WESLACO - Below is a list of Fourth of July activities taking place across the Rio Grande Valley. Reminder: Several city, county, state and federal offices will be closed for the holiday.
4th of July Celebration 2013 4 p.m. - Midnight 1000 Sports Park Blvd. Activities include:... more »
PHARR - Officials with Feeding America recently visited the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley to address safety concerns.
The visit comes after the Texas Department of State Health Services stopped the food bank from shipping food out because of a rat infestation at its warehouse in Pharr.... more »
EDCOUCH - Students at Edcouch-Elsa High School on Friday got shortchanged on their lunches after the cafeteria staff ran out of food.
Concerned parents called CHANNEL 5 NEWS after the cafeteria ran out of fish sandwiches, which was the main course.
The students who lined up during the... more »
The turkey taxi is on the roll. Volunteers are delivered thanksgiving meals to people who are homebound.
It's all part of the 7th annual "Thanksgiving Table at Renee's"
This year they plan to serve 2,000 meals.
The meals are served with all the classics including turkey, mash potatoes,... more »
PHARR - Customers of M. Rivas Food Store in Pharr say the business is selling expired meat.
CHANNEL 5 NEWS visited the store and found packages of expired meat still for sale. The expiration date on some of the packages was Sept. 28.
The store's manager said he... more »
SAN JUAN - Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley has teamed up with the USDA and the Texas Department of Agriculture to make sure Valley kids don't go hungry during the summer months.
Thousands of kids across the Valley will get healthy meals and snacks thanks to the... more »
MERCEDES - The Herreras are sifting through what's left of their possessions, trying to salvage what they can. They're still trying to pick up the pieces after a fire on March 20 at their Mercedes home on Mile 4 near FM 491.
"I like to eat. Right now it's... more »
BROWNSVILLE - Brownsville health inspectors are cracking down on Charro Days. They say several vendors have been cited for violations.
Charro Days attracts big crowds. It also has put health inspectors on high alert. Health inspector Willie Gonzales has seen it all, from vendors selling goodies without proper permits... more »
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