Former Palmview police dispatcher convicted of manslaughter

EDINBURG — A jury convicted Jacobo Rivera of manslaughter Friday and sentenced him to 15 years in prison, acquitting him of the more serious...

From the ground up

Elected officials and stakeholders gathered Friday morning at the site of Hidalgo County’s future courthouse to ceremoniously break ground on the new $150 million...

La Joya Housing Authority board connects with tenants during turkey giveaway

LA JOYA — La Joya Housing Authority board members distributed turkeys to residents this week, taking a break from the turmoil surrounding the termination...

Edinburg police chief demoted; Fire chief was also recently suspended

EDINBURG — The former police chief here was demoted sometime last week amid a spate of other changes within the city. Former Edinburg Chief David...

Edinburg CISD board welcomes new trustees, elects new officers

The Edinburg school district board room filled to capacity Thursday afternoon during a special meeting intended to swear-in newly elected trustees, bid farewell to...

Concert benefiting retired Edinburg police officer with ALS slated Friday

A benefit concert for a retired Edinburg police officer diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease is scheduled for Friday at Yerberia Cultura in McAllen. The concert,...

Port Isabel man missing since Sunday

PORT ISABEL — The Port Isabel Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing person. Juan Rocha was last seen at 10...

Castillo drops lawsuit accusing councilman-elect of living outside Donna

A temporary restraining order preventing the city of Donna from swearing-in a newly elected councilman expired Wednesday, allowing him to assume office once votes...

Weslaco recovers from flood, prepares for rain

WESLACO — The city and emergency manager met Monday to prepare for more rain as a tropical disturbance and Tropical Storm Isaac move toward...

Over 300 people climb 110 flights for 9/11 commemoration

McALLEN — “When you’re tired and you can’t take one more step, look down at that lanyard, look at that picture and remember why...