McAllen

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to visit border facilities

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh (Jay) Johnson is traveling to South Texas to tour Border Patrol facilities amid the crush of immigrant children and families from Central America.

Suspect in custody for murder of McAllen woman

McAllen police have arrested a man in connection to the murder of a woman earlier this week. Simon Hernandez is charged with the murder of 43-year-old Maria Magdalena Cruz.

Congressmen tour Border Patrol facility as part of recent wave of politicians visiting the Valley

Amid the crisis at the border, waves of politicians are flooding to the Valley to witness the impact of the high influx of immigrants.

Suspect in woman's murder handed $1 million dollar bond

McAllen police have arrested a man believed to be involved in the murder of a woman. On Sunday, June 22nd at approximately 3:15 p.m. police and EMS were called to home located at 2120 West Gumwood Avenue.

Seven South Texas smugglers sentence to prison

Seven south Texas human smugglers were sentenced in federal court Wednesday to prison terms following their convictions for harboring illegal aliens and for bringing them into the United States.

Operation Interdependence seeking volunteers for packing party

Operation Interdependence (OI) – RGV is a community based project led by a committee that raises contributions to make and send care packages for our active US troops overseas.

HCSO investigators seek information regarding suspect vehicle

Investigators with the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office are continuing their search for a suspect vehicle believed to be involved in a double murder in north Weslaco back on June 11.

First Lady of Honduras visits the Valley

The immigration crisis we're seeing is bringing more leaders to the Valley, this time, it's the First Lady of Honduras.

Catholic Charities helping hundreds of immigrant women and children daily

Dozens of immigrant women and children are all smiles this afternoon thanks to the efforts of the volunteers with Catholic Charities.

McAllen PD to enforce no-refusal initiative during July 4th holiday

McAllen Police Department will enforce a No-Refusal initiative during the Independence Day Holiday June 27, 2014 to July 7, 2014 and as part of the Texas Department of Transportation Comprehensive Selective Traffic Enforcement Program Grant and

State leaders speak on the issue of illegal border crossings

Texas State Senator and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is asking Governor Rick Perry to declare a state of emergency along the border.

Hidalgo County officials address the influx of immigrants and impact on resources

The surge of immigrants crossing the border doesn't show any signs of declining. According to Border Patrol, 48,000 immigrants were detained just last month.

McAllen police investigating death of woman

McAllen police are currently investigating a woman's death after discovering her body yesterday afternoon.

Giant unused warehouse to become new immigrant holding facility

With each passing week, the overcrowding at the RGV Border Patrol stations seems to be getting worse. Some facilities are holding five times the capacity that they're designed to accommodate--but there's a sign of relief.

Three men arrested for aggravated kidnapping

Three men are behind bars--each on a $1 million bond after allegedly attempting to kidnap a man.