1 hr ago
Mailman Accused of Taking Money From Gift Cards
Federal authorities say a South Texas mailman has been arrested for opening customer mail and stealing money contained in gift cards.
3 hrs ago
AT&T Boosts LTE Footprint Once More
AT&T today expanded the size of its LTE 4G network by a handful of new cities and towns around the U.S. The new markets that now have access to LTE include Florence-Muscle Shoals and Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Gallup, N.M.; Brownsville-Harlingen and McAllen, Texas; and Tri-Cities, Wash.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
El Paso Times
Police: South Texas teen run over by own car
Police are investigating the death of a South Texas teenager who appears to have been run over by her own vehicle.
Legislators Recall Dispute Over South Texas University
Legislation authored by Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa - and signed by Gov. Rick Perry - will ultimately combine the University of Texas System's existing assets in the Rio Grande Valley to create a newer, larger university that includes a medical school.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
City seeks to sell part of international bridge
A South Texas city is looking to sell part of an international bridge it built after projected revenue from the structure has failed to come through.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Agents: Fuel-saving measures hamper Border Patrol
McALLEN, Texas - Budget cuts have hampered the U.S. Border Patrol's work in its busiest sector on the Southwest border, agents said Friday, with the agency introducing fuel conservation measures in the Rio Grande Valley that have agents patrolling on foot and doubling up in vehicles.
Ex-Mexican governor detained in corruption case
Former Tabasco Gov. Andres Granier was detained by federal prosecutors based on a request from state prosecutors, the Attorney General's Office said in a statement.
County holds hurricane preparedness fairs
Hidalgo County will be holding seven hurricane preparedness fairs this month. The "Dare to Prepare" Disaster fairs will partner with community resources within the county to bring information to communities about what residents need to do to be prepared.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
El Paso Times
Funds for more border produce inspectors on hold
Border lawmakers and local officials who had hoped for state money to help train new produce inspectors at border ports and reduce wait times instead got a promise from legislators to study the issue.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Ex-official seized in Mexico corruption case
A Mexican official speaking on condition of anonymity said Jose Saiz was detained Saturday after he attempted to cross from the city of Reynosa, across the border from McAllen, Texas.
The Las Vegas Sun
Mexican army rescues more than 150 migrants
Mexican soldiers have rescued more than 150 migrants kidnapped by a drug cartel and held for as long as three weeks in a one-story home alongside the U.S. border.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Dallas Morning News
Funding to restore Texas' historic courthouses slashed by Legislature
After funding was slashed for Texas' courthouse restoration program in a last-minute cut by lawmakers, officials say the state won't be able to provide significant grants for two years.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Clarke found a home in teaching
Current Conditions: Cloudy, 79 F Forecast: Fri - Isolated Thunderstorms. High: 96 Low: 76 Sat - Partly Cloudy.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Mexican Authorities Free 165 Immigrants Near Border
Mexican authorities announced today that their military freed 165 immigrants being held captive just across the border from McAllen, Tex.
New York Daily News
Soldiers in Tamaulipas, Mexico, rescue 165 migrants, most from...
The bodies of 72 migrants massacred by Los Zetas drug cartel kidnappers are shown in this 2010 photo from Tamaulipas, Mexico, where 165 abducted migrants were freed, authorities said Thursday.
Mexican army rescues 165 abductees at border
Mexican soldiers have rescued 165 people kidnapped by a drug cartel and held for as long as three weeks in a one-story home alongside the U.S. border.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
KFDX-TV Wichita Falls
Wichita Falls Among the Top Ten Cheapest Cities in the U.S.
When you are paying your bills you may not believe it, but the city of Wichita Falls is again on the list of the 10 cheapest cities to live in in the nation.
New York Daily News
Woman's family hopes for justice 50 years after death.
The lifeless body of a beautiful 25-year-old woman was found near a church in McAllen, Texas, more than 50 years ago, but the gruesome homicide and the motive -a Catholic priest was a prime suspect - still confounds the victim's family.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Microsoft is hiring for three unannounced US specialty retail stores
McAllen, Texas , Boca Raton, Florida and Wauwatosa ,Wisconsin ; The Wauwatosa store will be the first Microsoft Store to open in the state of Wisconsin.
Hunt for US Marine - kidnapped in Mexico
McAllen, Texas: The FBI is searching for a US Marine reservist who served in Iraq, his father and uncle after they were kidnapped at a ranch in Mexico last month, authorities said on Tuesday.