A declaration of disdain
There has been a huge rise in the number of illegal immigrants making the journey from Central America to the United States, and most of them are children.
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Wed Jul 16, 2014
Plan to buy Weslaco hotel for unaccompanied minors scrapped
Amid a rash of negative publicity, the main contractor handling the influx of unaccompanied minors from Central America, abruptly scrapped its plan to buy a resort-style hotel in Weslaco and convert it into a 600-bed residential center for the children.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Texas man wins buffalo chip toss in Nebraska
A Texas man has won the men's championship at the annual World Championship Buffalo Chip Toss at the Fur Trade Days event in Chadron.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Brownsville organization opens center for immigrants in Harlingen
A Brownsville-based organization that shelters undocumented immigrant children will open a 'processing center' in Harlingen amid a surge of Central American immigrants that has filled immigrant shelters in the Rio GrandeValley, reports Friday said.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
US border effort sputters as migrants cross again
FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2012 file photo, a newly arrived person who was caught in Arizona by the U.S. .
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Veterans turn to American Legion for medical help
She looked too nice and put together for someone depressed, King was told. "I have a son, I'm his only support system, I have to keep it together" King recalled telling the VA office in El Paso, trying to explain why she didn't look disheveled.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Boy injured in fire that killed grandmother dies
A 5-year-old boy has died after sustaining injuries in a South Texas apartment fire earlier this week in which his grandmother died.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Obama under pressure to visit U.S.-Mexico border
A news conference is held on Thursday at the Harlingen Immigration Court parking lot on Jefferson Ave at which House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte , and Rep. Darrell Issa , left, discussed this weekis trip to the RGV Sector of the U.S.-Mexico border by several members of the House Judiciary Committee.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Chase leads police to more than $43,000 in fake bills
Two men with a bag of counterfeit $100 bills who were trying to elude police couldn't run fast enough, police say.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Valley Morning Star, Harlingen, Texas, Slice of Life column
"This Friday I'm going to be showing some larger abstract paintings of mine," he said.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Some Texas doctors don't treat vets due to lag in pay
In this June 9, 2014, photo, David and Marianne Trujillo exit the Vetaran Affairs facility in El Paso, Texas.
Probe finds problems at Valley VA
A VA clinic in Harlingen didn't comply with rules on the credentialing and privileging of surgeons and also didn't pay contract doctors quickly enough, causing them to stop treating veterans, according to a federal investigation.