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FBI Source Pleads Guilty In Connection With Judge Delgado Investigation

The lawyer who was the FBI’s informant in its corruption investigation into District Judge Rudy Delgado has admitted to bribery.  Edinburg attorney Noe Perez pleaded guilty to one federal count of bribery, according to court records obtained by the McAllen Monitor, and he’ll be sentenced December 6th. It was Perez who was the FBI’s unnamed […]

Local Bank Supervisor Sentenced In Million-Dollar Bank Theft

A former bank supervisor has been sentenced to two years in federal prison in a long-running theft scheme in which she stole more than a million dollars from the bank. The punishment comes more than a year after Jill Marie Myers admitted in a plea agreement to a charge of falsifying bank records. The 43-year-old […]

Authorities Find Truck Belonging To Missing Mission Man

Police in Mission are asking the public to provide any information as investigators work to turn up a man who’s been missing for a week. 35-year-old Henry Jorge Gonzalez disappeared last Thursday, although his pickup truck was found on Monday – in a field just southwest of Monte Alto. Investigators say Gonzalez was last seen […]

Starr County Woman Hit With 50-Year Prison Sentence For Deadly Drunk Driving Wreck

50 years in prison for a Starr County woman whose drunken driving killed a mother and daughter in Escobares two years ago. The punishment handed down against 32-year-old Lissette Fuentes stemming from the violent crash that killed 75-year-old Elena Lopez Cantu and her 45-year-old daughter Maria Zulema Garcia. The women were passengers in a Ford […]

McAllen School District To Hold Special Tax Ratification Election

The McAllen school board has voted to hold a Tax Ratification Election as a way to get funds to pay for a number of facilities improvements, including school security upgrades. Voters will be asked to allow the school district to move a portion of its tax revenue from one fund to another fund that’s used […]

Hidalgo County Commission Goes On Record Opposed To Immigrant Family Separations

Hidalgo County Commissioners are making it known they are opposed to the Trump administration’s zero tolerance immigration policy that is separating children from their parents after they cross the border. Commissioners Monday passed a proclamation denouncing the policy and calling for a better way to deal with families either crossing the border illegally or surrendering […]