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Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be partly to mostly cloudy with widely scattered t-showers. Some of the t-showers may produce locally heavy rainfall. Highs will be 91 in the Lower Valley, 97 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph.

$10M Palms Behavioral Health facility breaks ground in Harlingen

A $10 million project broke ground today in Harlingen. The 72 bed, 52,000 square foot behavioral health facility is set to bring in over 200 jobs to the community.

Mother in custody after toddler found wandering alone in the street

A Weslaco woman is behind bars after police discovered her young daughter wandering the streets in the middle of the night.

Tijerina arraigned in Cameron County

One of the men charged with killing 37-year-old off-duty Border Patrol agent Javier Vega, Jr. was arraigned this afternoon in Cameron County for various charges.

Harlingen FD donates equipment to Matamoros

The sister city agreement between Brownsville and Matamoros is working to extend its way to Harlingen. Harlingen Fire Department donated its used gear to the firefighters in Matamoros.

Cameron County halts in issuing burn permits to residents

For years the Cameron County Emergency Management Office and Fire Marshals Services have been issuing bur permits to residents, but now that has come to an abrupt halt due to legal issues, Na'Tassia Finley reports.

Arraignment date set for volunteer firefighters accused of arson

The arraignment is set for six volunteer firefighters accused of setting more than a dozen fires in the Rio Hondo area last year.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be partly to mostly cloudy with widely scattered t-showers. Highs will be 95 in the Lower Valley, 100 in the Upper. The SE winds will be 10-25 mph. Friday will be mostly cloudy with scattered t-showers.

Harlingen man caught trying to steal a vehicle

A man is arrested after getting caught attempting to steal a vehicle from a Harlingen auto shop. Twenty-five year old Jose Morales Perez has been charged with burglary of a building and theft of a motor vehicle.

Mandatory pet spay/neuter in Port Isabel

The first city in the valley to have mandatory pet micro chipping, is now the first city in the valley to adopt a mandatory pet spay or neuter ordinance.