Good showing at Mercedes polls

With only seven days to cast their ballots during early voting, Mercedes residents have been making their voices known in the June 8 runoff...

Weslaco Housing Authority under scrutiny

The Weslaco Housing Authority may be on the hook to repay over $100,000 to the federal government after an audit found it had improperly...

El Salvadorian man dies in CBP custody

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials confirmed Sunday the death of an El Salvadorian man after his apprehension near Roma, according a statement from...

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...

‘Dare to Prepare’

Even though hurricane season doesn’t officially begin until Saturday, forecasters have already seen the first named storm system form — albeit briefly — over...

Early voting underway in Mercedes runoff

Early voting got underway Tuesday in the runoff election for Place 4 on the Mercedes City Commission. Incumbent Rubén “Chano” Guajardo is facing former Commissioner...

Mercedes nixes move of public comments

An attempt to restore public comments to the top of Mercedes City Commission meetings failed this week by an overwhelming majority. Newly elected Place 2...

Teen dies at Weslaco Border Patrol station

McALLEN — While new details have been shared regarding the 16-year-old Guatemalan teen who died last Monday at the U.S. Border Patrol station in...

Petition to remove RGC school trustee moves forward

A judge ruled Friday that a petition to remove Daniel J. Garcia from the Rio Grande City school board of trustees can move forward,...

Trooper who was shot while on duty out of ICU

A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper who was shot while responding to a crash in early April continues to recover, according to a...