Top 10 Most Read Stories for 2011

7) Brownsville mom enters plea bargain in 'girl in closet' case

Rio Grande Valley residents will remember 2011 as a year of both tragedy and triumph.

The Action 4 News team was there to deliver all the top headlines.

But 10 stories stood out.

The Top 10 stories of 2011 got more views and shares on social media.

The stories also made us cry, tugged at our heartstrings and made us proud.

They also captured our imaginations.

The Top 10 Most Read Stories were determined based on the number of pageviews each of them received on our website VALLEYCENTRAL.COM

Top 10 Most Read Stories of 2011:

10) La Feria Woman Dies After Missing Dialysis Treatments

9) Air show performers expected to survive burns suffered in plane crash

8) Brownsville family speaks about boy who died after drinking gasoline

7) Brownsville mom enters plea bargain in 'girl in closet' case

6) Food Stamp recipients now get free cell phones

5) Suspect surrenders for deaths of Mormon missionaries in Donna

4) Student commits suicide, letters reveal worries over immigration status

3) Image of Virgin Mary, Baby Jesus appears on tortilla

2) Action 4 News to televise Cardinals game, stream on-line

1) Harlingen teen takes title of 'Miss Teen USA'