50 years ago: Beulah was breaking up over Mexico

Sept. 22, 1967The remnants of Hurricane Beulah were breaking up over the mountains near Monterrey, Mexico. Heavy rains continued in the Rio Grande City...

How to help Mexico’s earthquake victims

The Consulate of Mexico in McAllen recommends that people wanting to help victims of Tuesday’s earthquake donate online to the Mexican Red Cross, or...

3 Development Corporation of Mercedes board members replaced

MERCEDES — Commissioners have voted to replace three Development Corporation of Mercedes board members.Fernando Dominguez, Rafael Lorenzana and former mayor and county commissioner Joel...

McAllen Commissioner Richard Cortez to hold ‘special announcement’ Tuesday

McAllen Commissioner Richard Cortez has called for a “special announcement” Tuesday morning, amid speculation that he will run for Hidalgo County Judge. The announcement...

Final sentence handed down in meth case

McALLEN — A Houston man will spend the next three decades in federal prison as punishment for his role in a meth smuggling ring.Oscar...

Elsa becomes Valley’s 23rd city with smoke-free ordinance

ELSA — City commissioners here unanimously approved a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance Monday, joining a growing list of cities in Texas banning indoor smoking, including...

Overnight lane closures on frontage road under Bicentennial Bridge in McAllen

Two of the three lanes under the Bicentennial Bridge heading eastbound on the frontage road of U.S. Highway 83 in McAllen will be closed...

Monterrey man gets two years in firearms case

McALLEN — When federal agents found him unloading boxes in the parking lot of a hotel in Hidalgo, the Mexican man knew he had...

7 hours of questioning yields jury for Patterson trial

EDINBURG — Ninety-seven people entered the Hidalgo County Courthouse auditorium Wednesday morning to learn whether they would be selected to serve as jurors for...

Brownsville commissioner apologizes; Leaked audio clips of foul language, slurs go viral

City Commissioner Cesar De Leon was apologetic Wednesday after multiple social media users this week shared audio clips of him using derogatory slurs to...