The Brownsville Herald

As Texas expands vaccine eligibility, racial disparities persist among minorities

Black and Hispanic Texans, who have already been disproportionately killed and hospitalized after being infected with COVID-19, appear to be vastly underrepresented among those...

Biden Administration denies DPS access to migrant children in federal custody

The Biden Administration denied Gov. Greg Abbott’s request to use Texas Department of Public Safety personnel to interview migrant children in shelters located in...

LETTER: Tax windfall from ice storm

I have read a number of articles regarding “who will/how to” absorb the tens of billions of dollars in additional electricity costs related to...

Cameron County reports 2 virus deaths

Two more Cameron County residents have died from COVID-19 related causes, the county health department reported Thursday. One death was reported in Harlingen and another...

Hidalgo County reports nine COVID-related deaths, 378 new cases

Hidalgo County officials reported 378 people have tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, in addition to nine deaths related to the virus, according to...

GOP effort to tighten voting laws gets underway in Texas

By ACACIA CORONADO and PAUL WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican efforts to tighten voting restrictions across the U.S. are getting underway in...

Texas’ COVID-19 hospitalizations, cases continue to decline

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The number of COVID-19 cases in Texas were still declining on Thursday, as were the number of people hospitalized with...

Republicans seize on immigration as border crossings surge

WASHINGTON (AP) — Delegation trips to the border. Apocalyptic warnings. A flurry of news conferences. Republicans still divided over former President Donald Trump's legacy are...

LETTER: Limbaugh eulogized

I just had to write to express our family’s appreciation for all the flags in the Valley that were at half staff in honor...

Emergency sites for migrant children raising safety concerns

McALLEN — The U.S. government has stopped taking immigrant teenagers to a converted camp for oilfield workers in West Texas as it faces questions...