Local congressman speaks on USMCA trade deal

Posted 5:25 PM 1/17/2020

WESLACO – President Donald Trump is expected to sign the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement trade deal as early as next week. It passed through the Senate on Thursday.

A Rio Grande Valley representative in Washington, D.C. says the new trade deal isn't helping security problems at (More)


Mexican Soldiers Kill 11 Attackers near Texas Border

Mexican Soldiers Kill 11 Attackers near Texas Border

Posted 12:00 PM 1/17/2020

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican soldiers killed 11 attackers near the Mexico-Texas border Thursday, Tamaulipas state authorities said.

Around 2:30 p.m. soldiers on patrol were ambushed on a dirt road in the community of Los Angeles in the Miguel Aleman township, said Luis (More)


Trial dates set for 16 people accused of voter fraud in Edinburg

Posted 5:26 PM 1/17/2020 by Christian von Preysing

EDINBURG – Several people indicted on voter fraud charges were back in court Friday for a pre-trial hearing.

The 16 individuals at the hearing requested extensions for their court dates.

They were indicted last year in connection with the 2017 city of Edinburg election.


Controversy Over Funding Denial for Center of Abused Children in Starr County

Posted 9:02 PM 1/16/2020

RIO GRANDE CITY – Starr County law enforcement reports a spike in sex crimes, as controversy builds over funding denial for a center for abused children.

The Butterfly Haven would have joined the Ayuda Center as the second resource facility for victims in Starr County.

The (More)

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