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Verizon app winners featured in national commercial

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

$4M expansion for Sea Turtle Inc.

Sea Turtle Inc. on South Padre Island is about to begin a $4 million expansion. Plans for the new buildings include five new holding tanks.

Cameron County's animal shelter to expand

Cameron County encounters an increasing number of stray dogs and unwanted pets every day according to the county’s environmental health director Gustavo Olivares.

Hidalgo County investigators release identity of deceased man

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim whose burned body was found yesterday in San Carlos.

Child Services had contact with family of Texas toddler who was killed

There were signs of suspected abuse of a Texas toddler who was found dead Friday in a shallow grave. Tony Plohetski reports Child Protective Services had received multiple reports on the two year-old boy.

Los Ebanos ferry crossing closed due to high water levels

Rainfall across the Rio Grande Valley has caused the Los Ebanos International Ferry Crossing to be closed until further notice.

$5,000 reward offered for Most Wanted Fugitive

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Rodney Dewayne Wynn, 34, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his arrest.

Worker guilty of calling in bomb threat to avoid working

Steve M. Gutierrez III, 40, has pleaded guilty to threatening to damage or destroy a structure by means of explosives, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Dallas man sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for sex trafficking a minor

A Dallas man who met a 15-year-old run-away girl at a bus station, took her, and made her engage in sex acts for money, was sentenced Monday by U.S. District Judge David C.

Coastwide seagrass rule anniversary signals hope for vital resource

This month marks the one-year anniversary of a law passed by the 83rd Texas Legislature prohibiting the uprooting of seagrass with the propeller of a boat within the coastal waters of Texas.

Three adults killed, one child injured at trailer park shooting

Police say a 63 year-old man has been arrested after three people were killed and a child injured in a shooting at a trailer park in South Texas.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be mostly cloudy with scattered showers and t-showers. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph. Highs will be 85 in the Lower Valley, 89 in the Upper.