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Motor Vehicle Fatality Under Investigation
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Alton Pastor Claims Innocence On Sexual Assault Charge
A Rio Grande Valley pastor has pleaded not guilty to a charge of aggravated sexual assault stemming from an accusation from a female member of his congregation. The plea by 52-year-old Melquisedec Chan, the pastor of Viva Abundante Christian church in Alton, comes six months after he was arrested.
Meet the candidates for the LJISD Board of Trustees Nov. election
With early voting starting Monday, Oct. 22, the candidates vying for seats in the La Joya Independent School District Board of Trustees are engaged in a heated race.
Toolmaking firm that started in Ontario, Canada, moves into McAllen FTZ
MCALLEN, RGV – Sometimes, when a major manufacturer moves its operations, its suppliers feel the need to move with them.
Businesswoman spends big on La Joya ISD election
Hernandez, who is self-funding her campaign, spent nearly $30,000 from July 30 to Oct. 8, according to her campaign finance report. Her opponent, incumbent school board Trustee Johnn Alaniz, spent nearly $14,000.
Donna candidates share long history in local politics
Where Eloy Avila, 50, and Nick Castillo, 49, differ is their approach to a residency concern. Castillo filed a complaint with the city in September, accusing his opponent of living outside city limits on Ivey Road.
Motion for venue change denied in ex-judge’s federal bribery case
Rodolfo "Rudy" Delgado reads a prepared statement announcing his resignation as judge of the 93rd state District Court Monday, April 30, 2018, at the Hidalgo County Courthouse in Edinburg. Delgado has been the presiding judge of the court since January 2001.
Palmhurst Crime Prevention District up for renewal vote
The proposition is on the ballot because the Palmhurst Crime Control and Prevention District, which oversees the police department, is set to expire at the end of 2019. If approved, the sales tax will maintain in effect for an additional 10 years through 2029.
Assistant Principal Named Regional Winner
EDINBURG, Texas - The Texas Association of Secondary Principals recently announced that Roberta Davila, an assistant principal at Longoria Middle School, is the Region One Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year.
McAllen man accused of running over woman with truck charged with manslaughter
McAllen police say on Oct.17, they responded to the 4400 block of west Business 83 to assist medical responders with an unconscious woman found on the ground, according to a criminal complaint obtained by CBS 4 News.
Local high school marching bands perform at pigskin competition
Members of the PSJA Memorial High School marching band perform at the annual 76th Pigskin Jubilee UIL marching band contest at PSJA Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, in Pharr.
COMMENTARY: Governor, local agencies’ anti-gang center makes strides
It is my honor and privilege to serve the citizens of Hidalgo County as your sheriff. As the top law enforcement officer for the county, it is my duty to take advantage of every resource available to protect our community. For this reason, in September I was proud to announce my partnership with Gov
Ted Cruz: National Guard may be needed to stop migrant caravan at the border
The Texas Republican suggested mobilizing the National Guard or amassing more Border Patrol agents as the caravan continues to make its way north. A United Nations spokesman said more than 7,000 migrants have joined the caravan, U.S. News and World Reportreported. Their final destinations remain unc
Deserving family receives new car from local business
“ It was a heartfelt moment,” said Aaron Mendez, 42, The Collision Stop owner. “It got really emotional.”
Beto O'Rourke talks border wall, immigration at CNN town hall in McAllen
“He will address immigration, education, and veterans,” said a McAllen resident attending the CNN town hall.
Demolishing Historic Building for Parking Lot
EDINBURG, Texas - A historic building in the Rio Grande Valley, almost one hundred years old, in the process of being demolished, leaving some local history and architecture lovers, outraged.
Burglary Call Leads to Search in McAllen
Officers searched through trash bins, a park, and spoke with people staying at a hotel all in an area off south 10th Street.
Los Tigres del Norte, O’Rourke share stage at Bert Ogden Arena
EDINBURG — Beto O’Rourke supporters and norteño fans alike filled the seats of Bert Ogden Arena Thursday night, some wearing the candidate’s merchandise, others wearing cowboy hats and boots, and many sporting both.
Valley under a flash flood watch this weekend
Forecasters are predicting several inches of rain in the Valley over the next several days, in particular for Cameron and Willacy counties. Slow moving showers and thunderstorms could produce rainfall of 2 to 4 inches.The watch covers Cameron, Willacy, Hidalgo, Brooks and Kenedy counties.The NWS say
Texas Mega Millions Players Spend Millions Per Hour Chasing Prize
AUSTIN, TEXAS — It's been said that everything is bigger in Texas. In the feverish lead-up to theMega Millionsdrawing for a jaw-dropping $1 billion jackpot, that bigness extended to spending on tickets with brisk ticket sales in the millions of dollars per hour with hopes and dreams of wealth coming