McAllen

McAllen employment way up year over year

More people had jobs in the City of McAllen in February than in the same month of 2013, and the 58,500 people working marked the second most ever employed in the City, according to the latest monthly job data from the Texas Workforce Commission

Reward increased to $13,000 for sex offender who crosses between Reynosa and McAllen

The reward for Juan Carlos Pena, 49, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has increased to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of April.

Hidalgo County residents signing up for Obamacare

Monday is the last day to sign up for Obamacare for face fines. Open enrollment for health insurance coverage ends at midnight, but those who run into technical troubles will have a grace period.

Burglar bars on windows play factor in two separate fatal house fires

The McAllen fire department is investigating a deadly house fire that claimed the life of a woman.

U.S. settles civil lawsuit against Valley Heart Consultants and doctors

Valley Heart Consultants Dr. Carlos Mego and Dr. Subbarao Yarra have settled a suit brought by the United States in McAllen alleging violations of the Federal False Claims Act, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Final arguments made in Alvarado trial

After final arguments on Thursday, the case against the suspected shooters of a federal agent is in the hands of the jury.

Huge crowds gather at Affordable Care Act enrollment fair

Across the country, Obamacare enrollment is now past 5 million people. But in the Valley, the numbers are not promising with thousands of people who still need to enroll.

McAllen EDC celebrates 26th anniversary

The 26th Anniversary of the McAllen Economic Development Corporation is looking ahead at the next 25 years for the city.

Enroll America bus tour stops at McAllen library

The health insurance deadline is fast approaching and if you aren't covered by the end of the month, you could face a fine from the U.S. government.

Irene Garza's family responds to DA Guerra's appointment

Irene Garza's family is also speaking out against Guerra's appointment, they claim it is just another ploy by Guerra to set up Rodriguez.

McAllen DPS office reopens with new technology options

The Department of Public Safety Office reopened and now visits for individuals should go more quickly. The office on Bicentennial and Pecan Boulevard is back open after being closed for a year.

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez spotted together at local restaurant

A local Valley restaurant is seeing stars after a pair of A-list celebrities stopped by this morning for breakfast.

McAllen inks deal for new convention hotel

A regional investment firm, Goldstein Financial, LLC of South Padre Island, will build a $20 million six-story Embassy Suites hotel at McAllen’s Convention Center complex on after receiving franchise approval from Hilton Worldwide.

Credit Card Fraud

Weslaco police need your help finding a man who allegedly stole a debit card. Investigators say the man seen in this surveillance video is the suspect.

San Juan Smuggler

Two men are facing jail time after authorities say they smuggled drugs and people across the border. Police say Derek Medina in the gray shirt was pulled over with nearly 700 pounds of marijuana in his car.