Berenice Garcia

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Berenice Garcia covers Western Hidalgo County and Starr County for The Monitor. She can be reached at bereniceg@themonitor.com or (956) 683-4432.

Attempt to remove judge from Starr murder case denied

EDINBURG — A motion 229th District Attorney Omar Escobar filed to recuse a judge presiding over a capital murder case was denied Wednesday. Escobar...

Rio Grande City board hires new superintendent

LA CASITA-GARCIASVILLE — Meeting in a small, humble event center here, four trustees of the Rio Grande City school board were able to meet...

Petition to remove RGC school board trustee moves forward

A judge ruled Friday that a petition to remove Daniel J. Garcia from the Rio Grande City school board of trustees can move forward,...

RGC school board trustees still not able to meet

The question of whether a meeting of the Rio Grande City school board of trustees would be held Thursday was unclear until less than...

Starr County murder case faces dismissal over attorney’s fees

The case against Jesus Angel Rebollar, who’s charged with capital murder in the 2016 death of a Rio Grande City man and his 3-year-old...

Visiting judge appointed to remove RGC school board trustee

A visiting judge will preside over the petition that was filed to remove Rio Grande City school board trustee Daniel J. Garcia from his...

Man charged in death of RGC teen released on bond

One of the defendants charged with capital murder in the 2017 death of a Rio Grande City teenager was released from jail last week. Jose...

Mission appoints local pharmacist to city council

MISSION — The council unanimously appointed a local pharmacist Monday to replace Place 4 councilman Gus Martinez, who accepted a position as the new...

Agua SUD audit again shows operating loss

PALMVIEW — The results of the financial audit were presented to the Agua Special Utility District board of directors earlier this week which showed...

Prosecutors argue against judge’s recusal in Weslaco bribery case

Government prosecutors are challenging a motion to have a federal judge recused from the Weslaco bribery case in which former and current local officials...