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New book preserves the tragic history of the deadly 1940 Alamo train crash

Nearly 84 years after the Alamo train crash, Juan Carmona and Taylor Seaver De La Fuente stood at the exact place of the devastating accident with their new book, "The Deadly 1940 Alamo Train Crash," which was written to preserve that deadly moment in Valley history and to remind people of the struggles of farmworkers.

Donna man gets $500,000 bond for robbing USPS worker

A 21-year-old Donna man received a $500,000 bond Saturday afternoon after he was charged in the daylight robbery of a U.S. Postal Service worker who was delivering mail in Weslaco early Wednesday afternoon.

Donna calls for May election on bridge bonds

After nixing plans in December to borrow nearly $60 million to fund the expansion of the Donna-Rio Bravo International Bridge, city leaders will instead ask voters to decide the matter via a bond election this May.

Donna man who spoke of ‘Satan’ before fatal Alamo stabbing arraigned

A 42-year-old Donna man accused of fatally slashing a woman’s throat last October pleaded not guilty Wednesday to an indictment charging him with murder, court records show.

Embattled Donna police chief reinstated

Embattled Donna Police Chief Gilbert Guerrero is back on the job two weeks after he was suspended without pay over a sexual harassment allegation by a former subordinate.

Autopsy shows Donna woman died from blunt force trauma

A Donna woman killed last month was found to have blunt force trauma to her head and signs of suffocation, according to results of autopsy findings.

Donna, Sharyland school districts named finalists for statewide H-E-B awards

The Sharyland ISD and Donna ISD school boards were named top five finalists for the H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards program for Outstanding School Board, with Donna ISD also being a finalist for the Early Childhood Education Facilities.

Donna police chief suspended after complaint filed; officials mum on details

Donna Police Chief Gilbert Guerrero has been placed on suspension pending an investigation into a complaint against him.

Man on the run after shooting woman in Donna, causing heavy police presence

The Donna Police Department is looking for a 51-year-old man who police say shot a woman in the shoulder with a rifle prompting a standoff.

Donna City Council shakeups follow $61M halt in bridge funds

DONNA — Just two weeks after the Donna City Council unanimously voted to halt some $61 million in funding efforts for the commercial expansion of the Donna-Rio Bravo International Bridge, the council’s new majority continued to shake things up at city hall.