San Juan official announces candidacy for county treasurer

SAN JUAN — City Commissioner Raudel “Raudy” Maldonado announced Tuesday he will run for Hidalgo County Treasurer in the March 2018 primary as a...

UPDATED: Four suspects charged in June murder in McAllen, police looking for fifth suspect

UPDATED with new information Aug. 8 at 10:15 a.m.This post was corrected to reflect that the McAllen Police Department news release did not list...

Franklin could impact local weather

HARLINGEN — Tropical Storm Franklin should pass across the Yucatan Peninsula and re-invigorate itself in the Bay of Campeche as a hurricane.So far, weather...

Peñitas approves five-cent tax increase

This post has been corrected to reflect the city would bring in approximately $100,000 less annually with the same tax rate.PEÑITAS — Residents should...

Man takes plea deal in exchange for dismissal of attempted murder charges

EDINBURG – As he was escorted out of the Hidalgo County Courthouse to be returned to the Hidalgo County Detention Center, Juan Morin Jr....

CBP: Smugglers use Santa Ana as ‘staging zone’

ALAMO – Two people have been charged with human smuggling in what U.S. Customs and Border Protection called an effort to use Santa Ana...

Pharr joins McAllen in lawsuit against state over SB 1004

PHARR — Nearly a month after McAllen voted to sue the state over Senate Bill 1004, Pharr voted Monday to do the same. SB...

Final construction phase at Mission High School to continue through fall

MISSION — A massive construction project is still taking over Mission High School, where construction crews are doing everything from building a new grand...

Cities divided over SB 4

MISSION — Families and teenagers packed the amphitheater at Leo Peña Memorial Park as Mission Police Chief Robert Dominguez kicked off the city’s 22nd...

Supporting the Blue: Local police connect to the community with ‘Viva McAllen Streets’

McALLEN — Residents from across the Rio Grande Valley turned out in high numbers Saturday to honor local law enforcement and “support the blue”...