Valley View names former superintendent Galaviz interim

PHARR — Members of the Valley View ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Leonel Galaviz as interim superintendent for the district during a...

Starr County emergency order urges monitoring of humidity levels

Starr County Judge Eloy Vera issued an emergency order Monday that, in addition to reinforcing curfew and stay-at-home recommendations, urges all government buildings to...

Retirement communities among first in line for vaccine

PHARR — When residents of Brook Ridge Retirement Community learned they were slated to be among the first communities to receive access to a...

10 virus deaths, 655 new cases in Hidalgo Co.

Hidalgo County confirmed 10 additional deaths due to COVID-19 on Tuesday, along with 655 new cases of the virus. The death toll there is now...

Authorities: Double murder, suicide in La Paloma

SAN BENITO — Authorities confirmed a double murder and suicide were discovered early Tuesday morning on the outskirts of San Benito. Victims were identified as...

Grand jury indicts RGC secretary for secret recording

A grand jury indicted Rio Grande City's city secretary following her arrest earlier this year on allegations she unlawfully recorded the conversations of three...

Records: Drug packaging, video link Donna man to overdoses

Police say they connected a 31-year-old Donna man to the Nov. 14 death of a Brownsville-based musician in downtown McAllen through a social media...

McAllen man accused in fatal Halloween crash receives lower bond

A 22-year-old McAllen man accused of driving drunk and killing a woman on Halloween had his bond reduced Monday afternoon. Jorge Jesus Gonzalez Hernandez, who...

Congressmen introduce bipartisan missing persons bill

U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, announced Monday legislation that would help local officials’ ability to record and report missing persons and unidentified remains found...