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Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office identifies man shot by deputies

The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office said deputies shot and killed a 51-year-old Edinburg man Tuesday evening after he lunged at and threw a knife at authorities.

Texas’ SB 4 may not result in many arrests in the Rio Grande Valley

Texas' SB 4 sent the state swirling into confusion this week as the Supreme Court briefly allowed the immigration law to go into effect for several hours before the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals placed the legislation's implementation on hold.

DA’s Office will not proceed with charges against former Pharr police chief

The Hidalgo County District Attorney’s Office will not pursue criminal charges against Andy Harvey, Pharr’s former police chief.

Edinburg man gets 30 years for two violent robberies

A 32-year-old Edinburg man on Friday was sentenced to three decades in prison for committing two violent robberies.

Death penalty trial for Edinburg man accused of killing trooper begins Monday

Saturday, April 6, 2019 was a night of confusion that forever changed the life of 49-year-old Trooper Moises Sanchez, his family and the law enforcement that responded to Sanchez’s aid.

Sheriff’s Office seeks to withhold affidavits over Edinburg teen’s killing

The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office is asking the Texas Attorney General whether it has to release probable cause affidavits for three men accused of fatally gunning down a 16-year-old in early November.

Cameron, Starr district attorneys seek to withdraw from Hidalgo County DA conflict cases

The Cameron and Starr County district attorneys have filed a joint motion to withdraw from a combined 215 cases that they were appointed to in Hidalgo County because its DA has conflicts of interest.

Appeals court reverses ruling to retest DNA in 2001 Alamo murder

An appellate court on Oct. 12 has shot down a ruling that would have allowed a 57-year-old Alamo man serving life in prison for a brutal stabbing death in 2001 to have DNA retested in the case.

Valley district attorneys urge residents to end the cycle of domestic violence

The Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr and Willacy county district attorneys brought home the cycle of domestic violence on Tuesday, tracing behavior common to such cases in a program at the Brownsville Events Center.

Mercedes man gets 30 years for shooting, killing ex-wife’s daughter

A 39-year-old Mercedes man was sentenced last week after pleading guilty to shooting and killing his ex-wife’s 19-year-old daughter.