Pilot pleads guilty in human smuggling case at Weslaco airport

McALLEN — Federal agents in early November 2018 arrested a pilot attempting to transport a group of Central Americans from a local airport here...

Trooper Sanchez dies after surgery

BY MARK REAGAN AND MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ STAFF WRITERS Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Moises Sanchez died Saturday following complications from surgery last week stemming from gunshot...

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...

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...

El Salvadorian man dies in CBP custody

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials confirmed Sunday the death of an El Salvadorian man after his apprehension near Roma, according a statement from...

Weslaco businessman arrested in bribery scheme tied to water plant

BY BERENICE GARCIA | STAFF WRITER McALLEN — Ricardo “Rick” Quintanilla, a Weslaco businessman, was arrested by the FBI on Thursday evening in connection with...

Questions abound over $10K Donna commitment to McAllen

A Donna city councilman is raising concerns after the city pledged $10,000 to the city of McAllen to promote public safety in regards to...

RGC judge pleads guilty in Weslaco water plant bribery case

BY BERENICE GARCIA | STAFF WRITER Rio Grande City Municipal Judge Leonel Lopez Jr. pleaded guilty last week to a bribery charge in connection with...

DA probes Santa Rosa school district

SANTA ROSA — An investigation continues into the Santa Rosa school district following the indictments of two teachers accused of having sexual relationships with...

County leaders break ground on drainage project

WESLACO—Hidalgo County leaders and Weslaco officials gathered on the north side of town Wednesday to break ground on a $10.6 million drainage improvement project...