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Vela to leave Congress, says decision partly based on redistricting

Announcing his decision not to run for reelection in 2022, District 34 U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela Jr. said Monday that a decade in Congress...

Cold front to bring chilly weather to RGV

Get ready for some more chilly weather in the Rio Grande Valley, as a cold front is expected to arrive late Sunday morning and...

County Election’s website rated outstanding by LWV

The League of Women Voters rated the Cameron County Elections Office website as outstanding for its 2020 Texas General Election Website Review. “This designation is...

Starship program racks up wins in 2020

BY STEVE CLARK STAFF WRITER It was a year of milestones for SpaceX’s Starship development program at Boca Chica, most recently on Dec. 9, when the...

McConnell, Pelosi homes vandalized after $2,000 relief fails

By TIMOTHY D. EASLEY and TRAVIS LOLLER The Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Vandals lashed out at the leaders of the U.S. House and Senate over...

Transportation funding prospects brighten

BY STEVE CLARK STAFF WRITER Despite the fact that 2020 is a year everyone would like to forget, it did bring welcome news in terms of...

Port Progress; 2020 was a year of milestones

BY STEVE CLARK STAFF WRITER Port of Brownsville officials have reasons to look back on 2020 with fondness despite the difficulties posed by the pandemic. The port...

Garza sworn in as Cameron County sheriff

Braving the cold weather of Friday, mask-wearing attendees witnessed the swearing in ceremony of newly elected Cameron County Sheriff Eric Garza and the more...

Texas hospitals hit new COVID high for fifth straight day

AUSTIN (AP) — Texas hit a new record high for patients hospitalized with COVID-19 for the fifth consecutive day Friday, in a continued surge...

 US hits 20 million mark in coronavirus cases

The Associated Press BALTIMORE — The number of confirmed U.S. coronavirus cases has surpassed 20 million, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. That’s nearly twice...
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