TxDOT launches game to combat distracted driving

HARLINGEN — From texting and talking on the phone to eating and drinking, these everyday actions could cause serious distractions for motorists who do...

UTRGV fall financial relief deadline approaching

Some students at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will be eligible to receive grant money to help them with expenses this fall,...

News analysis: Judging atomic bomb today needs perspective of history

HARLINGEN — The bomb, nicknamed “Little Boy,” was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan, 75 years ago Thursday by the B-29 Superfortress the Enola Gay. Components of...

Officials clear ‘snag’ to patient transfers; Casa de Amistad ‘temporary COVID-19 field hospital’

HARLINGEN — Officials are clearing up a “snag” holding back hospitals from transferring recovered COVID-19 patients to the state’s second-largest recovery center set up...

Valley Baptist participating in clinical trials that may benefit COVID-19 patients

As health officials and local hospitals continue to manage an ongoing surge of COVID-19 patients, Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen is participating in a clinical...

Tax-free school supplies weekend set for Aug. 7-9

HARLINGEN — The school year may be delayed, but the tax-free weekend to buy scholastic supplies and other items is still on. The annual tax-savings...

Mosquito spraying continues throughout Harlingen

HARLINGEN — After Hurricane Hanna hit Harlingen and surrounding areas, an alarming number of mosquitoes was left behind. Josh Ramirez, Health Director for the City...

Private schools in Texas limit enrollment to reopen classrooms

By Stacy Fernández, Texas Tribune While debate about how to safely reopen public schools in Texas raged through the summer, Kim Olstrup was preparing to...

State reports almost 9,200 new coronavirus cases, 245 deaths

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials reported almost 9,200 confirmed new coronavius cases Tuesday as a convention center in the hard-hit Rio Grande...

WATCH SpaceX’s Starship prototype test flight at Boca Chica

If you missed Tuesday evenings SpaceX Starship "hop" test flight from the Boca Chica Beach facility, here is video of the launch provided by...