More chance of rain, thunderstorms this afternoon

The National Weather Service says a A lingering upper level low pressure trough and plenty of moisture in place will provide the Mid and Lower...

Hurricane Hanna’s impact in Cameron, Willacy counties

Hurricane Hanna took its pound of flesh over the weekend and dispersed into a line of ominous colors on the radar rumbling off to...

Storm causes erosion at Trump backers’ private border wall

By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Weeks after it was criticized by President Donald Trump as “done to make me look bad,” a...

Severe flooding left in hurricane’s wake as Abbott mobilizes FEMA

BY BERENICE GARCIA, DINA ARÈVALO AND MATT WILSON | STAFF WRITERS Hurricane Hanna took its pound of flesh over the weekend and dispersed into a line...

Virus-devastated Valley contends with Hurricane Hanna

Citizens collect sand bags as rain falls in front of Weslaco City Hall as Hurricane Hanna comes ashore Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Weslaco....

AEP: 44,000 customers without power in the Valley

According to the AEP Texas outage map, the utility company has more than 40,000 customers throughout the Valley without power. At one point ten percent...

Weslaco High School shelter moved to another location

7 p.m. update Hidalgo County officials said the shelter inside the Weslaco High School gym has been moved to another location due to a power...

Tropical Storm Watch for Texas coast

The National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Watch from Port Mansfield to High Island, Texas, as a tropical disturbance makes its way...

Two McAllen police officers die in ambush shooting

Standing down the street where two McAllen police officers were shot and killed, a visibly distraught Police Chief Victor Rodriguez was pained Saturday in disclosing the details of two of his officers who died responding to a domestic disturbance earlier that day. Speaking during a news conference held at the scene of the shooting, Rodriguez identified the fallen policemen as officers Edelmiro Garza, 35, and Ismael Chavez, 39. Garza had more than eight years of experience as an officer with the McAllen Police Department, while Chavez had more than two. Read the full story at themonitor.com

Valley community unites for peaceful protest

More than 30 people could be counted chanting with force. “No justice, no peace,” and “Say his name, George Floyd,” could be heard as a crowd gathered at Harrison and Third streets Tuesday morning to express support and solidarity to the black community in Harlingen. Posters had messages such as, “If you’re not angry, you’re not paying attention” and “together we rise” as cars passed by and honked to show support. Read the full story at themonitor.com.