Mission CISD hits the mark in state accountability ratings

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has released accountability ratings for schools and districts. Most schools and districts can earn ratings of Met Standard, Improvement Required, or Met Alternative Standard for alternative schools.

It’s a Regional Teacher of the Year three-peat for Mission CISD

For the third year in a row, a Mission CISD (Consolidated Independent School District) teacher has been selected as a Regional Teacher of the Year.

Texas Game Wardens patrolling the Rio Grande River

We've been hearing a great deal in recent weeks about the immigration crisis in this country. From the wave of children entering this country from Central America, to the political struggle in Washington.

Mission CISD to host first Back to School Bash

Still need to take care of a few back to school errands like immunizations, registration, sports physicals, or haircuts?

Body of suspected immigrant found just north of border

Mission police are trying to identify a body found just north of the river. Authorities found the body yesterday in a grassy area near Conway Avenue and Military Road. They say the body was partially decomposed.

Immigrants posing as "fake families" to stay in the U.S.

The influx of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the border may be triggering yet another problem for Border Patrol agents--fake family units.

Mission Chamber of Commerce awarded first place in state for best marketing campaign

Local Chambers from across the state of Texas convened Monday night June 23, 2014 for the TCCE Annual Excellence Awards. The awards honor organizations for exceptional efforts in marketing, communications and media outreach.

Autopsy to determine cause of death for body found near edge of river

Mission police are waiting on the results of a pending autopsy to determine how a man's body ended up near the edge of the river.

Rep. Cuellar visits McAllen Border Patrol Station

On Saturday, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) toured the Border Patrol facility in McAllen, Texas, meeting with the agents stationed there and speaking to the adults and unaccompanied children housed there.

A look into one of the "hot spots" along the border for immigrant crossings

The high level of immigrants crossing the border in the Rio Grande Valley sector is getting national attention--and Border Patrol officials say they don't see an end in the near future.

Suspected tire thief apprehended in Mission

For the past two weeks, the city of Mission has been experiencing numerous tire thefts. Police arrested one of the suspects believed to be involved.

Man accused of shooting and killing wife in domestic dispute

A man who authorities say was involved in the murder of a woman yesterday is now in jail. Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested 33-year-old Abel Javier Jaime Sanchez on a first degree murder charge.

Police identify body found in open field is missing Mission man

A McAllen man, who was reported missing, was found dead in a open field.

Woman found dead in home north of Mission

Authorities are investigating a homicide after a woman's body was found early this morning at a residence north of Mission.

Doctor: "People don't realize that synthetic marijuana can be deadly"

In the state of Texas, it is illegal to possess or sell synthetic marijuana--but that doesn't stop teens from pursuing the drug.