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Former Pharr police chief struck officers during arrest, affidavit says

Former Pharr Chief of Police Andy Harvey allegedly struck two police officers as they attempted to detain him at his home late Saturday evening, according to a probable cause affidavit obtained by The Monitor.

Haunted houses and pumpkin patches among fall events in Valley

Cities across the Rio Grande Valley are preparing for spooky season with festivals full of scary good activities.

Former Pharr police chief assaulted during arrest, attorney says

An attorney representing former Pharr Chief of Police Andy Harvey has released a statement on his behalf following his arrest early Sunday morning.

Valley suspects plead guilty to deadly human smuggling conspiracy

Four suspects — three from Roma and one from Pharr — have pleaded guilty for their roles in a deadly human smuggling conspiracy that led to several deaths, including that of a pregnant woman.

McAllen woman accused of killing 33 dogs scheduled for trial

EDINBURG — A McAllen woman facing animal cruelty charges after police found 33 dead dogs in a U-Haul in 2019 appears to be heading toward a trial early next year.

Former Pharr police chief arrested

Former Pharr Police Department chief Andy Harvey has been arrested for allegedly making a silent abusive call to 911 and resisting arrest.

Edinburg residents accused of Pharr robbery-turned-murder indicted

Four Edinburg residents have been indicted on charges of capital murder, aggravated robbery and engaging in organized criminal activity for allegedly killing a man during a June robbery over drugs and money.

Hidalgo County extending operating hours at WIC clinics

Hidalgo County is extending its operating hours at WIC clinics throughout the area beginning in October.

Man arrested at the Pharr bridge in massive meth bust

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a man attempting to smuggle over 800 pounds of methamphetamine through the Pharr Port of Entry Wednesday.

Pharr commemorates produce season with Fresh on the Border festivities

The city of Pharr and the Pharr International Bridge will usher in the 2023-2024 produce season with a slew of events collectively called Fresh on the Border.