McAllen

All-terrain vehicles prove to be significant resource for Border Patrol

With more than 300 river miles in the RGV Sector to patrol, the mission to secure the U.S. border is no simple task for Border Patrol agents.

Two men convicted of distributing methamphetamine

Francisco Calderon, 27, and Jorge Alejandro Galvan-Ibarra, 30, have entered a guilty plea to possession with intent to distribute more than one kilogram of methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Edcouch woman pleads guilty to embezzling more than $90K from halfway house

Ofelia Alvarado Vallejo, 44, of Elsa, has admitted to embezzling more than $90,000 from the Mid Valley House Residential Reentry Center when she worked there as an administrative assistant, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

McAllen police issue arrest warrant for suspect in murder investigation

McAllen police are searching for a suspect believed to be involved in the murder of Ryan Tyler Sewell.

Religious leaders visit new processing center for unaccompanied immigrant children

National and state Southern Baptist leaders as well as the Catholic Bishop of Brownsville were in McAllen to get a first hand look at the local response to the border crisis, Alex Stockwell shares their reaction after visiting a processing cent

Police searching for person of interest in homicide case

McAllen homicide detectives are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a person of interest in homicide case.

McAllen breaks ground on Performing Arts Center

The City of McAllen will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the new McAllen Performing Arts Center at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the McAllen Convention Center’s Oval Park.

Man found dead inside burning vehicle

McAllen Police are investigating a homicide after finding the body of a man inside a burning vehicle.

No immigrant children being held in new processing center

The warehouse in McAllen that will operate as a new centralized processing center for unaccompanied minors is not holding any children yet.

Two children injured when house being demolished collapses

Three people , two of them children, are recovering from injuries after a home in McAllen collapses.

New processing center opening for immigrant children

 A warehouse in McAllen is expected to alleviate the overcrowding of unaccompanied immigrant children at RGV Border Patrol stations.

Former Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino sentenced to five years in prison

Former Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino has been sentenced to five years in Federal Prison, plus a fine.

McAllen Fire Dept. wins $10K in nationwide contest

A big congratulations to the City of McAllen Fire Department for winning $10,000 in a nationwide contest. On Tuesday morning, the McAllen Fire Department competed on national TV against another fire station for the grand prize.

Jose Antonio Vargas released from Border Patrol Custody

Jose Antonio Vargas is no longer in the custody of Border Patrol after being released this afternoon, a Border Patrol spokesperson confirms. There is no information available on the conditions of Vargas's release.

Update: reporter Jose Vargas released from Border Patrol custody

Jose Antonio Vargas has been released by McAllen, TX Border Patrol. We don't have additional information to share at this time - but he has issued the following statement: