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New connector opens Saturday on Pharr interchange

Beginning Saturday evening, the I-2 and 1-69C Pharr interchange will be closed and drivers will be directed onto a new connector, DC4, Texas Department of Transportation officials said Friday.

High school speech, debate students take home awards

HARLINGEN — A couple of weeks ago, several extraordinary students put Gutierrez and Vela middle schools on the map.

Raptor will help reunify students, parents

HARLINGEN – The Sandy Hook and Uvalde shootings have set off the most visceral of emotions for parents everywhere.

McAllen abortion clinic shuts down as abortions cease throughout Texas

The one clinic that provided abortion services in the Rio Grande Valley ceased providing abortions on Friday following the Supreme Court ruling overturning abortion...

Police seeking information about pedestrian killed in Harlingen

The Harlingen Police Department is seeking the public’s help with information about a fatal auto-pedestrian accident that occurred Thursday afternoon.

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

By MARK SHERMAN | Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50...

Third in the World: Casas picks up bronze in 200 backstroke finals

In the fastest race in the world this year, McAllen’s Shaine Casas captured a bronze medal for Team USA during the 19th FINA World Swimming Championships on Thursday in Budapest.

Macmanus receives Hirst scholarship

Former longtime Harlingen High tennis coach Jerry Hirst died last March, but his spirit continues to live on at Harlingen High. A scholarship in his name, maintained by his family, exemplifies his legacy.

Former CBP employee who struck migrant gets probation, no jail time

A Brownsville man who struck an immigrant teen while working for Customs and Border Protection will not be facing jail time but was instead sentenced Thursday to home confinement followed by a long probation.