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Hidalgo County COVID-19 cases nearly quadruple with 426 new positives

Hidalgo County reported two more coronavirus deaths Tuesday and 426 new cases of the virus. Both fatalities were men older than 70. Out of the county’s...

McAllen man charged in fatal Halloween crash

McAllen police say a 22-year-old resident was under the influence of alcohol early Halloween morning when he veered into oncoming traffic and crashed into...

Alton man charged with intoxication assault

A 60-year-old Alton man remains jailed on $225,000 in bonds over allegations he drove drunk and caused a three-vehicle crash that sent four people...

Starr County Sheriff’s Office investigating security breach at jail

The Starr County Sheriff's Office announced Monday that it fired several employees, including a high-ranking official, related to a potential security breach at the...

3 arrested in Weslaco after shots fired at a bar

The Weslaco Police Department has three suspects in custody who are accused of an early Monday morning shooting at a bar in town. Police say...

McAllen marathon honoring Scott Crane to go virtual

McAllen city officials announced the annual marathon that honors the late commissioner Scott Crane will be held as a virtual race experience in January...

Hidalgo County exceeds 2,000 COVID-19 death toll

Hidalgo County announced six additional COVID-19 related deaths and 167 new cases on Monday morning. For the first time since releasing virus activity, going back...

TxDOT calling on motorists to keep roadside workers safe

TxDOT’s “Be Safe. Drive Smart.” safety initiative is urging motorists to follow the state’s Move Over/Slow Down law. This law requires drivers to move...

Man shot to death in La Villa identified

Hidalgo County Sheriff J.E. “Eddie” Guerra says a 25-year-old man was shot to death Saturday morning. The victim has been identified by the sheriff’s office as...

‘Negative reaction’ to drug leaves 1 dead, 3 hospitalized in McAllen

MCALLEN — A man died and three others were taken to the hospital after consuming drugs at a downtown business in McAllen early Saturday...