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SPI set to host LGBTQ+ festival with ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ stars

South Padre Island is ready to host a four-day festival known for its inclusive and welcoming atmosphere.

Port of Brownsville lands $1.1M grant for cargo ship analysis

A Port of Brownsville project analyzing how to make the port more accessible to bigger cargo ships has received an infusion of federal funds.

Execution scheduled for condemned Cameron County man

An execution date has been scheduled for a 46-year-old Cameron County man convicted of a brutal murder in 1998.

Melissa Lucio death penalty case headed back to Texas Court of Criminal Appeals

A judge on Friday signed off on an agreed order between the Cameron County District Attorney’s Office and appellate attorneys for Melissa Lucio that she did not have access to evidence that would have corroborated her story that her 2-year-old daughter died from a fall, not child abuse.

San Benito man facing multiple charges for operating private revenge porn group

The Cameron County District Attorney’s Office on Monday announced the arrest of a 23-year-old San Benito man accused of running a private revenge porn group.

Commentary: Action sought on water treaty

This letter was sent to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

Editorial: State conservatorship of IDEA charter schools should remain focused on administrative issues

The Texas Education Agency has taken over control of the IDEA charter schools, the state’s largest and arguably most successful charter school program.

Commentary: Is our democracy in decline?

The greatest danger today in the United States is our political system itself. Among the greatest problems we face are the policy of gerrymandering and passage of the Citizens United legislation. Both practices are counter to the idea of democratic government as meant by our Constitution. They are counter to the idea of one man, one vote. A third problematic part of our government is the absence of term limits.

Comic Con bringing Cary Elwes, Corey Feldman, Chuck Norris to RGV

Inconceivable! And yes, we do know what that word means.

Brownsville judge closes John Allen Rubio’s latest appeal

Death Row inmate John Allen Rubio's pursuit of habeas corpus relief has been officially closed.