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Music, food, lucha: McAllen’s MXLAN 2024 to pack cultural punch

MXLAN is returning more colorful, vibrant and festive than before with musical guests performing in what has been officially dubbed the Pepsi Music Stage.

Valley cities, aid groups get more migrant funding

Several Rio Grande Valley cities and humanitarian aid groups will soon receive millions in additional federal funding to help pay for providing humanitarian services to undocumented migrants.

Former Valley editor exposed national scandal; invented parking meter

A century ago, a remarkable editor blew the lid off the Teapot Dome affair. He would go on to lead the Lower Rio Grande Valley newspapers.

Former Hidalgo County detention officers punched inmates in three incidents

Two former Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office detention officers are accused of attacking inmates who posed no threat on three separate, unrelated occasions this year.

HHSC reimbursement reduction could cost McAllen ISD $961,000

McALLEN — The school board held its fourth budget workshop Monday with an update on a budget reduction plan to deal with the district’s ongoing deficit that has been reduced to $10.3 million from the initial $14 million.

Hidalgo County settles lawsuit with family of man who died after pandemic arrest

A McAllen federal judge on Friday afternoon signed off on a confidential settlement between Hidalgo County, four deputies, two nurses and the family of a 22-year-old man who died after suffering a severe neck injury over an Easter weekend 2020 arrest for allegedly violating a local COVID-19 emergency order and public intoxication.

Comic Con bringing Cary Elwes, Corey Feldman, Chuck Norris to RGV

Inconceivable! And yes, we do know what that word means.

New tech highlights Driscoll’s $100M, 8-floor children’s hospital in RGV

EDINBURG — Two-and-a-half years after breaking ground and after what seems like an eternity for residents who have waited for a children's hospital that they don't have to drive out of the Rio Grande Valley for certain care, Driscoll is now preparing to open its doors here with much in store leading up to its May opening.

McAllen-based Lone Star National Bank earns high ranking from S&P

Lone Star National Bank has been named a top performing bank in the S&P Global Market Intelligence Top 50 Community Banks with assets of $3-10 billion.

‘Sexually deviant’ McAllen businessman gets 16 years for coercing a child

A 62-year-old McAllen businessman on Thursday was sentenced to a little more than 16 years in prison for coercing a minor to create child sexual abuse material.