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...

Weslaco businessman pleads not guilty to bribery scheme

McALLEN — Ricardo “Rick” Quintanilla, a Weslaco businessman accused of playing a role in a bribery scheme related to construction of the city’s water...

Arévalo named new editor of MVTC

The Mid-Valley Town Crier has hired Dina Arévalo, a seasoned journalist from the Rio Grande Valley, to helm its news operation as editor. Arévalo has a bachelor’s...

Weslaco man pleads guilty to threatening Border Patrol agents

A local trailer driver could receive up to six years in federal prison for threatening several U.S. Border Patrol agents at the checkpoint in...

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...