Walmart employees to receive bonuses this month

Walmart employees will get special cash bonuses on Christmas Eve in recognition to the dedication to their jobs and the retailer’s customers during the...

Starship fires engines

SpaceX conducted a successful static fire of the Starship SN8 prototype’s three rocket engines early this morning at the company’s Boca Chica complex. The test...

Valley restaurants allowed to increase capacity to 75%

HARLINGEN — A drop in Rio Grande Valley COVID-19 hospitalizations has led state officials to allow businesses such as the region’s retail stores and...

Low pressure system in Gulf could become either a tropical depression or storm today

The National Hurricane Center reports a low pressure system located over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico has a 90 percent chance of becoming either...

Rio Grande Valley reports 42 more COVID-19 deaths 

Hidalgo County health officials announced 25 more COVID-19-related deaths Friday, and Cameron County reported another 17.  Another 431 Hidalgo County residents also tested positive for...

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...

Virus-weary Texas braces as Hurricane Hanna arrives

By JUAN A. LOZANO and JOHN L. MONE | Associated Press CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Hurricane Hanna made landfall on Texas’ Padre Island on...

Virus-weary Texas braces as Hurricane Hanna arrives

By JUAN A. LOZANO and JOHN L. MONE | Associated Press CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Hurricane Hanna made landfall on Texas’ Padre Island on...

Hidalgo Co. declares disaster ahead of Hurricane Hanna landfall

As the first rain bands of Hurricane Hanna began to move over Hidalgo County Saturday afternoon, County Judge Richard F. Cortez declared a local...