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...

Brownsville woman sentenced in meth smuggling case

McALLEN — Not milk?The second of two Brownsville residents was sentenced Monday in connection with federal drug charges for an attempt to smuggle methamphetamine...

Trial begins for man accused of killing girlfriend’s brother

EDINBURG — Trial began Tuesday afternoon in the case of a man accused of killing his then-girlfriend’s younger brother almost two years ago.Victor Lee...

Gonzalez inducted to New Dem Coalition

U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, was one of eight legislators inducted into the New Democrat Coalition, a group of 68 Democrats focused on advancing...

State lawmakers meet in Weslaco for crash course on Valley, border issues

WESLACO — Nearly 20 state representatives gaveled into a joint hearing here Tuesday to learn about the Rio Grande Valley, its international ports of...

State opts against death penalty in 2007 Donna murder case

EDINBURG — A man sentenced to death more than a decade ago was given a different type of death sentence Monday: life in prison...

Police looking for Donna murder suspect

DONNA — Police here are looking for a suspect in a fatal shooting Saturday night outside a Stripes convenience store.Police believe 38-year-old Fidencio Alberto...

Nine candidates in the running for Mission city council

MISSION — Voters here will decide several races this May as nine candidates will be on the ballots in two local elections.One of the...

Immigrants found in apartment complex connected to Edinburg mayor, brother

EDINBURG — A bong, a blanket and a hot plate were among the few signs of life found at an apartment complex connected to...