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Former UTRGV student president exemplifies giving power to the people

Growing up in an immigrant community, Denisce Palacios learned to always give a helping hand and she now carries that same love and passion through her journeys.

Former BISD trustee files appeal from prison while serving bribery sentence

Sylvia P. Atkinson, the former Brownsville Independent School District board vice president serving a 6 1/2-year federal sentence for conspiracy, extortion and bribery, has filed an appeal from prison asking a judge to vacate, set aside or correct her sentence.

No. 2 San Benito steamrolls Edinburg High, closes out non-district undefeated

EDINBURG — Six different players found the end zone for San Benito and the defense held Edinburg High to just 159 total yards, as...

6A Football Notebook: Future UTRGV QB takes field against Harlingen High

Laredo United’s Atzel Chavez is no stranger to the Rio Grande Valley. He recalls trips to the RGV with his family to visit South Padre...

Brownsville man fatally shoots stepson, flees to Mexico

Brownsville police are looking for a 74-year-old man who is accused of gunning down his 51-year-old stepson over a monetary dispute.

Brownsville ISD’s Ortiz Elementary recognized as National Blue Ribbon School

Solomon P. Ortiz Elementary School in Brownsville is among 29 schools in Texas and 353 across the country being recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as National Blue Ribbon Schools.

Mobile exhibit gives crash course in RGV civil rights history

EDINBURG — The history of progress in the Rio Grande Valley is now on display for all to see and learn.

Bechtel donates $30K worth of state-of-the-art tools to Brownsville school district programs

The Bechtel Corporation began rolling out a partnership with the Brownsville Independent School District on Tuesday by donating $30,000 in state-of-the-art hand, technical and construction tools to BISD’s Career and Technical Education and Adult Continuing Education programs.

SpaceX may have to wait for second orbital launch attempt at Boca Chica Beach

The Federal Aviation Administration says it should be finished with the safety review for SpaceX’s application for a second Starship orbital launch license by the end of October.