UTPA Report: Visual Arts Center

After 40 years of sharing space with other departments on the UTPA campus, the art department now has a place to call home. Here's Sandra Quintanilla with this week's News Center 23 report.

String of auto fatalities over Memorial Day weekend

It's common to expect heavy traffic during busy holiday weekends, just like the one we had over Memorial Day Weekend.

Edinburg Mayor Pro Tem resigns, accepts EEDC position

Edinburg Mayor Pro Tem Agustin Garcia Jr. resigned his position immediately to accept the head position at the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation.

Memorial Day Programs to be held around Valley

Edinburg honors those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service tot the nation, during a memorial day commemorative ceremony at the Sekula Memorial Library.

UTPA Report: Business majors helping the RGV Food Bank

The Rio Grande Valley Food Bank is looking forward to smoother operations and serving more families in need thanks to a plan put together by a group of business management majors from The University of Texas-Pan American.

Local attorney Hector Salinas wraps up "Endgame"

If you're looking for a hot new Indi flick to go see in the coming months, you're in luck.

Edinburg airport manager winner of statewide award

An Edinburg city worker is a statewide award winner. Debora Melvin took home the General Aviation Airport Manager of the Year award for 2013.

UTPA Report: ARCH helping families keep their homes

Five business majors at The University of Texas-Pan American are proud of a class project that's helping Valley families on the verge of losing their homes due to financial difficulties.

Edinburg airport manager recognized with aviation award

A local airport manager has been recognized with one of the state's highest aviation award.

Stabbed Border Patrol dog ready to work

A Border Patrol canine is recovering and resting after a stabbing.   A 2.5 year old German shepard had a two inch stab wound in the back of her neck.  The incident happened during an arrest on Sunday.  

Fallen Heroes Memorial Ceremony

On Monday hundreds of officers and family members gathered at the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department to remember those officers who were killed while they were on duty.

UTPA Report: "The Super 7 Consulting Group"

A non-profit group based in Mission is grateful to a group of UTPA business management majors for coming up with a plan that will help the organization improve the living conditions of many Valley families that live in poverty.

UTPA receives $1.6 million grant in engineering and science

The University of Texas Pan American was selected to receive a $1.66 million, five-year grant, from the National Science Foundation to boost graduation rates in the fields of engineering and science.

Edinburg elementary school placed in lockdown

An Edinburg school faced a lockdown on Wednesday afternoon after some immigrants ran from Border Patrol agents.

UTPA Report: Elementary students involved in STEM program

With our nation on the verge of facing a serious shortage of engineers, scientists and other STEM related professionals, it’s critical that our society find ways to inspire our young people to pursue these type of careers.