UT Austin President welcomes 415 new Valley Longhorns

EDINBURG — A tradition that began 24 years ago was commemorated on Tuesday evening with the annual University of Texas at Austin send-off for...

Pharr looking to merge communications teams

PHARR — The city is looking to merge its 911 call center and put the fire and police communications teams under one roof in...

Sullivan City PD’s citation system to get a high-tech upgrade

SULLIVAN CITY – Police officers here will soon be able to input tickets electronically rather than writing them by hand.That’s because the City Commission...

Border Caucus urges state AG to change position on DACA

READ THE LETTER: https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3911355-TexasHouseBorderCaucusLetter.htmlWith the fate of more than 200,000 Texan undocumented immigrants at stake, members of the Texas Border Caucus are pushing back...

Fees abandoned: DPS drops plan to charge for crime lab services after backlash

McALLEN — The Texas Department of Public Safety will not go through with its plan to charge law enforcement agencies for forensic analysis services...

Weslaco Housing Authority travel costs in question

WESLACO — A federal audit of the Weslaco Housing Authority has unearthed more than $23,000 in questionable travel costs by employees and members of...

Son of late Starr County commissioner tapped to fill father’s seat

RIO GRANDE CITY — The remaining term of late Starr County Commissioner Raul “Roy” Peña, who passed away two weeks ago, will be served...

Body of Weslaco sailor Noe Hernandez returned to Rio Grande Valley

Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Noe Hernandez has come home to the Rio Grande Valley.McALLEN — Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Noe Hernandez has come home...

Mission man sentenced on federal bribery charge

McALLEN — A Mission U.S. Postal Service employee caught on video negotiating a price with a politiquera for lists of mail-in ballots was sentenced...

San Juan basilica unveils new welcome plaza, including new statue of Virgin Mary

SAN JUAN — The crowd sang, cheered and prayed as Bishop Daniel Flores and Father Amadeo Garza blessed the newest addition to the Basilica...