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.

UTPA Report: Robot Zoo

Valley children can now explore the biomechanics of cool animal robots thanks to a touring exhibit at the UTPA Visitor’s Center called The Robot Zoo.

Border Patrol agents seize more than $4.2M in marijuana

U.S. Border Patrol agents confiscated more than $4.2 million worth of marijuana in multiple seizures in 4 days.

Jaime Tijerina sworn in as judge

Jaime Tijerina is commencing his tenure as Judge of the 92nd State District Court of Texas today.

Edinburg man accused of sexual abuse arraigned

An Edinburg man accused or sexually assaulting two young girls appeared before a judge this afternoon. Manuel Angel Samperio, 60, is facing six criminal charges for his alleged sexual abuse of two minors dating back to 2006.

UTPA Report: Biomechanics

It has given new meaning to hands-on. Students at the University of Texas Pan American are using a state-of-the-art lab similar to the equipment used in the newest video games and even by the U-S Olympic track team.