Claims of fear to return home spike at US-Mexico border

The agency fielded nearly 93,000 claims of so-called "credible fear" in the 2018 fiscal year ending Sept. 30, up 67 percent from the previous year.

Noon Fix: Alamo city commissioner arrested for DWI; Some US troops to leave border...

Alamo city commissioner arrested for DWI, open container Alamo City Commissioner Trinidad “Trino” Medina was arrested early Sunday for allegedly driving while intoxicated and having...

Registration underway for annual city of McAllen toy giveaway

Register now for the Saturday, Dec. 22 annual event.

Some US troops to leave border this week; about 3K to remain

There have been roughly 5,400 active duty troops along the border in recent weeks installing wire barriers and protecting border patrol agents in California, Arizona and Texas.

Hidalgo County moves records, recording office

The county clerk's office is moving its records and recording office to another location.

Local post offices extend Saturday hours

The post office is a busy place this time of year. The U.S. Postal Service wants to help you out.

Annual Fiesta de Noche Buena brings festiveness, flair to Edinburg

COLLEEN DeGUZMAN | STAFF WRITER Donning traditional Jalisco dresses and traje de charro suits, folklorico performers of all ages and mariachi musicians were easy to spot...

Port Isabel Lighthouse to close for exterior repairs

The lighthouse re-opened in January after being closed 15 months for repairs.

HCSO dispatcher killed in ‘major’ highway collision

Our most-read online story from Sunday: A dispatcher with the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office died after her vehicle was struck by by a suspected intoxicated driver, according to the Sheriff's Department.

UPDATED: New details in Alamo city commissioner’s DWI arrest

The probable cause affidavit tied to City of Alamo Commissioner Trino Medina’s arrest over the weekend reveals a DPS trooper initially stopped him for going 56 mph in a 30 mph zone and subsequently discovered a Yeti cup of whiskey in his car.

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