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...

Family violence measures receive support in Legislature

BY PAUL COBLERAUSTIN — Bills on the agenda of the Texas Council on Family Violence are receiving widespread support during the 85th Texas legislative...

Husband, wife found shot to death at their home near Lasara

LASARA — Authorities are investigating a possible murder-suicide.LASARA — Authorities are investigating a possible murder-suicide.Donald and Sandra Durbin were found dead Monday afternoon in...