RGC judge pleads guilty in Weslaco water plant bribery case

BY BERENICE GARCIA | STAFF WRITER Rio Grande City Municipal Judge Leonel Lopez Jr. pleaded guilty last week to a bribery charge in connection with...

Uncertainty reigns as Weslaco bond election looms

Cataclysm hit Weslaco in mid-June 2018 as inches upon inches of rain deluged a city that was still attempting to recover from a catastrophic...

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...

Schumer, Senate Democrats visit border

McALLEN — Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., led a contingent of a dozen Senate Democrats in a tour Friday of several Rio Grande...

Regional marketing idea, ‘Explore RGV’ gaining traction

WESLACO — A regional marketing idea regarded by proponents as a “one-stop shop” for revealing the Rio Grande Valley’s attractions is finally making headway. Explore...

Cavazos lifts Panthers past Falcons, into area round

BY KEVIN NARRO STAFF WRITER WESLACO — All season, Weslaco High quarterback Jacob Cavazos made big play after big play. On Saturday night, the senior may have...

Police records reveal identities in Edinburg triple homicide

EDINBURG — Three days after police responded to a 9-1-1 call at 301 W. Kuhn St. in Edinburg where they discovered three bodies and...

Weslaco breaks ground on latest drainage project

WESLACO — City leaders here broke ground on the latest in a series of drainage improvement projects sparked after catastrophic flooding wracked the region...

Zeta becomes a hurricane as it nears Yucatan, heading for Gulf Coast

By GABRIEL ALCOCER Associated Press CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Zeta strengthened to a hurricane Monday afternoon as it continued on a track for Mexico’s Yucatan...

Creator of Texas 1015 onion remembered for his contributions

Leonard Pike, the creator of the Texas 1015 supersweet onion and a well-known agricultural research scientist who worked in the Rio Grande Valley, died...