Mission

Mission brothers get significant sentences in hostage taking case

Rafael Cruz, 25, and Roberto Cruz, 27, both of Mission, have been ordered to federal prison to serve lengthy sentences as a result of their convictions for conspiracy to commit hostage taking, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Agriculture leaders from across the nation get firsthand look at border issues

It's no secret that border security is far from perfection, which is why Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples invited eight agriculture leaders from across the nation to get a firsthand look at the problems along the border.

TxDOT to perform work on frontage road at Los Ebanos Road in Mission

Weather permitting, J.D. Abrams, L.P., a TxDOT Contractor, will be performing roadway work along the Westbound Frontage Road of US 83 and Los Ebanos Road.

Mission CISD students capture first place in annual One Act Play

For the first time since the school opened, in 2008, the R. Cantu Jr. High School (RCJH) One Act Play team has captured a first place win at the annual One Act Play competitions.

Police: money laundering investigation 'only just the beginning'

Mission police are investigating a money laundering scheme that could potentially reveal additional criminal activity.

Man punches cashier in face to avoid paying for groceries

You wouldn't think a grocery store cashier is a high-risk job, but one HEB cashier now says otherwise after he was punched in the face by a customer.

Officer discovers bundles of marijuana in man's vehicle during traffic stop

A midnight traffic stop ends with one man in jail after a police officer discovers more than 300 pounds of marijuana in the vehicle.

Stabbing suspect in custody after two months on the run

Two men are now behind bars after allegedly stabbing another man and injuring his grandmother in the process. The attack happened two months ago on March 8th on the 200 block of Salinas Drive in Mission.

Mission man receives 20 Years for drug trafficking for the Gulf Cartel

Israel Garza, 40, of Mission, has been ordered to federal prison for 240 months following his conviction for possession with intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Mission elementary school becomes first in district with a National Elementary Honor Society

Escobar/Rios Elementary School has become the first elementary school in Mission CISD (Consolidated Independent School District) to have a National Elementary Honor Society Chapter.

Investigators believe road rage is to blame for fatal stabbing of teen

A teenager is dead and two men are in the hospital recovering from stab wounds after an apparent road rage incident turned deadly.

Three in custody for organized crime, possessing marijuana

Three men are behind bars for what investigators say is an ongoing drug operation. The suspects were arrested at a residence on the 2000 block of East 20th Street in Mission yesterday afternoon.

Students at Alton Memorial Jr. High School qualify for National Science Bowl competition

Two Science Bowl teams from Alton Memorial Jr. High School (AMJH) will be leaving today to compete in the National Science Bowl Competition.

Mission CISD robotic team finishes top 10 in state competition

Robotics teams from two Mission CISD (Consolidated Independent School District) campuses performed admirably at the recent Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) state competition.

Two Mission CISD Destination Imagination teams advance to global finals

Two Mission CISD Destination Imagination (DI) teams have earned the right to travel to Destination Imagination’s Global Finals, the largest creative thinking and problem solving competition in the world, to be held May 21-24 in Knoxville,