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...

Red Ants clinch regional semi-final win, play Region IV championship tomorrow

McALLEN — Wins in the regional tournament don’t come easy. Even though Progreso has won seven matches in a row during the past four...

Tafolla to resign from Weslaco City Commission

Weslaco Commissioner Gerardo “Jerry” Tafolla, who pleaded guilty to bribery Monday, has decided to step down from his District 4 seat, effective immediately. In a...

Former Donna Public Works director arrested

A former city of Donna employee has been arrested three years after an internal investigation led to the issuance of a warrant for his...

Three arrested in bribery case, Tafolla pleads guilty

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

Weslaco explores next steps in wake of Tafolla guilty plea

Weslaco city leaders are looking into what’s next for the city commission after District 4 City Commissioner Jerry Tafolla pleaded guilty to federal bribery...

Progreso woman dies in two-car accident Monday

A two-vehicle accident led to the death of a woman in Progreso Monday morning. According to Progreso Chief of Police Alberto Rodriguez, the woman was...

Texas Rangers lead investigation of DPS trooper, police shooting

EDINBURG — A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper who was shot Saturday night remains hospitalized, Edinburg Police Chief Cesar Torres said Monday. The chief...

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...

Judge quashes attempt by feds to gain information in Weslaco water plant investigation

BY DINA ARÉVALO | STAFF WRITER The ongoing investigation into wrongdoing regarding a multi-million dollar improvement project for Weslaco water treatment facilities hit a snag...