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Medical examiner says gunshot caused DPS trooper’s death, not surgery

The eighth day of the death penalty trial for Victor Alejandro Godinez continued Thursday afternoon with testimony from the medical examiner who performed the autopsy on Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Moises Sanchez.

Private Facebook chat argument involving inmate led to fatal Edinburg shooting 

A private Facebook group chat utilized by a 22-year-old Edinburg man and a man held in the Hidalgo County Adult Detention Center led to a fatal Jan. 10 shooting.

McAllen, Edinburg firefighters rescue puppy who fell into irrigation pit

This Bruno we’re definitely going to talk about.

Harlingen’s Vestal Park might get first trail as city reviews proposed projects

HARLINGEN — Neighborhoods around Vestal Park might be getting their first trail, a 6.2-mile asphalt ribbon tying much of the area together.

Weslaco man sentenced to 35 years for killing infant son

A 29-year-old Weslaco man has been sentenced for the murder of his 3-month-old son from injuries officials described as “sufficient enough to have him airlifted to a hospital in San Antonio.”

US says Texas blocked border agents from entering park to try to save 3...

The U.S. Homeland Security Department said Saturday that Texas denied federal agents access to a stretch of border when they were trying to rescue three migrants who drowned.

Brownsville police arrest, charge bank robbery suspect

Brownsville police have arrested a 33-year-old man for his involvement in the robbery of a local bank Thursday.

Efforts underway to boost blood donations in Valley amid nationwide shortage

Amid a nationwide shortage of blood donations, Vitalant says that of 70% of eligible blood donors in the Rio Grande Valley only 3% actually give.

Port of Brownsville names its police chief as interim director

With the departure of Eduardo Campirano as port director and CEO of the Port of Brownsville, Brownsville Navigation District commissioners have named William G. Dietrich, the port’s chief of police, interim head as the search for Campirano’s successor continues.

Pharr police notify Texas AG of jail death

The Pharr Police Department informed the Texas Attorney General on Tuesday that a 36-year-old McAllen man died in its jail.