Los Fresnos Rodeo cancelled due to virus concerns

Organizers say they have voted to cancel the 2021 Los Fresnos Rodeo. The Los Fresnos Rodeo committee says the decision was hard to make and...

Texas unemployment rate falls to 6.9% in October

By Mitchell Ferman, Texas Tribune The Texas unemployment rate dropped to 6.9% in October, the U.S. Labor Department said Friday, an improvement from the state’s...

Texas inmates work in morgue as COVID-19 overwhelms El Paso

By Alana Rocha, Texas Tribune The morgue in El Paso is so overwhelmed by the number of people dying from COVID-19 that inmates from the...

Brownsville native chosen for Biden task force

Dr. Robert M. “Lucky” Rodriguez, Brownsville native and professor of emergency medicine at the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, was named...

Feast of Sharing to donate meals to food banks

H-E-B’s annual Feast of Sharing will be different this year. The Texas-based grocery chain says throughout Nov. and Dec., H-E-B’s Feast of Sharing will donate...

Coronavirus deaths are rising again in the US, as feared

By LISA MARIE PANE and MIKE STOBBE Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Deaths per day from the coronavirus in the U.S. are on the...

Trevino considering reopening bars in Cameron County

Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. is meeting with health officials and others to determine whether bars and other establishments will be opening in...

Official Texas COVID-19 case count tops 800,000 amid a surge

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials reported the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 broke through the 800,000-case level...

Doctor: Trump tests negative on consecutive days

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s White House doctor says Trump has tested negative for COVID-19 on consecutive days using a newer rapid test from...

Abbott says bars can reopen next week at 50% capacity if counties opt in

By Alex Samuels and Dan Rosenzweig-Ziff, Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday afternoon that county officials may begin working with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage...