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613 new COVID-19 cases in Hidalgo County; 4 more die as hospitalizations rise to...

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Hidalgo County officials on Thursday confirmed four more people died due to COVID-19 in addition to another 613 people who tested positive for the...

Abbott draws criticism for ordering DPS to pull over vehicles with migrants

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By Uriel J. García | The Texas Tribune Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ordered state troopers on Wednesday to begin pulling over vehicles whose drivers are...

‘Catastrophic problems’ to come from Abbott’s migrant transport order, shelter exec says

A mixture of frustration, concern and distress colored Sister Norma Pimentel’s expressions as she delivered an impassioned message in a video interview Thursday afternoon...

Free schools supplies to be distributed at the Brownsville Sport Park

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With the start of the 2021-2022 school year approaching, the Brownsville Police Department in partnership with others will hold its annual School Supply Back-Pack...

South Padre Island man sentenced for child pornography convictions

A 25-year-old South Padre Island man has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges. According to authorities,...

O’Rourke, protesters begin nearly 30-mile Texas voting march

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By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press GEORGETOWN, Texas (AP) — As Rebecca Flores set out on a nearly 30-mile voting rights march to the Texas...

Lucio moves from boys assistant to Lady Falcons head hoops coach

Los Fresnos announced Wednesday that former boys basketball first assistant coach Alex Lucio has been selected to be the next girls basketball coach for...

Willacy County trying to keep federal lockup open

RAYMONDVILLE — Willacy County officials are trying to keep a federal prison that’s been an economic lifeline for 17 years from shutting down in...

Mexican consulate donates scholarship money to TSC

The Mexican Consulate in Brownsville awarded Texas Southmost College with $12,000 that will go to scholarships for low-income Hispanic students who are living in...

Uncertainty follows governor’s order to pull over vehicles transporting migrants

McALLEN — Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety were instructed Wednesday to stop, even impound, civilian vehicles used to transport migrants via...
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