UTPA Report: Ballet Folklórico

You may have heard of The University of Texas-Pan American's award-winning mariachi, but did you know its Ballet Folklórico has also received many accolades, reporter Jennifer Berghom has more.

UTPA Report: Civil War Trail

The Rio Grande Valley usually isn't brought up too much in classrooms during lessons on the Civil War, but in fact it played quite a large role.

Salute to U.S. Army Private Pedro Cano

The City of Edinburg and Congressman Ruben Hinojosa’s Office will hold a special tribute to honor WWII Army Private Pedro Cano.

Edinburg leads RGV in total construction activity

More people are choosing Edinburg to live and start a business. Proof is in the latest Valley Construction Report conducted by the Rio Grande Valley Partnership. The report monitors all construction activity in the Rio Grande Valley.

Edinburg North High School softball players sign letter of intent

Two of Edinburg's North High School softball players have signed letters of intent to a local Texas university.

Doctor: "People don't realize that synthetic marijuana can be deadly"

In the state of Texas, it is illegal to possess or sell synthetic marijuana--but that doesn't stop teens from pursuing the drug.

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.

Early voting for primary runoff elections in Hidalgo County begins May 19th

Early voting for the primary runoff elections will be held Monday, May 19 through Friday, May 23. During this period, 25 early voting locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to serve Hidalgo County residents.

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.