AUSTIN — University of Texas-Pan American women’s track and field senior hurdler and Mercedes High alum Deandra Barroso closed out her outdoor track season after finishing in 31st in the first round of the 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA Championships West Preliminary Round on Thursday at Mike A. Meyers Stadium.
ARLINGTON — Josh Hamilton stepped into the batter's box to a loud ovation. The Texas Rangers fans got even louder when he lined the first pitch he saw into the right-field corner for a double.
ARLINGTON — Eduardo Rodriguez went to bed and dreamed about his major league debut after the Boston Red Sox arrived in Texas.
HOUSTON — The Houston Rockets reached the Western Conference finals for the first time in 18 years before being eliminated in five games by the Golden State Warriors.
HARLINGEN — Unlike October, residents are not likely to experience rotating power outages during peak demand this summer as sufficient electric generation is projected, an official with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which operates the state’s power grid, said Thursday.
Posted in Local on Thursday, May 28, 2015 8:42 pm.
RAYMONDVILLE — Facebook has removed a page that featured videos that showed students fighting at Myra Green Middle School, the company said Thursday.
Posted in Local on Thursday, May 28, 2015 8:30 pm.
WESLACO — After losing to Chris Arreola more than three years ago, Weslaco heavyweight Eric “Drummer Boy” Molina had doubts about whether he would continue in the sport.
Posted in Boxing on Thursday, May 28, 2015 8:13 pm.
HARLINGEN — It’s that time again: hurricane season.
Posted in Local on Thursday, May 28, 2015 8:00 pm.
EDINBURG — It took one sweeping vote for the City Council to remove the majority of its Economic Development Corp. advisory board members and replace them at a recent council meeting.
Posted in Local on Thursday, May 28, 2015 7:50 pm.
NEAR EDINBURG — Rain doesn’t do the Hoehn Drive colonia any favors.
Posted in Local on Thursday, May 28, 2015 7:28 pm.
WASHINGTON -- The unexpected fall of Ramadi to the Islamic State this month is the latest sign of a basic intelligence problem: The U.S. doesn't know enough about its jihadist adversaries to combat them effectively.
McALLEN — Keith Patridge pointed to a graph on a television screen that shows the McAllen Economic Development Corp. building’s energy usage.
McALLEN — It’s not just a food court — it’s a food park.
Posted in Local on Thursday, May 28, 2015 4:16 pm.
Donna school district Superintendent Jesus Rene Reyna walked in the back door of the courtroom about 10:15 a.m. Thursday, handcuffs linked to his wrists and sunglasses over his eyes.
Posted in Local on Thursday, May 28, 2015 4:00 pm.
The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office released Thursday security footage of a suspected car thief who investigators are asking the public to help identify.
Posted in Local on Thursday, May 28, 2015 3:29 pm.
McALLEN — The Mexican Consulate on Thursday introduced its new leader, José Guillermo Ordorica Robles.
Posted in Local on Thursday, May 28, 2015 2:02 pm. Updated: 2:07 pm.
Since the age of 4, Alvaro Riojas knew professional wrestling was the truest form of entertainment.
Posted in Entertainment on Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:25 pm.
Many rely on using internet-connected devices for daily life and South Texas Behavioral Health Center has added one more purpose: therapy.
Posted in Vidahealth on Thursday, May 28, 2015 9:25 am.
Ever impressive in its ability to reach for the unknown and seemingly unattainable, SpaceX has once again achieved a mission none thought possible: It has won the right to launch U.S. national security missions.
WASHINGTON — Rand Paul took a left turn on his journey to the Republican presidential nomination and now his hopes seem to be headed south.
For years, many Valley citizens and the media — including The Monitor’s editorial board — have criticized the city of Pharr for not allowing public commenting during its city commission meeting. There also had been significant difficulty in obtaining information and documents from Pharr city officials, which we have pointed out.
Defending Rep. Hinojosa
OAKLAND, Calif. — After a generation of wishing and waiting, the Golden State Warriors have finally arrived on basketball's biggest stage again.
BALTIMORE — Chris Davis was proud to get the traditional pie in the face from teammate Adam Jones after a break-out game against the Houston Astros.
CLEVELAND — The best moments of Josh Hamilton's career occurred in Texas with the Rangers. He hopes to add more in his homecoming.
WESLACO — In an unexpected turn of events, insect populations of the sugarcane aphid on grain sorghum fields in South Texas are extremely low, according to experts at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Weslaco.
McALLEN — It took nine years for the Lipan Apache tribe to get their eagle feathers back, but the fight to legally use them continues in court.
Posted in Local on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 10:06 pm.
WESLACO — Texas has refused to issue certified copies of birth certificates to U.S.-born children whose mothers are illegally in the country, a lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges.
Posted in Local on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 10:00 pm.