More than 27,000 students will begin receive iPads and iPod touch devices as part of a program to upgrade educational technology and save on future textbook costs.
McAllen and Brownsville occupy the no. 1 and 2 slots on a new list based on data from the U.S. Census Bureau's 2011 American Community Survey.
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation just released its "Spring Allergy Capitals" survey, which put McAllen at number two and San Antonio at number nine.
Four police officers in the Rio Grande Valley, including the son of Hidalgo County sheriff Lupe Treviño, are accused of taking payoffs to protect cocaine shipments along the Mexican border.