52 tested in Hidalgo County, no positive cases, 27 pending results

Hidalgo County says 52 people have been tested for COVID-19 with 27 tests coming back negative. As of Friday afternoon, 25 tests were still pending. The...

Austin latest Texas city to ban large gatherings amid virus

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Austin became the latest Texas community to prohibit large gatherings as a way to help stop the spread of the...

Harlingen man involved in fatal hit and run accident receives four year prison sentence

A Harlingen man who struck and killed a pedestrian in a 2018 hit-and-run accident was sentenced to four years in prison in Brownsville on...

EDITORIAL: Airport activity increase reflects growth in Valley

Rio Grande Valley airports have been investing heavily lately in improvements, new terminals and runway expansion, and with good reason: they’re getting busier. In...

US border agents to pursue migrants in ‘sanctuary’ cities

By BEN FOX Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents who normally patrol the U.S. border will be deployed to "sanctuary" cities across the country...

Applications to open for migrant aid reimbursements

Following a first round last year, another round of applications are expected to become available on Feb. 17 for governments and nonprofit organizations to...

Palmview police makes arrest in December shooting death

The Palmview Police Department arrested a 44-year-old man Monday who had been a person of interest in a December murder. The police department worked in conjunction with U.S. Marshals to arrest 44-year-old Francisco Antonio Gregio in the case, according to an agency statement on Facebook. Read the full story at themonitor.com.

Texas Comptroller proposing tweak to online sales tax revenues

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is proposing a change in state sales tax policy that would tweak who receives sales tax revenues from online sales,...

Shop handmade: County kicks off first Artisan Beach Fest

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — While sporting long-sleeves and jackets, couples and groups of winter visitors strolled around the area while a variety of upbeat...

SpaceX planning for suborbital test

SpaceX has applied to the Federal Communications Commission for Special Temporary Authority to conduct “Starship suborbital test vehicle communications” during launch, landing and recovery...