Mexico arrests soldier in missing students case

By MARÍA VERZA | Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities arrested the first military officer in connection with the investigation into the 2014...

Cameron County lifts curfew with a warning

BROWNSVILLE — Although Cameron County no longer has a curfew, County Judge Eddie Treviño Jr. on Friday said if he sees the county’s COVID-19...

Brownsville native named to Biden education transition team

Brownsville native Norma V. Cantú, a University of Texas law school and school of education professor, has been named to President-elect Joe Biden’s 20-member...

Experts: Biden admin’s immigration agenda ambitious

Despite taking a backseat to the pandemic as its chief campaign issue in recent months, the upcoming Biden administration’s immigration plan included promises to...

McAllen to announce more Christmas festivities

The city of McAllen is planning to announce details on holiday festivities at a news conference Wednesday morning with Mayor Jim Darling and the...

Longtime Cameron County district clerk dies from COVID-19 complications

BROWNSVILLE — Longtime Cameron County District Clerk Aurora de la Garza has passed away from COVID-19 complications, her family announced on Facebook. De la Garza...

Election Day Polling Places

Election Day polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Hidalgo county residents can vote at any of the following substation locations, where...

Judge rejects GOP effort to throw out 127,000 Houston votes

By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday rejected another last-ditch Republican effort to invalidate nearly 127,000 votes in Houston...

Roma implements humidity-measuring tech to combat COVID-19 spread

As local officials continue to be wary of another surge in COVID-19 cases, the city of Roma will be the first in the country...

BEARING WITNESS: Taken by COVID-19, Daría Vera’s impassioned civil rights advocacy lives on

BY FRANCISCO GUAJARDO Daría Vera, a lifelong resident of Rio Grande City, died Aug. 6 at 5:05 p.m. at the Baptist Medical Center in San...