Edinburg to mull park, animal shelter

EDINBURG — City leaders here have two decisions to consider today that promise to draw big crowds from fierce supporters. One of them involves...

UTRGV Police Chief talks campus security updates

EDINBURG— After a few years filled with many transitions the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Police Department continues to reorganize in order to...

Second man charged in San Carlos man’s death

EDINBURG — Authorities now have a second man in custody accused in connection with a drug deal gone wrong that left one man dead.Hector...

More than 250 people sworn in as U.S. citizens

McALLEN — On Monday Chief U.S. District Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa welcomed into the American family more than 250 people at a naturalization ceremony.Illuminating...

Lucio’s open government bill gains support

BY PAUL COBLERAUSTIN — The Rio Grande Valley’s role in the open government debate during the 85th Texas Legislature just keeps growing — and...

Mission mayor defends events center investment

MISSION — A week after the mayor here publicly criticized county leaders for not asking taxpayers if they want to build a new courthouse,...

Brand’s confidence not enough to overcome voter apathy

McALLEN — The contrasting confidence was clear from the beginning.“If I’m still mayor,” McAllen Mayor Jim Darling said multiple times in the fall when...

Edinburg family ‘keeping the faith’ facing aggressive cancer in 2-year-old son

Adrian “Bubba” Alanis splashed water flowing from a tap at Bannworth Park in Mission on Thursday, soaking his clothes. Mom and dad play with...

Incoming UTRGV School of Medicine dean talks vision and challenges ahead

McALLEN — News about the selection of a new dean for the fledgling University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine broke Thursday...

Public transportation hub coming to Edinburg

EDINBURG — A project, more than a decade in the making, is one big step closer to the finish line.Edinburg city officials have been...