Charges Dropped In Case That Was Brownsville’s First Homicide Of The Year

Murder and aggravated assault charges have been dropped against a Brownsville man accused of stabbing and killing one man and wounding another this past spring. The Brownsville Herald reports that State District Judge Gloria Rincones approved a motion filed by the Cameron County District Attorney’s Office to dismiss the charges against 37-year-old Robert Galvan. Galvan […]

White House Writing Up Rules For Reporters

(AP) – President Donald Trump says the White House is “writing up rules and regulations” for reporters after a judge ordered the administration to restore credentials for CNN reporter Jim Acosta. Trump told reporters Friday that “people have to behave.” He added that if journalists “don’t listen to the rules and regulations, we will end […]

Trump Says He Answered Written Questions In Mueller Probe

(AP) – President Donald Trump says he has answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller but hasn’t yet submitted them.  Trump told reporters in the Oval Office on Friday that he answered the questions “very easily” this week but added that “you have to always be careful.”  The president did not say when he […]

Autopsy Pending For Former San Benito Teacher Found Dead

Authorities and family members are awaiting the results of an autopsy to learn what caused the death of a missing San Benito woman, although San Benito police have ruled out foul play. Marta Elva Moreno was found dead Wednesday, one week after she was reported missing. It was the pilot of a crop duster who […]

Strong Winds Rip Up CBP Surveillance Blimp Over South Padre Island

Efforts are underway to repair the CBP surveillance blimp that’s been hovering over South Padre Island – until earlier this week when it was ripped apart during the strong cold front that blew through the Valley. The aerostat, part of an airborne radar system along the U.S. southern border, got grounded late Monday when strong […]

Judge Orders White House To Restore Reporter’s Media Credential

A federal judge is ordering the White House to restore CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s media credential, for now. In a limited ruling, Judge Timothy Kelly said broader issues involving First Amendment rights may be deliberated at a later date. The White House accused Acosta of inappropriate behavior and pulled his credential.

Pelosi To Pelosi Challengers: “Come On In”

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has a message for anyone thinking of challenging her bid for Speaker of the House: “Come on in, the water’s warm.” At the Capitol today, Pelosi expressed confidence that she has the votes to become Speaker. She called herself the best person for the job and said she has overwhelming […]

Mattis Compares Border Mission To One Against Pancho Villa

(AP) – Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is comparing today’s use of American troops along the southern border to the deployment a century ago that sought to counter Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa. Mattis told reporters Wednesday that using troops along the border dates to the early 20th century. In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson sent tens of […]

Elsa Brothers Held Without Bond In Deadly Shooting North Of Weslaco

Two brothers have been charged with capital murder in a weekend shooting north of Weslaco that killed one man and wounded another. 20-year-old Isaac Berrera and 17-year-old Jose Berrera, both of Elsa, were arraigned Tuesday afternoon and ordered jailed without bond. Both are charged in the shooting Sunday night that killed 22-year-old Jesus de Jose […]