Breaking: Helicopter crashes north of Donna

A helicopter has crashed near Donna today. According to a tweet by the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office, the crash occurred near Old Blanca Road and...

La Villa admin quits, mayor takes over operations

LA VILLA — The mayor and city secretary are now in charge of the day to day operations here after the abrupt resignation of...

Mercedes residents meet candidates at Chamber forum

If candidate forums are a window into the health of a community, then Thursday’s municipal candidate forum in Mercedes illustrated a town beset by...

Double homicide trial postponed for more tests

EDINBURG — A 25-year-old Mission man’s jury trial on accusations he shot two women to death during a drug deal gone wrong days before...

Police identify victim in Weslaco shooting death

BY FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ STAFF WRITER Weslaco police have identified the victim in a shooting incident and car crash last Thursday as Dr. John Jesus Dominguez. In...

Former Monte Alto ISD employee files wrongful termination suit in federal court

A former employee is challenging his dismissal from the Monte Alto Independent School District, alleging he was wrongfully terminated by the district for “perceived...

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...

Census staff begin canvassing operations in RGV

McALLEN — The first major field operation of the 2020 Census began Sunday in the Rio Grande Valley. The U.S. Census Bureau began canvassing addresses...

All Valley Sports Awards Banquet slated for June 13

Lone Star National Bank and DHR Health will be presenting co-sponsors for this year’s 2019 All Valley Sports Awards Banquet on June 13 at...

Defense submits brief opposing removal of RGC schools trustee

The defense team for a Rio Grande City school board trustee who is facing removal from the board presented its initial arguments via a...