Man facing federal gun charges in ‘straw purchase’ case

McALLEN — A Hidalgo man faces federal charges for his alleged role in a firearm straw purchase, according to court records.Edward Eli Lopez faces...

Eight buck-wild seconds: Professional cowboys compete in bull riding at livestock show

MERCEDES — The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Xtreme Bulls competition barreled into the Livestock Show Grounds Wednesday night. Nearly 40 riders from around rural...

Memorial riders: Motorcyclists traveling US 83 stop here to commemorate service members

McALLEN — Before their last stop in Brownsville, over 40 motorcyclists visited the Alfredo Gonzalez Texas State Veterans Home for their annual celebration of...

Brownsville students join national walkout against gun violence

BROWNSVILLE — Nearly all of St. Joseph Academy’s students filed out of their classrooms at 10 a.m. Wednesday and gathered at the school’s entrance...

Edinburg Vela mariachi teacher arrested for indecency with a student

EDINBURG — A high school teacher was arrested last week after allegedly touching a student’s breast.Daniel B. Garcia, 28, was arrested March 5 on...

McAllen commission experiences expensive audio issues

McALLEN — Four months after city commissioners voted to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars for new audio and video equipment, their voices could...

County commissioners suspend Delgado’s supplemental stipend

EDINBURG — Hidalgo County Commissioners suspended Tuesday the supplemental salary given to District Judge Rodolfo “Rudy” Delgado, a decision that comes on the heels...

Hard work earns ribbons for students, goats

MERCEDES — “Awesome!”MERCEDES — “Awesome!”Elly Marie Saenz, 10, just beamed as she left the arena with her prize-winning goat.She’d taken second place for her...

South Padre Island is best Spring Break destination for many

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Bryan Walker was strolling down Gulf Boulevard with two female friends from Indiana University.SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Bryan Walker was...

Tejano star Lopez set for parole Thursday

HARLINGEN — Tejano star Joe Lopez is expected to walk out of a Huntsville prison Thursday after more than 11 years behind bars.HARLINGEN —...