Tropical moisture threatens Gulf coast

Showers and thunderstorms in the Caribbean Sea have a 60 percent chance of organizing into a tropical system in the next five days as it...

Noon Fix: Judge: Edcouch alderman lives within city limits; VIA officially welcomes Frontier flights;...

Judge: Edcouch alderman lives within city limits A visiting judge on Tuesday allowed recently elected Edcouch Alderman Joel Segura to continue serving despite city administration’s...

Photo Gallery: More than 600 perform at TubaChristmas

Over 600 attempt to break record while performing at annual TubaChristmas

Más vida: Local bridal-wear designer jumps into the world of ready-to-wear designs

Más vida The Monitor's vida section brings you local news on food, education, art, people and outdoors. Sometimes there is more to the story. JAN. 27,...

Here we go again: Edinburg mayor, wife latest to be charged with illegal voting

At times appearing unfazed by the severity of his circumstances, Edinburg Mayor Richard Molina was guided into a Pharr courtroom Thursday morning after he...

LUPE, ICE officials react to president’s Twitter threat to deport families

La Union del Pueblo Entero responded Tuesday to a tweet President Trump made Monday, threatening that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents would begin...

Valley MPO merger in motion

Weeks after Gov. Greg Abbott signed the documents formalizing the merger of the three Metropolitan Planning Organizations in the Rio Grande Valley, the actual...

Doctor’s wife tied up in healthcare fraud case given $250,000 bond

McALLEN — Despite objections from the government, a federal judge on Friday set a bond for Meisy Zamora, paving the way for her release...

Invisible Project lends visibility to disabled, hungry, homeless

Pablo Ramirez’s idea of starting The Invisible Project Inc., a nonprofit that carries the mission of supporting students with disabilities, stemmed from a conversation he had with a young girl he met while volunteering at a camp two years ago. Ramirez was 14 then, and said that he will never forget what Bertha Jones, a camper that summer who suffers from cerebral palsy, told him. The camp is referred to as CAMP, or the Children’s Association for Maximum Potential. “We talked about how a lot of times, people underestimate her intellectual capacity just because she is in a wheelchair, and that people won’t go down to her level and talk to her face,” Ramirez, who is now 16, recalled. “People won’t look into her eyes and have meaningful conversations with her. Read the full story at themonitor.com.