Judge charged with bribery asks to replace attorneys

McALLEN — A motion was filed Thursday to replace the lead attorney representing a state district judge in a federal bribery case, action which...

Pct. 4 commissioner candidates talk about new courthouse

McALLEN — Hidalgo County Precinct 4 commissioner candidates made a final pitch to sway voters at a forum here Thursday.The McAllen Citizens League hosted...

Donna school board appeals TEA’s conservator decision

DONNA— The board of trustees for the Donna school district voted this week to appeal a recent decision by the Texas Education Agency to...

Lawsuit challenges Starr County’s electioneering ban

McALLEN — Two civil rights groups have asked a federal judge to overturn Starr County’s recently adopted ban on electioneering on county property, citing...

McAllen resident sentenced to 4 years on federal weapons charge

McALLEN — A McAllen man previously convicted of a state felony was sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for being in...

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...

McAllen hosts exercise event

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORThe city of McAllen hosted Move it, McAllen!, a free, low-impact outdoor exercise event to help encourage McAllen citizens and...

Palmview files lawsuit against Agua SUD

The city of Palmview is suing the Agua Special Utility District for allegedly failing to provide services to the city’s residents.Agua SUD provides water...

Sheriff’s office: Local crime on the decline, except domestic violence deaths

EDINBURG — While crime in the county may be on the decline, at least according to the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office, reports of domestic...

Ride Santa Ana: Refuge weighs cycling, geocaching pursuits

Cycling and geocaching have been the most talked about among eight refuge uses which are being reviewed as being appropriate to start or to...