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Self-proclaimed Fort Hood soldier arrested after accepting smuggling job through TikTok

A man claiming to be a newly assigned soldier at Fort Hood is facing federal charges after he allegedly accepted a smuggling job through the social media application TikTok.

Push for McAllen ISD tax election fizzles

A push to approve a voter approved tax ratification election at McAllen ISD died with a whimper and some angry feelings Monday.

Two dead in Edinburg crash on I-69; north and south lanes temporarily closed

Edinburg police officers are currently investigating a major crash on I-69 that left two dead, closed lanes and rerouted traffic, the Edinburg Police Department...

Cornyn promotes mental health bill, applauds Pharr PD mental health unit

PHARR — U.S. Sen. John Cornyn visited the Pharr ONE Northside Center Thursday for a roundtable discussion with local law enforcement, mental health providers and city officials.

Tropical wave has 30% chance of development in the next five days

A tropical wave being monitored by the National Hurricane Center now has a 30% possibility of development over the next five days that could bring more rain to the Rio Grande Valley.

Seeing spots: Brownsville zoo welcomes first ocelot

The elusive ocelot, endangered on this side of the border, is a celebrity among Rio Grande Grande Valley wildlife, though Brownsville’s Gladys Porter Zoo hasn’t had one — until now.

Alleged Donna kidnapper asked victim to ‘go with him’ before assault

A criminal complaint revealed that a man accused of kidnapping asked the victim if she would like to “go with him” before assaulting her at a gas station in Donna.

More invasive Australian crayfish found in Brownsville pond

Researchers from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley recently collected invasive Australian redclaw crayfish in Brownsville.

Mission resident pleads to murder charge for hitting, killing wife

A 28-year-old Mission resident pleaded guilty last week to murder for hitting and killing his wife with a vehicle following a late-night argument in April last year.

Donna police nab alleged attempted kidnapper

Detective Adrian Hooks of the Donna Police Department confirmed Wednesday morning that the man who allegedly attempted to kidnap a woman at a gas pump Sunday night has been arrested.