Upgraded Murder Charges

A man who police say beat another man with brass knuckles is now facing murder charges in Harlingen. 39-year-old Esequiel Martinez was originally arrested for the beating back in February.

Border Hispanics 30 percent more likely to die from stroke than Non Hispanics

Strokes: they're the fourth leading cause of death in the US. And here in the Rio Grande Valley, strokes and "brain attacks" are taking their toll on the Hispanic population.

TSTC hosts annual Spring Break Hookup Event

Texas State Technical College hosted its annual Spring Break Hookup Event today.

TSTC's drug-testing coasters designed to keep students safe

Spring break is right around the corner. And for many young college students, that means parties, concerts, and booze.

Assault charge now upgraded to murder

A Harlingen man, originally charged with assault, is now charged with murder after the victim died from their injuries.

Agents arrest 27 sex offenders; 15 gang members in February

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector arrested 27 convicted sex offenders, who were illegally present in the United States, and 15 members of notorious street gangs throughout the month of February.

Local puppet show promotes healthy environment

Valley Proud Environmental Council sponsored "Captain Crab and the Beach Patrol Puppet Show" auditions, which took place in Harlingen this morning.

Founding dean of UT-Rio Grande Valley discusses his visions

Founding dean of the new UT-Rio Grande Valley, Dr. Francisco Fernandez, met with officials from various Rio Grande Valley communities to discuss his dreams for the new university, set to open in 2015.

HCISD heightens security in schools as part of strategic plan

"in February, the Board of Trustees adopted a strategic plan, set forth by about 800 community members throughout the district," said HCISD superintendent Dr.

Woman arrested for attempting to transport marijuana onto flight

A woman from Georgia was arrested after attempting to transport nearly 50 pounds of marijuana from the Harlingen airport to Atlanta.

Two arrested for selling unauthorized recordings of DVD's and CD's at local flea market

Harlingen police arrested two men for selling unauthorized recordings DVD's and CD's at a flea market.

Harlingen PD starting annaul warrant roundup starting March 1st

Local law enforcement agencies will be combing their efforts for the 8th annual Great Texas Warrant Roundup beginning Saturday, March 1st.

Two men arrested for public intoxication after breaking window

Two Harlingen men were arrested for public intoxication after the responding officer determined that both were a danger to the public and themselves.

Gender affects development of heart disease

"Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States, and it's also the most preventable," said Valley Baptist Medical Center cardiologist Dr. Charles F. Mild.

Women arrested for exchanging punches outside of Human Services Office

Two Harlingen women were arrested for after arguing and punching each other while exiting the Texas Department of Human Services Office.