Officials: Public should start getting flu shots now

It’s hard to think about getting the flu shot when temperatures are in the upper 90s outside, but health officials say members of the...

Rain predicted to continue into next week

BROWNSVILLE — Rain will be sticking around into next week, according to National Weather Service Brownsville, which is good news for dry Rio Grande...

Valley schools urge legislators for more financing

PHARR — In a pitch to state lawmakers on measures they hope to see during the legislative session, local legislators called for a focus...

First troops headed to border

McALLEN — On the eve of a march to commemorate civil rights leader Cesar Chavez, the first National Guard troops were set to arrive...

Respite center overcrowded as McAllen seeks more space

McALLEN — The immigrant respite center in central McAllen was crowded Tuesday with hundreds of immigrants, a result of federal authorities running out of...

Heartbreak, hope resonate for refugees in respite center on Christmas

BY LORENZO ZAZUETA-CASTRO AND DANIEL A. FLORES STAFF WRITERS McALLEN — This is the first Christmas since her youngest daughter was born that she wasn’t going...

Democratic Senate hopeful stumps across Rio Grande Valley

MISSION — The senate candidate climbed onto the back of a John Deere Gator utility vehicle, crossed his legs and soon saw the start...

Hope remains as Gonzalez, bipartisan group meet with Trump on shutdown

Members of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus met with President Trump on Wednesday, a week after he walked out on Speaker Nancy Pelosi and...

South Padre Island man charged with child pornography

A South Padre Island man will appear in federal court today on charges of knowingly possessing and distributing child pornography.The Rio Grande Valley Child...

Edcouch candidate accused of living in Elsa

EDCOUCH — The elections administrator here wrote a strongly worded letter this month, accusing board of aldermen candidate Joel Segura of living outside city...