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Sheriff: Man stabs pet bulldog to death

A Brownsville family is mourning the death of their beloved American bulldog after it was brutally attacked by a man armed with a knife.

Alderman’s removal back on Edcouch agenda

The ouster of Lorenzo “Lencho” Cabrera, Place 5 alderman on the Edcouch City Council, is back on the table, according to a copy of the agenda for Thursday’s meeting.

Willacy talks with Hidalgo on re-opening prison

RAYMONDVILLE — Willacy County commissioners are entering into negotiations with Hidalgo County more than three months after shutting down a 582-bed prison that had become an economic driver in this farming county for 20 years.

STHS Behavioral appoints new CEO

South Texas Health System appointed a new CEO to lead their behavioral center, the hospital system announced Wednesday.

Edinburg man gets 15 years for second child pornography offense

An Edinburg man was sentenced Monday to 15 years in federal prison for downloading child sexual abuse material just months after he finished serving a previous sentence for the same crime, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Mission smuggler who left woman ‘nude in a ditch’ to die gets decades in...

A judge sentenced a Mission man to 21 years in federal prison after abandoning a woman he was smuggling to Houston because she was menstruating, leaving her to die in the brush on the side of a rural highway.

Autopsy reveals ‘drug overdose’ as cause of death for body found in Alton

Alton police said Monday that a man who investigators initially believed had been killed in a ranch last week actually died of an overdose.

Turtle nest found at bay surprises experts

Perhaps having assessed the price of beachfront property, a Kemp’s ridley sea turtle found an alternative, and instead of nesting on a white sand gulf beach, she found a spot inside Matagorda Bay.

State adds jobs in May but Valley still lagging

HARLINGEN — Texas added 74,200 total non-agricultural jobs in May, marking the seventh straight month of setting new employment highs.

Lawsuit moves forward in Progreso teen’s pandemic arrest

Two years after a teenager was stopped, cited and arrested during the pandemic, attorneys in McAllen are debating whether the Progreso Police Department was justified in making the stop.