Trial delays continue in Weslaco hotel bribery case

McALLEN — After four hearings in as many months, things remain at a standstill in the federal bribery case against a McAllen hotelier and...

Weslaco mayor seeks to continue city’s upward trajectory in annual address

WESLACO — From baby steps to taking flight, Weslaco has come remarkably far in the six years since David Suarez was first elected mayor...

Mercedes May election draws 12 candidates

After a year filled with tense and sometimes raucous public meetings, a total of 12 people have cast their names in the hat seeking...

High-ranking Defense Department official tours Donna border wall

McALLEN — The man in charge of managing the U.S. Department of Defense’s budget arrived last Monday morning to tour the ongoing construction of...

Challenges remain for private border barrier

MISSION — Tommy Fisher was affable and welcoming here on Wednesday afternoon as he greeted a group of reporters at the riverside property that...

Records: Murder suspects believed Weslaco doctor had $25,000 in cash

WESLACO — The man accused of shooting a doctor in November was recruited the same day the fatal robbery turned into a murder in...

Private border wall construction resumes after fed judge denies injunction, TRO

McALLEN — Construction on a 3-mile stretch of private border wall along the banks of the Rio Grande south of Mission was set to...

Weslaco commission mulls amending charter to include term limits, redistricting

WESLACO — The Weslaco City Commission is considering amending the city charter to add term limits for elected officials, as well as to redefine...

City to revise master plan, restrategize debt load

WESLACO — City leaders here are looking at making some changes in the coming months with the aim of guiding the continued development of...

Hotelier sticks with lawyer after government alleges conflict

McALLEN — “Give him a chance.” Thus implored McAllen hotelier Sunil Wadhwani of U.S. District Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa during a status conference held in...