DA takes steps to help law enforcement ID the mentally ill in arrest procedures

Concerns raised by community mental health organizations that people who need mental health treatment are instead jailed, led Hidalgo County Criminal District Attorney Ricardo Rodriguez Jr. to pledge his support.

Edinburg city officials oppose more border fences and troops along the border

City of Edinburg officials are lining up and standing behind Congressman Filemon Vela's opposition to a new federal border security bill introduce by one Texas representative.

Two additional suspects arrested in copper theft case

Two more men are facing charges for their roles in a scheme to steal copper wire. Juan Garza and Sergio Rodriguez joins Juan Carlos Del Angel in being charged for the theft of copper wire from telephone poles.

Gov. Abbott visits Valley addresses announcement of grant to UTRGV

Texas Governor Greg Abbott traveled to Edinburg to attend the announcement of a major grant by United Health Foundation to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine Thursday evening.

Border Patrol agent fired upon shoots back killing smuggler

 A split second decision on the border ends with an illegal immigrant dead and a Border Patrol agent on administrative leave.

UTPA alumna seeks community’s vote to win international film competition

With the awards season in full swing, a group of alumni and students from The University of Texas-Pan American are giving Hollywood filmmakers a run for their money.

Edinburg man to audition for America's Got Talent TV show in San Antonio

A half-dozen talented folks from the Valley are getting ready to travel to San Antonio after auditions in Edinburg.

Hidalgo County Sheriff Guerra ends department's partnership with Crime Stoppers

Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra has pulled his office's support from the Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers.

Couple wanted in connection of armed robbery case

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office is searching for a couple wanted in an armed robbery case.

TxDOT announces lane closures of I69/US 281 Expressway in Edinburg

Weather permitting, Valley Infrastructure, Inc., a TxDOT Contractor, will be performing concrete traffic barrier repair work on the center barrier of the I69C/US 281 main lanes north of FM 2128.