Local emergency management partners gather to prepare for hurricane season

MERCEDES — Dick and Joan Volkmann were sitting in the front row taking notes.They were taking in the details at the National Weather Service’s...

Hidalgo County moves records, recording office

The county clerk's office is moving its records and recording office to another location.

Starr County early voting on pace to be highest yet

RIO GRANDE CITY — This year’s primary election is on pace to be a record-setting one for Starr County in terms of early voting.In...

DA launches inquiry into alleged child sex abuse by priests

The Cameron County District Attorney’s Office announced its plans Friday to launch an “inquiry” into the Catholic Diocese of Brownsville’s list of 13 priests...

NAFTA input to begin after notification

Two Texas Congressmen boarded the same airplane home from Washington Friday, one with a direct line of communication to those involved in renegotiating the...

Pharr paying new city manager $250,000 annually

After attempting to keep it a secret, Pharr has disclosed that it’s paying recently hired City Manager Alex Meade $250,000 annually, plus a $7,200...

With little competition in RGV general elections, Beto O’Rourke hoping he can burst through

Primary elections in the Rio Grande Valley usually matter most, with Democrats almost always representing the region in Austin and Washington, leaving lawmakers and...

Mexican woman sentenced to prison in cocaine smuggling attempt

McALLEN — The third time attempting to smuggle drugs into the United States was not the charm for a Mexican woman.On Wednesday, a federal...

Edinburg council weighs incentives to subdivision developer

EDINBURG — The city council might give nearly $207,000 in economic development incentives to a developer that wants to build an 80-home subdivision near...

Valley woman pleads guilty to federal conspiracy charge

McALLEN — The last of five Rio Grande Valley residents charged with healthcare fraud pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge this week, according to...