J. Edward Moreno

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J. Edward Moreno is a digital content producer for The Monitor. He can be reached at emoreno@themonitor.com or (956) 683-4433.

Local restaurant owner charged with sexual assault

The owner of the Taco Ole restaurants in Mission and Edinburg was arrested Tuesday on sexual assault charges. Elias Bazan III, 49, was arraigned Tuesday...

Raid nets drugs, rifles, arrests in Edinburg

A narcotics raid netted Edinburg police cocaine, Xanax and several rifles Friday morning, according to a news release. A vehicle was also among the items...

Bound by burden: Federal employees candid on struggles brought on by shutdown

The best part about Charlie Chapa’s job in the control room of the Anzalduas Dam is the view of the Rio Grande. Working in the...

Raid nets drugs, rifles, arrests in Edinburg

A narcotics raid netted Edinburg police cocaine, Xanax and several rifles Friday morning, according to an agency news release. A vehicle was also among the...

Trump brings the hoopla

The president’s arrival here resulted in raucous demonstrations, the arrest of several protestors, a gaggle of national media and the appearance of a large...

Budding industry: 2018 farm bill to bring new opportunity for local CBD distributor

With the passing of the 2018 farm bill, which classified hemp as an agricultural commodity, and the Texas legislative session to begin in days,...

Sweet tradition: Edinburg family spans 3 generations of making New Year’s buñuelos

Nowadays, it’s much easier to go to the bakery or grocery store and purchase them. Some people even buy raw flour tortillas, fry them and coat them in the cinnamon sugar. But they just don’t taste the same, Diana Camarillo said.

Judge-elect Richard Cortez to bring fiscal conservatism to county politics, policies

A $190 million drainage bond; a $150 million courthouse; and a population that is growing more than twice as fast as the national average...

Mission family revels in old-world style holiday tamale-making

It's not Christmas without them.

Police: Homeowner shoots McAllen officer who responded to burglary

The man who called police to report on a burglary in his own home is now facing more severe charges than the burglary suspect.