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TIMELINE: Gabino Salinas Trial

State District Judge Rose Guerra Reyna sentenced 37-year-old Gabino Salinas to life without parole for the capital murder charge and two years for possession...

Marquee makeover: Work underway to revitalize historic Citrus Theater in Edinburg

EDINBURG — At one time or another, most people in this city have dreamed of buying and revitalizing the historic Citrus Theater located downtown. That collective dream is finally coming true thanks to Nick Cantu, a real estate broker who has now taken on the mission of breathing new life into the theater, and the news of his plans has energized the community with no shortage of people willing to help.

Vipers’ unique style of play key to all four titles

WOULD NEED TO IDENTIFY SOMEONE’S TITLE IN THE OPENING SENTENCE, ESPECIALLY SINCE THERE’S NO NAME ATTACHED TO THE FIRST QUOTE: EDINBURG — Rene Borrego remembers one of the early conversations with Alonzo Cantu, regarding the RGV Vipers.

Ready to roll: Edinburg marks opening of new ‘pretty sick’ skatepark

EDINBURG — Skaters, rollerbladers and bikers of all ages gathered around the new skate park in Edinburg on Wednesday excited to be the first people to glide across the new ramps.

Vipers one win away from fourth G League title 

EDINBURG — During a matchup that was as much a track meet as it was a basketball game, the RGV Vipers never slowed down...

Goods gridlock: Mexican truckers halt traffic at Pharr bridge following Abbott’s new inspection mandate

PHARR — Just four days after the Texas Department of Public Safety began implementing a program to inspect all commercial traffic crossing the Texas-Mexico border, Mexican truck drivers staged a protest that has halted all traffic into and out of Mexico at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge on Monday.

Texas Best Conjunto showdown wows crowd at Jacob Brown Auditorium

The sounds of accordions, bajo sextos and quintos, brass instruments and crooning vocals carry to even the farthest reaches of the parking lot at Jacob Brown Auditorium on the Texas Southmost College campus in Brownsville.

Indictment to be dismissed against woman arrested over ‘self-induced abortion’

In a sudden turn of events, Starr County District Attorney Gocha Ramirez announced via a news release Sunday that his office is dismissing the indictment against Lizelle Herrera, who was arrested Thursday and charged with murder on accusations of a “self-induced abortion.”

Widespread damage: Hidalgo County approves fire disaster declaration

By a unanimous vote Tuesday morning, the Hidalgo County Commissioners’ Court declared a local state of disaster in relation to wildfires that have recently ravaged the region.

BorderFest returns to Hidalgo after 1-year absence with emphasis on local culture

HIDALGO — BorderFest returned with a bang on this weekend with an emphasis on Mexican-American culture intended to remind the Rio Grande Valley what it’s like to celebrate life with family and friends.