McAllen

Grand Marshal for McAllen Holiday Parade announced

As we inch closer to the Mcallen Holiday Parade, the city keeps unveiling new surprises. Tuesday the city revealed the Grand Marshal of the parade will be valley native and TV star, Cristela Alonzo.

Campaign manager pleads guilty to conspiracy to buy votes in Donna School Board Election

A campaign manager pleaded guilty today for agreeing with others to pay voters to vote in a Donna school board election, announced U.S.

McAllen police search for suspect who shot officer

On an unfinished stretch of McColl not meant to be touched by tire or toes, McAllen Police and other law enforcement agencies searched for a shooter, Monday morning. Police say the suspect tried to kill Officer Jesus Mora.

McAllen officer shot, investigators searching for suspect

A McAllen police officer has been treated and released from the hospital after being shot at while investigating a suspicious vehicle on the side of the road.

Black Friday shoppers breeze through lines

Around 7 AM Friday, things were laid back at Best Buy in North McAllen. The lines were not too long, the people in it we busy going over strategies to snag everything on their lists.

UPS offers options to keep your packages safe this holiday season

To say they get around the Valley might be an understatement. "Generally on most of our drivers, their delivering anywhere from say 120 stops," said Ray Anctil, UPS Center Manager.

McAllen FD releases statement on the passing of Lt. Rene Alaniz

Lieutenant Rene Alaniz was a great asset to the McAllen Fire Department for 36 years and we are saddened to hear of his passing. As a department, we are in mourning because we have lost a brother. Our prayers go out to the Alaniz family.

Edinburg carjacker sentenced to federal prison

Edinburg resident Stephen Santos, 28, has been sentenced to 108 months in federal prison for carjacking, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Santos pleaded guilty Oct.

Cocaine distribution ring leader in prison

37-year-old Francisco Gonzalez-Contrares has been sent to federal prison for leading a cocaine distribution ring. He was sentenced to a total of 112 months.

Leader of cocaine distribution ring ordered to prison

Mexican National Francisco Gonzalez-Contreras, 37, has been ordered to federal prison for his leadership role in a cocaine distribution ring, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. He pleaded guilty May 3, 2013.

New training tools give McAllen PD more options for safety

Inside a new state of the art classroom, McAllen police officers now have the means to train in the virtual and actual realm. New technology gives officers the chance to handle real situations, that could require lethal force.

Mexican national sent to prison on marijuana conviction and assault of a federal officer

Jose Miguel Andrade-Rocha has been ordered to prison for transporting a load of marijuana and assaulting a Border Patrol (BP) agent who was attempting to arrest him, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Sec. Jeh Johnson visits McAllen after Obama's executive order

immigration speech. Homeland security secretary, Jeh Johnson, showed up in Mcallen to speak with agents. His visit is less than 24 hours after president Obama's executive order on immigration was announced.

Two head to prison for distributing methamphetamine

Francisco Calderon, 28, and Jorge Alejandro Galvan-Ibarra, 30, have been ordered to federal prison for possession with intent to distribute more than one kilogram of methamphetamine, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.