Pilot project bringing free internet to South Pharr

PHARR — Fifty residents are set to receive digital services this month with the launch of a pilot project called Pharr Life Net that...

3 dead in Willacy County crash

RAYMONDVILLE — Two men and a woman were killed today in a two-car collision after one of the cars entered an opposite lane.RAYMONDVILLE —...

Shrimpers hoping for relief from worker shortage

BROWNSVILLE — Rio Grande Valley shrimpers, faced with a crippling shortage of foreign workers due to Congress’ failure to renew the H-2B Returning Worker...

San Juan cops facing federal charges in connection with drug conspiracy

McALLEN — San Juan police currently have two officers facing federal charges.The most recent arrest came last week when federal authorities detained officer Salvador...

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...