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Breaking numbers: Cameron County surpasses 2016 early voting numbers

With six days of early voting left in Cameron County, 62,918 in person early voting ballots have already been cast in the Nov. 3...

Earth, Wind and Fire

By TRAVIS M. WHITEHEAD Staff Writer HARLINGEN — The energetic young dancers splashed through streets, kicked up loads of water and celebrated the musical they’ll perform...

Biden wins Wisconsin and Michigan, narrowing Trump’s path

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, AAMER MADHANI, ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and ALEXANDRA JAFFE The Associated Press WASHINGTON  — Joe Biden has won Michigan and Wisconsin, pushing him...

Tropical Storm warning issued for parts of RGV; Flash Flood Watch issued too

A Tropical Storm warning remains in effect for parts of the Rio Grande Valley, the National Weather Service is reporting. The areas in the warning...

Starbucks temporarily closed after employee tests positive for COVID-19

By LAURA B. MARTINEZ Staff Writer The Starbucks at 4247 N. Expressway 77 in Brownsville has been temporarily closed after one of its employees tested positive...

Retailers urge shoppers to buy early amid shipping crunch

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and JOSEPH PISANI The Associated Press NEW YORK  — A number of retailers, including J.C. Penney, Lowe's and Kohl's, are telling shoppers they...

CDC: Wearing a mask could keep you from catching virus

By MIKE STOBBE The Associated Press NEW YORK — U.S. health officials are taking a new tack to encourage Americans to wear masks: They're emphasizing recent...

Back pain causes pope to skip Vatican New Year’s ceremonies

By FRANCES D'EMILIO The Associated Press VATICAN CITY  — A back condition has forced Pope Francis to skip New Year's ceremonies at St. Peter's Basilica, a...

Brownsville native enlists in U.S. Naval Reserve

By GARY LONG Staff Writer Crystal Corbeil always wanted to be a nurse and always wanted to be in the military, so when she took the...

COVID-19 takes toll on San Benito PONY softball

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HARLINGEN — The lights are staying off at diamonds across the Rio Grande Valley as the COVID-19 pandemic has spring youth softball seasons in...