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Austin nonprofit leads discussion on Valley children in poverty

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EDINBURG — The rate of children in the Rio Grande Valley who live in poverty is nearly double that of the state’s average, according...

Bringing 515 jobs to town: City’s largest industrial project to break ground

HARLINGEN — The City of Harlingen and Cardone Industries Inc. announced yesterday the company will construct a major new distribution center in the city’s...

UTRGV panel discusses sexual harassment

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BROWNSVILLE — Allegations of sexual harassment against powerful men in media, politics and business are populating social media networks and creating headlines at a...

Mission seniors among first Longhorn Scholarship Surprise recipients

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MISSION — High school senior Alejandro Martinez was weary of his family receiving an uncommon visit the morning after Thanksgiving when he saw his...

HIV cases in Valley grow by 100 over six years

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The number of HIV cases in the Rio Grande Valley has grown by about 100 people within the last six years, according to data...

Salazar tosses hat in ring for county treasurer

EDINBURG — A local insurance owner will vie for the Hidalgo County treasurer’s seat.David Salazar Jr., 38, announced his candidacy in a news release...

Dallas Fed pushes strong U.S.-Mexico relationship during McAllen visit

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McALLEN — As Mexican shoppers have spent less money in Texas in recent years, Robert S. Kaplan urged the state, and country, to not...

Lighting the way: Hidalgo kicks off Festival of Lights with illuminated parade

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HIDALGO — Exclamations of “Look at the lights” could be heard every couple of paces by attendees awed by the displays featured in the...

Records: San Juan man killed woman by running over her with vehicle

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A San Juan man was charged Thursday with the murder of a woman whose body was found on a roadway in McAllen.Lamar Lawson, 25,...

Peñitas pharmacy owner pleads guilty to fraud charges

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McALLEN — The owner of a Peñitas pharmacy who conspired with a former Pharr city commissioner to defraud a health insurance company pleaded guilty...