Former bank employee sentenced to federal prison for bank fraud

A former bank officer with Texas State Bank has been ordered to federal prison for defrauding her former employer, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Spa owner pleads guilty as trial set to begin

Elva Navarro, 37, of Hidalgo, has entered a guilty plea to violating the U.S. Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act as her federal trial was about to being today, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Significant sentence handed down for firearms trafficking

Angel Aquino-Pineda, 27, of McAllen, has been ordered to serve more than eight years in the Bureau of Prisons for his role in trafficking AK-47 variant rifles to Mexico, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Transporting and harboring aliens lands four in prison

Four defendants, who conspired to transport and harbor illegal aliens resulting in multiple deaths, have been sentenced to prison, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

McAllen police asking for public's help in locating missing person

The McAllen Police Department is asking for the public's help locating a man who has been reported missing.

Father and son sentenced for shooting federal agent

Two Hargill men have received significant sentences for the July 2012 aggravated assault on a Homeland Security Investigations agent, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Texas education, higher education and workforce agencies award STC with program grant

As Texas high school graduates celebrate their accomplishments, Commissioner of Education Michael Williams, Higher Education Commissioner Raymund Paredes and Texas Workforce Commission Chairman Andres Alcantar today announced funding for the de

Hidalgo County to host South Texas Hurricane Conference

The second annual South Texas Hurricane Conference will focus on the worst-case scenario,mass casualties.

Operation Interdependence seeks donations to send care packages to troops overseas

IBC Bank and the National Professional Hispanic Organization (NHPO) – RGV Chapter, along with other organizations like the Boys & Girls Club of McAllen, KURV, Texas Regional Bank, Socialife Magazine, Progress Times, KRGV 5 News, Texas

McAllen arson investigators seek to identify persons of interest

The McAllen Fire Marshal's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying two persons of interest in a warehouse fire.

City of McAllen unveiling downtown Park-n-Ride facility

The City of McAllen is building a Downtown Park-n-Ride facility to provide parking to those who visit the area.

McAllen City Commission selects City Manager

The McAllen City Commission selects Interim City Manager Roel “Roy” Rodriguez, P.E. as the new City Manager. In April, Rodriguez was appointed interim city manager after City Manager Mike R. Perez announced his retirement.

City of McAllen to host groundbreaking of Downtown Park-n-Ride

The City of McAllen Transit Department will host a groundbreaking tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. to kick off construction of its Downtown Park-n-Ride facility.