Harlingen native meritoriously advanced to US Navy Petty Officer 1st Class

By Rick Burke, Special to the Star HOUSTON - A native of Harlingen was meritoriously advanced to petty officer first class serving at Navy Talent Acquisition...

Last day to register to vote approaches

Texas voters have just 13 days left to register to vote in the November 3 general election. Regardless of where you stand politically, ensuring...

Argument leads to fatal shooting in Port Isabel

PORT ISABEL— A possible argument resulted in an afternoon shooting on Monday. Port Isabel Chief of Police Robert Lopez said the department received a...

Harlingen to host 2020 Census BBQ this weekend

The City of Harlingen is holding another Census Drive-thru BBQ on Sept. 26 at the Harlingen Sports Park. Currently, the Harlingen response rate is 54.2%...

Response Countdown: As Census 2020 deadline looms, Texas moving up

HARLINGEN — Texas continues to rise in the rankings for Census 2020, with the state now listed as 33rd in the nation with a...

Woman in White House ricin letters case suspected of targeting RGV agencies

A Canadian woman accused of sending a poison-filled letter to the White House is also suspected of sending ricin to the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s...

‘Save Me With a Seat’ campaign; TxDOT to conduct virtual car seat checks

HARLINGEN — When used correctly, properly installed car seats have the power to save children's lives. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) kicked off its...

Man found with 200 ‘AR-15 style’ magazines

A McAllen man faces up to 10 years in federal prison in connection with federal smuggling goods charges after he was arrested at a...

RGV school districts secure innovative equipment to fight COVID-19 spread

BROWNSVILLE — Many school districts across the Rio Grande Valley are making their final preparations to return to on-campus fall sports strength and conditioning...

166 new virus cases over 3 days in Hidalgo Co.

Hidalgo County had 30 people die from COVID-19 related complications and 166 new cases of the virus. The new cases and deaths are the total...