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UTPA Report: Dr. Glynn Morgan

Turning 50 is a major milestone for anyone. That's certainly the case for a UTPA political science professor who has just celebrated 50 years of teaching at the university. Here's this week's News Center 23 report.

Hidalgo County deputies investigating burglary of auto sales business

Hidalgo County Sheriff investigators are searching for three suspects involved in breaking into a building and also stealing a vehicle.

UTPA Report: Habitat for Humanity

An Hidalgo County family will soon own their own home, thanks in part to students, faculty, staff and administrators from The University of Texas-Pan American.

Former NFL players teach Edinburg camp

Pro football players are in the Rio Grande Valley this week to teach some of their skills to kids.  

UTPA Report: Dr. Lokenath Debnath

A math professor at The University of Texas-Pan American has gone above and beyond for his department and his students over the course of his 12 years at UTPA and because of his dedication he received UTPA's top award for outstanding servic

Border agents rescue 15 immigrants and seize more than $4 million in marijuana

*In the original press release CBP reported 4 dead and a corrected press release was sent out stating 2 dead.*

Holt Caterpillar to open second location in Edinburg

The leading Caterpillar construction equipment dealer in the Valley is expanding. Holt Cat is opening up a third location and it's second in Edinburg.

UTPA Report: Alumni Association helping injured UTPA student

Members of The University of Texas-Pan American Alumni Association are rallying the support of fellow Broncs and the community to come to help a UTPA student who was seriously injured in a bicycle accident.

UTPA Opens Bank Account to help Donations For Girl in Coma

We had a chance to speak with Yuri's family today. They tell us she has been in the coma for three weeks now, but she is responding to family members by squeezing their hands.

UTPA responds to affirmative action

The Supreme Court will likely decide on a case this week about affirmative action.  

University merger doesn't come with name change

Governor Rick Perry signed a bill allowing for a merger between the University of Texas-Pan American and the University of Texas-Brownsville.   The reason for the merger: money.  

Pick up wreck involving undocumented immigrants

A wreck involving a pick-up carrying more than a dozen undocumented immigrants leaves three in the hospital. It happened off expressway 281 and Cibolo early Friday morning.

UTPA Report: Math Professor Zhijun Qiao

A professor in the department of Mathematics at UTPA has been honored for his outstanding work in research. Here's Sandra Quintanilla with this week's News Center 23 report.

Edinburg woman killed in accident near Kingsville

An Edinburg woman is dead following an accident northwest of Kingsville. The Department of Public Safety reported that the accident happened two miles south of the community of Ben Bolt on Wednesday, June 12th.

60 undocumented immigrants, hiding in trailers, detained by Border Patrol

Border Patrol agents detained more than 60 undocumented immigrants confined inside a tractor trailer in three separate incidents.