Local barber offers free haircuts to residents affected by COVID-19

In tight-knit communities such as Brownsville, businesses look for ways in which they can help those who have been hit hardest by the COVID-19...

Los Fresnos High School graduation set for Saturday

The Los Fresnos High School Class of 2020 will assemble one final time for commencement exercises at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Leo Aguilar Memorial...

Severe weather could impact the Rio Grande Valley

The Rio Grande Valley could be in for another couple of days of severe thunderstorms beginning late Thursday night into Friday morning. The National Weather...

Photo Gallery: Vandalism at religious institutions

The Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle was vandalized late Monday evening or early Tuesday morning, May 25 or 26, 2020,...

Records: Used car salesman charged with theft

McAllen police arrested a 49-year-old used car salesman late last week who they accuse of defrauding Burns Motors out of payment of $154,840 for...

Nonprofit continues to support students to, and through, college

The transition from high school to college can be a daunting step as it is. Now, as students also face unprecedented obstacles that the coronavirus pandemic has brought to education systems, nonprofit College Scholarship Leadership Access Program, or CSLAP, has been working to support local seniors through the process of college admissions.  Through workshops and mentorship with university students, the Rio Grande Valley-based organization works with high school juniors and seniors to  prepare them for college. Workshops cover a range of topics, including professionalism, campus policy, and budgeting.  The last several months of a school year are integral for seniors to get assistance in getting ready for university life, so CSLAP has been hosting several virtual panels to answer questions they may have. Read the full story at themonitor.com.

While Starr County largely avoids major storm damage, some were not so fortunate

  The end of San Agustin and San Bernardo streets in Rio Grande City had become rivers, their quick currents carrying debris past cars parked...

Woman in custody after houses of worship vandalized

The Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle was vandalized at some point late Monday evening or early Tuesday morning with several references of the occult and with anti-Semitic imagery. The front doors of the national shrine were defaced with spray-painted words including “WITCH,” “HADES,” “RAPEST,” “NEW YORK KILLER” and other random phrases and words, and a swastika. Read the full story at themonitor.com.

Man dies in fatal wreck after multi-city chase

A police chase Monday evening from Sullivan City to La Joya ended in a fatality after the driver of the fleeing vehicle lost control...

Pence names Texas as a possible alternative GOP convention site

By Texas Tribune Pence says Texas could land GOP convention if North Carolina isn't open Texas is being considered to host the Republican National Convention, Vice...