Deported vet laid to rest, honored for his service

The late veteran received a hero’s welcome back to the country that twice deported him, complete with full military funeral honors — a 21-gun salute, taps, and presenting of the flag to the next of kin.

McAllen Fire Department releases 2019 calendar

2019 will be sizzling with the McAllen Fire Department's inaugural calendar.

Valley parishioners honor Our Lady of Guadalupe with fanfare

Adorned in boldly colored, feathered headgear symbolizing the crown of the Virgin Mary, and wielding a rattle and a wooden arch bow meant to keep the devil away, the matachines dancers stepped in syncopation to the relentless beat of a drum.

Deported Army veteran returns home only to be laid to rest

Carlos Torres, a veteran who volunteered to join the U.S. Army during Vietnam and was later deported to Mexico, will finally be home today when he’s buried at the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery with full military honors.

Weslaco sues construction company hired to build $38.5M water plant

In the ongoing saga of Weslaco's costly water plant project, the city says it was billed above the set price tag by the construction company it hired to oversee the project and has filed a lawsuit.

UPDATED: Driver in dispatcher’s death charged with intoxication manslaughter

Our most-read online story from Wednesday: Sunday’s incident was not the driver’s first run in with the law involving alcohol. He was arrested in June 2017 on a driving while intoxicated charge and sentenced to probation, which he completed in October of this year.

Netflix announces new Selena scripted series

Netflix is bringing you even more Selena with a series on the late tejano singer's life.

Weslaco celebrates 99th birthday by opening time capsule

Happy Birthday, Weslaco! On Monday, the city turned 99 years old. To celebrate, the contents from a 1994 time capsule were revealed.

Annual Fiesta de Noche Buena brings festiveness, flair to Edinburg

COLLEEN DeGUZMAN | STAFF WRITER Donning traditional Jalisco dresses and traje de charro suits, folklorico performers of all ages and mariachi musicians were easy to spot...

UPDATED: New details in Alamo city commissioner’s DWI arrest

The probable cause affidavit tied to City of Alamo Commissioner Trino Medina’s arrest over the weekend reveals a DPS trooper initially stopped him for going 56 mph in a 30 mph zone and subsequently discovered a Yeti cup of whiskey in his car.