County judge and area mayors invite president to tour international bridges during visit

Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez and five border mayors sent a letter to the White House Tuesday afternoon, inviting President Trump to a personal...

US says 2nd Guatemalan child has died in immigration custody

The boy showed "signs of potential illness" on Monday and was taken with his father to a hospital in Alamogordo, New Mexico, the agency said. There, he was diagnosed with a cold and a fever, was given prescriptions for amoxicillin and Ibuprofen and released Monday afternoon after being held 90 minutes for observation, the agency said.

Photo Gallery: Ramon Ayala Christmas Posada

Thousands of toys given to children during at Posada in Hidalgo

UPDATE: Affidavit: Driver admitted to drinking before deadly ambulance crash

Our most-read story online Wednesday was on the arraignment of Mitchell Garcia Treviño, who was charged in connection with a Sunday crash that killed a paramedic and the patient he was transporting after Treviño allegedly backed out of a Dollar General store at a high rate of speed.

Be prepared: law enforcement officials on heightened DWI patrol

Local authorities warn about the dangers of drinking and driving during the holiday season. The warning comes after two Hidalgo County public safety employees were recently killed by suspected drunk drivers.

Photo Gallery: Vigil held for victims of Sunday night’s crash

Family members and first responders attend candle light vigil for victims of Monte Cristo road crash

Family, friends mourn deaths caused by suspected drunken driver

Our most-read online story from Monday: “Yesterday was one of the darkest days in our family,” said Hidalgo County EMS Chief Administrative Officer Kenneth Ponce, who described Felipe Huerta as “a beautiful person (who) was always in a positive mood.”

Habitat for Humanity houses another family in time for Christmas

“It feels amazing. I have been waiting for this for a while.”

Photo Gallery: Thousands fed during Feast of Sharing

H-E-B Feast of Sharing held in Weslaco