Corpus to avoid payment in bond forfeiture case … again

EDINBURG — What’s another month or so if more than 1,600 days have already expired to collect a forfeited bond?That’s the situation Hidalgo County...

UPDATED: New Year’s Eve celebration ball drop canceled

UPDATED 6:34 p.m.McALLEN — The New Year’s Eve ball drop event has been canceled, according to the city of McAllen and the promoters organizing...

Agents find 9 migrants hidden in truck

Border Patrol agents found nine migrants hidden in a rental truck at the Falfurrias checkpoint early Wednesday morning, according to a U.S. Customs and...

Starr County voters to decide 17 local races

Thirty-seven candidates are in the running in 17 local races that will be decided by Starr County voters during the March Democratic primary election.In...

Five-year sentence for man caught with cocaine at port of entry

McALLEN — A federal district judge sentenced a 41-year-old man to more than five years in prison for his role in an attempt to...

Cold front brings high seas, winds for boaters

HARLINGEN — Forecasters have issued a small craft advisory for bay and gulf waters today, compliments of the latest cold front to punch into...

Audit: Development Corporation of Mercedes awarded $58,000 no-bid contract

The Development Corporation of Mercedes paid $58,000 to Guerra Construction — a company connected to former board President Joel Quintanilla’s brother, according to a...

Meth, cocaine seized over holiday weekend

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized at the Hidalgo International Bridge more than $400,000 worth of methamphetamine and cocaine over the holiday weekend,...