High school baseball player charged with Donna teen’s murder

EDINBURG — A high school baseball player at PSJA Memorial High School faces a charge of murder following an investigation into the shooting death...

Weslaco woman charged in burglary turned murder case

EDINBURG — Investigators with the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office believe a 24-year-old man,  — who was originally suspected of burglary of a habitation and...

Island plays host to Winter Outdoor Wildlife Expo

BY ALANA HERNANDEZ STAFF WRITER SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Nature enthusiasts will soon be able to venture into this coastal area and listen to an array...

‘Tele-health’ bridges gap between veteran and doctor

HARLINGEN — Veterans no longer have to drag themselves to an office or clinic when they’re ailing. Now, thanks to the VA Video Connect/Tele-Health System,...

Tigers, Red Ants collide at track and field dual

MERCEDES — The heat was on soon after the sound of the starting gun at the Mercedes track and field dual meet against Progreso. The...

Hispanic Caucus tours migrant camp

BY ERIN SHERIDAN STAFF WRITER MATAMOROS — A delegation of congressional leaders followed U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, into Matamoros to witness conditions in the camp...

Three arrested in Weslaco doctor’s murder

WESLACO — Three men are facing murder charges in connection with the shooting and death of a prominent Weslaco doctor here last November. Weslaco Police...

Man who escaped from Progreso jail nearing plea deal

EDINBURG — A 26-year-old Progreso man accused of sexually assaulting a woman and then escaping that city’s jail, nearly took a plea deal Monday...

Private border wall construction resumes after fed judge denies injunction, TRO

McALLEN — Construction on a 3-mile stretch of private border wall along the banks of the Rio Grande south of Mission was set to...

Lady Panthers squeak by Edinburg in hardwood slugfest

BY ANDREW McCULLOCH STAFF WRITER EDINBURG — The Edinburg High Lady Bobcats and Weslaco High Lady Panthers entered their first district matchup against one another with...