Family declines autopsy in RGC toddler’s death

The cause of death of a 2-year-old girl who died last week in Rio Grande City after suffering from flu-like symptoms, including fever and...

Humanitarian Response

SAN BENITO — On an early morning, Magda Bolland, executive director of the La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, arrives at the small...

McAllen police arrest man accused of taking upskirt photos at Target

A confessed voyeur admitted to taking upskirt images of a minor in a McAllen retail store Sunday, according to documents obtained by The Monitor. McAllen...

Alton man arraigned on double homicide indictment

EDINBURG — A 23-year-old Alton man entered a not guilty plea to a charge of capital murder of multiple persons stemming from a November...

Dems call for emergency session on gun violence, Abbott balks

State Rep. Alex Dominguez joined all 53 members of the House Democratic Caucus on Wednesday to urge Gov. Gregg Abbott to call an emergency...

Sheriff’s department to take sex offenders off streets

BROWNSVILLE — Sex offenders who are on parole or probation will be in for a real scare Halloween night if they don’t report to...

2-13 WED ECISD BOND::1

EDINBURG — Voters here will decide whether to pass a $220 million bond issuance in May after school board members approved to order the...

Man sentenced after swim across Rio Grande

A federal magistrate judge sentenced a U.S. citizen who was caught by authorities after swimming across the Rio Grande on Oct. 19 to five...

Forensic pathologist testifies in day 3 of intox manslaughter trial

EDINBURG — Testimony Friday during the intoxication manslaughter trial of a 21-year-old Edinburg man revealed dislocated necks caused the deaths of three family members,...

Records: McAllen officer’s story conflicts with motorists he’s accused of threatening

A McAllen police officer suspended without pay after Texas Rangers arrested him for official oppression denies pulling a gun on a motorist and threatening...