Shooting left ‘numerous bullet holes’ in rural home, records show

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office arrested a 29-year-old McAllen man on July 29 who they accuse of being the driver in a drive-by shooting. Deputies...

Educators getting kids ready for remote learning

HARLINGEN - The Harlingen school district will hold orientation later this month to prepare parents and students for online learning. When classes begin Sept. 8,...

Missing 37-year-old woman found dead near Donna

The body of a missing 37-year-old woman, who authorities say disappeared after she was seen being forced into a vehicle by her husband, was found late Friday evening, Hidalgo County Sheriff J.E. “Eddie” Guerra said via social media. According to Guerra, investigators with the sheriff’s office, McAllen police and the FBI found Melissa Banda’s “lifeless body” at about 11:33 p.m. east of FM 493 and Mile 14 ½ North near Donna. Guerra said the sheriff’s major crimes unit is leading the case, which is now a capital murder investigation. Read the full story at themonitor.com.

SPI extends beach operations orders

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Those headed to the beach are going to need to continue following these rules for the rest of the summer. During...

TSTC alumna brings taste of Colombia to the Valley

Inspired by the coffee farm on which she was raised in her native Colombia, Johanna Lozano began her coffee company, Cafe Canasto, in 2018. Lozano...

TSTC Mechatronics Technology offers degree for thriving job market

Digital circuits, manufacturing robotics and electromechanical systems are only a few of the hands-on courses that students will take when they study Mechatronics Technology...

Still, region reports 42 more COVID-19 deaths

Hidalgo County health officials announced 25 more COVID-19-related deaths Friday, and Cameron County reported another 17. Another 431 Hidalgo County residents also tested positive for...

Still, Cameron County ‘not out of woods,’ officials warn

BROWNSVILLE — During a Cameron County press conference on Friday, Cameron County Health Authority Dr. James Castillo provided insight in the region’s fight against...

Rio Grande Valley reports 42 more COVID-19 deaths 

Hidalgo County health officials announced 25 more COVID-19-related deaths Friday, and Cameron County reported another 17.  Another 431 Hidalgo County residents also tested positive for...

CBP: 10 have died from COVID

As COVID-19 continues to ravage the country, the acting commissioner for U.S. Customs and Border Protection said 10 CBP officers had died since March...