A mural honoring the memory of a woman who’s time was cut short due to domestic violence appeared over the weekend in Weslaco. Melissa Banda’s life was taken at the hands of her ex-husband back in August.Local artist @popc_ulture is responsible for several murals of law enforcement officers, soldiers and celebrities who have passed away […]
DPS troopers are investigating a crash that left one person dead in Weslaco this evening. Officials say a Silver Saturn was travelling north on Midway near Mile 5 Road at an unsafe speed at around 6:35 PM. Click on video to view full story.
Larissa Nicole Rodriguez ,with the help of her family, donated several wooden boxes to the city of Weslaco.These containers would the be placed on different buildings around town so residents can drop off essential items.
A murder suspect is in custody tonight as the Weslaco Police Department continues investigating a fatal shooting. Authorities responded to a call reporting shots fired on the 2400 block of 12th street and Pleasantview Drive at around 12:06 this afternoon. Officers found an unresponsive man inside a vehicle.He was immediately transported to Knapp Medical Center, […]
A vehicle rollover in Weslaco sends one person to the hospital. According to authorities, a Chevy Tahoe rolled over on the 1600 block of West Expressway 83 at around 8:30 this morning. The driver was taken to the hospital to treat their injuries. The driver has not yet been identified.This crash is still under investigation.
Today was the big day for 37 out of 40 business owners who applied to the city of Weslaco’s Small Business Recovery Assistance Grant Program. Tomasita Hernandez is among several business owners who were awarded the funds to re-establish business operations after 60 days of having to remain closed to the public. Click on video […]
A 26-year-old woman loses her life after an ATV accident in Weslaco. Hidalgo County Sheriff’s deputies say the woman and her husband went on a ride in an ATV close to the intersection of FM 1015 and North Mile 11 around 3 this morning. The driver lost control of the vehicle and fell into a […]
Weslaco’s economy depends greatly on their small business population, however, these local establishments have suffered financial hardship due to the public health crisis. To combat the economic stress the pandemic has created, the Economic Development Corporation of Weslaco announced a program that can assist with operating expenses for existing operational small businesses. “We decided that […]
A 66-year-old man in hot water after a road rage incident in Weslaco is caught on camera. Weslaco police were called out to the 1900 block of West Expressway 83 at around 2 PM Wednesday.You can see the suspect swinging a machete. According to LT Eric Hernandez, the man confronted another driver after an incident […]
The ongoing pandemic has caused some city officials to set additional measures they believe are necessary to slow the spread of COVID -19. What once was unimaginable is now a part of the new normal. Valley residents have become accustomed to forming long lines outside of the grocery store. Weslaco city officials are now taking […]
The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office needs the community’s help to locate a suspect
Weslaco, Texas– A Mercedes man faces criminal charges after allegedly stabbing his ex-girlfriend’s partner.
Weslaco, Texas– Students and local police officers became actors to re-enact a possible alcohol-related accident. All in an effort to demonstrate a very big problem… Driving under the influence of alcohol…
Weslaco, Texas– The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) arrested the suspect in a robbery that took place in Weslaco on February 25.
Weslaco, Texas– A new apartment complex seems to be the target of a series of burglaries.
Weslaco, Texas– Authorities have released additional details in a deadly two-vehicle crash last night.
Weslaco, Texas– A man has been formally charged after an officer-involved shooting.
Weslaco, Texas– A shooting took place after police responded to a domestic dispute over the weekend it woman was taken to the hospital after reports suggest she was attacked by her husband.