Edinburg

UTPA Report: 8th Annual College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Conference

Students conducting research at The University of Texas-Pan American are tackling some big issues that affect the Rio Grande Valley from health care access to political corruption, reporter Jennifer Berghom has more on that.

Edinburg mother arrested a second time on child endangerment charge

An Edinburg mother is facing additional child endangerment charges after her 3 year-old daughter was found in the middle of the street.

Undocumented immigrants detained by Border Patrol in Edinburg stash house

Two dozen undocumented immigrants are now in the custody of Border Patrol after Edinburg police discovered a stash  house in a residential area.

Border Patrol agents seize nearly $8 million worth of marijuana

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector confiscated nearly $8 million worth of marijuana in multiple seizures throughout the past week.

Edinburg native posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor

An Edinburg native has his place in history, as he was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor by President Obama on Tuesday. Edinburg native and Army Pvt. Pedro Cano was one of two dozen recipients to receive the Medal of Honor.

UPDATE: Power and traffic signals restored in Edinburg

UPDATE: as of 3:45 p.m. most of the power has been restored and traffic signals are working with the exception of the signal at Russell Road and Closner Blvd.

UTPA Report: FESTIBA 2014

UTPA is hosting its annual Festival of International Books and Arts next week and this year the university is looking to bridge the arts and sciences. Reporter Jennifer Berghom (pronounced BERG HOME) has more on that.

New residency program coming to the Valley

More than 500 U.S. med school graduates did not get matched to a residency program last year. 

Train derailment shuts down street

A train derailment has caused the immediate closure of Canton Road from McColl to Jackson.

UTPA Report: Encouraging diversity on campus

The University of Texas Pan American is taking steps to encourage more diversity on campus, Jennifer Berghom reports.

Ricardo Rodriguez responds to Rene Guerra's appointment for special prosecutor

Newly elected Ricardo Rodriguez announced today he is declining District Attorney Rene Guerra appointment to be the special prosecutor for the Irene Garza cold case.

Greg Abbott chooses Valley as first general election campaign stop

On Tuesday, Attorney General Greg Abbott won the Republican nomination for Texas governor, and his first campaign stop after winning the primary election is right here in the Rio Grande Valley.

Agents seize ammunition, more than $7.6 million worth of marijuana

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized more than 36,000 rounds of ammunition on Monday and nearly $7.6 million worth of marijuana over the weekend.