McAllen

Innovative new park in McAllen gets volunteer help

The City of McAllen Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a work day for the Junior League of McAllen No Boundaries Play Park located at Morris Park on Saturday, Oct. 25th from 8 a.m. to noon.

Local representatives announce effort to get veterans healthcare at UTRGV

Some state representatives are working for healthcare for veterans, based out of the new UTRGV medical school. The effort was announced at a press event at the McAllen War Memorial on Wednesday.

South Texas College displays names of victims killed by domestic violence

Some people in South Texas are working to curb domestic violence. From now until Friday, you can see this at the McAllen South Texas College campus.

$2 million in marijuana found in commercial shipment of tomatoes

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have seized nearly a ton of marijuana at the Pharr port of entry.

Regional SWAT team transforms State Farm Arena into training ground

Bigger, better, stronger. Hidalgo county's Law Enforcement Emergency Response Team, also known as LEERT, is constantly evolving to stay ahead of threats.

Edcouch woman sentenced for embezzling more than $90K from halfway house

Ofelia Alvarado Vallejo, 44, of Elsa, has been ordered to 14 months in federal prison and to repay the more than $90,000 she embezzled from the Mid Valley House Residential Reentry Center where she worked as an administrative assistant, announc

Motorcyclist killed in Sunday accident, identified

McAllen police have identified the man killed in Sunday night's accident near Loma Linda and State Highway 107.  Police say the 63 year old man is Baldemar Martinez Islas.

McAllen expands its retail and commercial area

The city of McAllen is expanding its retail and commercial areas in the Convention Center-Anzalduas Bridge Corridor.

Border Patrol agents save man’s life; seize nearly 50 pounds of cocaine

Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector saved a man’s life and seized nearly 50 pounds of cocaine in two separate incidents Thursday.

Valley veterans attend Hiring Our Heroes job fair

Dozens of military veterans are on the path to finding jobs after an hiring event on Wednesday.

Students safe after brief lockdown at McHi

McAllen High students are safe, after a brief campus lock down this morning. It happened around 8:15. District police locked down the school after a student reported seeing a person inside, with a holstered weapon.

McAllen police release photo of suspect involved in bank robbery

McAllen police have released a photo of the suspect involved in an early morning bank robbery in McAllen.