Texas hospitals ask for public’s help as COVID cases rise

The Texas Hospital Association issued a statement this morning asking for the public’s help as COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to surge statewide. The statement reads, “Out...

Charlie Brown specials to air on TV, after all, in PBS deal

NEW YORK (AP) — The “Great Pumpkin” never showed on broadcast television this year, but after a deal with PBS, the Charlie Brown Thanksgiving...

Moderna- 2nd coronavirus vaccine- shows early success in U.S. tests

By LAURAN NEERGAARD The Associated Press For the second time this month, there’s promising news from a COVID-19 vaccine candidate: Moderna said Monday its shots provide...

Walmart resumes limiting the number of customers in stores

Walmart again nationwide has started “metering” the number of customers it is letting inside its stores. The metering began today and will continue until further...

Cameron County judge to give COVID-19 update this morning

By LAURA B. MARTINEZ Staff Writer Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño, Jr., will hold a press conference on Coronavirus (COVID-19) at 11 a.m. this morning providing...

CBP officers seize over $1.25 million in drugs at Progreso Port of Entry

Staff Report U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Progreso Port of Entry seized narcotics valued at over $1 million in three separate, unrelated...

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...

Trevino extends order requiring facial coverings, curfews for Cameron County

Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. today signed a seventh amended emergency management order that includes the continued wearing of facial coverings and curfews. The...

U.S. Supreme Court stops the 2020 census from continuing for now

By MIKE SCHNEIDER, The Associated Press The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday stopped the once-a-decade head count of every U.S. resident from continuing through the end...