Erin Sheridan

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Erin Sheridan is a reporter for the Brownsville Herald. She covers crime, plus state and federal courts. She can be reached at esheridan@brownsvilleherald.com or (956) 982-6609.

Early voting begins Tuesday; a look at the races

Early voting for the Nov. 3 General Election begins on Tuesday, and Cameron County voters take to the polls to also elect officials in...

Spreading awareness: What you should know about breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month across the world. Detecting the cancer early improves the odds of survival and can ultimately prevent more extensive...

Final Countdown: Cameron County gets ready for early voting

Early voting begins in Texas on Tuesday, and this year’s election will make history no matter who wins the presidential race. With voter suppression...

Valley nurse wins Mentor Award

Luz Maria Silva, MSN, RN, is a longtime Valley nurse and over the summer won this year’s “Outstanding UTRGV 2020 Mentor Award” for her...

Detained man fights for U.S. citizenship

A man is suing for his release from jail in Willacy County after he tried to enter the United States claiming he was a...

Jury questions, instructions outlined in Atkinson case

The trial in the federal bribery case against Brownsville Independent School District Trustee Sylvia Atkinson is set to begin on Oct.15. Prosecutors on Tuesday filed...

Data shows safety orders slowed COVID-19 spread in Lower Valley

Data collected by the city of Brownsville and local hospitals paint a clear picture of how shelter in place, mask mandates, social distancing and...

Guidelines Worked: Data shows safety orders helped keep COVID-19 spread low

Data collected by the City of Brownsville and local hospitals paint a clear picture of how shelter in place, mask mandates, social distancing and...

Former teacher in sexual assault case makes court appearance

One of two former Santa Rosa High School employees facing criminal charges for alleged sexual relationships with minor students appeared in court in Brownsville...

Supporting victims of domestic violence

October marks the beginning of National Domestic Violence Awareness month and in Cameron County, officials are voicing their support for victims of violence at...