McAllen

Two children injured when house being demolished collapses

Three people , two of them children, are recovering from injuries after a home in McAllen collapses.

New processing center opening for immigrant children

 A warehouse in McAllen is expected to alleviate the overcrowding of unaccompanied immigrant children at RGV Border Patrol stations.

Former Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino sentenced to five years in prison

Former Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino has been sentenced to five years in Federal Prison, plus a fine.

McAllen Fire Dept. wins $10K in nationwide contest

A big congratulations to the City of McAllen Fire Department for winning $10,000 in a nationwide contest. On Tuesday morning, the McAllen Fire Department competed on national TV against another fire station for the grand prize.

Jose Antonio Vargas released from Border Patrol Custody

Jose Antonio Vargas is no longer in the custody of Border Patrol after being released this afternoon, a Border Patrol spokesperson confirms. There is no information available on the conditions of Vargas's release.

Update: reporter Jose Vargas released from Border Patrol custody

Jose Antonio Vargas has been released by McAllen, TX Border Patrol. We don't have additional information to share at this time - but he has issued the following statement:

STC students advised of payment deadlines for fall 2014 semester

Starting this fall 2014 semester, South Texas College will implement two important payment deadlines for all students. An Early Payment Deadline on July 31, 2014, and a Final Payment Deadline on August 19, 2014.

13th Court of Appeals Judge Arrested for DWI

A high-ranking judge is on the other side of the law after being arrested by McAllen Police over the weekend.

Jury convicts Mission man in marijuana conspiracy

A federal jury in McAllen has convicted Rogelio Guerrero, 50, a U.S.

Veterans home staff rolls up sleeves for blood drive

To help boost dwindling summertime blood supplies in the Valley, the Alfredo Gonzalez Texas State Veterans Home will host a blood drive from 1 to 5 p.m. on Friday, July 11.

McAllen mayor hopeful city will be reimbursed for funds spent on humanitarian effort

The City of McAllen is responding to the influx of undocumented immigrants with a humanitarian relief effort, but it comes at a hefty price.

Mexican pair pleads guilty to debit/credit card conspiracy

Mary Carmen Vaquera-Garcia, 27, and Daniel Dominguez-Guardiola, 28, both of Mexico, have entered guilty pleas to conspiring to use debit/credit cards with the intent to defraud, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Planned Parenthood of Hidalgo County to protest at McAllen Hobby Lobby store

Local community activists will line up on Thursday, July 10 in front of the Hobby Lobby store in McAllen to protest the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling allowing employers to deny contraception health insurance coverage to.

Militia group expresses desire to put boots on the ground along border

 A militia alliance that calls itself the "Patriots" is trying to make its way to South Texas to assist Border Patrol and local law enforcement with the influx of immigrants.

Immigrant relief center sees thousands of immigrants in four weeks

Today marks exactly four weeks since the Sacred Heart church immigrant relief center opened in McAllen. For Catholic Charities a lot has changed since they opened the center on June 10th.