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...

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...

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...

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...

Governor urges flu shots as Texas reports 300 new deaths

By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials warned Thursday that the approaching flu season threatens to further strain hospitals...

State reports almost 9,200 new coronavirus cases, 245 deaths

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials reported almost 9,200 confirmed new coronavius cases Tuesday as a convention center in the hard-hit Rio Grande...

Trial delays continue in Weslaco hotel bribery case

McALLEN — After four hearings in as many months, things remain at a standstill in the federal bribery case against a McAllen hotelier and...

Weslaco mayor seeks to continue city’s upward trajectory in annual address

WESLACO — From baby steps to taking flight, Weslaco has come remarkably far in the six years since David Suarez was first elected mayor...

Mercedes May election draws 12 candidates

After a year filled with tense and sometimes raucous public meetings, a total of 12 people have cast their names in the hat seeking...

High-ranking Defense Department official tours Donna border wall

McALLEN — The man in charge of managing the U.S. Department of Defense’s budget arrived last Monday morning to tour the ongoing construction of...