Helping from the start: La Posada making a difference

SAN BENITO — Sister Margaret Mertens was there from the very beginning. Mertens has been in the Rio Grande Valley since 1995. All this...

Laguna Vista to spray for mosquitos

LAGUNA VISTA — The recent rains have created a huge mosquito problem, so Thursday night the City of Laguna Vista will start spraying in...

Whiz Kids: Gifted and talented students take part in end-of-the-year science camp

SAN BENITO — Morriah Pinon is preparing to be an astronomer.To do that she and other gifted and talented students in kindergarten through fifth...

Treviño must wait to take office

BROWNSVILLE — Eddie Treviño Jr., the Democratic Party nominee for Cameron County judge, will have to wait until after the November general election to...

Federal judge delays sanctions in immigration case

BROWNSVILLE — The federal judge who halted President Obama’s executive actions on immigration has permitted a stay of his order that would have required...

Family remembers TV, film actor from Weslaco

WESLACO — Family members on Monday recalled hearing stories of David Spielberg standing in front of a mirror as a child, singing and rehearsing...

Final suspect charged in home invasion

EDINBURG — The last person suspected of leading a home invasion in a rural area of Edinburg was charged Tuesday in connection with that...

Man pleads guilty to child porn charges

WESLACO — Daniel Miguel Salinas, 33, of Weslaco, pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. In October 2010, law...

Valley man accused of soliciting 12-year-old girl for sex

McALLEN — A 21-year-old Edinburg man accused of soliciting sex from a 12-year-old girl will go before a federal court judge Thursday.Luke Aye Leiva...

118 people detained in stash house raids: 1 woman says she was raped, some...

PHARR — A woman who said she was raped by her captors was rescued along with 45 other migrants believed to be in the...