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Harlingen Police Department Officer Retires After 38 Years of Service

Officer Alvaro "Al" Garcia has retired from the Harlingen Police Department after serving the city for 38 years.

PSJA School District Honored as 'Best Communities for Music Education'

The National Association of Music Merchants Foundation and the University of Kansas designated Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD as one of 2015's "Best Communities for Music Education."

Community Leaders Return To Classrooms For "Teach For America Week"

KRGV General Manager John Kittleman and CHANNEL 5 NEWS anchor Alan Campbell will join elected officials, local media leaders, and business executives from across the Rio Grande Valley to celebrate Teach For America week. The annual event invites community leaders to serve as guest teachers in public school classrooms,…

City of Brownsville's Parks & Recreation Director to Resign

Brownsville Parks and Recreation Director Christopher Patterson is resigning his position to move closer to family out of state. Patterson worked for the city of Brownsville for 14 years. His last day will be March 20.

U.S. Army

San Benito Native Graduates From Combat Training

Army Pvt. Rolando Ruiz has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.


CHANNEL 5 NEWS Wins Several TAPB Awards

Congratulations to the CHANNEL 5 NEWS team! KRGV won several 2014-2015 Texas Association Press Broadcasters Awards.

Edinburg Hosts Cardboard Boat Races

The Edinburg Parks and Recreation’s Spring Break Camp held the city’s first Cardboard Boat Race on March 13, at the South Park Pool.

1st Annual “Battle of the Books” at La Joya ISD

Middle school book club members at La Joya ISD recently took part in a tournament-style competition known as “Battle of the Books.”

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