Former police chief gets 20 years in drug trafficking case

McALLEN — A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a former Rio Grande Valley lawman to a 20-year prison sentence in connection with a drug...

Cameron, Hidalgo conduct census surey

Cameron and Hidalgo counties spent $100,000 for a survey company, Pacific Market Research out of Washington State, to ask 800 residents whether or not...

Gladys Porter zoo expands monkey exhibit

BROWNSVILLE — The Angolan black-and-white colobus monkeys seem to relish their new, expanded “Colobus Crossing,” located behind Small World at the Gladys Porter Zoo,...

New Cinemark concept heading to La Plaza Mall

  McALLEN — Something new is coming to La Plaza Mall in 2021: a brand new theater. “Cinemark is excited to bring our new, fresh, dine-in...

Man found with toddler taken from migrant mother indicted

A federal grand jury indicted a Brownsville man Wednesday accused of harboring a child taken from its mother by a brush guide who was...

New Cinemark concept heading to La Plaza Mall

Something new is coming to La Plaza Mall in 2021: a brand new theater. “Cinemark is excited to bring our new, fresh, dine-in theatre concept...

Children’s Museum celebrates Apollo anniversary

  To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11th Launch, the Children’s Museum hosted a Rocket Party as part of their “Stellar Steam Space...

Valley student to attend Tae Kwon Do World Championship

Paola Teran, a 12-year-old Brownsville resident and Tae Kwon Do national champion, will compete at the World Championship in Uzbekistan, Asia, in August. Teran is...

Hopper may hover today; Test would coincide with Apollo 11 anniversary

The first hover test of SpaceX’s Starship Hopper prototype could take place as early as today at the company’s Boca Chica Beach launch site,...

Pharr man sentenced to life in neighbor’s stabbing death

EDINBURG — His wife was five months pregnant with a baby boy when Julio Cesar Villarreal’s life was cut short at 32 years old...