Virus cases falling; Judge urges continued vigilance

At a press conference today, Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. said the county’s falling number of new COVID-19 cases is a good sign,...

Abbott excludes Valley from loosening of coronavirus restrictions

By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday that most of Texas will be able to loosen some coronavirus restrictions, including letting many...

Bomb threat shuts down Queen Isabella Causeway

City of Port Isabel | Courtesy photoSeveral law enforcement officers are seen at the base of the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway in Port Isabel...

Tropical systems could develop in Gulf

Just as the Atlantic Hurricane Season reaches its peak, forecasters are watching a couple of tropical systems that could develop into something much more...

Unemployed Texans will no longer receive extra $300 in weekly payments

By Cassandra Pollock, Texas Tribune Texans receiving unemployment benefits who qualified for an extra $300 in weekly jobless payments issued by the Trump administration will...

End of the line: Luby’s plans to liquidate assets, likely close

HARLINGEN — Attempts to salvage the iconic Luby’s restaurants founded in Texas in 1947 have apparently been abandoned, and it appears the chain will...

Texas governor renews virus disaster declaration

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has extended the state’s disaster declaration in response to the coronavirus pandemic as the state approaches...

Tropical depression forms in the tropics

The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Depression #14 has formed in the Caribbean Sea. Forecasters say the system could be near or at hurricane strength...

Chance of rain on Tuesday; forecasters watching tropical waves

There is a chance of rain on Tuesday as a cold front stalls across South Texas. The National Weather Service in Brownsville says there is...

Texas passes 500K cases; infection rate soars to new high

By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas surpassed 500,000 confirmed coronavirus cases Tuesday as Republican Gov. Greg Abbott suggested family and...