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UTRGV to research HIV drug

EDINBURG — The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley received nearly half-a-million-dollars to research and develop a new anti-HIV drug using nanotechnology that could...

Feds pick cut-and-dredge option to improve flood flows

HARLINGEN — A long-awaited proposal to improve the Arroyo Colorado to lessen flooding in the city is moving forward with the most aggressive option. The...

Altamira man sentenced to 39 months for arms smuggling

McALLEN — A male Mexican national will serve more than three years in prison for his role in a firearms conspiracy.On Friday U.S. District...

O’Rourke’s RGV strategy aims to connect with voters

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McALLEN — Wearing a local high school baseball cap, Democratic Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke delivered a 20-minute speech before fielding questions Wednesday at the...

Meth found during traffic stop gets Edinburg man 3 years

A traffic stop in Pharr resulted in a three-year prison sentence for an Edinburg man, records show. Last May, a Pharr police officer pulled over...

County confirms more virus cases

Cameron County officials late Thursday confirmed three new cases of COVID-19, novel coronavirus in the county. The cases include a 27-year-old man from Brownsville, a...

Decision Day: Voters go to polls today in city, school elections

HARLINGEN — Amid upswings in early voting turnouts across the area, voters go to the polls today as incumbents fight for their seats in...

Ex-CBP officer sentenced in federal smuggling attempt

McALLEN — A now former U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer was sentenced to two years in federal prison for his role in an...

McAllen ISD’s life skills program hones in on basics

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McALLEN — A recently launched program at McAllen Independent School District is helping dozens of local students master basic life skills. Created by McAllen ISD...

Long lines for COVID-19 vaccines in Los Fresnos

A foggy field turned into a massive parking lot Thursday morning as hundreds, if not thousands, waited in line for their COVID-19 vaccination. The Cameron...
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