Harlingen airport runway work should be completed by October

HARLINGEN — A runway adjustment which will add 500 feet to Valley International Airport’s longest runway should be finished by mid to late October,...

Raymondville law seeks to curb strays: Bans dangerous reptiles, mammals

RAYMONDVILLE — Animal lovers won’t be keeping exotic pets like rattlesnakes, alligators and poisonous frogs in town.Lions, tigers, bears and even elephants are banned,...

Five charged with forgery in fraud scheme

This story was updated Sept. 11 to reflect the correct bond amount.EDINBURG — Five Cameron County residents were charged Friday afternoon for their alleged...

Second lawsuit filed against former county supervisor

EDINBURG — A former Hidalgo County supervisor previously accused of sexually harassing an employee is facing similar charges in yet another federal lawsuit filed...

Sheriff’s office receives back-to-back federal grants

The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office received two federal grants this week for efforts as disparate as senior citizen fraud prevention and border security.On Wednesday,...

Friends pushing Richard Cortez to run for Hidalgo County judge

Friends of McAllen Commissioner Richard Cortez are urging him to run for Hidalgo County judge.A 20-person committee has been formed and banker Elva Cerda...

Palmview considering 2.5-cent tax increase

PALMVIEW — A property tax increase of 2.5 cents is being considered by the city, bringing the tax rate to 0.5001.Interim City Manager Leo...

Edcouch mayor arrested for DWI

This article was corrected to clarify that Gonzalez was arrested Thursday evening. It has also been updated throughout.Edcouch Mayor Virginio Gonzalez Jr. was arrested...

McAllen ISD collecting donations for Harvey victims at tonight’s football game

McALLEN — As part of the efforts to help the many victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas, McAllen Independent School district will be hosting...

Gilpin leads Mission Veterans with his arm, feet in win over Harlingen High

McALLEN — Tom Landry Stadium in Mission may be under construction, but that didn’t stop another Landry from unveiling a successful renovation of the...