Boxer Julio Cesar Chavez is announced as Mr. Amigo 2019

  Legendary boxing icon Julio Cesar Chavez was announced as Mr. Amigo 2019 Wednesday at the ITEC Center in Brownsville in front of an audience...

BISD, Castro part ways

By unanimous vote Tuesday night the Brownsville Independent School District Board of Trustees accepted former trustee Erasmo Castro’s resignation and asked Castro to leave...

Police: Father, son shoot each other at Harlingen home

Harlingen Police say a domestic disturbance between a father and son ended with both men shooting each other. According to a news release from the...

Jackson Street stretch wants back in downtown district

HARLINGEN — Spurred by the recent controversy involving the erection of a large sign nearby on West Harrison Avenue, property owners along Jackson Street...

Remains of Valley native killed in Afghanistan back in the U.S.

The remains of Pfc. Miguel A. Villalon are now in the United States. Villalon's remains arrived Tuesday night at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Vice...

Woman enters cold plea in smuggling case

  A woman charged with four co-conspirators for her role in transporting and harboring undocumented people for payment pleaded guilty in federal court in Brownsville. Eloisa...

City to mull request for foster care shelter; Hands of Healing would create 50...

HARLINGEN — A foster care agency wants to open a boys’ shelter expected to create about 50 jobs. City commissioners are set to hold a...

Cities spread vaccination bait as part of annual program

SAN BENITO — Every January, the city receives bait packets containing the rabies vaccine to orally vaccinate wildlife at risk of contracting and carrying...

Former state District Judge Evins dies at 93

EDINBURG — Former state District Judge Joseph Benjamin Evins, a respected figure in the Rio Grande Valley legal community who mentored individuals such as...

Santa Rosa ISD event to feature NASA scientists

SANTA ROSA — An after school program filled with a planetarium, asteroids and comets is coming to Santa Rosa High School. The school’s Afterschool Centers...