Hispanic Outlook names UTPA among best in U.S. for Hispanics

The University of Texas-Pan American ranks No. 5 in the nation in the number of undergraduate and graduate degrees awarded to Hispanic students according to the May 2014 edition of The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education magazine.

City of Edinburg to honor America’s fallen heroes

The City of Edinburg will hold a special Memorial Day Ceremony to pay tribute to the men and women who have died while serving in the military.

Immigrant stash house raided in Edinburg

Nearly 50 undocumented immigrants are now in the custody of Border Patrol after authorites discovered a stash house in Edinburg.

Edinburg CISD officials tracking down threats made against schools on social media

A social media app is causing a storm of security issues for an upper Valley school district after threatening messages were discovered.

Doctors Hospital at Renaissance announces new pharmacy residency program

Doctors Hospital at Renaissance (DHR) today announced creation of the Rio Grande Valley’s first co-funded Pharmacy Residency program aimed at recruiting the best and brightest pharmacy graduates to continue bringing the best patient care

UTPA President Dr. Nelsen to step down in August

The president of the University of Texas Pan American is stepping down at the end of August. Dr. Robert Nelsen had been UTPA's president for more than four years. He oversaw the university during the merger with UT-RGV.

Nearly 180 sex offenders arrested by Valley Sector agents

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector have arrested nearly 180 illegal immigrants with prior convictions for sex offenses so far for fiscal year 2014, which began Oct. 1, 2013, and goes through Sept. 31, 2014.

UTPA Report: Helping communities for class credit

Students at The University of Texas-Pan American have been providing valuable help to their communities while earning college credit. Reporter Jennifer Berghom has more on that.

UTPA among list of colleges under investigation by U.S. Department of Education

The University of Texas Pan American is on the list of 55 colleges across the country that are currently being investigated by the U.S. Department of Education for the way they handled complaints of sexual violence.

Texas Comin' On Strong tour makes a stop in Edinburg

Alumni and fans of UT-Austin swarmed to Edinburg to greet head football coach Charlie Strong in his first visit to the Valley since he was named head coach.

Three immigrant stash houses found in upper RGV

Nearly 150 people are in custody of Border Patrol after three separate raids on immigrant stash houses this afternoon.

Cyclists gather for memorial ride to honor fellow rider killed by drunk driver

Bike rides at 5 a.m. are nothing out of the ordinary for these devoted cyclists, but what is remarkable is the number of cyclists that showed up to ride Thursday morning.

Edinburg mayor speaks to city officials at annual State of the City Address

Dozens of city officials met on Thursday afternoon for a special ceremony as part of the annual Edinburg State of the City Address.

No-kill animal shelter coming soon to RGV

After several years of planning, the wheels are turning for the development of the Valley's first no-kill animal shelter.

Two men charged in death of Edinburg cyclist

Family and friends of 38-year-old Eddie Arguelles packed the courtroom in Edinburg this afternoon for the arraignment of the two men who allegedly hit and killed Arguelles Thursday morning while he was out riding his bicycle.