Coastal flood advisory issued for Cameron and Willacy counties

The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a coastal flood advisory that will remain in effect until 7 p.m.  Thursday. Coastal Cameron, Willacy and...

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...

Former IDEA officer claims breach of contract in lawsuit

Former IDEA Public Schools CFO Wyatt Truscheit is claiming breach of contract in a lawsuit filed against the district on Monday, seeking damages between...

Starr Co. reports 73 new virus cases

Starr County health officials announced 73 new COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the total number of cases reported there to 2,478.  No new virus-related deaths were...

Coast Guard recovers body of missing SPI swimmer

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — The body of a man who went missing while swimming was recovered. According to the Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi Public Affairs...

Flash flood watch remains in effect for entire RGV

A flash flood watch remains in effect until 10 p.m. today for the entire Rio Grande Valley. The National Weather Service reports rainfall amounts of...

Abbott Waives Grade Promotion Requirements For 2020-2021 STAAR Testing

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the grade promotion requirement related to the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test for students...

Tornado watch issued for entire Rio Grande Valley

The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a tornado watch for the entire Rio Grande Valley. The watch will remain in effect until 10...

Virus-weary Texas braces as Hurricane Hanna arrives

By JUAN A. LOZANO and JOHN L. MONE | Associated Press CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Hurricane Hanna made landfall on Texas' Padre Island on...

Hidalgo Co. declares disaster ahead of Hurricane Hanna landfall

As the first rain bands of Hurricane Hanna began to move over Hidalgo County Saturday afternoon, County Judge Richard F. Cortez declared a local...