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McAllen Leader Dies After Marathon He Helped Found

Officials say an elected city commissioner in McAllen died of a heart attack after running in a marathon he helped create last year.



Man Allegedly Provided Cocaine To Get Votes For School Board Candidates

A 47-year-old man allegedly provided cocaine to secure votes for school board candidates.


Immigrants who have been caught crossing the border illegally are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas where they are processed on July 15, 2014. (credit: Rick Loomis-Pool/Getty Images)

Officials: 54-Year-Old Mexican Immigrant Hanged Himself At Border Patrol Station

Border Patrol officials say a 54-year-old Mexican man apparently hanged himself at a Border Patrol station in South Texas.


Construction permits reveal plans for a facility in McAllen that could accommodate about 1,000 children. (David McNew/Getty Images)

U.S. Plans Child Migrant Processing Center In Texas

Construction permits reveal plans for a facility in McAllen that could accommodate about 1,000 children.


File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Father, Son Sentenced For Shooting Agent

A South Texas man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison and his son to 16 years for the 2012 shooting of a federal agent on drug-patrol duty.


Mexican soldiers are displayed inTamaulipas state. (credit:  RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Gunmen, 1 Soldier Killed In Mexican Border State

Authorities in Tamaulipas state say five gunmen and one soldier died in gun battles in Reynosa, a city across the border from McAllen, Texas.


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McAllen Spa Owner Accused Of Fake Injections

Prosecutors say the man injected liquid silicone into customers and lied about its safety.


File photo of IV bags in a hospital. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Arrested For Alleged Illegal Injections Without Medical License

Authorities say a South Texas woman has been arrested for practicing medicine without a license after allegedly injecting a substance into another woman.


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Former Deputy Convicted In South Texas Drug Case

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a former South Texas deputy sheriff for his role in a drug conspiracy. The case was given to jurors shortly before noon Tuesday and a couple hours later […]


File photo of some of the damage left by the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Texas Plant That Blew Up Carried $1M Policy

The Texas fertilizer plant that exploded last month, killing 14 people, injuring more than 200 others and causing tens of millions of dollars in damage to the surrounding area had only $1 million in liability coverage, lawyers said Saturday.