McAllen

Federal agent pleads guilty in insurance fraud scheme

A U.S. Marshal agent, on administrative leave, has pleaded guilty in an insurance fraud scheme. Reynaldo Gonzalez, 38, pleaded guilty, prior to the trial beginning next week, to wire fraud after being charged back on April 2014.

RGC man sentenced to prison for ramming Border Patrol unit while transporting marijuana

A Rio Grande City man has been sentenced to prison for possession of marijuana and striking the vehicle of a Border Patrol agent.

Ex-CEO of McAllen-based trucking company convicted in $26 million fraud scheme

Sergio Lagos, 45, has been convicted of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and six counts of wire fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

The Valley Symphony Orchestra announces Broadway to Hollywood, POPS Concert in McAllen

The Valley Symphony Orchestra presents its Pops Concert, “From Broadway to Hollywood” on Saturday January 31st, 2015, at the McAllen Civic Center Auditorium from 8:00 to 10:00pm.

United Airlines could cut 40 jobs at McAllen-Miller International Airport

United Airlines is looking to cut costs, and that means they could be cutting jobs at McAllen-Miller International Airport.

Burglary suspects arrested after homeowner catches them in the act

McAllen police arrested two men for burglary after the homeowner catches them in the act.

RGV nonprofits to host 5th Annual MLK Day at Cine El Rey

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life's most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” This Monday, January 19, 2015 is the 5th Annual Martin Luther King Jr.

South Texas hospitals partner with South Texas College for Nursing Mentorship Program

South Texas hospitals are partnering with South Texas College (STC) to prepare and train registered nurses to serve as mentors, known as preceptors, to nursing students using a $146,487 Workforce Investment Act (WIA) statewide grant from the Te

McAllen City Commission sets official date for special election

A special City Commission meeting was held today and the commission formally approved an ordinance calling a special election for April 4, 2015 to fill the unexpired term of City Commissioner, District 1, formerly held by Scott C. Crane.

City of McAllen becomes newest member in bike sharing program

BCycle, a non-profit local community bike share program, makes McAllen, Texas its newest BCycle city. The bike share program aims to motivate the community to be healthy and active.

After the holidays, Food Bank RGV needs some extra help

"Unfortunately hunger exists all year long," said Omar Rodriguez of the Food Bank RGV.