Diana Eva Maldonado

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Diana Eva Maldonado is the Digital Editor for the Brownsville Herald, Valley Morning Star and Coastal Current. She can be reached at dmaldonado@valleystar.com or (956) 421-9872 or (956) 982-6618.

Tropical Storm Imelda forms in the Gulf

Tropical Storm Imelda has formed in the Gulf of Mexico just south of the coast of Texas. The National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical...

County, local cities to distribute sandbags on Wednesday

Cameron County will begin to distribute sandbags for residents at 8 a.m. Wednesday at all county warehouse barns in Brownsville, Olmito, San Benito and...

Tropical STorm Fernand develops in the Gulf

A tropical depression formed in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday morning and with it will come plenty of rain. The National Hurricane Center says the depression is 215 miles east north east of Tampico, Mexico, with winds currently at 35 miles an hour and moving west at 7 mph. The National Weather Service in Brownsville says while the storm is expected to hit central Tamaulipas, it will bring much needed rain to the Rio Grande Valley. Minor flooding is expected in areas with poor drainage.

Passenger killed when car struck by 18-wheeler

RIO HONDO — A woman was killed yesterday morning when the car she was in was struck by a tractor trailer rig east of...

Woman killed in fatal crash near Rio Hondo

The Texas Department of Public Safety is at the scene of a fatal accident east of Rio Hondo that claimed the life of a woman. The accident happened on FM 106 and Centerline Road. Bilokury said the victim was a passenger in the car. Motorists are being told to avoid the area and find an alternate route.

St. Joseph hosting volleyball tourney

The St. Joseph Academy volleyball team has a clear-cut goal in mind for this weekend. The Lady Bloodhounds would like to win their own tournament. It’s...

H-E-B recalls Creamy Creations ice cream

If you bought strawberry flavored Creamy Creations ice cream from H-E-B you may need to take it back. The grocery store is recalling the ice cream because of the possibility it may have metal fragments from processing equipment that was discovered during routine inspection. To date the company says no one has been injured. The recall is for half-gallon strawberry Creamy Creations with UPC 4122034602 and a Sell by March 12, 2020 date on the package. The ice cream was sold at a number of Rio Grande Valley H-E-B stores.

Man set to be executed for killing of Texas college student

By JUAN A. LOZANO and MICHAEL GRACZYK Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas death row inmate who has always maintained his innocence and...

Bomb squad called after device found at VA clinic

A bomb squad was called to the Harlingen VA Outpatient Clinic after a suspicious object was found in the parking lot. The device was discovered...

Police investigate possible threat at San Benito Walmart

San Benito Police were called to the Walmart at 1126 West Business 77 Sunday morning over the possibilities of a threat made to the...