North Korea Test-Fires Ballistic Missile

(AP) -A U.S. official says North Korea has tested what was likely a medium-range ballistic missile.   The official says the missile broke up a couple minutes after the launch and the pieces fell into the Sea of Japan.   The official was citing an American assessment and says it appeared to be a medium-range KN-17 ballistic […]

Dannenbaum: FBI Raids Raise “Troubling Questions”

Dannenbaum Engineering says the FBI raids on several of its offices in Texas this week raise “troubling questions.” After initially saying only that the company is cooperating with federal authorities, Dannenbaum today came out swinging, accusing the FBI of conducting the raids to drum up media attention. An attorney for the Houston-based engineering firm issued […]

Take That, Washington! Texas Looks To Nullify Federal Laws

(AP) – Republicans who control Congress and the White House have promised to slash the size of the federal government while easing regulations on guns, the environment and energy production. But in the nation’s largest conservative state of Texas, it may not be enough. A longshot proposal in the GOP-led Legislature would allow the state […]

Trump Won’t Get House OK Of Health Bill Before His 100th Day

(AP) – President Donald Trump 100th day in office is coming Saturday. And he seems destined to serve it without House passage of a major Republican health care bill or enactment of a budget financing the government for the rest of this year. But at least the government probably won’t be shut down – for […]

FBI Raids Edinburg Medical Facility

FBI agents and Edinburg police swarmed in on a medical office Thursday to conduct what the FBI would only say was law enforcement activity. Agents and officers conducted a search of the Center for Arthritis and Osteoporosis at Trenton and McColl, hauling out dozens of boxes of files and stacking them in a large truck. […]

Texas House OKs ‘sanctuary city’ Ban With Tough Jail Penalty

(AP) – The Texas House has approved a strict ban on “sanctuary cities” in the country’s second-largest state, seeking to empower police to enforce federal immigration law against anyone they detain and threatening to jail police chiefs and sheriffs who refuse to do so. Thursday’s 93-54 vote followed 15-plus hours of emotional debate, much of […]

Federal Prosecutors Secure Guilty Pleas In Valleywide Medicare Fraud Scheme

Three Valley residents arrested for Medicare fraud just two weeks ago have already pleaded guilty to their roles in the scheme. The three were among five people who were recently indicted amid accusations they took illegal kickbacks in exchange for referring Medicare patients to home health agencies. Federal prosecutors say, however, many of those beneficiaries […]

McAllen Man Charged After Leaving Baby In His Car in 90 Degree Heat

A McAllen man has been charged after apparently forgetting about a 1-year-old girl inside his vehicle. Police say someone called to report a baby strapped in a child safety seat inside of a locked vehicle parked in the 100 block of Quamasia Avenue a little after 4 Tuesday afternoon, when outside temperatures were in the […]

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