Naxi Lopez

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Naxiely Lopez-Puente covers Hidalgo County and Edinburg for The Monitor. You can her at nlopez@themonitor.com (956) 683-4434.

Gov. Abbott requests federal disaster declaration for Cameron, Hidalgo counties

EDINBURG — Gov. Greg Abbott signed a gubernatorial request for a federal disaster declaration for Hidalgo and Cameron counties at a briefing held here...

In wake of flooding, health officials issue warning

EDINBURG — The Hidalgo County Health Department is warning residents to take precautionary measures for potential health hazards stemming from the recent floods.EDINBURG —...

Hidalgo County contends with funding in courthouse plan

McALLEN — Hidalgo County continues to massage the numbers for its new courthouse after Edinburg reneged on its promise to help fund the costly...

Stormy Daniels in Edinburg for Fourth of July, day after performances

EDINBURG — Stormy Daniels plans to “Make America Horny Again” at a gentlemen's club here July 4 and 5, according to the owner of...

Hidalgo County leaders oppose separation of families

EDINBURG — Hidalgo County commissioners passed a proclamation Monday morning opposing the Trump Administration’s zero tolerance policy that separates undocumented children from their parents.EDINBURG...

New Heights: $19M apartment complex opens in Edinburg

EDINBURG — A new $19 million affordable housing complex officially opened its doors Wednesday, though the 128 units it comprises are mostly occupied.EDINBURG —...

Former candidates react to illegal voting arrests

EDINBURG — Former city council candidates on last year’s November ballot expressed disappointment with the recent arrests surrounding alleged illegal voting in the municipal...

Rangers arrest two voters in Edinburg voter fraud investigation

UPDATE 12:12 p.m.EDINBURG — Texas Rangers arrested two people in connection with a voter fraud investigation here Wednesday morning.Texas Department of Pubic Safety spokesman...

Valley animal shelter pursues no-kill status

EDINBURG — The Palm Valley Animal Center wants to become a no-kill shelter.It is pledging to help save as many companion animals as possible...

Political supporter charged with felony after release

EDINBURG — After an early morning call from a city council member, police here released a political supporter who was arrested for a fourth...