MISSION, RGV - Elected officials from up and down the Texas-Mexico border say they have concerns with President Trump’s plans to further militarize their region by sending in the National Guard. Trump spoke about his plans Tuesday during a luncheon...
MCALLEN, RGV - Carlos Cascos is a rarity in the Rio Grande Valley - a high profile leader who supports southbound inspection stations for the region’s international bridges. Cascos says if the United States is serious about stopping illegal drugs...
DONNA, RGV - City of Donna officials say if they had a Las Vegas-type mass shooting situation to deal with their police officers would be ready – because each one is armed with high-powered automatic rifles. “We purchased high powered...
MISSION, RGV – Mission City Council members voted unanimously on Monday to oppose the construction of walls, fences or levee-walls along the U.S.-Mexico border. With Resolution #1520, Mission joined Brownsville and La Joya in publicly denouncing President Trump’s proposed border...
MCALLEN, RGV - McAllen Mayor Jim Darling says Tamaulipas Governor Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca is going to start a highway patrol on the western side of Reynosa. When he does so safety will be improved at Anzalduas International Bridge...
SAN BENITO, RGV -A new maritime training facility at Port Mansfield would help train Texas and Tamaulipas law enforcement officials who specialize in work on the Rio Grande and offshore. Ron Mills, port director for Willacy County Navigation District, unveiled...
REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — Claiming the criminal phenomenon is different in every state in Mexico, the Governor of Tamaulipas says it is necessary to develop regional strategies to confront delinquent and criminal groups. “The criminal phenomenon is different in every region...
RIO GRANDE CITY, RGV – Following the success of its roundtable discussion on border security on Monday, the Starr County Industrial Foundation has announced it will hold similar events once a quarter. “We want to take the opportunity to visit...
RIO GRANDE CITY, RGV - According to Congressman Henry Cuellar, many of the ideas President Trump has for the border region will not make it into statute. Along with Starr County Industrial Foundation, Cuellar hosted a Border Security Roundtable at...
PHARR, RGV – Mexican law enforcement agencies are interested in using South Texas College's eagerly-anticipated "Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence," says STC President Shirley Reed. The Regional Center for Public Excellence is a collaborative project between South Texas College,...

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