Life-saving canine: McAllen veteran’s service dog competing in national competition

McALLEN — They were both deployed to Afghanistan in February 2011; young and eager, the two friends went on to serve successful careers in...

Weslaco approves open enrollment for upcoming school year

WESLACO — Starting this summer, the Weslaco school district will begin opening its doors to students from all across the Rio Grande Valley by...

Motive remains unclear in Edinburg murder trial

EDINBURG — A woman once romantically linked to a man on trial for murder took the stand Wednesday to give her eyewitness account of...

Cruz, colleagues want to add ‘competitiveness’ to NAFTA talks

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and two of his Republican colleagues wrote a letter to President Donald Trump on Wednesday proposing a new chapter...

Prosecution rests case against Monte Alto man in straw purchase trial

McALLEN — The government rested its case Wednesday during a brief second day of testimony in the trial of a Monte Alto man accused...

Killer Bees, ice hockey to return to Rio Grande Valley in 2018

HIDALGO — Nostalgia was in the air, but so was fresh excitement with Wednesday’s announcement that the RGV Killer Bees would be returning to...

Edinburg removes majority of EDC board

EDINBURG — Council members here removed a majority of the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation board Tuesday night and quickly appointed themselves to serve on...

US Chamber recognizes Valley congressman for pro-business voting record

For the 11th time, U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, received the Spirit of Enterprise Award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, according to a...

Gov’t witness in straw purchase trial admits to mistakes on documentation

McALLEN — A crucial witness in the government’s case in a straw gun purchase trial admitted to several mistakes in his own investigative paperwork...

Officials say son of former Gulf Cartel capo displayed a Cameron County DA badge

The son of a former Gulf Cartel capo who the Brownsville Police Department arrested last week at a Brownsville bar displayed a Cameron County...