Local 19-year-old still missing

HARLINGEN — She’s been gone for two weeks now. But Nahomi Rodriguez’s family is not giving up.According to her aunt, Enedina Sanchez, the search...

Sea Turtle Inc. enters busiest time of the year

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — It was a tough month for sea turtles. April was described by Sea Turtle Inc. staff as being a “busy month.”...

Texas A&M to move forward on port project with TSTC

The Texas A&M University System is moving ahead with plans for a workforce training center at the Port of Brownsville in collaboration with Texas...

Governor declares Cameron County disaster area

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Gov. Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration Monday afternoon for 16 Texas counties affected by severe weather, including Cameron County. With...

Handcrafted ice cream shop popular throughout the Valley

HARLINGEN — Two gallons of milk, plus a special vanilla called “La Vencedora,” are some of the ingredients mixed by hand to churn ice...

Trump suspends travel between US and Europe for 30 days

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he is suspending all travel between the U.S. and Europe for 30 days beginning Friday as he seeks to combat a viral pandemic. Trump made the announcement in an Oval Office address to the nation, blaming the European Union for not acting quickly enough to address the novel coronavirus and saying U.S. clusters were "seeded" by European travelers. Trump said the restrictions won't apply to the United Kingdom and the U.S. would monitor the situation to determine if travel could be reopened earlier. Read the full story at themonitor.com

Starr County takes out $1.5M loan to keep county running

RIO GRANDE CITY — Starr County will be taking out loan in order to keep the county running until the end of the fiscal...

Storm overwhelms drainage system

HARLINGEN — Water rushed into homes, covered cars and flooded streets as residents tried to pull out of the worst flooding in years. In northeast...

Eyes and ears: Police encourage residents to create neighborhood watches

HARLINGEN — Police are in charge of reducing crime, but having a little extra help from others doesn’t hurt. Neighborhood watches are able to become...

Vargas to stand trial for DWI Alcohol level prompts upgraded

BROWNSVILLE — A judge yesterday ordered a trial for San Benito school board President Michael Vargas after prosecutors upgraded his charge of driving while...