Clergy ‘credibly accused’ of sexual abuse served in 42 RGV parishes

The Catholic Diocese of Brownsville on Thursday released its list of child sexual abuse by 13 priests and a deacon, who were assigned to...

FBI hauls in current, former RGV officials in complicated bribery case

One current and two former public officials were arrested Friday in connection with a federal investigation into a bribery scheme related to the construction...

City looking to positive change after Tafolla resignation

By unanimous vote, the Weslaco City Commission formally accepted the resignation of District 4 Commissioner Gerardo “Jerry” Tafolla last Tuesday and immediately moved to...

In Memoriam

Over 100 Mercedes residents gathered downtown to observe Memorial Day on Monday, May 31, 2019. The ceremony included a 21-gun salute by the McAllen Police...

Officials break ground on Precinct 1 substation

WESLACO — More than a year after devastating rains damaged and forced the closure of Hidalgo County Precinct 1 offices, officials here broke ground...

Ex-Donna ISD employee jailed for sexual relationship with student

EDINBURG — The Hidalgo County District Attorney’s Office revoked probation last week for a former Donna high school truancy officer who pleaded guilty to...

Tafolla resignation on hold as Weslaco City Commission cancels meeting

A Weslaco City Commission meeting scheduled for 5:30 p.m. today has been canceled due to a lack of a quorum. Some commissioners will be unable...

HUD approves $46M for 2018 flood relief

The skies opened up in South Texas last Tuesday at about the same time the federal government announced $46.4 million in grant funding for...

Tafolla sentencing delayed until January

The sentencing of former Weslaco District 4 City Commissioner Gerardo “Jerry” Tafolla has been delayed until after the new year, newly released court records...

Weslaco sets runoff date for commission seat

WESLACO — The Weslaco City Commission last Tuesday canvassed the results of last week’s special election to fill the unexpired term of the District...