...

Pelosi cancels trip, accuses White House of leak

WASHINGTON — Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is canceling a congressional fact-finding trip to Afghanistan and claiming the White House leaked her plans to fly...

Gymboree heading for bankruptcy again, report says

HARLINGEN — Gymboree brands, the troubled children’s clothing retailer with brands including Janie and Jack and Crazy 8, plans to close all 900 of...

Nearly a dozen Rio Grande Valley schools nominated for national distinction

McALLEN— Some of the youngest students at Sam Houston Elementary cheered at the top of their lungs while waving blue ribbons and throwing their...