Harlingen

Nine individuals arrested in check forgery scam

Harlingen police have arrested nine individuals believed to be involved in a check forgery investigation totaling over $100,000 dollars.

Woman sexually assaulted by boyfriend over Facebook page

Harlingen police arrested a man after his common-law wife reported to police he had assaulted her over a Facebook account.

American Red Cross South Texas Chapter donates to typhoon victims

Volunteers of the American Red Cross in Harlingen are doing their part to help victims devastated by the typhoon in the Philippines.

Dr. Art J. Cavazos named HCISD Superintendent of schools

The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees named Dr. Arturo J. Cavazos Superintendent of Schools during s Special Board meeting on Nov. 13.

High obesity rate can impact economy

"It's time to wake up. It's time to wake up and realize that we happen to live in a region of the country, which is the most obese in the entire nation," said Harlingen cardiologist Dr. Usman Sheriff.

Harlingen man arrested for spitting in police officer's face

Harlingen police arrested and charged a man with harassment of a public servant after he spit in a officer's face.

Law enforcement conducting training exercise at local mall

In case you pass Valley Vista mall in Harlingen Sunday morning November 10th, local law enforcement, including Harlingen and Brownsville police departments, and medical personnel, will be conducting a training drill at the mall between 7am and

Five people arrested in Harlingen bar fight

Harlingen police arrested five individuals after a bar fight broke out at Pappo's Bar on Sunday.

High school students gain work experience through class

"Sometimes they'll take it and say I just want to be off campus for half a day and then they find out that it really is a tremendous asset to them," said Harlingen High School South Career and Technical Education teacher Doro

Man assaults woman leaves the scene on a skateboard

Harlingen police arrested a man after he breaks into a home and assaults a woman. On Thursday, October 31st, at around 2:30 a.m. police were dispatched to the 1500 block of South H Street in reference to a disturbance.

Texas abortion restrictions back in place

Most of the abortion restrictions in Texas are back in place after the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a federal ruling.

Endovascular stroke treatment saves more lives in the Valley

"A stroke is a blood clot in the brain that causes either face weakness, arm or leg weakness, speech disturbance, and basically we want patients to be aware of these signs and call 9-11 immediately," said endovascular neurologist, Dr.

Harlingen police warn public about check scam

On Monday, October 28th a Harlingen resident filed an information report with the Harlingen Police Department concerning a possible “check scam” operation in the area.

Bicyclist, having difficulty keeping his balance, charged with public intoxication

Harlingen police arrested a cyclist for public intoxication and theft charges after the officer observed him pedaling his bicycle in the middle of the road.

Genetic counseling for cancer risk now available in the Valley

People with a family history of breast and colon cancer can now determine their own risk of developing these cancers through a new program that offers free genetic counseling in the Rio Grande Valley.