Lorenzo Zazueta-Castro

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Lorenzo Zazueta-Castro covers immigration and federal courts for The Monitor. He can be reached at lzazueta@themonitor.com or (956) 683-4452.

Grand jury no bills sheriff’s deputy accused of child abuse

EDINBURG — A Hidalgo County grand jury decided against indicting a county sheriff’s deputy Thursday, District Attorney Ricardo Rodriguez Jr. said.The grand jury returned with...

County employee faces felony drug charge, DWI

EDINBURG — A Hidalgo County court employee faces a state jail felony drug charge after a traffic stop Thursday.Isidro Sepulveda III, 24, of Edinburg,...

Mistrial declared in Palmview murder trial after jurors can’t come to agreement

EDINBURG — Despite a revelatory closing argument from the man’s attorney that included the introduction of new evidence, a jury could not come to...

Defense raises new evidence as murder trial testimony comes to close

EDINBURG — Two guns.Moments before they were set to deliberate the fate of a Mission man accused of killing a Palmview man over a...

Mission man faces life in Palmview shooting

EDINBURG — Opening statements are set to begin in a Palmview murder trial after jurors were chosen Monday afternoon.Juan Carlos Lara Hernandez faces life in...

Murder trial expected to begin

EDINBURG — The trial of a Donna man accused of murder for his role in the shooting death of a Brownsville teenager is expected...

Edinburg man gets 55 years for wife’s murder

EDINBURG — William Paul Fletcher was sentenced to more than 50 years in prison Friday after he agreed to plead guilty to murdering his...

Body found in Alamo fire identified

NEAR ALAMO — Authorities believe a 69-year-old man who was found dead inside a burning residence died as a result of an accident.Thursday afternoon...

Longtime Mission cop suspended after he appears in Facebook live post

MISSION — Could a video of an officer at a family gathering over the Memorial Day weekend lead to his termination?That is yet to...

San Juan men accused in connection with 7-year-old case

PHARR — Police here believe they have at least two men in custody in connection with a 2010 shooting of a convenience store employee.On...