Pedestrian remains hospitalized as police probe airport accident

HARLINGEN — An 81-year-old man hit by a vehicle while handling luggage at Valley International Airport remains in serious condition following surgery at Valley...

Harlingen posts another strong sales tax month

HARLINGEN — Harlingen’s retail sector continued its high-flying ways for the month of August, with state sales tax allocations showing an 8.33 percent increase...

Texas children found in dog cage placed in foster care

DALLAS (AP) — Four malnourished siblings, all aged 5 or younger, have been placed in foster care after authorities found them hungry and thirsty...

Santa’s Elves: Teens deliver gifts to local families

HARLINGEN — “The nice people are coming! The nice people are coming!”Fatima Reguera, 17, smiled broadly as she remembered the way children greeted her...

Head of homeland security orders study into ending private immigration detention centers

The head of U.S. Homeland Security has asked for a subcommittee to look into eliminating privately run immigration detention centers used by Immigration and...

Harlingen cancels 4th of July fireworks display

The City of Harlingen has decided to cancel the annual 4th of July fireworks display this year because of the increasing numbers of coronavirus...

SB downtown revitalization plan complete, now real work begins

SAN BENITO — It appears the plan to revitalize downtown is complete. Now the hard work begins.The downtown revitalization plan and the parks and...

Early Graduates: TSTC commencement ceremony honors ECHS students

BY Amanda SoteloTexas State Technical College and the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District’s Early College High School began a partnership nearly eight years ago,...

More than 4,000 outages reported across Valley

4:30 p.m. update Magic Valley Electric Cooperative is reporting more than 4,000 power outages across the Rio Grande Valley as Hurricane Hanna moves closer to...

Red Ribbon Week teaches children importance of staying drug free

HARLINGEN — What should a child do if a grown-up offers drugs?Run to a grownup they trust.Dylan Louks, 9, had just learned that important...