FRESH START: Weslaco teens wipe slate clean in ‘First Offender’ program

WESLACO — “Good kids make bad choices. I made a bad choice,” 16-year-old Noah said in front of his mother, his peers and officers...

New details emerge in Progreso jail escape

Newly released law enforcement records detail exactly how a sexual assault suspect held in Progreso police custody escaped earlier this month. Adrian Edwardo Garcia, 26,...

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...

Mid-Valley cities mull tax rates

EDCOUCH — As the end of the fiscal year ends, cities throughout the Mid-Valley and Delta regions have begun to mull their property tax...

Valley counties combine efforts to stop drunk drivers

PHARR — Alejandra Rubio’s world changed forever on May 16, 2018. “Our lives have never been the same since that night,” she said, surrounded by...

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...

While others pass drainage improvement bonds, Pharr nixes November ballot proposal

PHARR — Following significant rain storms in recent years that led to thousands of damaged homes and businesses, some in South Texas have made...

School financial integrity ratings released

School districts across the Rio Grande Valley either saw significant progress, regression or simply maintained their financial rating in the Financial Integrity Rating System...

Making the grade

McALLEN — The school district here welcomed its teachers, employees and students in a general assembly as they gathered in the McAllen Convention Center,...

Man arrested for sexual assault, escapes custody

PROGRESO — A man under arrest for sexual assault escaped from police custody here and fled to Mexico earlier this month. Adrian Edwardo Garcia, 26,...