Diana Eva Maldonado

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Diana Eva Maldonado is the Digital Editor for the Brownsville Herald, Valley Morning Star and Coastal Current. She can be reached at dmaldonado@valleystar.com or (956) 421-9872 or (956) 982-6618.

Wildfire burning near SpaceX launch site

BROWNSVILLE- SpaceX CEO Elon Musk declared Thursday night’s test of the Starhopper a success, as the massive rocket went 60 feet into the air...

Harlingen-based deputy constables arrested on extortion charges

Two former deputies with the Cameron County Precinct 5 Constable’s Office have been arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit extortion under color of...

Former Santa Rosa teachers charged with improper relationship with students

The Cameron County District Attorney’s Office says it arrested two former Santa Rosa school teachers on charges of having inappropriate relationships with students among...

Tafolla to resign from Weslaco City Commission

Weslaco Commissioner Gerardo “Jerry” Tafolla, who pleaded guilty to bribery Monday, has decided to step down from his District 4 seat, effective immediately. In a...

2019 hurricane forecast issued for Atlantic season

It is hard to believe that hurricane season begins in just two months. During a hurricane conference being held in San Antonio this year, Colorado...

Cold front arrives today

The weekend is going to start warm and sunny, but in the next 24 hours the temperatures are going to drop like it’s winter...

Front to bring chance for rain tonight; more next week

BROWNSVILLE — The cold front that is arriving in South Texas today will drop temperatures more than 30 degrees this afternoon necessitating the need...

Texas Rangers search for second suspect in priest’s murder

Officials have released a picture of a man considered a person of interest in the death of a retired Massachusetts priest found dead in...

Heavy rains possible, may continue into next week

The colder weather that arrived in the Rio Grande Valley this week will continue and so will the heavy rains. Forecasters with the National...

South Padre Island man missing for more than a week

South Padre Island police are searching for a man who disappeared nine days ago on the north side of the Island.William “Bill” Costello was...