Willacy’s 8-liners come under eye of DPS agents

SEBASTIAN — Special agents are checking on the area’s eight-liner arcades.Earlier this week, state agents arrived at some of the area’s growing number of...

State Rep. Muñoz ordered to pay nearly $3 million in legal malpractice case

A federal judge ordered state Rep. Sergio Muñoz Jr. to pay nearly $3 million in restitutions in connection with legal malpractice after concluding that...

EXCLUSIVE: Black & Decker signs lease for manufacturing facility in Mission

MISSION — Officials with the tool-making giant Black & Decker have signed a lease to locate a manufacturing facility in Mission that will create...

Civil rights leader Orendain honored

McALLEN — The family of a Rio Grande Valley civil rights leader and activist was honored Friday with the presentation of an official congressional...

Witness drops bombshell testimony in Patterson capital murder trial

EDINBURG — Monica Melissa Patterson abruptly left the courtroom Friday afternoon during a day of testimony that was arguably the most intense of her...

Judge rejects ‘Park Girl’ claims

BROWNSVILLE — A state District Court judge yesterday rejected a blizzard of motions to dismiss felony charges against “Park Girl” Jo Leigh Ares.Criminal charges...

County auditor confirms investigation into Starr commissioner

RIO GRANDE CITY — Starr County Auditor Boyd Carter has confirmed he tapped the county special crimes unit to investigate Commissioner Eloy Garza.Though he...

Innovative program brings nature indoors at Pharr nursing facility

PHARR — Approximately 20 residents of Colonial Manor nursing home were able to experience nature Friday as the outdoors came inside through an innovative...

Two brothers reported missing in Starr County

The Starr County Sheriff’s Office is searching for two brothers who went missing Wednesday, according to a news release issued Friday afternoon.Mario Alberto Garza,...

DPS: Man to be charged with attempted capital murder after chase, shooting at officer

The Texas Rangers plan to charge a Pharr man with attempted capital murder of a police officer following an officer-involved shooting Thursday night, according...