Weslaco schedules drainage town hall for Thursday

The city of Weslaco scheduled a town hall meeting for Thursday afternoon to update community members about proposed drainage projects. The Weslaco citizens drainage task...

Mercedes emergency dispatch relocating to Weslaco

The city of Mercedes plans to move its police and fire department dispatchers to the Mid-Valley Regional Communications Center in Weslaco within the next...

Trooper’s condition improving after April shooting in Edinburg

EDINBURG — The family of a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper who was shot in the head while responding to a crash last...

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...

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...

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...

La Villa candidates to contest results

Three seats on the La Villa Board of Aldermen were up for grabs in Saturday’s municipal election — each with an incumbent and a...

Edcouch police chief candid on career amid departure

Without knowing which department he might lead next, Edcouch Police Chief Eloy Cardenas submitted his resignation last month. Cardenas led the Edcouch Police Department for...

Elsa city manager accused of using position to intimidate political rival

New details have emerged in the arrest of Edcouch-Elsa school board trustee and Elsa City Manager Juan Jose Ybarra, who was taken into custody...

Weslaco teacher charged with improper relationship

A Weslaco High School teacher is on administrative leave after being charged with having an improper relationship with a former student. Tomas Perez, 37, was...