McAllen

McAllen Air Evac team selected as Region Service Base of the Year

The McAllen, Texas, Air Evac Lifeteam base has been selected as the company’s 2013 Region 5 Community Service Base of the Year. Region 5 consists of 22 Air Evac Lifeteam bases across the state of Texas.

McAllen 7 year-old cancer survivor to be honored by Driscoll Children’s Hospital

Cancer patients at Driscoll Children’s Hospital can easily be described as warriors. They’ve adapted to battling a life-threatening disease with resilience and bravery, all the while buoying their families’ morale.

McAllen ridership hits record high

Metro McAllen ridership grew 18 percent the first nine months of the fiscal year recording all-time high passenger numbers and setting up a third straight year of double-digit growth for the public bus system.

McAllen Public Works conducts emergency exercise

The city of McAllen's public works department is getting hands on experience in case of a natural disaster like a hurricane. On Friday crews from the public works department are built a 15-hundred foot berm.

Tax free weekend kicks off in Texas

It's that time of year again--tax free weekend kicks off on Friday and La Plaza Mall in McAllen is one of many Texas malls bracing for massive crowds.

McAllen Public Works to conduct full-scale emergency management exercise

McAllen Public Works and several other city departments will test their readiness for responding to natural or man-made disasters by conducting a full-scale emergency management exercise, Friday, August 9, 2013, from 8 am to 8 pm.

Man arrested for carrying loaded weapon onto McAllen PD headquarters

On Wednesday, August 7th, in the evening hours Zack William Horton, 37, walked into the McAllen Police Department asking to be photographed at the McAllen Public Safety facilities with his assault rifle.

Four charged in Crazy International Buffet robbery

Four individuals have been arrested and charged in the robbery of a Chinese restaurant. On Sunday, August 4th, at 10 p.m. four men robbed the Crazy International Buffet restaurant on the 400 block of W. Nolana.

Pilot makes emergency landing onto open field

A plane makes an emergency landing in McAllen. Police say, this morning, a plane from San Antonio made an emergency landing on a field near the intersection of 29th and Nolana.

Hyundai donates grant to Vannie E. Cook Jr. Children's Cancer Clinic

Kids in the Valley, who are battling cancer, got a little bit of hope on Tuesday. Vannie E. Cook Jr. Children's Cancer Clinic received a $75,000 dollar Hyundai Scholar grant for pediatric cancer research.

City of McAllen reaches highest trade levels

The McAllen area grew its exports in 2012 by 13% over the previous year ranking as Texas’ 9th best export market, 53rd in the country and reached its highest trade levels ever, according to the latest metro area export reports from the In

City of McAllen receives over $1 million grant for hike and bike trail

The Texas Transportation Commission approved a $1,020,265 grant for the City of McAllen’s Bentsen Road Hike and Bike Trail.

McAllen Crime Stoppers hosting Viva McAllen Streets

The McAllen Crime Stoppers program is fighting more than crime with its latest fundraising project called “Viva McAllen Streets”, this Saturday, August 3, 2013, from 7 am to 5 pm, at Sundance Park (NE of the McAllen Convention Cente

McAllen PD to host National Night Out 2013

The McAllen Police Department will be hosting a National Night Out 2013 where the public can interact with law enforcement agencies.

McAllen regional attorney named Assistant Attorney General of the Year

A McAllen Assistant Attorney General has been recognized by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott for her dedication to area children.