Overnight accident leaves two dead in Harlingen

Harlingen Police say two people were killed Monday night when their SUV was struck by a pickup on Tyler Avenue. The accident happened around 11...

Election Day finally arrives; Administrator urges voters to vote early

The primary runoff elections are here and voters are set to elect candidates in the races for Cameron County sheriff, the 138 th state District Court,...

Mulling lockdown: County and state considering drastic action

Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevi ñ o Jr. said at a Monday press conference that he’s considering reimplementing a full shelter-in-place lock-down in response to quickly...

Supreme Court rejects Texas GOP bid for in-person convention

By Chuck Lindell and Jonathan Tilove, Austin American-Statesman AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Supreme Court on Monday rejected two appeals that sought to resurrect the state...

More than 10,000 virus patients remain in Texas hospitals

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas continued to report more than 10,000 patients hospitalized with the coronavirus Monday as the state tries containing the spread...

Family, friends mourn slain McAllen police officers

A day after the slaying of two McAllen police officers, friends and family members are remembering their loved ones, including the alleged shooter.  Police did not disclose any more information on Sunday about the deaths of officers Edelmiro Garza Jr. and Ismael Chavez Jr., two officers killed Saturday afternoon after responding to a domestic disturbance call.  Police say they were ambushed by Audon Ignacio Camarillo, 23, as they were making their way to the home. Camarillo then reportedly shot and killed himself shortly after.   Read the full story at themonitor.com

UT-Austin says it will keep “Eyes of Texas” as school song 

By Reese Oxner, Texas Tribune The University of Texas at Austin will keep its statue of prominent segregationist James Hogg and continue the tradition of...

Experts: Trump’s ban on new visas will hurt Texas universities

By Reese Oxner, Texas Tribune The Trump administration’s suspension of issuing new H-1B visas for specialized roles — such as professors, researchers and computer programmers...

Court refuses to order Houston to host Texas GOP gathering

By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court on Monday upheld Houston’s refusal to allow the state Republican convention to hold...

Houston leaders call for city lockdown amid virus case surge

HOUSTON (AP) — Top officials in Houston are calling for the city to lock back down as area hospitals strain to accommodate the onslaught...