Final defendant in illegal cigarettes case sentenced

The final defendant in a case involving the sale and distribution of illegal cigarettes was sentenced to time served during a hearing last week. The...

Grass fire threatened homes in north Weslaco

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Fire crews have gotten a grass fire that had been threatening homes under control in north Weslaco, Fire Chief Antonio “Tony” Lopez confirmed Monday...

BEARING WITNESS: Family already-reeling from grandfather’s death loses mother to COVID

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BY FRANCISCO GUAJARDO Rio Grande City native Heidi Saenz died on Aug. 3, 2020, unexpectedly taken by COVID-19. She took her last breath at the...

Major Crimes Unit probing scene where decomposed body found in Palmview

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A man’s decomposed body was discovered in Palmview, Hidalgo County Sheriff J.E. Eddie Guerra announced on his Twitter page Sunday evening.  No other information was...

McAllen kids complete final mile in citywide marathon

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Saturday morning marked the seventh annual McAllen Kids Marathon Final Mile, in which more than 3,000 students registered to participate. Unlike previous years, where runners...

Mission insurance agency owner named to state medical board

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Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed six members to the Texas Medical Board District Four Review Committee on Thursday, including an insurance agency owner from...

From Baked Alaska to a guy with horns: notable riot arrests

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WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 125 people have been arrested so far on charges related to the violent insurrection led by supporters of President...

Former Mercedes city attorney sanctioned by state bar

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A former Mercedes city attorney has been sanctioned by the State Bar of Texas after he admitted to professional misconduct earlier this month. Juan R....

Edinburg music legend Eric ‘Fly’ López immortalized with mural

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Ice Cream and Anarchy. Bible Bashers. Filthy F----rs. Although no one knows how many bands Eric “Fly” López played in, some say it could’ve...

Trump extends national emergency proclamation

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Four days before President Donald Trump’s term in office expires, he issued a notice extending a national emergency proclamation — which cleared way for...