The Mercedes school district's former superintendent — who was arrested over allegations she interfered in a police investigation — has filed a federal lawsuit alleging the district violated the Equal Pay Act by underpaying her because she is a woman.
A 45-year-old Mercedes man was charged with animal cruelty Wednesday after police found his dog severely infested with ticks and malnourished, leading to the dog's death.
MERCEDES — "There's nothing better than watching the movies under the stars and under the moon."
A McAllen man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Edinburg on Friday night despite the valiant efforts of good Samaritans who tried to save his life, authorities said in a news release.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is currently investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash that left a Mercedes resident dead Friday evening.
NEAR LINN — A charter bus dropped off a gaggle of teachers and college intellectuals at the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge Friday morning, leaving them to amble off down the caliche path to see La Sal Del Rey.