Bicyclist circumnavigates state in 58 days

Aaron Chamberlain arrived at Xeriscape Park at the foot of Gateway International Bridge at 12:18 p.m. Wednesday, 58 days after departing from the same...

Testimony continues in Atkinson case; BISD trustee faces bribery charges

Jurors heard more testimony Wednesday in a case to decide whether Syllvia P. Atkinson solicited and accepted a $10,000 bribe to get favorable consideration...

NWS: Watch for pelicans

With the arrival of cold fronts in the Rio Grande Valley, forecasters with the National Weather Service are urging motorists to watch for pelicans...

Added Time: Cameron County extends early voting hours

The Cameron County Commissioner’s Court has extended the hours for the last two days of Early Voting from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. at...

Texas early voting hits record high

By Mandi Cai and Cassandra Pollock, Texas Tribune Texas hit another voting milestone Monday as the percent of registered voters who have cast ballots early surpassed...

Southern Careers Institute hosts free movie night

Southern Careers Institute’s Brownsville campus is hosting a free drive-in movie night and non-perishable food drive on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. The Halloween-themed...

Presidential election colors fight against border policy

By Valerie Gonzalez, Staff writer For a brief period Sunday, observant travelers returning from Matamoros through Brownsville’s Gateway International Bridge saw a briefly altered “Welcome...

Camille Playhouse to host online performance for Día de Muertos

With papel picado of colorful colors, pan de muerto, cempasuchil flowers and typical costumes of Mexico, the Camille Playhouse will host its second yearly...

City’s economic agency ends COVID-19 loan program

HARLINGEN — The city’s financial lifeline to small businesses hurt by the COVID-19 shutdowns and related disruptions provided assistance to 52 entities and issued...

Plan would save up to $3.5 million in budgeted police, fire payroll

HARLINGEN — Most of the $3.7 million in federal funds earmarked to help the community recover from the economic downturn stemming from the COVID-19...

Chilly mornings in the forecast

The cool front that arrived in the Valley brought with it chilly mornings and nice afternoons. The National Weather Service in Brownsville says temperatures each...

Jury sees video of alleged bribery in Atkinson trial

The government on Tuesday finished questioning its key witness in the bribery case against Sylvia Atkinson after showing the jury a video recording of Atkinson...

MPO garners top award

The Rio Grande Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization has been awarded the Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations' top award. Brownsville Mayor Trey Mendez submitted the nomination...

Six more Willacy residents test positive for COVID-19

RAYMONDVILLE — About a week after a COVID-19 outbreak shattered weeks boasting low cases numbers, state health officials are reporting six more Willacy County...

Virus precautions cancel veterans parade

Organizers have cancelled this year's parade to honor veterans in Southmost. The annual Southmost Veterans Day Parade was scheduled for Nov. 7. However, organizers decided...

Former Harlingen football player dies following stabbing

HARLINGEN — Former Harlingen High School football player Lesley Maurice Hunter died in the early morning hours of Oct. 26 after a week of...

1 more COVID-19 death reported in Cameron County

One more Cameron County resident has died from COVID-19 related causes, the county health department reported Monday afternoon. This raises the total number of COVID-19...

Early voting locations in Cameron County

Here is a list of early voting locations for the Nov. 3 General Election. Early voting runs from Oct.13-Oct. 30: >>Cameron County Courthouse Judicial Complex...

Not dead yet: County supporting via Americas riverfront project

Months after the city of Brownsville concluded that LandGrant Development's plan to transform the city's riverfront into a retail and cultural mecca is unfeasible...

Case against Atkinson underway; BISD trustee faces bribery charges

The bribery case against Brownsville Independent School District Trustee Sylvia Atkinson got underway Monday in U.S. District Court in Brownsville. U.S. Attorneys Jody L. Young...

In Democrats’ bid to flip Texas, maximizing the Latino vote is key

By Kelsey Carolan, Texas Tribune When Jill Biden toured Texas this month in support of her husband’s presidential bid, her first stop was in El...

Healthy Desserts: Entrepreneur shares business journey

When you enter "Amor y Pan" you can’t imagine that everything there is a healthy option, with the scent of the baking bread, the...

Man shot to death in Southmost area

Brownsville Police say they were called to a home in Southmost on Sunday afternoon around 4 p.m. for reports of a shooting. Officers say when...

Early vote total exceeds 2016; GOP chips at Dems’ advantage

By NICHOLAS RICCARDI and ANGELIKI KASTANIS Associated Press With eight days before Election Day, more people already have cast ballots in this year's presidential election...

Zeta becomes a hurricane as it nears Yucatan, heading for Gulf Coast

By GABRIEL ALCOCER Associated Press CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Zeta strengthened to a hurricane Monday afternoon as it continued on a track for Mexico's Yucatan...

RGV hospitalizations steady, but officials on guard as virus cases trend younger

Cases of COVID-19 in hospitals are trending upward again throughout the country and the state, but in the Rio Grande Valley data suggests hospitalizations...

Birders’ delight: Drought, fires pushing western birds to Island, coast

HARLINGEN — Rare western birds far from of their normal ranges are making migratory pit stops on South Padre Island. Birders at the South Padre...

UTRGV, TSC, STC partner to bridge students into biomedical research careers

By Letty Fernandez, UTRGV Staff UTRGV, South Texas College and Texas Southmost College have been awarded a more than $2 million, five-year grant from the National...

Outbreak at City Hall: Mayor, judge among officials testing positive

RAYMONDVILLE — The area’s COVID-19 outbreak has hit City Hall, infecting some of the city’s top officials. On Wednesday afternoon, officials evacuated City Hall, which...

Atkinson jury to be semi-sequestered; BISD trustee’s trial on bribery charges begins Monday

The federal jury selected to hear the case against indicted BISD Trustee Sylvia Atkinson will be semi-sequestered because of the COVID-19 pandemic. A court order...