2020 ends with 51,662 COVID-19 cases, 2,201 deaths in Hidalgo Co.

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Cases, deaths and hospitalizations continue a steady climb in Hidalgo County as officials on Thursday released new data that shows the uptick in these...

Calamity comes: How COVID-19 left its mark on the Valley

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“It’s safe to say that things are getting a little strange out there,” read the first line on the front page story of The...

Late-night phone call on Christmas leads to stabbing in Edinburg

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Edinburg police accuse a 30-year-old McAllen man of stabbing his girlfriend’s ex in the face with a kitchen knife during a confrontation between the...

Motive still unclear, police puzzled by ex-Senate candidate’s brutal beating

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RAYMONDVILLE — Police here have made three arrests related to the brutal beating of former Republican state Senate candidate Vanessa Tijerina on Christmas Eve...

San Juan’s new police chief sworn in

Newly hired San Juan Police Chief Ruben Morin was sworn in Tuesday evening during a special called meeting at the San Juan Memorial Library. In...

Starr County hospital nearing COVID-19 capacity

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In the last week, Starr County is reporting they had 325 new cases of COVID-19 within one week and now the county hospital is...

In year marked by more homicides, Hidalgo County saw police deaths and domestic violence...

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While the COVID-19 pandemic grounded life in Hidalgo County to a halt in 2020, crime here continued. The city of McAllen faced tragedy when two...

Hidalgo County to open COVID-19 vaccination clinic Tuesday

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Hidalgo County will be opening its first COVID-19 vaccine clinic, which will begin distributing doses to healthcare workers and residents older than 65, on...

North Second Street closed at Dove Avenue for storm sewer work

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McALLEN — North Second Street at Dove Avenue is closed to all through traffic between Violet and Dove through New Year’s Eve for storm...

Hidalgo Co. judge orders temporary curfew for residents 17 and younger

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Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez has ordered a temporary curfew for individuals 17 and under for the New Year’s holiday weekend. The order came...