Hidalgo County confirms 9 suspected cases of mumps, more likely to be reported

EDINBURG — The number of suspected cases of the mumps in county jumped from five to nine, Eddie Olivarez, director of Hidalgo County Health...

La Villa names new police chief

LA VILLA — The board of aldermen here last month decided the interim police chief should stay permanently.The board, during a regularly scheduled meeting...

McAllen commissioners take final step to receive immigrant aid reimbursement

McALLEN — The city took its “hopeful” final step Monday in a years-long fight to receive $141,000 in federal reimbursements for money it spent...

Navy drops criminal charges in Fitzgerald collision

STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Two former officers involved in the June 2017 collision between the USS Fitzgerald and a commercial ship off the coast of...

McAllen teacher nominated as Life Changer of the Year

Tamez's nominationMcALLEN — The National Life Group is looking for its annual Life Changer of the Year, and a local high school teacher is...

Rep. Gonzalez, colleagues introduce bipartisan Energy Diplomacy Act

U.S. Rep Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, co-sponsored a resolution with two Texas Republicans in the House to introduce a bill that would give the U.S....

Donna OKs towing fee increase

The Donna City Council approved increasing the towing fee to $125, more than two times the previous amount.The towing ordinance allows permitted wrecker companies...

Officials accused in Weslaco bribery scheme plead not guilty

McALLEN — Four of the defendants in the Weslaco bribery scheme pleaded not guilty here Thursday afternoon to allegations that they participated in a...

Edinburg artist works through grief with cartoons

EDINBURG — Memories are what’s left to cherish as Ramón Ramirez Jr. pushes forward with his artistry.Ramirez’s mother, Esperanza, died last November. He has...