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VIDEO: Watch the swearings-in of Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick

After winning re-election, both Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick will be sworn in today in front of the Texas Capitol in...

Cameron County men linked to drug smuggling in Indiana

MARION, Ind. — Two Cameron County men face charges in connection with a cocaine smuggling ring in this northeast Indiana city. Mario Guerra Jr., 41,...

RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to host statewide conference

The Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Chamber Commerce is hosting a Texas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Association conference next month in McAllen and Pharr, according...

A look at Tuesday’s weather

Expect overcast skies, cool temperatures and light rain Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service in Brownsville. Inland Rio Grande Valley will see highs hover...

Houston man charged in McAllen woman’s death

The Houston man gave chase to a group of teens who egged his vehicle, causing a collision with Silvia Zavala's vehicle.

Noon Fix: Rhinoceros hornbills return to Gladys Porter Zoo; Local art; Chick-fil-A to give...

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ICYMI: New York public radio’s ‘On the Media’ interviews Monitor reporter Lorenzo Zazueta-Castro

Monitor reporter Lorenzo Zazueta-Castro was interviewed for the Jan. 11 episode of WNYC's "On the Media" following President Donald Trump's visit to the Rio Grande...

Chick-fil-A in the RGV to offer free breakfast entrée on select days in January

Chick-fil-A restaurants in the Rio Grande Valley will offer a free breakfast entrée on Wednesdays for the rest of January, according to a news...

Ware Road in McAllen to experience nightly road closures until Jan. 25

Expect several night closures along Ware Road in McAllen until Friday, Jan. 25, according to a Texas Department of Transportation news release. The road closures will...

A look at Monday’s weather

Expect a cloudy and cool day to start the week, according to the National Weather Service in Brownsville. Monday temperatures will range from the upper...