Tag: McAllen

McAllen deemed 15th safest city in US

McALLEN — A financial website that analyzed the costs of crime across 300 different U.S. cities named McAllen the 15th safest in the country,...

Attorney announces bid for McAllen District 1 seat

McALLEN — An attorney here announced her intention to fill the seat Commissioner Javier Villalobos is vacating to run for mayor. Attorney Lucia Thompson announced...

McAllen man fires shotgun at his cousin, struggle over samurai sword ensues

A dramatic scene unfolded early Thursday morning at a McAllen apartment complex parking lot which involved a shotgun blast and two cousins struggling over...

Petition filed in McAllen police shooting remanded to county court

A petition to investigate claims filed by a 39-year-old man shot by McAllen police nearly a year ago has been transferred from federal court...

McAllen police: Wednesday shooting was self-inflicted

The Wednesday morning shooting in McAllen involved a 26-year-old man who suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police responded to the 6700 block of North 17th...

Whitacre confirms bid for McAllen mayor

McALLEN — A second city commissioner announced Monday her intent to run for mayor, ending months of speculation on the matter. McAllen Commissioner Veronica Whitacre,...

McAllen forms committee tasked with achieving ‘Tree City’ status

Residents can expect a greener McAllen in 2021. On Tuesday, the city announced via a news release the creation of the Keep McAllen Beautiful Tree...

McAllen retail center sold to Laredo-based buyer

Big Sky Estate Investments LLC is the new owner of the Main Place Shopping Center in McAllen, a 172,000 square foot retail community center. Coldwell...
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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...

McAllen Dist. 3 commissioner to run for reelection

McALLEN — District 3 Commissioner Omar Quintanilla announced his bid for reelection Monday. Quintanilla, 45, said he plans to continue serving District 3 residents if...