Pentagon says 2,100 more troops going to US-Mexico border

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon says an additional 2,100 troops will be sent to the U.S.-Mexican border to help with security. Among them are 1,100 active-duty...

Disaster declaration granted to Cameron, Hidalgo, Willacy counties

President Trump today granted a request made by Gov. Abbott to declare three Rio Grande Valley counties as disaster zones following storms which left...

Iron kids: Children to show their powers at triathlon

The best time to get in the fitness habit is in your youth, and that’s why Bicycle World RGV is holding its third annual...

Noon Fix: School board president charged with DWI; EEDC approves grant for accused restaurant...

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New Cinemark concept heading to La Plaza Mall

Something new is coming to La Plaza Mall in 2021: a brand new theater. "Cinemark is excited to bring our new, fresh, dine-in theatre concept...

School board president charged with DWI

SAN BENITO — San Benito school board President Michael Vargas is facing a charge of driving while intoxicated. The Class B misdemeanor stems from an...

McAllen man accused of grabbing woman by throat, punching dog

McAllen police arrested a 34-year-old man Monday for allegedly grabbing his girlfriend by the throat and punching her dog, according to court documents obtained...

PSJA school district seeks input for superintendent search

The Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District is looking for community input during the selection process of a new superintendent. Superintendent Daniel King will retire from...

Weslaco commissioner race headed to runoff

WESLACO — The race to fill the District 4 seat on the Weslaco City Commission continues as none of the four candidates earned the...

Agua SUD board appoints new board president

PALMVIEW — There’s a new board president for the Agua Special Utility District Board of Directors after members voted to reorganize Monday with little...