RGC city secretary accused of hiding recorder in human resources office

The Starr County Sheriff's Office says Rio Grande City's city secretary was arrested Friday and charged with unlawful interception, use or disclosure of wire, oral or electronic communications. The city has placed its city secretary, Lyzette Peña, on administrative leave after being notified of an investigation. Read the full story at themonitor.com.

Grinding in Hollywood: McAllen native reflects on time at ‘Jane The Virgin’

When McAllen native Hayley Muñoz walked into her dressing room before shooting her season 5 scenes on the CW show “Jane The Virgin,” she...

A warm day expected Friday in the RGV

Today will be slightly warmer than Thursday with a moderate breeze, warm temperatures, lower-than-normal humidity levels and partly cloudy skies, according to the National...

PVAC overwhelmed with kittens, calls on community to take action

“It’s that time of the year,” said Rebecca Villanueva, director of development at Palm Valley Animal Center, as she walks through one of the...

DPS stepping up enforcement of ‘Move Over, Slow Down’ law this week

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers will be on the lookout Thursday and Friday for Rio Grande Valley drivers who don’t move over or...

Edinburg resident demands mayor resign

EDINBURG — A local resident wants Edinburg Mayor Richard Molina to step down after being arrested last week on illegal voting charges in connection...

McAllen Medical earns top honors for its stroke center

McAllen Medical Center is now equipped to handle the most complex neurological needs in the Upper Rio Grande Valley. South Texas Health System announced Tuesday the hospital received a DNV-GL Comprehensive Stroke Center designation, which means it can quickly and efficiently treat all kinds of strokes. The designation is the highest level of stroke certification available and it encompasses the full spectrum of care — diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and education. The distinction is awarded by the Det Norske Veritas, or DNV group, a Norwegian risk management company founded in 1864 and approved by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Read the full story at themonitor.com

Harlingen PD announces first female assistant chief

HARLINGEN — Miryam Anderson has made local history by becoming the first woman promoted to assistant chief within the Harlingen Police Department. Yesterday, Anderson was...

Mid-Valley family torn apart as 11-year-old fights cancer in Corpus Christi

While 15-year-old Renae Rodriguez is in varsity cheerleading, her younger sister, 11-year-old Laurissa Rodriguez, outranks her in karate. The two siblings are both in karate, with Renae having earned her brown belt and Laurissa receiving a black belt. For Laurissa, the occasion was especially unique, considering she received the ranking while in a hospital bed at Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi, where she was getting treatment for cancer miles away from their Mid-Valley home. Since June, Lauraine Rodriguez, 50, had been taking her daughter to the doctor’s office because Laurissa had various pains throughout her body. Read the full story at themonitor.com.

Second phase: Restaurants prepare to reopen at 50% customer capacity

HARLINGEN — Like Paulo Ochoa’s restaurant, some businesses are making preparations to reopen at 50-percent customer capacity after Gov. Greg Abbott set Friday as...