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Early Voting Locations For Hidalgo and Cameron County

This is where you can find your voting location if you live in Hidalgo and Cameron counties. HIDALGO COUNTY Elsa Mercedes Sharyland Pharr San Juan Sullivan City McAllen ISD McAllen City Elections: CAMERON COUNTY Brownsville  San Benito San Benito ISD La Feria Rio Hondo Rio Hondo ISD    

Charges Pending Against Driver In Deadly Expressway Wreck In Weslaco

Weslaco police say a driver who crashed his vehicle into three others on the shoulder of Expressway 83 last week may have been distracted. Police say the Weslaco man acknowledged to investigators from his hospital bed that he had reached for a soda in the center console of his car just before veering off the […]

Ex-Tamps Governor Reportedly To Be Extradited To U.S. Before Mexico

The U.S. and Mexico reportedly have agreed that indicted former Tamaulipas governor Tomas Yarrington Ruvalcaba will be prosecuted in the U.S. first. In a statement from the American and Mexican attorneys general, the two say they’ve agreed that Yarrington will be extradited first to the U.S. The agreement must still be approved by officials in […]

Mexico Says 2 Top Drug Traffickers Killed Near US Border

(AP) – Authorities in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas say two top drug traffickers have been killed in shootouts with federal forces. The Tamaulipas security spokesman’s office says the men were killed in separate pre-dawn shootouts Saturday. One man was killed in the border city of Reynosa. He was tentatively identified as Julian […]

Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday

Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday April 22 – 24, 2017 You can purchase certain emergency preparation supplies tax free during the 2017 Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday. There is no limit on the number of qualifying items you can purchase, and you do not need to issue an exemption certificate to claim the […]

Charges Possible Against Driver In Deadly Expressway Wreck In Weslaco

Weslaco police are looking into whether criminal charges are warranted against the driver of the vehicle that smashed into three other cars on the shoulder of Expressway 83, killing a Mid Valley woman and seriously injuring her 11-year-old son. The three vehicles had been in a minor accident during the morning rush-hour Thursday, and had […]

Unemployment Rate In March Up Slightly To 5 Percent

(AP) – The Texas unemployment rate rose slightly in March to reach 5 percent.  The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday reported that compares to a statewide jobless rate of 4.9 percent in February. Nationwide unemployment was 4.5 percent in March.  A commission statement says Amarillo had the lowest unemployment rate statewide last month at 3.5 […]

Santa Maria Woman Drowns When Car Plunges Into The Arroyo

DPS troopers continue to look into how a car spun out of control and plunged into the Arroyo Colorado, killing the 19-year-old driver. Kayla Linette Ruelas of Santa Maria was driving on FM 2556 south of La Feria Thursday afternoon when she lost control of her Toyota Camry and it spun into the water. Ruelas […]

Mission Homebuilder In Custody, Accused Of Stealing From Home Buyers

The owner of a Mission home construction company is under arrest, along with her daughter, on charges of theft. 39-year-old Adelina Briseno and 21-year-old Alejandra Melendez turned themselves in Thursday morning, after the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office issued warrants for their arrests. They came under investigation last October after dozens of prospective homebuyers complained that […]

Civil Rights Group Launches Campaign To Protect Border Landowners From The Border Wall

A statewide civil rights organization is coming to the aid of border-area landowners in the Valley and elsewhere in Texas whose property is targeted for seizure for President Trump’s proposed border wall. The Texas Civil Rights Project Wednesday launched a campaign aimed at protecting landowners’ rights from a federal government seizure of their property. The […]