Spurred by the deaths of two inmates within a three-month period, a Cameron County grand jury this week received a tour of the Carrizales-Rucker Detention Center in Olmito accompanied by District Attorney Luis V. Saenz.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is accepting applications from Texas law enforcement officers to attend an advanced recruiting school and become highway patrol troopers.
Suspended attorney Marc G. Rosenthal’s appeal of his conviction on racketeering-related crimes tied to convicted ex-404th state District Judge Abel C. Limas and former state Rep. Jim Solis is now underway before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Louisiana.
RAYMONDVILLE — The state will hold a job fair in this rural area that fears job losses as the so-called tent-city prison prepares to close after last Friday’s uprising left it “uninhabitable,” officials said Wednesday.
RAYMONDVILLE — Authorities will launch an investigation into the cause of last Friday’s uprising after they transfer all inmates out of the damaged tent-city prison, officials said Tuesday.
HARLINGEN — U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen late Tuesday had not decided whether to lift or not his temporary order blocking immigration policies as requested by the U.S. government, but he does want to hear what Texas and 25 other states have to say about the government’s request.
McALLEN — U.S. Border Patrol agents on Monday night helped deliver a baby boy at the McAllen station.
U.S. Drug Enforce-ment Administration agents busted a drug trafficking ring Thursday that allegedly smuggled large amounts of cocaine from Hidalgo and Starr counties and sent more than $100 million into Mexico, authorities say.
SAN JUAN – The lone finalist for the city manager position declined the job offer last week – two months after the City Commission narrowed down its search to Arnold Flores Jr.
EDINBURG — The driver in a fatal drive-by shooting was sentenced to 50 years in prison Monday after a jury found him guilty of murder last month.
RAYMONDVILLE — Cold weather has slowed the transfer of prisoners here three days after an inmate uprising destroyed parts of the so-called tent-city prison, leaving it “uninhabitable,” officials said.
HARLINGEN — The United States government on Monday appealed U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen’s temporary order blocking immigration policies, which shield about 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation.
RIO GRANDE CITY — Task force agents arrested Rio Grande City Mayor Ruben Villarreal’s son Thursday as part of an undercover drug sting operation, officials said Saturday.
LA JOYA — With the push of a button, the elderly woman bet 50 cents.
McALLEN — The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is doing away with remedial courses and instead requiring summer classes for struggling incoming students in hopes to better prepare them for college curriculum.
HARLINGEN — Union Pacific Railroad crews this past week completed a project that repaired railroad tracks from Brownsville to Corpus Christi, a company spokesman said.
RAYMONDVILLE — Authorities began moving inmates from the federal prison here to other facilities on Sunday after regaining control of the prison, according to the private contractor operating the prison.
Hidalgo County sheriff’s deputies on Friday identified the man found floating Monday evening in the Rio Grande.
EDINBURG — Saul Guzman and his family leaned in and took in a deep breath, taking in the aroma of coffee cranked from a grinder more than a century old.
HARLINGEN — A strong wind confronted the riders in the 25th annual Jalapeño 100 bicycle ride Saturday, but they stayed the course.
HARLINGEN — Albert Castro had just finished a hot chicken dinner with rice and beans.