Friday Mar 14
CBP intercepts rare pests at Pharr port of entry
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge recently intercepted a rare pest, a first in the nation discovery along with another quarantine significant pest in a shipment of celery.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Local drug kingpin sentenced to more than 18 years
A judge on Thursday sentenced the leader of a local drug trafficking organization to more than 18 years in prison.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Spring breakers return to Mexico? Border towns try to tempt back American students
The Mexican border cities used to be a regular haunt for American spring breakers looking for an affordable and exciting holiday, but the young tourists were driven away by rampant drugs violence.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Cabalgata going strong in Columbus
Marjorie Lilly Photos Riders from two nations met the Mexican-American border at Palomas, Chih.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Mexican border city hopes to lure spring breakers
A man walks by a boarded up Garcia's souvenir shop in Matamoros, Mexico, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.
Mexican border city hopes to lure Spring Breakers
The sidewalks are empty on Alvaro Obregon Avenue. Restaurants and souvenir shops lining the once popular thoroughfare are gutted and shuttered.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
NY Times Bemoans How Texas 'Abortion Law Pushes Clinics to Close Doors'
Last year, the Texas legislature passed sweeping legislation aimed at improving the safety of the state's 44 abortion clinics.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Mayor Salinas seeks re-election
For the last 16 years, Norberto "Beto" Salinas has been committed to the citizens of Mission serving as the mayor.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Suffolk IDA withdraws Spellman sales-tax break
The decision by a Hauppauge-based manufacturer of power supplies to shift work to Mexico has cost it a tax break, officials said.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Research connects drug war violence in Mexico with desensitization in social media
Amid times of crisis, citizens often turn to social media as a method to share information, make observations and vent.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Styrolution Consolidates PS Business
Styrolution , Aurora, Ill., plans to mothball its 330-million-lb/yr PS plant in Indian Orchard, Mass., by year's end.
Reynaldo 'Ray' DeLeon Sr.
Reynaldo "Ray" S. DeLeon Sr. 79, of Defiance, passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Mexico rescues 61 kidnapped migrants
Mexican troops responding to cries for help from inside a house have freed 61 kidnapped migrants whose captors were demanding money in order to take them across the border to the United States, officials said.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The Sweet Science
Danny Garcia: "It's Amazing To Be a Puerto Rican Fighter"
Undefeated Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny Garcia , of Philadelphia, and his father/trainer, Ange l Garcia , hosted an open media workout on Wednesday at the DSG Boxing Gym in Philadelphia.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
South Texas medical school dean to visit region
A psychiatrist and founding dean of the new School of Medicine at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley is to meet with South Texas students, faculty and community members.
Styrolution: Strategic Measures Drive Growth and Profitability
In order to further strengthen its polystyrene business in North America, Styrolution today announced it plans to consolidate PS capacity in the region.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
After 'El Chapo's' Capture, Meet the Most Wanted Drug Lords
The capture of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman , who authorities said was the world's most powerful drug lord , was the latest in the long running war between drug barons and Mexican and American crime fighters.
South Texas produce shipments surge
The 3,600-foot long Baluarte Bridge, completed in 2013, soars 1,300 feet over the Baluarte River between Sinaloa and Durango.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Kentucky Man Missing In Mexico
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. A Kentucky family is living a nightmare as they wait for any word about their loved one missing in Mexico.