McAllen

Federal agent charged in insurance fraud scheme

Reynaldo Gonzalez, 37, has been arrested following the return of a 13-count federal indictment charging wire fraud, aggravated identity theft and making false statements to federal agents, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Suspected gunman involved in drive-by shooting killed in car crash

Authorities in Hidalgo County are investigating an early morning drive-by shooting that left one of the alleged gunmen dead in a car crash just south of the crime scene.

HUD awards $2M to boost job growth and business opportunities along U.S./Mexico border

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced $2 million in grants to stimulate job growth and business opportunities in chronically underserved rural areas along the U.S.-Mexico border region.

Fitch rates McAllen ‘AA+’ outlook stable for $45 million tax bonds

The City of McAllen has received ‘AA+’ credit rating assigned by Fitch Ratings for the $45 million limited tax bonds the city was seeking to build the performing arts facility, sports complex, park and street improvements and pay is

McAllen police arrest wanted suspect in robbery cases

McAllen police arrested the suspect who was wanted for his connection to two robberies in the McAllen area.

Arrest warrants issued for man wanted in connection to robberies

McAllen police are searching for a man who is wanted in connection to several robberies.

Smugglers who extorted and threatened victims sentenced to prison

Ivan Cabrera and Michael Ayala, both of Edinburg, and Mexican National Maria Isabel Rivera-Castillo have been sentenced to federal prison as a result of their convictions for smuggling undocumented aliens, announced United States Attorney Kenne

Winter Texans hockey league attracts lifelong athletes in Valley

You can take the ice away from the hockey player, but you can't keep the hockey player away from the ice.

Deputy secretary makes first visit to Valley since being sworn into office

This morning, Homeland Security deputy secretary Alejandro Mayorkas experienced a firsthand look at what U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers go through on a daily basis.

Person of interest arrested in downtown McAllen shooting

McAllen police arrested a man they believe is connected to the downtown shooting that happened on 17th street. Authorities arrested Jason Clement Garces on Monday on charges of criminal attempted murder and assault.

Reducing your risk of cancer

February is National Cancer Prevention Month, and in the state of Texas alone, there are nearly 120,000 cancer cases expected just this year.

Mexican couple sentenced to prison for ammunition smuggling

Mexican nationals Gregorio Rodriguez-Aranda, 25, and Maria Luisa Sanchez-Lopez, 24, have been sentenced following their convictions relating to the exportation of 707 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition and 98 AK-47 magazines, announced United States A

Arrest warrant issued for man wanted in shooting investigation

McAllen police issued an arrest warrant for a man accused of attempted murder in a shooting on February 9th.

Maquila Association comments on increase of Mexican value added tax

The proposed repeal of tax breaks for Mexican border towns may not be as painful as once thought.

McAllen High Mariachis Win State Championship

McAllen ISD is celebrating a state championship for one of its musical programs. The McAllen High School Mariachis took home first place in the UIL State Mariachi Finals on Saturday night in San Antonio.