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McAllen taps Bert Ogden Arena marketing director to run convention center

McALLEN — Yajaira Flores, who left the city in 2017 to run marketing for H-E-B Park and Bert Ogden Arena, will return to McAllen in one of the city’s most prominent positions: Convention Center Director.

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-08-16 17:18:00

New charges filed against McAllen physician, wife

According to a superseding indictment unsealed on Tuesday, McAllen physician Jorge Zamora-Quezada, and his wife, Meisy Angelica Zamora, have been additionally charged with conspiracy to commit money laundering and conspiracy to obstruct justice.


Pharr Woman Heads To Prison For Bank Fraud

MCALLEN, Texas - A former bank employee has been ordered to prison for her admissions of stealing more than $1 million from customer accounts. 45-year-old Cynthia Luna Rodriguez pleaded guilty Jan. 31, 2018.U.S. District Judge Micaela Alvarez handed Rodriguez a 85-month sentence to be immediately fo

KVEO - 2018-08-16 20:09:47

McAllen to no longer fund Comfort House, RGV Literary Center

McALLEN — The city will no longer fund Comfort House and the Rio Grande Valley Literacy Center, city commissioners voted at a budget hearing on Wednesday. Commissioners will make a final vote on the 2018-19 Fiscal Year budget in September, but the commissioners present at Wednesday’s budget hearing

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-08-16 12:20:00

Former Edinburg banker sentenced to more than 7 years in prison for bank fraud

Cynthia Luna Rodriguez,45, was sentenced to 85 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release. She pleaded guilty in January 2018.


Second Arrest Made in Theft of AR-15 Sold into Mexico

Chief Baudelio Castillo – Alamo Police Department says, "This gentleman that we arrested, Ricardo Vera, was the middle man. He actually purchased the weapon from our ex officer and he actually sold it into Mexico. Once he sold it into Mexico it became a federal investigation. Now we have ATF involve

KVEO - 2018-08-16 23:24:37

Teen driver charged in Edinburg crash that killed 3, including child

Luis Javier Gonzalez, 19, of Edinburg was charged with three counts of intoxication manslaughter and one count of intoxication assault.


County Sheriff Has Solution To Jail Overcrowding Problem

EDINBURG, Texas - The Hidalgo County Jail is currently overcrowded. With 1,232 beds in their facility, there are more than 200 inmates currently being housed at other facilities and it is costing tax payers millions of dollars annually.

KVEO - 2018-08-15 21:55:40

McAllen renews curfew ordinance for minors

“It’s great for the kids, for the parents, for everyone involved, “said resident Lucy Fernandez. “(Minors) shouldn’t be out there after a certain hour.”


Mission man sentenced; tied to case involving 50 firearms

U.S. District Judge Randy Crane sentenced Jesus Alonso Perez to 70 months in prison in connection with a case that involved more than 50 firearms that were smuggled into Mexico likely, the court acknowledged, headed into the arms of drug cartels and further fueling the violence in the country.


Valley School Districts Score High in TEA Report Card

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KVEO - 2018-08-15 22:53:59

McAllen's PalmFest gets new name: Fiesta de Palmas

Attendees of Fiesta de Palmas can expect live music, dance performances, diverse international cuisine and cultural activities, according to a news release.

BROWNSVILLE HERALD - 2018-08-15 12:34:00

Pharr police investigating crash involving Brownsville ISD bus

Pharr police continue to investigate a crash involving a school bus from the Brownsville Independent School District.Police say the crash occurred on the westbound lane of Expressway 83 in Pharr Tuesday afternoon.Delays are expected near the area, according to the Texas Department of Transportation


McAllen Rowe victorious in early season test vs. Los Fresnos

McALLEN — Los Fresnos and McAllen Rowe were back on the court to face each other Tuesday after meeting just a few days ago in the gold bracket third-place match of the McAllen Poundfest.Click herefor the full story and find more high school sports coverage on.

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-08-15 14:10:00

Maria Perez Joins Telemundo 40 Rio Grande Valley as Weather Anchor - Texas Border Business

“María is a well-known on-air personality in the Rio Grande Valley community, and her ability to deliver crucial meteorological information to our viewers will help our Telemundo 40 Weather Authority team stand from the rest,” said Miguelángel López, News Director of Telemundo 40 Río Grande Valley.


Two charged in connection with robbery at Weslaco pawn shop

Peter Cisneros, 34, and Agustin Gonzalez, 31, were arraigned on charges of aggravated robbery on Tuesday.


Border Patrol: Undocumented Mexican family made $150 for each immigrant sheltered

McAllen, Texas — Running a human stash house can be quite profitable as the Border Patrol suggests in recent court filings, with human traffickers earning thousands of dollars for hiding undocumented immigrants from authorities.


Rep. Canales, Doctors Hospital at Renaissance, AT&T, Pepsico, Walmart, and A Vision For You Help Center among supporters for school supply giveaways in Edinburg and Elsa on August 17, 18 - Titans of the Texas Legislature

Featured: Annual school supply giveaways that will provide learning materials, ranging from pens and pencils to paper erasers and notebooks, will take place on Friday, August 17, 2018 for students served by the Edinburg Housing Authority, and on Saturday, August 18, 2018, for students who live in El


Missing Teen's Body Pulled From Lake

Chief Jonathan Flores – Alton Police Department said, "With the assistance of the Mission Fire Department, Alton Fire Department, and our local police department, we were able to recover the body that was later confirmed to be Elijas Barajas the 18 year old that was missing out of Mission."


Frustrated South McAllen residents plead for relief from June rains

South McAllen residents attend an open city meeting to voice their concerns over drainage improvements to the southwest part of town at McAllen City Hall Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in McAllen.