Five City of Brownsville employees test positive for COVID-19

Brownsville city officials have announced that five additional city employees have tested positive for the coronavirus. The city reports that three are Brownsville police officers,...

Rio Grande Valley reports 42 more COVID-19 deaths 

Hidalgo County health officials announced 25 more COVID-19-related deaths Friday, and Cameron County reported another 17.  Another 431 Hidalgo County residents also tested positive for...

Abbott: Mexico to fulfill 1944 Water Treaty Agreement

Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday that Mexico will fulfill its obligations to Texas under the Utilization of Waters of the Colorado and Tijuana Rivers...

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...

Zoo changes weekday hours

Starting Monday, the Gladys Porter Zoo will be changing its hours of operation and closing early during weekdays — Monday through Friday. The zoo will be open at 9 a.m. and all building exhibits will be closed by 2 p.m. Although the building exhibits and gift shop will be closed, visitors will still be able to walk around the zoo, officials said. Whether you reserve your spot on the website using the timed-ticketing system, or simply walk up and buy your ticket at the admission gate, starting next Monday, the last guest entry time will be 12:30 p.m., zoo officials said in a press release. Read the full story at themonitor.com

Cameron County axes Halloween activities

Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. today announced that Cameron County was not going to authorize any Halloween activities. This means no haunted houses or...

Hanna could bring devastating flood to the RGV

The National Weather Service reports devastating to potentially catastrophic flooding could occur later this evening through Sunday in the Rio Grande Valley. The worst flooding...