More rain possible after Wednesday drenching

Brownsville has largely been spared the heavy rains that drenched eastern Hidalgo County and western Cameron County, Texas' southernmost city isn't yet out of...

Hearing set on immigration misdemeanor cases

McALLEN — A federal judge is expected to hold a hearing today regarding a policy affecting defendants with misdemeanors for crossing into the country...

Good Samaritans, first responders rescue Valley residents from submerged streets

WESLACO — Wednesday morning’s thunderstorms unexpectedly unloaded a torrential downpour that left parts of the Rio Grande Valley, especially here and in the Mercedes...

UPDATE: School delays continue Thursday due to rain

UPDATED 10:45 p.m. Edinburg school district officials announced a delay in the start of summer classes for Thursday as the Valley expects more rain.The district...

Closing arguments postponed due to courthouse closure

Closing arguments in the Hector Javier Alvarado capital murder trial were postponed until Thursday morning because the Hidalgo County Courthouse was closed Wednesday, as...

Delgado facing conspiracy charge

McALLEN — Federal prosecutors filed a superseding indictment Tuesday against former District Judge Rodolfo “Rudy” Delgado that adds a conspiracy charge to his previous...

UPDATE: Escalating family separations outrage prompts another wave of Congressional visits to the RGV

U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz will join more than 25 members of Congress this weekend on another visit to the Rio Grande...

Thursday newspaper delivery may be delayed

Due to the rain and flooding, your newspaper delivery may be delayed Thursday. Please visit themonitor.com for the latest news.

Weslaco debuts its first splash pad

WESLACO — The city’s first splash pad opened last week at Isaac D. Rodriguez Park, the site of what once was a municipal pool.The...

Teachers question education provided to migrant children in detention

McALLEN — The Texas State Teacher Association is calling for access to detention centers where hundreds of immigrant children are being held. The association...