The Monitor

DPS seizes counterfeit money after traffic stop

WESLACO — The Department of Public Safety seized 15 counterfeit $100 bills on Monday after a state trooper stopped a vehicle in Hidalgo County...

Border Patrol carries out three separate drug seizures in one day

Customs and Border Protection agents seized over 50 pounds of cocaine and methamphetamine in three separate incidents July 25 at the Pharr and Hidalgo...

Portion of Owassa Road closed for a week

PHARR — Owassa Road between Jackson and North Sugar Road will be closed today until next Friday, the Texas Department of Transportation announced.A detour...

Pharr plans maintenance on water system Wednesday night into Thursday in north part of...

PHARR — There will be low or no water pressure in the area of Owassa Road between Sugar Road and Frontage Wednesday night into...

COMMENTARY: Bypassing Senate rules to push bills through

BY STATE SEN. JOSE RODRIGUEZLt. Gov. Dan Patrick sent out a news release last week bragging about the speed that the Texas Senate passed...

UT Austin President welcomes 415 new Valley Longhorns

EDINBURG — A tradition that began 24 years ago was commemorated on Tuesday evening with the annual University of Texas at Austin send-off for...

Pharr looking to merge communications teams

PHARR — The city is looking to merge its 911 call center and put the fire and police communications teams under one roof in...

Sullivan City PD’s citation system to get a high-tech upgrade

SULLIVAN CITY – Police officers here will soon be able to input tickets electronically rather than writing them by hand.That’s because the City Commission...

Border Caucus urges state AG to change position on DACA

READ THE LETTER: https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3911355-TexasHouseBorderCaucusLetter.htmlWith the fate of more than 200,000 Texan undocumented immigrants at stake, members of the Texas Border Caucus are pushing back...