Oakland teachers to walk off the job Thursday

By JOCELYN GECKER | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN FRANCISCO — Teachers in Oakland, California, will become the latest educators in the country to strike over...

52 tested in Hidalgo County, no positive cases, 27 pending results

Hidalgo County says 52 people have been tested for COVID-19 with 27 tests coming back negative. As of Friday afternoon, 25 tests were still pending. The...

Sea Turtle, Inc. personnel say nesting season is off to a “great start”

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — During this time of year, several conservationists work toward protecting nesting sea turtles and eggs from predators and other obstacles. Sea...

Donna museum gets $35,000

DONNA — Donna city leaders approved $35,000 in funding for the Donna Hooks Fletcher Museum during a city council meeting here Tuesday. The Donna City...

Migrants suing Border Patrol; Attorneys seek release of seven plaintiffs

Attorneys representing seven migrants from Central America allege U.S. Customs and Border Protection is holding them in overcrowded facilities while denying them access to...

Quarantine cooking with your kids?

BY SHARYN JACKSON, STAR TRIBUNE MINNEAPOLIS — My 2-year-old, Milo, has recently begun stringing short sentences together, and my favorite of his newfound phrases is...

Sixth annual Causeway Run & Fitness Walk cancelled

The 6th annual Summer Causeway Run & Fitness Walk has been cancelled because of COVID-19 pandemic, officials announced today. Officials said while it was a...

NWS: Severe weather and heavy rainfall possible tonight

The National Weather Service in Brownsville reports the Rio Grande Valley could expect scattered strong to severe thunderstorms tonight. The NWS reports large hail, damaging...

UTRGV downs No. 16 Oklahoma State behind stellar pitching trio

EDINBURG -- Vaqueros starting pitcher Trevelle Hill set the tone for a strong pitching day and two innings of cohesive offense were enough for UTRGV...

Alton sales tax revenue breaks $1 million in 2018

ALTON — The city reached a milestone in its growth last year by reaching more than $1 million in sales tax during the 2018...