FEMA disaster center opens in McAllen

McALLEN — The Old Church Winery is now filled with emergency disaster experts.A month after the region was smacked by storms that resulted in...

Congressmen want more Spanish-speaking FEMA workers in RGV

Rio Grande Valley congressmen asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator Wednesday to send more Spanish-speaking workers to the area.U.S. Reps. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville,...

Off-duty McAllen police officer in critical condition after shooting

McALLEN — A pregnant police officer is in critical condition after being shot here by a man described as her live-in partner early Friday...

Asylum-seeker reunited with 5-year-old son in Brownsville

Leaning against a white pillar in the lobby of the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport, 24-year-old Dunia gazed beyond the bustling line of...

Sharyland grad Abraham Ancer likely to miss cut at British Open

Former Sharyland golf standout Abraham Ancer shot a 7-over par 78 on Friday in the British Open.His two-day total of 149 will likely not...

ICE contract brings Willacy jobs

RAYMONDVILLE — Buses carrying the first detainees are arriving at a new 1,000-bed detention center.Earlier this week, owner Management and Training Corp. signed a...

McAllen looking to boost event, sports tourism with new baseball complex

McALLEN — The city has long wanted to be a destination. Keeping visitors in town for extended stretches has always been the challenge. And...

Six Valley education entities receive TEA’s Community Learning grants

McALLEN — The Texas Education Agency announced the 51 latest recipients of the 21st Century Community Learning Grants and six Rio Grande Valley institutions...

Former Mission city attorney to preside over Mission election contest

The lawsuit filed by former Mayor Norberto “Beto” Salinas against current Mayor Armando O’Caña will be heard by a judge with connections to the...

‘Zero tolerance’ placing strain on South Texas county jails

EDINBURG — Inmate overflow at the Hidalgo County jail prompted the signing of a memorandum of understanding Tuesday between the sheriff’s office here and...