Two Willacy residents COVID-19 positive

RAYMONDVILLE — State health officials have found two Willacy County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, pushing the rural area’s total case count...

Valley man accused of assaulting man with hydraulic car jack

More than seven months after two men allegedly assaulted two friends with a metal mallet and a hydraulic jack, one of the suspects is...

Officials urge vigilance as Hidalgo Co. virus cases decline

Hidalgo County has seen its number of COVID-19 cases decrease in recent days, but while this is good news it has local officials worried...

Edinburg man charged after mother falls from moving truck

A 20-year-old Edinburg man remains jailed on $202,000 in bonds after Pharr police say he dragged his mother from a truck. According to a probable...

HHS sends supplies for McAllen convention center hospital

McALLEN — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services sent a cache of medical supplies to the McAllen Convention Center earlier this week...

Island to launch SPI Cares campaign

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — As more businesses reopen, cities are continuing to encourage safety measures to ensure the public stays safe from the coronavirus. The...

Documents detail deadly 2014 shootout

A man learned of his brother’s death on Feb. 1, 2014, after then 24-year-old Joseph Espinoza accidentally called him and left a life-changing voicemail. “At...

ICE detainee tests positive for COVID-19

Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed on Wednesday that a detainee in Laredo, Texas, has tested positive for COVID-19. The detainee tested for the illness in...

Rep. Gonzalez suffers fractures in fall

U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, will be working from home for the next few weeks after sustaining an injury Thursday. According to a news release,...

With restaurants hurting, gulf shrimpers prepare for consecutive bad years

“Right now, unfortunately, we’re coming off of a bad year. 2019 was just a bad year; there wasn’t hardly any shrimp out there basically due to too much fresh water flowing into the gulf,” said Andrea Hance, a shrimp boat owner and executive director of the Texas Shrimp Association.