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8 Fallas locations to close in the Valley, sales will begin immediately
Fallas – 2334 Boca Chica Blvd. – BrownsvilleFallas – 900 E. Elizabeth Rd. St. – BrownsvilleFallas – 1601 E. Price Rd. – BrownsvilleFallas – 321 E. University Ave. - EdinburgFallas – 509 East Expressway 77 – HarlingenFallas – 701 N. 13th St., Suite 1B – HarlingenFallas – 701 N. International Blvd., S
Six years in prison for men who called in hoax shooting at Harlingen school
By Maricela Rodriguez, Valley Morning StarLots of parents picked up their children at Harlingen High School South after a hoax phone call threatened there was a gunman on campus. School and police officials say the call was a hoax to try and divert police from a pawn shop robbery.Buy this photoPolic
Los Tigres Del Norte to perform free concert for O'Rourke rally
The free concert and rally are scheduled to take place in Edinburg, Texas, on Thursday. The Georgia-based band will reportedly be joined by musical groups Asleep at the Wheel and Little Joe y La Familia.
San Benito residents want solutions for pothole-ridden road
"We were able to drive through it no problem,” Cortez said. “And there [were] potholes, but it wasn't as deep or severe as what they are now.”
Stabbing Suspect Arrested After Days On The Run
Harlingen, TX - Harlingen Police Organized Crime Unit along with US Marshals arrested the suspect in a weekend stabbing, a media release confirms. According to Harlingen Police, at approximately 5:40 AM Alejandro Santiago Jr. "had gotten into an argument with the victim on the 1300 block of South Ey
Brownsville Selects New City Manager
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Harlingen shelter remains open as temperature drops
"I used to be homeless before," said Norma Rodríguez. "I know how it feels, but I already got married and I got a job already."
LETTERS: Why Democrats won't win; 'Tyranny of the minority'
I’ve watched liberals take away Montana’s number one base of employment, logging, because of a hooded owl. I’ve seen our reservation deteriorate because of drugs, not alcohol. I’ve read and watched as Native Americans struggle with suicide, incest, and rape among young girls and boys. Why? Because D
Donna police arrest two men accused of beating 70-year-old woman
"They beat her over the head, they kicked her, she was sent to the hospital," said Captain Rick Suarez with the Donna Police Department.
Family of Weslaco man missing for 10 years still searching for answers
"It was hard for her, it was hard for us - me and my husband - but he passed away, so we never got to have closure with him and that's all we want... is closure," says Virginia Benitez, Rudy's mother. "So, all we want is closure or where his body is so we can rest."
Fate of Ebony Hills Golf Course in Edinburg to be decided by residents
“Unfortunately, the reality is that the golf courses aren’t sustaining themselves financially, and of course, for the community, the golf course is not serving everyone - it only serves golfers,” said Mark Peña, chair of the Ebony Hills citizen’s committee.
Two men sentenced after falsely calling in active shooter in Harlingen in 2016
"We convinced the court and I'm very happy the court agreed and saw it our way. Therefore, I'm glad that the judge sentenced them to six years," Saenz said.
Harlingen Sears to close, retailer files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
The company has struggled with outdated stores and complaints about customer service even for its once crown jewels: major appliances like washers and dryers. That's in contrast with chains like Walmart, Target, Best Buy and Macy's, which have been enjoying stronger sales as they benefit from a robu
Investigator Says Guns Recovered Had Not Been Used
The trial is now on its fourth week and still no verdict. An undercover investigator states there were two guns recovered from Alcala's home. However, according to his report, there was no indication the guns had ever been used. The investigator did say he was alarmed after noticing the gun had doub
Person Of Interest In Theft Of Sign Case
HARLINGEN, Texas - On October 8, 2018 at approximately 3:00 AM, an unknown male subject, captured on surveillance video, is seen taking a sign from the wall of the business located at the 1110 block of South Commerce Street.
Brownsville taco stars featured in YouTube documentary series
The authors behind the 2016 book “Tacos of Texas,” which included tacos of Brownsville and the Rio Grande Valley, are back with a YouTube video series on their favorite subject.
Man in custody following deadly crash in Donna on Saturday night
According to a report, police said Mendoza, who was the driver of a white Chevrolet pickup, failed to yield the right of way to a Harley Davidson motorcycle.
Noon Fix: New border fence construction; $800,000 for local law enforcement; Making Strides Against Breast Cancer; Immigrant abuse
Filling in the gaps: New border fence construction to further impact ecosystemThe lush landscape of the subtropical Rio Grande Valley and Cameron County stands out for so many reasons.There’s the rich farmland and agricultural lifestyle in rural areas where white cotton fields stand in contrast to t
Over 40 Pelicans Killed in Cold Front's Arrival
PORT ISABEL, Texas - On October 15, Texas DPS Troopers responded to Highway 48 in reference to pelicans landing on the roadway. Upon arrival troopers started conducting traffic control and prevent any additional pelicans from being hit by passing motorists.
EDITORIAL: Questions arise faster than convention center
The old baseball movie “Field of Dreams” and its mantra, “If you build it, they will come,” has inspired many people to follow their dreams.