This is the third time Secretary Mayorkas pays a visit to the Rio Grande Valley. He says though the number of unaccompanied minors crossing into the US has decreased — there’s still a long way to go.
The Donna Detention Facility has been seeing an influx of undocumented migrants since it opened earlier this year. This 180,000 square feet facility is able to house 500 people. Border patrol agents say the center is currently operating at over capacity.
The Pharr Police Department has a mental health unit that focuses on treating people that are going through a breakdown, a situation that has increased during the pandemic.
The head of state announced 5,000 service members and additional DPS troopers will be stationed near our boundary between the US and Mexico. Governor Abbott says the federal government ending the Migrant Protection Protocols program has only encouraged human smugglers.
The Texas Department of State Health Services announced the pool of those eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine has expanded.
Although health officials have reported a drop in COVID-19 cases, lower hospitalization rates. Mission CISD says they will continue following the same safety protocols.
Fiana Tulip lost her mother this past Fourth of July to COVID-19 complications. She says Governor Abbott’s choice to not enforce the use of a face masks last summer showed lack of leadership and may have lead up to her untimely loss. After hearing the governor’s announcement over statewide restrictions, she says no lesson has […]
Earlier this week, five ERCOT members resigned from their positions: a sixth member withdrew their application. None of them live in Texas.
Families from District 8 are now faced with dealing with the aftermath of the harsh cold weather that hit Texas.
Robert Lopez, a Mission firefighter, says that some of his coworkers faced a similar situation as the rest of the public with no power back at home.Faced with their own challenges, firefighters continue providing services to community members in need.
Gabriela Lumbreras is a valley resident that, like many, has been affected by the lack of utilities within the community. She says she hopes the situation soon changes as she cares for her child who is diagnoised with autism
Officials say the city is in good hands and are reporting a steady decrease in violent crime.
Officials say inhaling carbon monoxide it can make you lose conscience or lead to deadly consequences. Last year during Hurricane Hanna, a family of four from Edinburg lost their lives to carbon monoxide poisoning after police found a running generator inside their home.
Electricity providers like Magic Valley, AEP and BPUB have told their customers to prepare to remain without power, this as they implement controlled outages that vary from 30 minutes to an hour..
Several road closures may be reported throughout this evening. Authorities are asking the community to respect the barricades set up and to stay aware of traffic lights that may be out due to power outages in the area
Homeland security announced a suspect is in custody after a 9-1-1 call led to a statewide search for a tractor trailer allegedly carrying undocumented immigrants.
During a virtual conference Wednesday afternoon, the group of legislators brought attention to the many struggles faced by students with limited internet access at home.
Health experts say another strain of the variant, first seen in South Africa, affects the current vaccine’s available efficacy. Pharmaceutical companies are already working in a solution.