Local News + Statewide News

Border Patrol agents save drowning man attempting to cross the Rio Grande River

Border Patrol agents saved a man's life after he struggled to swim across the Rio Grande River.

Border Patrol agents seize over $4.3 million dollars of cocaine

Border Patrol agents have seized more than $4.3 million dollars worth of cocaine. On Tuesday, January 27th a Border Patrol unit pulled over a vehicle traveling West of Jackson Road on Military Highway.

TxDOT announces lane closures due to bridge work

TxDOT will be closing the outside lanes of north and southbound U.S. Business 83 beginning in Mission today thru February 4th.

La Joya High School to host Texas Folklife's 2015 Big Squeeze contest

Texas Folklife is pleased to announce its ninth annual Big Squeeze accordion contest for up-and-coming Texas musicians, 21 years of age or younger.

Man arrested for sexual assault of teen girl over an 8 year period

The U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting  a 14 year-old girl for over eight years.

Person of interest in purse theft gets away with $1,300

A burglary suspect made off with $1,300 in cash from a stolen purse. Weslaco Police say this man is a person of interest in the case.

Santa Rosa missing teen

Santa Rosa Police need your help in locating a missing teen. Milagros Gonzalez, 16, was last seen on January 21 wearing a pink shirt and blue jeans. Police say she is a mother of a 1-year-old.

Coast Guard interdicts more Mexican fisherman poaching in Gulf of Mexico

The Coast Guard interdicted a Mexican fishing crew who fled from authorities Sunday, after poaching shark, red snapper, and eel in the waters off South Texas.

Alien smuggler who assaulted Border Patrol agent heads to prison

Jose Luis Zavala-Rodriguez, 23, an undocumented Mexican alien, has been ordered to federal prison for assaulting a Border Patrol agent and transporting undocumented aliens, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Coast Guard medevacs baby from cruise ship in Gulf of Mexico

— A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced an 8-month-old baby girl from the cruise ship Carnival Triumph early Monday morning, 140 miles southeast of Galveston.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be mostly sunny with just a few clouds and slightly warmer with highs of 79 in the Lower Valley, 80 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 5-15 mph.

Seven MORE Reasons the Sun Is Good for Us

I know what you're thinking:  "How in the world could you be so happy, Rob, when you're wearing a $3 pair of plastic sunglasses?"  True, my nuclear furnace radiation protective eye devices are very cheap (and even fe

Tennessee and Nevada join multi-state immigration lawsuit against federal government

Two additional states have joined the immigration lawsuit against President Obama's executive action for illegal immigrants.

Three La Joya high school mariachi bands to compete in state competition

The La Joya ISD announced that three of it's high schools will be competing in the Mariachi state competition.

Coast Guard intercepts Mexican fishermen poaching in SPI waters

The Coast Guard interdicted a Mexican fishing crew attempting to poach red snapper in South Texas Saturday night.