UTPA REPORT: FibeRio Technology Corp

Researchers at UT Pan American are working on a device that can help burn victims and others who have received serious wounds. Jennifer Berghom has more on that story.

UTPA Report: SAE International Mini Baja competition

A team of UTPA engineering students are revving up to compete for the top prize at the S-A-E International Mini Baja competition in El Paso this spring. Reporter Jennifer Berghom has that story. It's a labor of love.

Fake police officers pose significant danger to public

On Monday, Newscenter 23 told you about the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office investigating a home invasion.  At that home, officers found two vehicles decked out with red and blue police lights--this is part of an alarming trend of peop

Hidalgo deputies seize 1,800 pounds of marijuana

Hidalgo County Sheriff deputies seized 1,800 pounds of marijuana after a caller reported of suspicious activity at a mobile home in Edinburg.

Arrest warrant issued for suspect believed to be involved in multiple robberies

The McAllen Police Department has issued an arrest warrant for a man believed to be involved in multiple robberies within two days.

Hidalgo deputies investigating aggravated robbery

The Hidalgo County Sheriff investigators are searching for several individuals believed to be involved in a aggravated robbery.

Young patients surprised with visit from Monster Jam truck drivers

Patients at the Edinburg Children's Hospital received a special surprise this morning.  They spent time with a few Monster Jam truck drivers.

City of Edinburg releases 2013 Crime Report

The City of Edinburg Police Department today reports that crime decreased by 12% in 2013. This is the biggest reduction in Edinburg since 2007 when the police department recorded a 6% decrease.

UTPA to receive National Science Foundation grant for research

Congressman Rubén Hinojosa (D-TX-15) announced that the National Science Foundation awarded $50,000 to the University of Texas-Pan American UTPA researchers to determine if one of their scientific discoveries can be used to help burn vic

Border Patrol agents arrest woman wanted in auto theft case

U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector arrested a woman who is wanted by the McAllen Police Department in multiple vehicle thefts.

Wife allegedly stabs husband six times in his leg

A man is in the hospital after his wife allegedly stabbed him in the leg several times with a kitchen knife.

More people enrolled in health insurance creates higher patient to doctor ratio

Under the Affordable Care Act, millions of Americans are now enrolled in health insurance for the first time.  But with the surge of newly insured patients, there may not be enough doctors in the area.

Important tips for firework safety

Tonight is the night to welcome a new year and a new beginning--but in most cities in the Valley, fireworks are not welcome.

UTPA Report: Tamale cooking contest

They were cooking up some fun at the University of Texas Pan American, with a tasty competition. Roxanne Lerma brings us the story in this week’s UTPA Report.

Border Patrol agents seize more than $3.7M worth of marijuana

U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized more than $3.7 million worth of marijuana from Friday through Monday.