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North Texas man sentenced to prison for atolen identity tax refund fraud

A north Texas man who pleaded guilty to his role in a stolen identity tax refund fraud conspiracy was sentenced yesterday, announced John Parker, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas.

Hidalgo County investigators asking for leads in Donna home invasion

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office is searching for three suspects involved in a Donna home invasion.

Man charged with sexual assault of a teen

A possible missing teen was found sexually assaulted just two hours after the report was filed.

Border Patrol agents detain MS-13 gang member

An alleged member of a violent gang is in custody after being arrested this weekend near Rio Grande City.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be mostly cloudy with light winds. Highs will be a little warmer with highs of 63 in the Lower Valley, 62 in the Upper. The NE winds will range from 5-15 mph. On Wednesday, another cold front begins to push in.

Can the Cold Really Give You a Cold?

Mom always said, "Bundle up if it's cold outside because you might catch a cold."  Well, gosh darn it, mom might be right after all!

51st Attorney General of Texas Ken Paxton sworn in

The 51st Attorney General of Texas, Ken Paxton, was sworn into office today at the State Capitol in Austin.

Family member shoots cousin in the hand during domestic dispute

San Benito police arrested a man on a assault charge after he shot a family member in the hand during a disagreement.

Baby found dead in California after abduction; her parents shot

A 3-week-old girl abducted after her mother, father and uncle were shot has been found dead, authorities in California said.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Cloudy, with a high near 55. North wind 8 to 14 mph. Tonight A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.

Tips for running in chilly weather

If you find yourself facing a long list of resolutions and weight loss and health happen to be one of them, the most recent cold weather may have you feeling just a little discouraged.

Valley Rainfall Totals and Weather Record Events for 2014

DRUM ROLL PLEASE!  Okay, weather lovers, get ready!  I have compiled a brief summary of some rainfall statistics and record events in the Valley for 2014.  Once again, the RGV avoided a major tropical storm or hurricane.  We

Border Patrol agents seize over 600 lbs. of marijuana

U.S. Border Patrol agents seized more than 600 pounds of marijuana from an abandoned vehicle.

A Houston man died instantly when a stray bullet hit him on New Year's Eve

Police say a Houston father watching fireworks on New Year's Eve was killed by a stray bullet. The 43 year-old man was standing next to his wife when he suddenly fell to the ground.

Valley hospitals announce babies born on New Years Day

A New Year, means new life in the Valley, as several babies were born on the first day of 2015.