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‘Sexually deviant’ McAllen businessman gets 16 years for coercing a child

A 62-year-old McAllen businessman on Thursday was sentenced to a little more than 16 years in prison for coercing a minor to create child sexual abuse material.

Mission police seek leads in fatal shooting

Mission police are asking for the community's help to identify the suspect or suspects in a fatal Monday shooting.

‘Literary icon’: Sandra Cisneros to headline Brownsville Planned Parenthood brunch

Planned Parenthood South Texas (PPST) has landed a true literary icon as keynote speaker for the nonprofit organization’s Annual Valley Brunch in Brownsville on Sunday.

‘The Long Game’: Brownsville, San Manuel natives help tell Mexican American success story

Our South Texas success stories often start this way, with little to no resources but ingenuity and fierce determination.

Matt’s Building Materials set to reopen Saturday after devastating fire

More than two years after a fire ravaged the Matt’s Building Materials store in Pharr, they are ready to welcome back customers.

Mission man sentenced to 20 years following fatal smuggling crash

A 35-year-old Mission man has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to two counts of murder and one count of evading arrest following the deaths of two people he was attempting to smuggle a day after Thanksgiving in 2021, according to court documents.

Some South Texas school employees could be barred from holding elected office after fraud...

McALLEN — Certain school district employees in the Rio Grande Valley may be prohibited from holding elected office under a new proposed policy.

Donna man gets 30 years for continuous sexual abuse of a child

A Donna man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison following a guilty verdict for continuous sexual abuse of an 11-year-old child, according to a news release from the Hidalgo County District Attorney’s Office.

OJ Simpson, fallen football hero acquitted of murder in ‘trial of the century,’ dies...

O.J. Simpson, the decorated football superstar and Hollywood actor who was acquitted of charges he killed his former wife and her friend but later found liable in a separate civil trial, has died. He was 76.

Hidalgo County judge announces pet photo contest

Do you think your doggo is the cutest pupper ever? Are your cat’s toe beans the bees’ knees? Is the photo roll on your smartphone filled with dozens of pictures of Fido or Morris?