Border Patrol reports highest single-day apprehensions since 2014

ABRAM — U.S. Border Patrol is reporting its highest single-day apprehensions in the Rio Grande Valley since 2014, according to an agency news release...

Off and running: Thousands kick off McAllen Kids Marathon’s fifth year

BY J. EDWARD MORENOMcALLEN — Thousands of small running shoes grazed the tracks of McAllen Veterans Memorial Stadium Saturday morning as children prepared for...

Weslaco placing large dumpsters for debris following flood

As Weslaco residents extract carpet and drenched furniture from inside their homes, the city planned to roll out dumpsters for bulky trash.The large dumpsters...

Woman, young boy killed in Donna wreck

Our most-read online story from Wednesday: The preliminary investigation suggests she veered off the road and struck the van head-on when she attempted to overcorrect, traveling into oncoming traffic.

Start me up: Cheap gas prices welcome news for holiday travelers

In Brownsville on Tuesday, a gallon of regular could be had for as little as $1.87. The absolute best price in Texas was $1.61 in San Marcos, while the state average was slightly over $2.00.

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...

Man who left women’s body outside hospital appears in court on unrelated charge

EDINBURG — A man who was arrested after dropping off a woman’s dead body in front of a Mission hospital made his first appearance...

Palmview considering 2.5-cent tax increase

PALMVIEW — A property tax increase of 2.5 cents is being considered by the city, bringing the tax rate to 0.5001.Interim City Manager Leo...

Teen’s death at juvenile center under investigation

EDINBURG — The Texas Juvenile Justice Department said the teen who died Saturday after being found unresponsive Friday at the Evins Regional Juvenile Center...

DOJ awards $800,000 to police departments, nonprofit

The Department of Justice awarded a nonprofit $700,000 to help pay for legal services for victims of human trafficking.The grant for Texas Rio Grande...