UTPA Report: RAD program helping women defend themselves

Every 24 seconds some kind of assault affects a woman in the United States, it’s a sobering statistic, but the UTPA police department is working to give women the tools to defend themselves, reporter Roxanne Lerma brings us that story.

Medicare scam

The non-English speaking elderly are often the easiest to target here in the Rio Grande Valley.

Hidalgo County Head Start Program to host Parent Fair

The Hidalgo County Head Start Program will be hosting the 8th Annual Parent Fair on Friday, November 22, 2013. The event will be held at the Palmer Pavilion in McAllen, Texas from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM.

New bicycle box in Edinburg to help keep cyclists safe on the road

The City of Edinburg is debuting a new traffic signal in town, but there is also an additional feature that is the first of its kind in the Valley to help protect cyclists.

Border Patrol agents seize nearly $5.2 million worth of marijuana

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized nearly $5.2 million worth of marijuana throughout the past week.

City of Edinburg applauds approval of $196M to construct new Valley university

A major first for Edinburg, City officials proudly support the approval of funds for a medical school building on the existing University of Texas-Pan American campus, as well as an additional science building.

UTPA Report: Cooperative Pharmacy Program

The University of Texas-Pan American’s Cooperative Pharmacy Program is on the national stage. The program was recognized for its excellence in helping Latino students to succeed.

Chancellor Cigarroa to visit Rio Grande Valley

University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D. will visit with community and religious leaders from across the Rio Grande Valley in Harlingen Nov.

Cemetery worker killed after being crushed by marble tombstone

A tragic story developing today as Edinburg police investigate the death of a cemetery worker who reportedly died after a giant tombstone fell on him.

Whataburger closes after Sunday night fire

An upper Valley Whataburger remains closed following a fire that broke out in the roof area. It happened at the 2100 block of Business 281 in Edinburg just after 10 p.m. last night.

Edinburg welcomes new arena for RGV Vipers

Fans of the RGV Vipers basketball team can anticipate cheering on their team in a brand new arena soon.

City ordinance aims to protect trick-or-treaters from sex offenders

Cameron, Starr, and Hidalgo Counties have a system in place for keeping certain sex offenders off the street on Halloween, but only a few cities in the Valley do even more to protect kids on Halloween.

Woman killed after being hit by a pickup truck

A woman is dead after being hit by a vehicle early this morning in Edinburg.

Edinburg to host Welcome Back Winter Texan Event & Expo

The Edinburg Convention & Visitors Bureau (ECVB) and the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce (ECC) would like to welcome our winter visitors to the Rio Grande Valley and the great city of Edinburg.

UTPA Report: Archaeology dig

If you drive by Schunior and Hoehn (hone) roads in Edinburg you might catch a glance of UTPA students digging meticulously through a field.