Congressman takes up plight of deported veterans

DONNA — The Pledge of Allegiance was the first order of business at U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela’s news conference about deported veterans. Despite the...

State funding falls short for UTRGV School of Medicine

EDINBURG — After months of lobbying in Austin by the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine for state funding, state legislators...

Longtime Mission cop suspended after he appears in Facebook live post

MISSION — Could a video of an officer at a family gathering over the Memorial Day weekend lead to his termination?That is yet to...

STC awards scholarships to local students pursuing STEM careers

BY BIANCA MUJICAMcALLEN — Almost $3 million in scholarships has been awarded to graduating area high school students entering careers in science, math, engineering...

Gonzalez, administration seeks NAFTA input from South Texas

McALLEN — U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, is asking stakeholders in South Texas to give input on the modernization of the North American Free...

San Juan men accused in connection with 7-year-old case

PHARR — Police here believe they have at least two men in custody in connection with a 2010 shooting of a convenience store employee.On...

McAllen has new plan to notify code violators

McALLEN — In an effort to increase communication between city hall and residents, the health and code department will start leaving door hangers at...

Weekend rain helps ease dry Valley conditions

HARLINGEN — A cold front’s noisy passage Sunday brought some welcome relief from brutally dry weather in the Rio Grande Valley.HARLINGEN — A cold...

Mission hospital signs acquisition agreement with Prime Healthcare

MISSION — Mission Regional Medical Center has finalized an agreement to be acquired by Prime Healthcare Foundation, according to a news release issued by...

Valley businessmen found guilty of wire fraud

McALLEN — Sentencing for a trio of Valley businessmen is set for this summer after a weeklong trial ended with guilty verdicts.Jurors found both...