Scholars receive NEH grant for historical project on state-led violence on the border

When Sonia Hernández submitted a project proposal to the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) last December, she worried a federal entity might not...

Edinburg council member will vacate seat

EDINBURG — The mayor pro tem here announced Friday morning he will not seek re-election.J.R. Betancourt will vacate his seat at the end of...

McAllen hospital named one of best in cardiology

McALLEN — Three Valley hospitals were named among the best in the country in cardiology and women’s services.McAllen Heart Hospital was recognized as one...

UPDATED: Warrant issued for man who dumped teen’s body

This story was updated Aug. 4 at 12:45 p.m. to reflect Aguilar's correct age.A second suspect has been named in the investigation of a...

Edinburg council member will vacate seat

EDINBURG — The mayor pro tem here announced Friday morning he will not seek re-election.J.R. Betancourt will vacate his seat at the end of his...

Cornyn unveils $15 billion border bill

Sen. John Cornyn on Thursday revealed a $15 billion border-security bill that could enhance technology and staffing along the border and at ports of...

Edinburg votes to extend early polling hours

EDINBURG — The council here agreed to pay the Hidalgo County Elections Administration an additional fee for extending early voting polling hours for the...

SPI Causeway under maintenance next week

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND – Traffic on the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway will be compromised next Monday through Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m....

UTRGV receives federal grant to continue helping migrant students

BROWNSVILLE — A program aimed at helping migrant students get a solid start in college was renewed for the next five years though a...

Border Health Conference to be held here aims to influence policy

EDINBURG — A statewide conference will be held here to discuss disparities, emerging challenges and possible changes to the healthcare act as it pertains...