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.

UTPA Report: Associate Professor Constantine Tarawneh

A professor in the mechanical engineering department at UTPA has been honored for his outstanding work in the classroom and in the lab. Here's Sandra Quintanilla with this week's News Center 23 report.

Border Patrol agents seize nearly $1.6 million in marijuana

Border Patrol agents have seized more than 1,000 pounds of marijuana in the last two days.

One killed, two injured, search for infant continues in Edinburg accident


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.