An eye overhead: McAllen school police adopt drone technology to keep campuses safe

McALLEN — School district police officers here completed a months-long drone training program at Sanchez Elementary on Friday.This spring, Drone Pilot Inc., a Central...

Brownsville speller ready to vie for national title

BROWNSVILLE — Melanie Mascorro of Harmony Science Academy in Brownsville credits a combination of word study, Spanish grammar and assertiveness for helping her advance...

College readiness program expands to five more communities

MISSION — A federally-funded program that has been guiding and mentoring students on their way to college for 45 years was not only renewed...

Game Wardens stress boater safety ahead of busy weekend

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — The game wardens approached the anglers in the bay Thursday. With a couple cracked Miller Lites in their boat, a...

Mexican state official facing money laundering charges

CORPUS CHRISTI — A former Mexican state government official faces federal money laundering, bank fraud, and bribery charges after an indictment was unsealed earlier...

A new set of wheels: Delta area veteran receives free, refurbished car

LA FERIA — When Federico Martinez showed up to a Memorial Day event Friday morning, he didn’t realize it was being held for him;...

BRIEFCASE: Connie Hernandez marks 15 years with New York Life

Concepcion S. “Connie” Hernandez, a New York Life agent based in Edinburg, is marking her 15th anniversary with the firm.In 2003, Hernandez took a...

More active hurricane season predicted

HARLINGEN — After nearly 12 years of no major hurricane hitting the United States coast, federal weather forecasters yesterday predicted a more active hurricane...

Family believes jealousy led to Willacy County woman’s murder

RAYMONDVILLE — Nora Conde Villalobos’ family has found bitter closure.RAYMONDVILLE — Nora Conde Villalobos’ family has found bitter closure.Yesterday, authorities officially confirmed remains pulled...

Walking home: McAllen High senior baseball players graduate at special ceremony

McALLEN — As McAllen High baseball coach Eliseo Pompa said, “It is hard to schedule a three-game series when you have graduations (the same...