PHARR - Families gathered in Pharr to support each other on the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims.
In the past, these families were left to deal with the tragedies on their own.
At the Pharr Civic Center, a table was dedicated to Jolissa Rangel. She was... more »
WASHINGTON - The Homeland Security Department is acknowledging thousands of young families caught crossing the border illegally this year failed to meet with immigration agents, as they were instructed. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials made the admissioin to immigration advocates during a private meeting in Washington.
ICE officials said... more »
RIO GRANDE CITY - Rio Grande City police officers are noticing a decline in the number of families crossing the border illegally.
The agency says they are seeing men crossing more often than families.
Police, however, are staying busy.
RGC police stepped up to help U.S. Border... more »
SAN ANTONIO - FBI agents say people are preying on relatives of the unaccompanied children.
One case involved a person claiming to represent a charity. The crooks said they assisted in processing and reuniting the children.
In another case, the criminals used the name of a san antonio... more »
RIO GRANDE VALLEY - The threat of danger looms over thousands of undocumented immigrants who cross the border daily.
The vice-president of the Border Patrol union in the Rio Grande Valley says agents are seeing more of what they call "pseudo families" or "fake families."
Many undocumented immigrants... more »
ALTON - Three families, including 15 children, are staying in a hotel tonight after fire consumed their home. The fire broke out around 6 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of Conway and Mile 6 in Alton.
Fire crews from Alton and Mission battled the blaze. None of the family... more »
MISSION - The city of Mission is using federal grant money to help families in need find affordable housing. The funds help pay deposits and the first month of rent.
The program, though, hasn't may be running into some problems. Some benefitting from the program say they're thankful for... more »
BROWNSVILLE - Two families who lost their teenage daughters to violent murders say parents need to be more involved.
Maria Galvan lost her daughter Tiffany Galvan about a year and half ago. Her ex-boyfriend is charged with murder. He's accused of stabbing her nearly 50 times in Brownsville.
... more »
MCALLEN - The American Red Cross is doing its part to help the family of Army Spc. Kurt Kern, a McAllen native killed by an IED in Afghanistan.
It's during tragedies like the death of Kern the Red Cross says they were founded for, to be a shoulder to... more »
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