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Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 4 Mexicans in Gulf of Mexico

The Coast Guard and a Mexican shrimper rescued four Mexican fishermen Wednesday after their boat sank about 22 miles offshore of South Padre Island.

McAllen PD searching for copper thief

McAllen police are searching for vehicle they believe was used to steal copper. Police say the vehicle is possibly a 2003 or 2004 Lincoln Navigator with a sunroof and luggage rack (similar to the one pictured).

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be partly cloudy and warmer with highs of 93 in the Lower Valley, 97 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph. Friday will be partly to mostly cloudy with a slight chance of a few isolated sprinkles.

Hurricane Season... "It Ain't Over Yet!"

Let's face it!  The Valley needed a really good rain.  A few waves of tropical moisture have delivered that rain in the last few days.  The grass, the trees, and the bushes all look so beautiful and green.  The air is fr

New ordinance limits payday and title loans in Brownsville

Brownsville becomes the 19th city in the state to adopt a payday and car title loan ordinance limiting interest rates on predatory lenders. The endless cycle of debt with payday and car title loans could be slowed.

Brownsville & McAllen make list of Top 10 Least Educated Cities in America

One financial website listed two Valley cities in their Top 10 Least Educated Cities In America.

CBP officers seize $150K in marijuana at port of entry

Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge seized over 150 pounds of marijuana and arrested a Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico man in connection with this failed smuggling attempt.

Harlingen to postpone spraying mosquitoes

The City of Harlingen originally planned to continue spraying for mosquitoes on Monday. However, rain in the forecast has pushed back the spraying until the valley sees drier conditions.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday will be partly to, occasionally, mostly cloudy. Expect a slight chance of a few scattered sprinkles. Highs will be 92 in the Lower Valley, 95 in the Upper.

Verizon app winners featured in national commercial

That's the beginning of Verizon's new commercial for a campaign called "Crea Futuro".