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Statement by Gov. Perry on Executive Action by President Obama

Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement regarding President Obama’s announcement of executive action on illegal immigration:

Congressman Hinojosa releases statement on President Obama's immigration plan

"The magnitude of the President's immigration announcement is enormous. I applaud President Barack Obama for bringing people out of the shadows and doing what's right for our country.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be mostly cloudy with a few scattered showers. Expect more patchy fog as well. The SE winds will range from 5-30 mph. Highs will be 80 in the Lower Valley, 81 in the Upper.

Do NOT flush wipes even though some may say 'flushable'

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board is asking residents to not flush wipes even though they may say 'flushable'.

Suspect in Weslaco armed robbery, arrested

A Weslaco man who police say robbed a convenience store is behind bars Thursday night. Ernesto Bernal Bazan was arraigned in a Weslaco Courtroom Thursday morning.

Los Fresnos United constructs gymnasium/FEMA safe room

Officials from Los Fresnos United aren't wasting any time building their ideal freshman high school.

Border Patrol agents seize over 1,100 lbs. of marijuana

Border Patrol agents, with the assistance of the Air and Marine and a DPS helicopter, confiscated more than 1,100 pounds of marijuana.

3-year-old found wandering in the street, mother arrested

San Benito police have arrested a 20-year-old mother for endangering a child. Police say Tanya Lizette Salcedo was in her house while her 3-year-old daughter was wandering in the street with no shoes.

Robbery suspect shot by police on trial for assault

An Austin jury will try to decide on Thursday if a robbery suspect is guilty of assaulting an Austin police officer. Kris Bettis reports the whole incident was caught on dashcam video.

Police seize a $1 million in marijuana from grow house

It's a neighborhood with not one but two daycares, and right on the same street, a million dollar marijuana grow house. Officers made the discovery near Houston, Malini Basu reports.

State of Texas shuts down bogus online ‘Free’ credit scores scheme

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today resolved the State’s enforcement action against the operators of an online scheme that violated the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act.

Former correctional officer and spouse sentenced for bribery and conspiracy

Joel Gonzalez, a former U.S.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be partly to mostly cloudy with a few isolated showers especially near the coast and in the Lower Valley. Highs will be warmer at 80 in the Lower Valley, 79 in the Upper.