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.

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...

Heat index may reach 114 this afternoon

Forecasters say a hot and humid air mass will bring dangerous heat index values to the Rio Grande Valley this afternoon and into the...

City to host flood disaster assistance public forum

Hundreds of victims of the June floods have learned they’ve been denied FEMA assistance to repair their homes, businesses and other properties and many...

Wildfire burning near SpaceX launch site

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk declared Thursday night’s test of the Starhopper a success, as the massive rocket went 60 feet into the air over...

Starhopper hovers over Boca Chica Beach

After months of delays the SpaceX Starhopper hovered untethered over the launch pad Thursday night at Boca Chica Beach. At 10:44 p.m. the hopper's engines...

Brownsville teacher, students among victims of fatal Victoria crash

A weekend accident near Victoria that killed five Brownsville area residents included a long-time Brownsville Independent School District employee and relatives of a teacher...