Valley native fights charges, facing over 70 years after mass arrest at protest he...

As thousands gathered on Washington D.C.’s National Mall awaiting the historic inauguration of President Donald Trump in January, hundreds of others convened blocks away.Donned...

Mission hospital lays off employees as change nears

MISSION — Mission Regional Medical Center is experiencing a wave of layoffs as it prepares for its acquisition by Prime Healthcare Foundation, the hospital...

Valley math teachers earn master’s at Harvard

MERCEDES — Donned in her cap and gown, Queen Martin led her fellow classmates through Harvard’s gates to receive their master’s degrees.MERCEDES — Donned...

Camp Energy: Inspiring and being inspired by kids with diabetes

Camp Energy in Mission is bustling with loud music, lively children and enthusiastic counselors. The campers dance, hike, canoe, and swim. And several times...

PSJA district sorting out grant discrepancies

PHARR — An audit into a multimillion research grant by the Departments of Justice and Education to the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo school district questions the...

County employee faces felony drug charge, DWI

EDINBURG — A Hidalgo County court employee faces a state jail felony drug charge after a traffic stop Thursday.Isidro Sepulveda III, 24, of Edinburg,...

Mistrial declared in Palmview murder trial after jurors can’t come to agreement

EDINBURG — Despite a revelatory closing argument from the man’s attorney that included the introduction of new evidence, a jury could not come to...

McAllen native journalist’s trial set for late 2018

BY MARIA E. RECIOWASHINGTON — Journalist Aaron Cantu, who is originally from McAllen, stood quietly Friday afternoon in D.C. Superior Court with his neatly...

Sea turtle comeback: Local conservation efforts are making a difference

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Sea turtle hatchlings were released yesterday and inched their way into the water for the very first time.SOUTH PADRE ISLAND...

BRIEFCASE: High-end shopping center announced on Expressway in McAllen

McAllen-based development firm Acre Construction has announced they will begin construction in July on a high-end shopping location, “Premier Plaza Retail Center.”The center will...