Donna ISD places police chief on suspension amid audit of department

DONNA — The police chief of the Donna school district has been placed on paid leave, according to the school district’s attorney.Alyssa L. Romero,...

Authorities make arrest in San Carlos man’s shooting death

EDINBURG — Authorities have a man in custody in connection with the shooting death of a San Carlos man earlier in the week.The body...

UTRGV names new medical school dean

EDINBURG — University of Texas Rio Grande Valley officials tapped a veteran of one of the top medical schools in the country for the...

Heads of local law enforcement: No change with ‘sanctuary cities’ law

McALLEN — Amid growing uncertainty in the Valley regarding the state’s anti-sanctuary cities law, the heads of local law enforcement attempted to assuage fears...

County begins courthouse negotiations with second-ranked firm

EDINBURG — Hidalgo County commissioners might be back at square one in terms of negotiating a contract with a program manager for the new...

Mexico falling behind on water deliveries

MERCEDES — Mexico’s water deliveries to the United States are slightly behind after it had paid down its debt last year.That status update from...

Cuellar secures funding of border-related programs

While President Donald Trump has spoken harshly about Mexico and Mexicans during his first 100 days, U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, has secured millions...

Mission mayor says local police already comply with SB4

MISSION — Mayor Norberto “Beto” Salinas said the practices authorized under Senate Bill 4, which allows local law enforcement to check the immigration status...

Edinburg breaks ground on 5th fire station

EDINBURG — Firefighters here will soon be able to respond quicker to emergencies in North Edinburg.City officials broke ground Wednesday on a new fire...

State board passes changes to fever tick rules

HARLINGEN — A controversial proposal to ease the cattle fever tick inspection and treatment process for some ranchers was approved unanimously yesterday by the...