Nine Valley hoops players earn TGCA Academic All-State Honors

McCALLEN — The Texas Girls Coaches Association announced its 2019-20 girls basketball Academic All-State teams Wednesday afternoon, which included nine athletes representing four different...

Developments on officer involved shooting in San Benito

Precinct 5 Constable Eddie Solis said late Friday night that his office called the San Benito Police Department. But Solis has declined to comment further, referring questions to San Benito police and the Texas Rangers.

Appeals court rejects challenge to Mueller’s appointment

BY MICHAEL BALSAMO AND JESSICA GRESKO WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld Robert Mueller’s appointment as special counsel after his authority...

Son faces manslaughter charge in dad’s fall off tractor

A morning of drinking at the mud pits in McAllen left one man dead and his son facing a felony manslaughter charge in connection with his death. Fernando Hernandez-Ibarra is free after posting a $50,000 bond Tuesday on one count of intoxication manslaughter after an accident at the “mud pits” in McAllen on Monday morning that resulted in Oliverio Hernandez’s sudden death. According to a probable cause affidavit obtained by The Monitor, the Edinburg man and the elder Hernandez, were traveling in a John Deer tractor at about 10 a.m. Monday in an open field, also known as the mud pits in South McAllen, when the younger Hernandez drove over a bump — causing his father Oliverio to fall off the tractor. Read the full story at themonitor.com.

Tropical Storm Cristobal forms in the Gulf of Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Cristobal formed in the southern Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, bringing some flooding to Mexico’s southern Gulf coast...

Former DA: No regrets about Feit case

EDINBURG — The former Hidalgo County district attorney who refused to take the Irene Garza case to trial said Thursday he wasn’t surprised the...

New Congress gavels in with nod to history, warning to Trump

WASHINGTON — The House and Senate have convened for the 116th Congress with the most diverse class of lawmakers in history. The House is returning...

Davis scores 22 to lead No. 11 Houston past UConn 84-45

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Houston wasn't satisfied with its 14-point halftime lead against UConn. The 11th-ranked Cougars' goal is not to let up for 40...

Phoenix Rising FC tops Toros with late score

EDINBURG – After a scrappy first half that saw RGV FC hang with the top team in the USL, the Toros (5-9-5) ultimately fell...