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.

Fauci: US could reach 100,000 new cases a day

By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer The U.S. is “going in the wrong direction” with the coronavirus surging badly enough that Dr. Anthony Fauci told...

COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Cameron County

One day after Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. issued an emergency order that included mandatory facial coverings, implemented a curfew and closed several...

Three more Brownsville city employees test positive for the coronavirus

The City of Brownsville has confirmed three police officers have tested positive for COVID-19. The first employee is a Brownsville police officer and was tested...

H-E-B to limit sale of toilet paper, sanitizers, briskets

H-E-B has been forced once again to place a limit on certain products due to customers panic buying toilet paper, food items and over-the-counter...

Police: Nephew charged with murder in death of attorney Ernesto Gonzales

Harlingen Police say they arrested a nephew of missing attorney Ernesto Gonzales and charged him with murder. During a news conference, police said on Tuesday they executed a search warrant on property owned by Salomon Campos Jr., on Kansas City Road in La Feria. During their search investigators say they found human remains that have since been positively identified with dental records as those of Gonzales. Read the full story at themonitor.com

Abbott bans elective surgeries to preserve bed space for coronavirus patients

By Sarah R. Champagne, Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday morning that he will pause any further phases of reopening Texas and that he...

Abbott recommends Texans stay home as coronavirus cases surge

By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune With cases of the coronavirus surging to record levels in Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott recommended Tuesday that Texans stay home...

Governor: Texas hits 5,000 new virus cases for first time

By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday that Texas has surpassed 5,000 new coronavirus cases in...

Dallas Cowboys officially sign Dak Prescott

By STEPHEN HAWKINS The Associated Press Dak Prescott plans to be at training camp with the Dallas Cowboys, if and when it starts, on the richest...

18 Cameron County employees test positive for COVID-19

Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. on Friday reported 18 county employees have tested positive for the coronavirus. The employees work at various county...