Edinburg

Border Patrol agents seize nearly $8 million worth of marijuana

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector confiscated nearly $8 million worth of marijuana in multiple seizures throughout the past week.

Edinburg native posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor

An Edinburg native has his place in history, as he was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor by President Obama on Tuesday. Edinburg native and Army Pvt. Pedro Cano was one of two dozen recipients to receive the Medal of Honor.

UPDATE: Power and traffic signals restored in Edinburg

UPDATE: as of 3:45 p.m. most of the power has been restored and traffic signals are working with the exception of the signal at Russell Road and Closner Blvd.

UTPA Report: FESTIBA 2014

UTPA is hosting its annual Festival of International Books and Arts next week and this year the university is looking to bridge the arts and sciences. Reporter Jennifer Berghom (pronounced BERG HOME) has more on that.

New residency program coming to the Valley

More than 500 U.S. med school graduates did not get matched to a residency program last year. 

Train derailment shuts down street

A train derailment has caused the immediate closure of Canton Road from McColl to Jackson.

UTPA Report: Encouraging diversity on campus

The University of Texas Pan American is taking steps to encourage more diversity on campus, Jennifer Berghom reports.

Ricardo Rodriguez responds to Rene Guerra's appointment for special prosecutor

Newly elected Ricardo Rodriguez announced today he is declining District Attorney Rene Guerra appointment to be the special prosecutor for the Irene Garza cold case.

Greg Abbott chooses Valley as first general election campaign stop

On Tuesday, Attorney General Greg Abbott won the Republican nomination for Texas governor, and his first campaign stop after winning the primary election is right here in the Rio Grande Valley.

Agents seize ammunition, more than $7.6 million worth of marijuana

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized more than 36,000 rounds of ammunition on Monday and nearly $7.6 million worth of marijuana over the weekend.

UTPA Report: Academic and Performing Arts Center

Anyone who has driven past The University of Texas-Pan American campus has probably noticed a lot of construction going on, Jennifer Berghom has the story on all that construction happening on campus.

Border Patrol agents seize more than $4 million worth of marijuana over the weekend

U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized more than $4 million worth of marijuana over the past weekend.

City of Edinburg sees upward trend in construction and sales tax allocation

Recent local and state reports show economic activity in Edinburg is thriving with an upward trend in building permit activity and a substantial increase in state sales tax allocation this month.