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Winter Begins Sunday!

Though we'll never see a scene like this one in the RGV, we will be cooler for the weekend ahead with highs mainly in the upper 60s and cloudy skies.  It's a good thing we will not be 80 on Sunday evening because winter officially

Man walks from El Paso to Brownsville

After more than 1000 miles, a pair of shoes, and a few Forrest Gump references, one man has almost completed his long walking journey along the border wall from El Paso to Brownsville, all for the sake of writing a book.

Angie's List report: auto detailing for every budget

There’s nothing like the look, feel and smell of a brand new car. Unfortunately, it doesn’t last. While it’s impossible to keep your car in flawless condition, you can make it clean and shiny again.

Cattle Tick Quarantine Update

An update on the cattle tick temporary preventative quarantine area (TPQA) that was established in Cameron County back in October.

Governor Perry helps announce acquisition of Texas biotech firm

Gov. Rick Perry today helped announce the acquisition of Kalon Biotherapeutics LLC by FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies U.S.A. Inc., a subsidiary of FUJIFILM Corp.

H-E-B donates $1 million to UTRGV South Texas Diabetes & Obesity Institute

Christmas came early to The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley with a $1 million gift from H-E-B.

Ten sentenced for involvement in Aryan Brotherhood of Texas racketeering conspiracy

Ten Aryan Brotherhood of Texas (ABT) gang members and associates were sentenced to prison this week for their roles in the violent ABT enterprise, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson and Assistant Attorney General Leslie R.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be cloudy with scattered showers and some t-showers. Winds will shift as a cold front begins to push through. The West-NW winds will range from 10-25 mph. Highs will be 76 in the Lower Valley, 74 in the Upper.

Laredo man sentenced to prison for fleeing from federal officers

Yozeth Muniz aka Eric Garcia and Paul Muniz has been ordered to prison for three years for resisting arrest and obstructing federal officers, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Muniz, 27, of Laredo, pleaded guilty May 14, 2013.

Valley AIDS Council to receive $449K grant

U.S. Representative Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) announced that the Valley AIDS Council was awarded a $449,637 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Santa brings gifts to local school

  Some students are at home with a little more holiday spirit after Santa and his elves paid a visit Thursday.

Santa gifts special needs kids

You can see it in their smiles... You can see it in their eyes... Pure joy for these very special children. Santa came a week early, making stops at 15 elementary schools across BISD.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be mostly cloudy and warm with highs of 78 in the Lower Valley, 80 in the Upper. Expect scattered showers. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph.

Is Earth Hot or Cold Compared to Other Planets?

You hear it in the Valley all the time when the Upper Valley has hit 104 three days in a row:  "Woooo, it's way too hot!  Something's wrong!"  When a cold front takes us down into the 30s, you hear:  "