Toll road a go: Bids let for $168 million link across southwest Hidalgo County

Bids are being fielded for a $168 million tollway project in southwest Hidalgo County, with a deadline of Nov. 10 at 3 p.m.The 12.2-mile...

House Speaker Paul Ryan visits DHR, gets look at how Medicaid cuts could affect...

EDINBURG — U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan visited Doctors Hospital at Renaissance on Wednesday to see firsthand how Medicaid cuts could affect the area...

Former Brownsville fire chief arrested

Former Brownsville fire chief Carlos Elizondo surrendered at the Cameron County District Attorney’s office this afternoon.Elizondo was escorted to the DA’s office by his...

‘Be a Buddy:’ H-E-B program takes aim at bullying in schools

LA JOYA — Young students from kindergarten to second-grade at Reyna Elementary School received a lesson Tuesday about the negative effects of bullying.As part...

Donna mayoral candidate continues criticism of city administration

DONNA — Mayoral candidate Ernesto Lugo blasted city officials once again Tuesday for proclaiming him ineligible to be mayor.At Don Ponchito’s restaurant, surrounded by...

Sheriff ID’s Alton area homicide victim as 38-year-old Mission man

According to the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s office social media page, investigators are currently working a homicide investigation.The victim has been identified by the sheriff’s...

Starr County Sheriff addresses budget cuts

Starr County Sheriff Rene “Orta” Fuentes issued an open letter to Starr County residents addressing the recent budget cuts made by the county commissioners.The...

Coyotes reported near Brownsville airport

BROWNSVILLE — Brownsville police are urging residents to be on the lookout for possible coyotes that have been spotted near the airport.Police spokesman J.J....

Authorities at home of former Brownsville fire chief Carlos Elizondo

BROWNSVILLE — Law enforcement officers are at the residence of former Brownsville Fire Chief Carlos Elizondo.Lawmen are at the residence trying to serve some...

Cool temps spread across Rio Grande Valley Tuesday morning

HARLINGEN — Morning temperatures in the Valley marked the lowest point on the thermometer since April, forecasters say.The 6 a.m. readings this morning were...