DHR: Lawsuit To Block Mobile Voting An “Attempt To Suppress The Vote On Prop 1”

A key supporter of Proposition 1 is calling the lawsuit aimed at blocking mobile voting “a political stunt” and “an attempt to suppress the vote.” Dr. Carlos Cardenas of Doctors Hospital at Renaissance this afternoon accused opponents of the proposed healthcare district in Hidalgo County of conducting a “smear campaign” by spreading misinformation about the […]

Higher Ed Board Formally Approved A&M Extension Campus For McAllen

Ground is expected to be broken in less than two months on the Texas A-and-M satellite campus in McAllen. The December 15th ceremony was set after the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Thursday approved plans for a multipurpose academic building in the new Tres Lagos development in north McAllen.  And Friday, A-and-M System Chancellor John […]

Yzaguirre Asking To Have His Corruption Trial Moved

The corruption trial of Cameron County Tax Assessor-Collector Tony Yzaguirre will be held outside of the Valley. A judge today granted a change-of-venue motion filed by Yzaguirre’s attorneys, who argued there’s been too much publicity about the case here for an impartial jury to be chosen. A new location for the trial has not yet […]

Rancho Viejo Man With Dementia Drowns In Resaca

Family members are mourning the death of an elderly loved one whose body was found in a resaca near his home in Rancho Viejo Thursday afternoon. Police had gotten a call from the man’s caregiver who arrived at the home at around 4 and couldn’t find him. The man’s body was found a short time […]

Prop 1 Opponents Want Visiting Judge To Hear Their Lawsuit

Opponents of Proposition 1 who are suing to block mobile voting on the Hidalgo County healthcare district referendum, are now demanding the judge in the case recuse himself.  State District Judge Rudy Delgado is to hear the request for a temporary restraining order tomorrow morning.  But according to CBS 4 News, the plaintiffs note that […]

Retail Gasoline Prices In Texas Up A Penny This Week

(AP) – Retail gasoline prices across Texas are up a penny this week to reach an average $2.04 per gallon.  AAA Texas on Thursday reported that compares with a 2-cent decline in nationwide gasoline prices, which settled at an average $2.23 per gallon. The association survey found that Corpus Christi has the cheapest gasoline in […]

Fake H-E-B Coupon Revealed As Identify Theft Scam

Have you come across an ad on social media for an 85-dollar coupon honoring the 100th anniversary of H-E-B? Don’t click on it! It’s bogus, and you could have your personal information stolen. The ad offers an 85-dollar coupon to be used at H-E-B stores, if you click on a link. But the link takes […]

Woman Dies After Being Hit By Car In McAllen

A woman was killed and a man was injured when they were hit by a car in McAllen Thursday morning. Police say the two were crossing Bicentennial Boulevard near Harvey Drive when they were hit. Both were rushed to the hospital, where the woman died of her injuries. The man is said to be in […]

Motorcycle Wreck Kills Edinburg Man

An Edinburg man was killed in a motorcycle crash last night. 32-yer-old Mario Reyna was heading south on Val Verde Road south of San Carlos, when, according to DPS officials, he lost control on a curve, just south of Curve Road. Reyna was airlifted to McAllen Medical Center, where he died of his injuries a […]

Cameron County Man Facing Federal Lawsuit Over Border Fence

The federal government is suing a Cameron County man for blocking access to the border fence near his property. Seems Ramiro Vasquez has been putting up roadblocks on Boathouse Road near San Benito — either parking vehicles on the road or putting up a fence of his own. That has prompted a cease-and-desist letter from […]