Valley lawmakers hopeful for Medicaid expansion

With the focus on health care growing stronger due to the COVID-19 pandemic, state legislators representing the Rio Grande Valley are hopeful that Medicaid...

BEARING WITNESS: Granddaughter of musician who died from COVID-19 cautions public

BY FRANCISCO GUAJARDO Eighteen-year-old Hope Guerrero from Weslaco wanted to tell her grandfather’s story, so she emailed the Museum of South Texas History. “My grandfather died...

Community celebrates WWII veteran’s 100th birthday

By DENISE CATHEY | Staff Photographer Spirits were high Saturday afternoon, defying the light rain shower, as a convoy of Brownsville Police Department vehicles, a...

Rep.: Trump’s planned visit to RGV may occur same day as impeachment vote

Preparations are underway in the Rio Grande Valley to coordinate a visit from President Donald Trump.  According to the White House, the president will be visiting Alamo on Tuesday for a ceremonial trip regarding the border wall. "President Trump is expected to travel to Alamo, Texas, on Tuesday to mark the completion of more than 400 miles of border wall — a promise made, promise kept — and his Administration’s efforts to reform our broken immigration system," a White House official stated in an email.

Cold front to bring chilly weather to RGV

Get ready for some more chilly weather in the Rio Grande Valley, as a cold front is expected to arrive late Sunday morning and...

Twitter bans Trump, citing risk of incitement

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter says it is banning President Donald Trump from its platform, citing “risk of further incitement of violence.” The social media giant said...

All Texas Democrats in the House called for impeaching Trump after riot

By Abby Livingston, Texas Tribune With Democratic leadership in Congress calling for the removal of President Donald Trump 12 days before his term expires, all...

President Trump won’t attend Joe Biden’s inauguration

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he won’t attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan....

Capitol Police says officer dies after riots

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Capitol Police says an officer who was injured after responding to riots at the Capitol has died. Officer Brian D. Sicknick...

COVID-19 hospitalizations reaching levels seen during summer

COVID-19 hospitalizations in the Rio Grande Valley have reached levels not seen since August. As of Tuesday, COVID-19 hospitalizations in the Lower Rio Grande Valley...