McAllen commission tussles over Comfort House funding

McALLEN — The nearly two-year-old intra-commission conflict over the city’s support for Comfort House, the nonprofit, short-term facility for terminally ill patients, swelled Wednesday...

Man charged with murder after livestreaming confession

EDINBURG — A man who authorities said livestreamed a confession to Facebook was charged Wednesday with capital murder in the shooting deaths of his...

U.S. Border Patrol to hold recruiting event

The Rio Grande Valley Sector of the U.S. Border Patrol will hold a recruiting event Saturday at the Sector Headquarters in Edinburg.The Rio Grande...

UTRGV’s latest grant may be boon to local business

EDINBURG — Local technology-based research and entrepreneurship could be getting a boost thanks to a federal grant awarded to the University of Texas Rio...

City considering one-time bonus for employees

McALLEN — After three years of city employees receiving no pay increase, a one-time pay bump was recommended Tuesday and it is now up...

IBWC announcement of restrictions comes as border wall plans advance for Valley

PHARR — Be careful next time you decide to run along the levees as they are now off limits.That news coming Tuesday from officials...

San Juan official announces candidacy for county treasurer

SAN JUAN — City Commissioner Raudel “Raudy” Maldonado announced Tuesday he will run for Hidalgo County Treasurer in the March 2018 primary as a...

UPDATED: Four suspects charged in June murder in McAllen, police looking for fifth suspect

UPDATED with new information Aug. 8 at 10:15 a.m.This post was corrected to reflect that the McAllen Police Department news release did not list...

Franklin could impact local weather

HARLINGEN — Tropical Storm Franklin should pass across the Yucatan Peninsula and re-invigorate itself in the Bay of Campeche as a hurricane.So far, weather...

Peñitas approves five-cent tax increase

This post has been corrected to reflect the city would bring in approximately $100,000 less annually with the same tax rate.PEÑITAS — Residents should...