Rio Grande City man sentenced to prison for marijuana trafficking

A Rio Grande City man has been sentenced to prison for trafficking marijuana.

Slow summertime sales affecting local business owner

Summertime sales are suffering in the Valley and one local fabric store owner says he hasn't seen any changes since the national recession ended.

Man arrested for possession of marijuana after reporting his vehicle being stolen

A McAllen man is arrested for possession of marijuana after reporting to police that his vehicle had been stolen.

South Texas College and Texas A&M Announce Partnership

The South Texas College nursing program is teaming up with the nursing program at Texas A and M University. Under the partnership Associated Degree nurses at STC will have an easier time earning their bachelors degree.

Edinburg woman sentenced to prison for marriage fraud

An Edinburg woman has been sentenced to prison for conspiracy to commit marriage fraud, Sandy Botello Ramirez, 77, was sentenced to 2 years in federal prison and 2 years of supervised release.

Motorcyclist dead after accident

A motorcyclist is dead after crashing near the McAllen airport.  

First day of summer in the valley

For Andy Sendejo and mom, summer means hanging out at a Mcallen Municipal Pool. "It's very exciting, no school for me, i'm happy because i have no more school and i can uh have fun with my friends."

Licensed firearms dealer sentenced to prison for making straw purchases for cartel

A Hidalgo City resident is sentenced to prison for his involvement in buying firearms for a Mexican cartel.

One man arrested, second wanted in auto theft investigation

A Mexican citizen is arrested at an Hidalgo port of entry for attempting to cross a stolen vehicle into Mexico.

Local cancer patient speaks out on immuno-therapy treatment

It's considered a new wave treatment when it comes to battling cancer.  The new treatment is called Next-gen cancer immuno-therapy.

Fire truck donated to STC Fire Science Department

The South Texas College Fire Science Department will now have a new fire truck, thanks to the City of McAllen. The McAllen Fire Department donated one of their reserve fire trucks to the STC Fire Academy.

Anonymous tip leads to suspect being charged with possession of marijuana

McAllen police arrested a man for possession of marijuana after receiving an anonymous tip. On Tuesday, June 11, officers received a call about suspicious activity in the 2100 block of W. Yellowhammer Ave.

Fireman Park repairs to be discussed during city commission meeting

On Monday The City of McAllen commission is expected to discuss and consider bids to repair the lake a Firemen's Park during their agenda meeting.

Congressman Hinojosa calling for enactment of Paycheck Fairness Act

Congressman Ruben Hinojosa is asking that the nation mark the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy signing the Equal Pay Act, signed on June 10th, by enacting the Paycheck Fairness Act.

Teachers getting taught

The McAllen School District this week trained more than 450 teachers for International Baccalaureate.  IB is a more focused curriculum that aims to get kids more involved in the teaching process.