City of McAllen earns recognition at 2015 Keep America Beautiful National Conference

The City of McAllen received a Keep America Beautiful National Award at the annual Keep America Beautiful (KAB) National Awards Dinner, held during the recent 2015 KAB National Conference in Washington, D.C.

McAllen dentists provide free care day to local uninsured children

In recognition of Children’s Dental Health Month this February, uninsured McAllen children without access to a dentist will be able to receive needed dental care at no cost during the Kool Smiles “Sharing Smiles” free care day

Local groomers pamper pets for Valentine's Day

People aren't the only ones getting spoiled ahead of valentine's are Valley pooches.

Warrant issued for man who failed to register as a sex offender

McAllen police are searching for a man wanted for failing to register as a sex offender. A warrant has been issued for Isaac Castillo, 47, a convicted sex offender for failing to register.

UnitedHealthcare Baby Blocks® shown to help expectant mothers in Texas deliver healthy babies

Expectant mothers who enroll in UnitedHealthcare Community Plan’s Baby Blocks online, interactive incentive program receive better pre- and postnatal care, keep healthy-baby appointments and maintain healthy behaviors through their pregna

McAllen man sentenced to 10 years for using a gun

Oscar Eduardo Juarez has been ordered to prison in relation for his use of a weapon in relation to a crime of violence, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. He pleaded guilty Nov. 24, 2014.

Which things to bargain on

Most of us are used to knowing the price of things when we buy them.

Hidalgo HUD officials charged with conspiracy to commit bribery and embezzlement

Susana Munguia, 61, and Lubina Pedraza, 54, both of Hidalgo, have been arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit bribery and embezzlement and several counts of bribery, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

South Texas College to host financial aid fair

In the world of higher education, it is commonly known that the cost associated with college is one of the most difficult barriers students face when it comes to achieving their goals.

McAllen leaders unite for RGV Day at the State Capitol

Mayor Jim Darling, City Commissioners, PUB board members and about 80 other McAllen leaders will be at the state capitol Tuesday for Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Day to advocate for McAllen and regional issues before the legislature.

Call of suspicious vehicle leads to seizure of crystal meth

McAllen police arrested a truck driver and seized over a 100 pounds of meth after receiving a call of  a suspicious vehicle.

CBP officials investigating incident of agent firing his weapon

The Border Patrol Agency is investigating an incident where an agent fired his weapon at a vehicle.

Police searching for two men wanted for failing to register as sex offenders

McAllen police are searching for two individuals who failed to register as sex offenders.

McAllen police seek to identify persons in theft of auto tailgate

The McAllen Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying two individuals involved in the theft of a tailgate.