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Edinburg taps Josie Ramirez as new city attorney

EDINBURG — Three months after City Attorney Omar Ochoa announced his intention to leave the city, officials here have at last chosen his replacement.

Pharr man in stash house shootout gets over 7 years in federal prison

A stash house operator in North McAllen who was arrested after local police responded to an exchange of gunfire was sentenced to more than seven years in a federal prison Thursday, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said in a news release.

Time served for men who stole $1M worth of border wall panels in Pharr

Two men convicted of stealing nearly $1 million worth of border fencing from Strong Structural Steel in Pharr in 2021 have been sentenced to time served.

See how Texas scored Hidalgo County school districts

The Texas Education Agency released the 2024 STAAR End-of-Course assessment results with some Hidalgo County school districts being close to, on par or surpassing state averages in categories while some school districts were completely under in almost all end-of-course exams.

Valley to celebrate America on the Fourth with food, fireworks

Freedom is not free, but celebrating freedom is.

Mexican resident wins big Lotto award at Pharr H-E-B

A Mexican resident has won big at the H-E-B Plus on Cage Boulevard in Pharr.

$300K in marijuana seized from tractor trailer at Pharr bridge

Federal authorities seized nearly $300,000 worth of marijuana from a tractor earlier this month at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge.

Nonprofit to host health fair for veterans in Pharr

Chicanos Por La Causa will be hosting a Health and Resource Fair for Veteran Families where attendees can receive a variety of free services.

Pharr man who fatally stabbed girlfriend 14 times to remain in state hospital

A 69-year-old Pharr man accused of fatally stabbing his girlfriend 14 times in 2017 will remain held in the San Antonio State Hospital after he was again found incompetent to stand trial.

Kiskeya Athletics in Pharr to host National Parkour Championships

Kiskeya Athletics in Pharr will be hosting the United States Parkour Association National Parkour Championships this July and are inviting the Rio Grande Valley community to compete with top athletes from all over the country.