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City unveils new firetruck

By Erin Sheridan Staff Writer Members of the Brownsville Fire Department, alongside city officials, gathered at Central Station on Adams Street this morning to unveil a...

Spectators boo Trump as he pays respects to Ginsburg

KEVIN FREKING The Associated Press WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump paid respects to late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Thursday morning, just two days...

McConnell, GOP dispute Trump, say they’d accept if he loses

By AAMER MADHANI and KEVIN FREKING The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pushed back Thursday after President Donald...

Republicans sue Abbott over early voting extension

By Patrick Svitek The Texas Tribune Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is facing a lawsuit over his extension of early voting for the November election from prominent...

Jury indicts one officer in Breonna Taylor death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted one officer on criminal charges six months after Breonna Taylor was fatally shot by police...

Big money, tonight’s Lotto Texas jackpot is $44 million

Would you like to win some big money? You could do that tonight as the Lotto Texas jackpot is at $44 million. Ticket sales close...

Sister Pimentel named to TIME100 list of most influential people in the world

TIME has named Sister Norma Pimentel, a Missionary of Jesus, to the 2020 TIME100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in...

Brownsville police warn residents of scammers impersonating officers

The Brownsville Police Department is warning residents to beware of a group of scammers impersonating Brownsville police officers. The scammers are contacting residents by phone...

Rainfall chances for the RGV lessen as Tropical Storm Beta changes path

As Tropical Storm Beta continues to move away from Deep South Texas, heavy rainfall and flooding will no longer be a problem for the...

Tropical storm watch issued for coastal Cameron and Willacy counties

  A tropical storm watch has been issued coastal Cameron and Willacy counties. The National Weather Service reports Tropical Storm Beta is about 310 miles east...

Tropical Storm Beta forms in Gulf; Headed towards Texas coast

The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Beta has formed in the Gulf of Mexico 280 miles east south east of the Rio Grande...

Counties, cities distributing sandbags

Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. is advising residents to continue to monitor the weather as Tropical Depression 22 is expected to become a...

TS Wilfred forms in Atlantic, next named storm will be Alpha

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Wilfred has formed in the eastern Atlantic, using the last of the traditional names for tropical systems in a...

Watching the Gulf of Mexico: Tropical development expected soon

Although there are still over two months left in the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, we are just about to run out of names for...

Driscoll Holiday Cards now on sale

Three Driscoll Children’s Hospital patients from the Rio Grande Valley are among 12 who have been chosen to design holiday cards for the 2020...

Low pressure system in Gulf could become either a tropical depression or storm today

The National Hurricane Center reports a low pressure system located over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico has a 90 percent chance of becoming either...

Brownsville City Manager receives two-year extension

The Brownsville City Commission has extended City Manager Noel Bernal’s contract for two more years effective Oct. 1 after almost two years since he...

All eyes watching the Southwestern Gulf of Mexico

All eyes are on a disturbance in the southwestern Gulf which the National Hurricane Center now says has a 70 percent likelihood of a...

RGV patients at Driscoll Children’s Hospital selected to design Holiday cards

Three Driscoll Children’s Hospital patients from the Rio Grande Valley are among 12 that have been chosen to design holiday cards for the 2020...

Lawmakers introduce ‘I Am Vanessa Guillen Act’

Congressman Filemon Vela, D, Brownsville, joined Congresswoman Jackie Speier, D, California, and Congressman Markwayne Mullin, R, Oklahoma, in introducing the I Am Vanessa Guillen...

Queen Isabella Memorial Bridge reopened

After being shutdown for at least six hours, the Queen Isabella Memorial Bridge reopened shortly before 4:30 a.m. this morning. The bridge was closed last...

Rain in the forecast for today, rest of the week

You might want to get your Sunday errands done early today. The National Weather Service in Brownsville reports there's a 50% chance of thunderstorms today...

Ceremony held to honor those killed in 9/11 attacks

U.S. Customs and Border Protection temporarily closed Veterans Bridge in Brownsville this morning to host an 9/11 remembrance ceremony. The bridge was closed at 7...

Whataburger the official burger of the Dallas Cowboys

There's a new team in Texas, and they're here to light up the gridiron and the grill. Today, Whataburger was named the "Official burger of...

Are you ready for some football? Cowboys to hold afternoon press conference

With the 2020 NFL season scheduled to begin on Thursday, Dallas Cowboys fans have the chance to hear updates on their team during a...

Tornado warning issued for southeastern Hidalgo County

The Nationa Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a tornado warning for southeastern Hidalgo County until 1:30 p.m. At 12:55 p.m., a severe thunderstorm capable...

Brownsville now included in flood advisory

The National Weather Service in Brownsville has extended the flood advisory it issued for parts of Hidalgo and Cameron counties. Brownsville is now included in...

Rain and cooler temperatures on tap for the Valley

By LAURA B. MARTINEZ Staff Writer The Rio Grande Valley could receive some well needed rain this weekend beginning Saturday. There could also be cooler temperatures...

Cameron County beaches to reopen on Tuesday

Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. announced today that county beaches will reopen on Tuesday, the day after Labor Day. Some county parks may reopen...

Report: Trump disparaged US war dead as ‘losers,’ ‘suckers’

By JAMES LAPORTA The Associated Press DELRAY BEACH, FLa.  — A new report details multiple instances of President Donald Trump making disparaging remarks about members of...