Police union seeks investigation into misuse of funds by assistant chief

EDINBURG — The police union here voted Thursday to investigate an assistant police chief for allegedly purchasing Jennifer Lopez concert tickets with the union’s...

Digging out: Port welcomes much-needed dredging of arroyo

HARLINGEN — The deeper the muck, the tougher the transit. Barges coming up the Arroyo Colorado are going to have an easier voyage thanks to...

Investigation assistance

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Arson investigator Ashley Bowen strategically began placing a couple of covered tin cans in a row on the floor. Some of...

Mexican cartel drug trafficker sentenced in Atlanta

The Associated Press ATLANTA — The head of the U.S. arm of the cocaine transportation and distribution network of Edgar Valdez-Villareal, also known as La...

Local educator wins principal of the year

HARLINGEN — She’s done it again. Or, as Principal Irma Davis would say, Dishman Elementary’s done it again. Davis has just been named principal of...

MMA parade, graduation ceremony set for Saturday

HARLINGEN — Marine Military Academy will hold its 53rd Annual Commencement Ceremony Saturday at 11 a.m. in Colonel Philip J. Yeckel Memorial Hall. Jason Hiller,...

Wind company hosts community open house in Rio Hondo

HARLINGEN — Anyone with questions about the Palmas Altas wind farm east of Rio Hondo will have them answered Sunday at Palmas Altas Day. Acciona...

New pavilion opens at Isla Blanca Park

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND – Starting today, the public can enjoy the features and amenities of the new Sandpiper Pavilion at Isla Blanca Park, including...

Building permit bill could hit city coffers

HARLINGEN — City officials don’t want a new law to gouge their budget. So they are changing the way they do business. House Bill 852 will...

Alton aims to crack down on underage drinking

Alton became the latest city to crackdown on underage drinking after the city commissioners unanimously approved an ordinance that would hold adults accountable if...