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...

Mercedes schools cut work days for some to save funds

MERCEDES — Mercedes school board trustees approved reducing the days worked for some district employees in a 5-2 vote during a board meeting last...

Abbott appoints Hidalgo County sheriff to Domestic Terrorism Task Force

Hidalgo County Sheriff J.E. “Eddie” Guerra has been selected as one of 18 members to join a new Domestic Terrorism Task Force, Gov. Greg...

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...

Former Cameron County Sheriff Conrado Cantu out of prison

He started as a Cameron County constable who became widely popular. With his catchphrase “Animo,” or move forward, the charismatic and popular constable won election as...

Underage woman charged with intoxication manslaughter

PROGRESO — An Alamo woman was released from custody Thursday after police say the car she was driving collided with another vehicle here, killing...