Local lawmakers at Capitol amid violent election protests

4:30 P.M. UPDATE:  Vela commented on his situation during a phone call at 3:18 P.M., CT.  “Members are spread out everywhere. Members,” Rep. Filemon Vela paused...
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Mission family dealing with grief during the pandemic

More than 12 years ago on Dec. 23, 2008, Walton “Pinky” Sanchez was shot to death outside a residence in Mission, Texas. His case...
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3 detained after Trump rally disturbance outside Monitor office

BY MARK REAGAN AND MATT WILSON | STAFF WRITERS McALLEN — Police here charged three people with disorderly conduct after responding to a disturbance Monday afternoon...
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A lasting legacy: Pioneer for farmworkers’ rights in South Texas dies

Genoveva Puga was a longtime advocate for farmworkers’ rights. She died on Sunday, Nov. 15, in Alamo at the age of 92. Her son,...

Police escort Edinburg High football player from game for hitting referee

Edinburg High senior Emmanuel Duron rushed onto the field and instigated a physical confrontation with the referee that ejected him during a game against PSJA...
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Officers laid to rest after July 15 public viewing

On July 15, a public viewing was held for two McAllen officers who were killed after responding to a domestic disturbance call. Their funeral services were held the following day. Watch the video at themonitor.com
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Report, footage reveal new details in religious vandalism case

A police report from McAllen Police Department and surveillance video from San Juan police revealed new details surrounding the investigation of vandalism to two different,...
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Dark details: Report shines light into deadly day in Edinburg

Edinburg police officially closed the investigation May 6 — five months to the day after Rebecca Cantu went to police to report her stepfather...
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Winter visitors in Weslaco reflect on 75 years of marriage

Read the full story https://www.themonitor.com/2020/02/13/winter-visitors-weslaco-reflect-75-years-marriage/
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Blood on Board: Local air ambulance services now outfitted with O+

Read the full story  https://www.themonitor.com/2020/02/13/local-air-ambulance-services-now-outfitted-o/