Harlingen to host more food giveaways

The City of Harlingen and Food Bank RGV will hold three more food distribution events in the coming weeks. The food will be given away...

County: Vacationing couple infected with COVID-19

By Diana Eva Maldonado and ALANA HERNANDEZ, Staff Writers Cameron County officials say a couple who vacationed on South Padre Island for the winter have been...

Homicide not ruled out in Mexican national’s death

Questions are mounting in the death of a 17-year-old Mexican national as investigators with the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office continue to search for the...

Storm overwhelms drainage system

HARLINGEN — Water rushed into homes, covered cars and flooded streets as residents tried to pull out of the worst flooding in years. In northeast...

Border apprehensions drop as immigration crackdown continues

By COLLEEN LONG and DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it continues to see a drop in the number of...

Harlingen vies for All-America City Award

HARLINGEN — Five years ago, Harlingen became one of Texas’ few cities to launch a Mayor’s Wellness Council. Soon, Healthy Harlingen was born to combat...

Sullivan City PD’s citation system to get a high-tech upgrade

SULLIVAN CITY – Police officers here will soon be able to input tickets electronically rather than writing them by hand.SULLIVAN CITY – Police officers...

After record-breaking spending, Michael Bloomberg drops out of the presidential race

NEW YORK — Billionaire Mike Bloomberg ended his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday and endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden. It...

Inside Texas’ last Kmart

The last Kmart in Texas stands in South McAllen, on the corner of 10th and the expressway, just across the parking lot from Furr’s Fresh Buffet. It won’t be there for long though; Transformco, the company that bought out Kmart and Sears in a bankruptcy sale last year, announced the McAllen store would be closing earlier this month. In its prime, the hundred-plus-year-old retailer operated thousands of stores across the world. By summer, the number of Kmarts left will be winnowed down to a few dozen. Read the full story at themonitor.com

Harry Potter Film Concert Series to play McAllen

McALLEN — Muggles, wizards and anybody in between will be able to wear their robes at the Performing Arts Center when the popular Harry...