PSJA ISD votes overwhelmingly against charter-like move

PHARR — After a few weeks of presentations, indecision and complaints of lack of information, seven out of 42 Pharr-San Juan-Alamo school district campuses...

Oil, fuel exports impact the port

An increase in U.S. oil exports and foreign demand for domestically refined gasoline and diesel is driving new development at the Port of Brownsville.An...

Valley Sears, Kmart stores spared from latest closings

HARLINGEN — Struggling Sears Holdings Inc. Thursday announced the impending closings of 63 of its Sears and Kmart stores, on top of the 166...

State Senate hearing yields testimonials on affordable housing

PHARR — A committee of Texas state senators fielded testimony Thursday from leaders in the Rio Grande Valley, and across Texas, in hopes of...

Ex-bailiff pleads not guilty to federal charges

McALLEN — The former Hidalgo County bailiff accused of forging a federal judge’s signature formally pleaded not guilty to multiple federal charges Wednesday, court...

2017 Monte Alto death ruled a homicide

The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to close a homicide investigation that has been open since February 2017, when...

Dems hold mixer for 93rd District Court candidates

The Hidalgo County Democratic Party held a private mixer Thursday night for 2018-2020 precinct chairs and attorneys vying for the party’s nomination for the 93rd...

Metro McAllen launches mobile app

McALLEN — The city’s metro bus system launched its first mobile app Wednesday, an effort to improve rider accessibility and keep Metro McAllen on...

Video of man shot with Taser in Harlingen receives thousands of view

HARLINGEN — A man who was slapping cars in the middle of traffic as they zipped by him was later arrested after police used...

IDEA students meet with school’s college partner

WESLACO — As IDEA Public Schools gets its footing in higher education, Southern New Hampshire University President Paul LeBlanc visited the campus to talk...