McAllen

Family gives back on Christmas

Christmas is all about giving. The Salvation Army gave 60 meals to people during the lunch hour, Christmas Day. A family there today says they were the ones who received a gift when they showed up to volunteer.

McAllen unemployment lowest in six years

More people are working in McAllen than ever before helping the city boast one of the higher job growth rates in the country and besting the nation's unemployment average seven years in row.

Mobile mammography unit available in the Valley

One out of eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and as we've heard so many times before, early detection is key in treating this potentially fatal disease.

Border Patrol moving ahead for fiscal year 2015

"We are for the moment the tip of the spear, or the focus sector," said Oscar Saldana of U.S. Border Patrol.

McAllen PD to increase patrols during holiday season

The McAllen Police Department in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation will be conducting an Impaired Driver Mobilization Grant Program from Friday December 19, 2014 until Thursday January 1, 2015 in an effort to promote safe

McAllen may rename marathon in fallen commissioner's honor

McAllen City Commissioner Scott Crane died from a heart attack Sunday after he pulled himself out of the McAllen Marathon. The 50-year-old Crane stopped his run about halfway through the 26 mile course, saying he didn't feel well.

Volunteers want a more humane way of tracking illegal immigrants

Illegal immigrants passing through the Valley often only have the clothes on their backs. However, volunteers at Sacred Heart church in McAllen say in the last few weeks that has changed.

Celebration of Life Memorial to be held for City Commissioner Scott C. Crane

The City of McAllen has announced a memorial service to be held for city commissioner Scott C. Crane.

McAllen Commissioner Scott Crane passes away

Three-term District 1 Commissioner Scott C. Crane, an ardent community leader dedicated to the City, passed away Sunday afternoon after suffering a heart attack. He was 50 years old.

Suspects arrested in HCSO multiple raids set to appear in court

Investigators say a series of five drive by shootings within a 24 hour period on December 1st, lead them to South Tower Estates South of Alamo, on Thursday.

Spa owner sentenced to federal prison for unsafe botox injections

The Hidalgo spa owner who pleaded guilty to injecting her clients with liquid silicone not approved by the FDA is sentenced to 3 years in federal prison.

STC hosting first December commencement ceremony

History is being made at South Texas College as the institution prepares for its first ever December Commencement Ceremony at the McAllen Convention Center on Sunday, December 14, 2014, at 3:00 p.m.

U.S. seizes investment account of former Mexican governor’s political appointee

An investment account in McAllen alleged to be owned by Homero De La Garza Tamez has been seized as a result of an the efforts of a multi-agency Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) investigation, announced U.S.

Manufacturing Consortium Partners with STC for $216,303 job-training grant

A four-member manufacturing consortium is partnering with South Texas College to provide job training using a $216,303 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).

ACA enrollment fair in McAllen today

Congressman Rubén Hinojosa will present an Affordable Care Act Healthcare Marketplace Insurance Enrollment Fair today, Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the McAllen Public Library, 4001 N.