Hernandez found guilty in 61-year-old woman’s strangulation murder

EDINBURG — Juan Manuel Hernandez showed no emotion Friday from the time he was found guilty in the 2017 strangulation death of a 61-year-old...

Man bites off tip of father’s ear during altercation

MISSION — A man here faces serious felony charges after an altercation with family members in which he bit off a piece of his...

Weslaco officers to see 2.5% pay bump

WESLACO — After weeks of negotiating, Weslaco city leaders and the Weslaco Municipal Police Union have tentatively agreed upon amendments to the WMPU’s labor...

Harlingen South mixes up attacks in win over Sharyland

MISSION — Sharyland High’s volleyball team showed off some impressive firepower at times against visiting Harlingen South. However, the visiting Hawks showed that power isn’t...

Edinburg chief addresses retaliation claims

EDINBURG — The police chief here fought back against accusations of retaliation last week, defending a recent round of terminations and his perceived inaction...

Heartstrings: From South Texas to Juilliard, local violist’s performances move

A hum emanated from somewhere in the distance, and though faint, the sound was enough to reach the trained ears of Alejandro Romero in...

Family, friends pay final respects to Leonardo Campos

SAN JUAN — As a slideshow of Leonardo Campos Jr. played, the Memorial Funeral Home chapel here glowed in a dim blue hue from the stained...

Ever vigilant: Local law enforcement train to remain wary in wake of mass shootings

The drive from Dallas to McAllen or Brownsville takes between eight and nine hours depending on whether you’re destined for Hidalgo or Cameron County. That’s...

Former McAllen High swimmer Shaine Casas good as gold

MISSION — “… he’s destroying the field.” Broadcaster Rowdy Gains’ voice blared over NBC Sports as Shaine Casas did just that — annihilating the field...