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Boy dies in Sunday morning crash

NEAR LA BLANCA — A 2-year-old boy died Sunday as a result of crash early Sunday morning.Texas Department of Public Safety troopers are investigation...

Local members of Congress react to Weslaco sailor who died in weekend ship accident

U.S. Reps. Filemon Vela and Vicente Gonzalez expressed grief over the death of a Weslaco sailor who was among the seven killed in a...

Progreso men scheduled for arraignment

EDINBURG — A group of men police said unloaded more than 20 bullets during a fight that left two dead are scheduled to be...

Saving the 1910 Hidalgo County Jail

EDINBURG — Groundwater flows just feet under parts of the city. The high water-table has been creeping into the 1910 Hidalgo County Jail, recognized...

STISD students advance to national HOSA competition

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORMERCEDES— Twenty-three South Texas Independent School District students, who are members of the HOSA-Future Health Professionals organization, qualified to compete...

Sacred Heart continues to see low immigrant numbers

McALLEN — The number of immigrants passing through the Respite Center at Sacred Heart Catholic Church remains low, with just 241 people passing through...

Restoring the Valley’s only black cemetery led to Edinburg’s annual Juneteenth celebration

EDINBURG — For years, Lewis Callis, a retired mail carrier, pushed his lawnmower down the street for blocks toward a small, run-down cemetery, which...

Generations come together for fishing trip

MISSION — Making new friends and fishing was to objective this week in the inaugural intergenerational fishing derby held at Anzalduas County Park.Bringing the...

Finish line in sight for Rio Hondo lift bridge refit

RIO HONDO — There is light at the end of the bridge.RIO HONDO — There is light at the end of the bridge.Texas Department...