UPDATED: Patterson’s co-defendant has week to decide on plea deal

This story was updated to include information about Monica Melissa Patterson's transfer to state custody.EDINBURG — Monica Melissa Patterson’s co-defendant will go to trial...

Roma to Japan: Rio Grande Valley native travels the globe in the Navy

HARLINGEN — She was a small-town girl with big dreams, and she followed them, to Okinawa, California, New Orleans, Puerto Rico and beyond.Navy Chief...

Mission CISD students hear from nationally recognized scientist Jack Andraka

MISSION — At only 15 years old Jack Andraka developed a prototype of a sensor that could help detect pancreatic cancer at an early...

Resaca students sing for pelicans’ safety

The brown pelicans of South Padre Island have a bunch of cold-weather friends at ResacaElementary School in Brownsville.One year ago, the students, then fourth-graders,...

Fender Museum future in limbo

SAN BENITO — For nearly 15 years, Freddy Fender’s easy smile has beamed from the top of the City of San Benito’s water tower.SAN...

The final stretch: Kids complete last leg of monthslong marathon

McALLEN — On the east side of the convention center, thousands of youth were seen jogging in place and stretching their limbs Saturday morning...

45-year divide: Anti-abortion marchers, counter protesters voice stances outside clinic

McALLEN — Forty-five years after the Roe v. Wade ruling, abortion access continues to be a contentious issue.On Saturday, the divisions were apparent with...

Villalobos, Wilkins heading for McAllen District 1 runoff election

McALLEN — Javier Villalobos and Timothy Wilkins will head to a runoff election as neither candidate earned more than 50 percent of the vote...

Two Valley districts, county program finalists in H-E-B education awards

McALLEN — Two Rio Grande Valley school districts are among the finalists for the 17th annual H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards, the Texas-based grocery...

Sanchez wins special election for San Juan commission seat

SAN JUAN — A Palmview police officer will fill a vacant city commission seat here after a resounding win Saturday.Lenny Sanchez will fill former...