Motorcyclist gets 11 years for fatal crash

A Cameron County jury decided a motorcyclist who struck and killed a Port Isabel woman during a Spring Break accident will spend 11 years...

Police make arrest in Whataburger robbery

The Elsa Police Department has made an arrest in a fast food robbery made at gunpoint, according to an agency news release issued last...

Collective clout: Valley leaders pull together for regional needs at Capitol

BERENICE GARCIA | STAFF WRITER AUSTIN — Representatives of the Rio Grande Valley descended upon the state capitol on Tuesday, bringing with them the region’s...

Weslaco drainage bonds issued at opportune time

WESLACO — It’s currently a borrowers market. And that confluence of low interest rates combined with the city’s carefully managed finances means officials here...

Officials praise, propose tweaks to new NAFTA deal

Just days from the oneyear anniversary of the Canada, United States and Mexico leaders signing a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement, Congress had...

Long way to go for full service commercial truck traffic at Anzalduas Bridge

McALLEN — Mayor Jim Darling stared into the distance and shook his head. He took off his glasses and rubbed his face. A city engineer...

Cuellar seeks judge’s recusal in Weslaco bribery case

Government prosecutors are challenging a motion to have a federal judge recused from the Weslaco bribery case in which former and current local officials...

Edcouch mayor pleads guilty to DWI

Edcouch Mayor Virginio Gonzalez Jr. pleaded guilty Thursday to avoid jail time for driving while intoxicated. As part of his plea agreement, Gonzalez agreed to...

Medical mission: Ambulance bus versatile in its capabilities

WESLACO — It’s been used to evacuate a hospital during Hurricane Harvey, served as a refuge for law enforcement officers to cool down in...

Family tries to cope after teen dies of cancer

He should have been preparing to enjoy his last Christmas break as a high school student. He should have been planning for graduation in...