15 years later Roma man pleads guilty to federal drug charges

He had been living on the run from federal agents for more than 15 years — but a car crash in May landed him...

DPS investigating one-vehicle fatal crash north of Weslaco

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers are investigating a single-vehicle crash Monday night near Weslaco that left one man dead and another person injured.Authorities...

Defense chips away at key testimony in Patterson trial

EDINBURG — Although facing intense cross-examination from defense attorneys and scrutiny for failing to remember dates and particular details, the individual considered the key...

Willacy Courthouse officially a historic building

RAYMONDVILLE — For decades, residents wanted to know why a historical marker did not stand at the side of the Willacy County Courthouse.They won’t...

McAllen commissioners vote to toughen public smoking laws

McALLEN — City commissioners voted Monday to ban smoking in most public places and inside all establishments besides bingo halls.Smoking will not be allowed...

Ex-maid agrees to settlement in loss wage lawsuit against Mexican pop star

McALLEN — An agreement was reached in a wage theft lawsuit involving the maid of a Mexican pop icon.A court agreed to a settlement...

Villalobos appoints campaign treasurer

McALLEN — Attorney Javier Villalobos is the third candidate to formally appoint a campaign treasurer for the special election to fill the District 1...

Feds move to ban two local bankers

Regulators who oversee federally insured banks have served notice of their intent to ban two local bankers from practicing in the industry and fining...

County records shed light on Donna mayoral candidate’s eligibility

The Donna city secretary on Friday evening contacted the Hidalgo County Elections Department to bar mayoral candidate Ernesto Lugo Jr. from being able to...

Polls open today for early voting; new hours, locations

Early voting begins Monday with two new wrinkles to this year’s process in Hidalgo County.Voters this year will have three more hours to cast...