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Attorney implicated in federal bribery case arrested for alleged assault

Local attorney Noe Perez, Jr. was arrested Thursday by McAllen police for alleged assault causing bodily injury to a family member. He was released on...

Best Valley programs named as finalists

If a team is greater than the sum of its athletes that means it’s achieving more than expected. The same can be said...

Former Rep. Cuellar intern challenging 8-time incumbent in primary

U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, has a challenger in the Democratic primary for Texas' 28th District -- newcomer Jessica Cisneros, a 26-year-old immigration and human...

Former Edinburg lifeguard sentenced to 12 years for child indecency

EDINBURG — A former city lifeguard was sentenced to 12 years in prison for being sexually indecent with two minors at a municipal swimming...

UTRGV reveals new Vaquero mascot details

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley announced the aesthetics of a 3D mascot Wednesday, which were voted on and designed by students. A...

Noon Fix: Police: Pharr man arrested for allegedly sharing intimate pictures of ex on...

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Rain in Wednesday’s forecast for Rio Grande Valley

Showers and thunderstorms are possible Wednesday in the Rio Grande Valley, according to the National Weather Service in Brownsville. There is a 40 to...

La Joya man gets 32 years for continuous sexual abuse of a child

A Cuban man living in La Joya was sentenced to 32 years in prison Monday for sexually abusing a child for two years. Pedro Enrique...

Language in spending bill would protect historic cemetery from wall

U.S. Reps. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, and Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, announced Tuesday they had secured language in the fiscal year 2020 Homeland...

UPDATE: Edinburg removes signs calling for recall of city officials

Updated at 6:08 p.m. Edinburg code enforcement employees removed three signs promoting a recall of city officials. Two signs were located at Canton Road and...