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Willie Mays, Giants’ electrifying ‘Say Hey Kid,’ has died at 93

Willie Mays, the electrifying "Say Hey Kid" whose singular combination of talent, drive and exuberance made him one of baseball's greatest and most beloved players, has died. He was 93.

Sweet relief: ‘Tropical entity’ to bring Valley much-needed rain

Meteorologists with the National Weather Service Brownsville-Rio Grande Valley station said Monday they’re increasingly confident that this week will see substantial rainfall across the Valley and deep South Texas — in conjunction with a tropical cyclone likely to form midweek in the Bay of Campeche.

Tropical Storm Watch issued for Cameron, Willacy counties

The National Hurricane Center on Monday afternoon issued a Tropical Storm Watch that is now in effect for Cameron, Willacy and Kenedy counties, as well as the for the entire Lower Texas Gulf waters.

Cities, counties across RGV hand out sandbags ahead of heavy rains

Cities across the Rio Grande Valley are distributing sandbags ahead of heavy rainfall that’s expected to arrive sometime Wednesday.

Cameron County receives nearly $5M for shoreline restoration at Adolph Thomae Park

The Texas General Land Office has awarded Cameron County nearly $5 million for the final phase of shoreline restoration at Adolph Thomae Park.

Are banks, post offices and grocery stores closed for Juneteenth? Here’s what to know

Americans will celebrate Juneteenth on Wednesday, which means banks, post offices and other government buildings will close.

‘Eye on quality’: Mission James Beard winner grateful for accolade

When Ana Liz Pulido was named the winner of the 2024 Best Chef of Texas award at the James Beard Foundation awards ceremony on Monday in Chicago, she was so nervous onstage that she got tongue-tied reading the acceptance speech she'd written on her phone in English.

US Consulate in Matamoros warning of organized kidnappings in Reynosa

The U.S. Consulate General in Matamoros on Friday issued a travel warning for Reynosa due to organized kidnappings targeting people with connections to the United States.