Attorney announces bid for McAllen District 1 seat

McALLEN — An attorney here announced her intention to fill the seat Commissioner Javier Villalobos is vacating to run for mayor. Attorney Lucia Thompson announced...

US Capitol locked down as Trump supporters clash with police

By BEN FOX, ASHRAF KHALIL and MICHAEL BALSAMO WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Capitol locked down Wednesday with lawmakers inside as violent clashes broke out...

New officials sworn into office in Hidalgo County

EDINBURG — A bevy of judges and Hidalgo County officials who came out on top in the Nov. 3 election were sworn into office...

GOP candidate in congressional race calls election into question

EDINBURG — Now-former congressional candidate Monica De La Cruz-Hernandez lobbed allegations of improprieties in the November election at a news conference Tuesday, believing it...

Former Palmview council member wins runoff

A new member of the Palmview city council was elected Tuesday in the city's runoff elections. Arlando "Lando" Nacianceno, who previously served two years on...

Howell, Martinez win Mercedes runoff

MERCEDES — The citizens of Mercedes have elected two new city commissioners in Jacob Howell and Joe Martinez Tuesday. The wins are both firsts for...

PSJA swears in incumbents, newcomer to school board

Three familiar faces and one newcomer were sworn into the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo school board at a meeting Wednesday evening. Incumbents Jorge Zambrano, Jesse Zambrano and...

Republicans gauge Starr County’s Election Day purple haze

When Ross Barrera, the Starr County Republican Party chair and Rio Grande City independent mayoral candidate, looked for a place to plant his tent...

Donna mayor wins against former running mates

MERCEDES — Voters in both Donna and Mercedes voted for change Tuesday evening as three seats each were up for a vote this election...

Republicans win 2 spots on appellate court

An appellate court vacancy connected to former judge Rudy Delgado’s arrest and eventual conviction on federal bribery charges has been settled by the voters. Incumbent...