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Texas empties prison for immigrants arrested in ramped-up border enforcement

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By Reese Oxner | The Texas Tribune Texas officials have emptied a prison to prepare it to hold immigrants arrested by state troopers as Gov....

Starbucks, Panda Express coming to Starr County

RIO GRANDE CITY — For the first time, two national chains will set up shop in Starr County, signaling a possible new wave of...

Ex-La Joya Housing Authority director pleads guilty in fraud case

The former La Joya Housing Authority interim executive director and daughter of former La Joya mayor pleaded guilty to a fraud charge Thursday, records...

Forecaster say there’s a chance of showers today

As weather forecasters continue to monitor the Gulf of Mexico for the possible development of some type of tropical system, the Rio Grande Valley...

Abbott signs bill that lets Texans carry handguns without a permit

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By Sami Sparber | The Texas Tribune Texans can carry handguns without a license or training starting Sept. 1, after Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday...

City falls short in plan to fund golf course overhaul

HARLINGEN — City leaders Wednesday fell short in their plans to fund the Tony Butler Golf Course’s proposed $3.1 million make-over. During a joint meeting...

Company committed to supporting women employees

Imagine a factory where out of 13 employees, 12 are female. From inventory control, assembling boxes and accessories to heavy lifting and shipping to...

Abbott signs orders to construct barriers, wall in Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott unveiled his plan to fund and construct barriers and a border wall in the state of Texas during a news conference...

Republic Services will be collecting brush this weekend

During a city commission meeting on Tuesday, Republic Services provided an update on the brush pick-up delays and the efforts to restore their service...

Suspects in Mission child’s drive-by shooting death plead not guilty

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  EDINBURG — Four men accused of participating in a drive-by shooting that left dead a 6-year-old girl appeared in court Wednesday and were arraigned...