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Peñitas man dies in single-vehicle crash north of Mission

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal crash north of Mission on Tuesday that left a 19-year-old Peñitas man dead.

Valley hospitals are dropping mammogram prices for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month hospital facilities across the Rio Grande Valley will be offering mammograms at discounted prices.

Toddler dies after being run over by vehicle in Peñitas

A toddler died Wednesday after being accidentally run over by a vehicle in Peñitas.

La Joya ISD employee accused of forging school bus inspections

The 39-year-old woman and 31-year-old man arrested last week at the La Joya school district are accused of creating false documents indicating school buses were properly inspected when they weren’t, according to a probable cause affidavit.

Peñitas man indicted for alleged murder of stepdaughter on Independence Day

A 54-year-old Peñitas man who allegedly shot and killed his stepdaughter on July 4 is set to be arraigned Tuesday.

Board President Cantu in the spotlight at La Joya TEA hearing

Current La Joya ISD Board President Alex Cantu found himself — along with $271,525 in nonprofit money he could scarcely remember earning — very much in the spotlight at a hearing Monday that could determine whether the Texas Education Agency appoints a board of managers at the school district.

Here’s how you can watch the La Joya ISD state intervention hearing

A hearing that could determine whether the Texas Education Agency appoints a board of managers at La Joya ISD is scheduled for 9 a.m. Monday, and though the hearing will happen in Austin there's options to tune in from the Rio Grande Valley.

La Joya school board proposes increasing tax rate to generate $5 million

The La Joya ISD school board on Monday approved a tax rate election for November, joining a growing number of local districts to do so.

Texas Rangers investigating police shooting in Peñitas

The Texas Rangers are investigating a shooting involving police on Tuesday morning.

Palmview OKs resolution supporting state intervention at La Joya ISD

The city of Palmview approved Tuesday a resolution supporting the Texas Education Agency’s recommendation to intervene at La Joya ISD, although the city says it expects to face pressure from the district for doing so.