Tag: Weslaco

Lawyers: Children detained at border facing COVID exposure

By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Border Patrol agents are detaining about 65 immigrant children at a station in the Rio Grande Valleyt...

Weslaco voters approve term limits, hybrid commission

Voters in Weslaco overwhelmingly approved changes to their city commission after three charter amendment propositions passed by landslides Tuesday night. Among the changes are new...

Police fatally shoot armed man after argument at Weslaco Walmart

WESLACO, Texas (AP) — An armed suspect is dead after exchanging gunfire with police and deputies Monday inside a Walmart store in the Valley,...

Vela announces funds to improve Llano Grande Lake

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, announced that the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has awarded the Texas Water Resources and the Arroyo Colorado Watershed Partnership...

Trial delays continue in Weslaco hotel bribery case

BY DINA ARÉVALO, STAFF WRITER McALLEN — After four hearings in as many months, things remain at a standstill in the federal bribery case against a...

Records: 2 Weslaco officers fired shots at domestic violence suspect

A probable cause affidavit reveals that two Weslaco police officers shot at a 54-year-old man on Feb. 2 as he drove toward one of...

Weslaco officer-involved shooting under investigation

Weslaco police say officers shot a man late Sunday night after responding to a domestic disturbance. Authorities said the shooting happened at 800 E. Washington...

Wildlife photo exhibit puts Valley nature in focus

Take a walk on the wild side at the annual Wildlife Photography Exhibition and fundraiser Saturday, Feb. 1 at Estero Llano Grande State Park...

Valley Baptist Health opens new micro-hospital

WESLACO – In an effort to provide communities of the mid-Valley with enhanced access to nationally recognized and award-winning healthcare, Valley Baptist Health System...

Suspects in deadly Weslaco home invasion seek lower bonds

Two of three men charged with murder for allegedly attempting to rob a rural Weslaco man during a home invasion that ended with one...