Heavy sentence for Mission man caught in drug conspiracy

ICYMI: Drug conspiracy sought to transport meth from the Rio Grande Valley to West Memphis, Arkansas, according to the criminal complaint.

BLOTTER: US Border Patrol RGV Sector, Dec. 1-5

A look into RGV Border Patrol activity this month.

Police launch impaired driver enforcement initiative for holiday season

Holiday periods are one of the most dangerous times for motorists in the state.

Mission police officer recognized for saving man from a fire

“You see it in movies and stuff where they run into a burning house,” he said, describing the burning sensation on his eyes, head and face. “...It’s nothing like Hollywood.”

Retired Cameron County judge arrested for DWI

He was also arrested on charges of evading arrest with a motor vehicle and unlawful carrying of a weapon.

Reflecting on 3 terms: Ramon Garcia looks back on years as county judge

“I’m very honored to have been elected by the community and trusted. So I know I will miss it, but it’s something that has to be done,” Hidalgo County Judge Ramon Garcia said. “But I feel very good about what I’m doing and what I have done in my lifetime.”

Sullivan City adopts electioneering ordinance

SULLIVAN CITY — Ahead of the municipal elections in May, the city adopted a new electioneering ordinance that regulates when it’s conducted at polling...

Vela vows government will reopen

As the House of Representatives, newly controlled by Democrats, opens for business Thursday, Brownsville Rep. Filemon Vela expects to immediately re-open the government. "On Thursday,...

Trump to head to border as shutdown continues

WASHINGTON — White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says President Donald Trump will be traveling to the U.S.-Mexico border on Thursday as a...

Activist groups prepare for presidential visit

SAN JUAN — Local left-leaning activist groups are gearing up for President Donald Trump’s visit to the Rio Grande Valley on Thursday with no...