A proposed private prison prompted many McAllen residents to voice their concerns at a community hearing last night. The mayor and other city officials listened as citizens expressed their opinions about the proposal.
A federal jury in McAllen has convicted Mexican National Felipe Oviedo-Cerda, aka Felipe Telles-Sanchez or Mario Trevino-Leal, 55, on one count of illegally re-entering the country, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today.
The McAllen, Texas, Air Evac Lifeteam base has been selected as the company’s 2013 Region 5 Community Service Base of the Year. Region 5 consists of 22 Air Evac Lifeteam bases across the state of Texas.
Cancer patients at Driscoll Children’s Hospital can easily be described as warriors. They’ve adapted to battling a life-threatening disease with resilience and bravery, all the while buoying their families’ morale.
Metro McAllen ridership grew 18 percent the first nine months of the fiscal year recording all-time high passenger numbers and setting up a third straight year of double-digit growth for the public bus system.
The city of McAllen's public works department is getting hands on experience in case of a natural disaster like a hurricane.
On Friday crews from the public works department are built a 15-hundred foot berm.
McAllen Public Works and several other city departments will test their readiness for responding to natural or man-made disasters by conducting a full-scale emergency management exercise, Friday, August 9, 2013, from 8 am to 8 pm.
On Wednesday, August 7th, in the evening hours Zack William Horton, 37, walked into the McAllen Police Department asking to be photographed at the McAllen Public Safety facilities with his assault rifle.