La Joya ISD trustee running for justice of the peace

J.J. Peña, a school board trustee for the La Joya school district, is vying for justice of the peace for Precinct 3, Place 2,...

Judge hands down heavy sentence for Mission men in smuggling case

McALLEN — A group of men from Mission will spend significant time in prison after a judge handed down their sentences in connection with...

Trial begins in case of fatal collision caused by alleged car racing

EDINBURG — It was the first day of trial Wednesday in a case prosecutor Vance Gonzales described as the “product of three vehicles and...

Trump administration signals DACA’s end

McALLEN — While clutching her 11-month-old baby boy in one arm and a protest sign in the other, Kathia Ramirez stood outside the office...

Tropical Storm Katia forms in Gulf of Mexico off Mexico’s coast

MIAMI — Tropical Storm Katia forms in the Gulf of Mexico off Mexico's coast.As of the National Hurricane Center's 4 a.m. update, Katia has...

Valley opposition to SB 4 grows by 3 more cities

Although Rio Grande Valley cities were slow to take action against Senate Bill 4, they have been quick to act over the past few...

Shark bite reported at SPI

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — It has never happened before — at least, not in recent memory.But just off Bougainvillea beach access 14 a shark...

Building opposition: Seven more cities OK resolutions opposing border wall

In what has become a running theme in the Rio Grande Valley recently, seven more cities have now approved resolutions Tuesday opposing President Donald...

Texas Supreme Court denies request to hear RGC case

Rio Grande City has been denied a reprieve by the Texas Supreme Court with regard to the wrongful termination lawsuit filed against the city...

UTRGV President Guy Bailey issues statement on DACA

EDINBURG — In light of today’s White House decision to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, University of Texas Rio Grande...