Diana Eva Maldonado

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Diana Eva Maldonado is the Digital Editor for the Brownsville Herald, Valley Morning Star and Coastal Current. She can be reached at dmaldonado@valleystar.com or (956) 421-9872 or (956) 982-6618.

Have you received your $600 stimulus check?

The Internal Revenue Service has set up an online portal so you can get an update on your $600 stimulus check. The IRS says the...

Bidens to get first vaccine dose on Monday

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, will be getting their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine on Monday. That’s according to Biden’s...

Starship test flight set for 4:30 p.m.

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Harlingen man sentenced to 24 months for Twitter bomb threats

Nineteen-year-old Joel Hayden Schrimsher, of Harlingen, was sentenced to 24-months in federal prison after threatening to blow up the Federal Reserve. Schrimsher claimed he was being...

Los Fresnos Rodeo cancelled due to virus concerns

Organizers say they have voted to cancel the 2021 Los Fresnos Rodeo. The Los Fresnos Rodeo committee says the decision was hard to make and...

3 arrested for throwing eggs at Trump prayer group in downtown Harlingen

Harlingen Police say they arrested several people on Saturday after they disrupted a group praying for President Donald Trump with eggs and insults. Police say...

Supreme Court justices appear ready to uphold Obamacare

By David G. Savage and Noam N. Levey Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — Supreme Court justices on Tuesday sounded ready to uphold the Affordable Care...

CBP: Woman tried to smuggle $500k in meth at Los Indios Bridge

A 28-year-old woman was arrested at the Los Indios International Bridge after allegedly trying to smuggle a load of methamphetamine into the United States. U.S. Customs...

Cameron County beaches reopened

Sunday morning Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño Jr. ordered the following county beach access areas to open: County Beach Access No. 3 County Beach Access No....

Part of Highway 100 under water on the Island

The National Weather Service in Brownsville forecast that high tides would wash over the northern end of Highway 100 on South Padre Island and...