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18 year-old woman assaults police officer after being involved in a bar fight

San Benito police arrested a 18 year-old girl for assaulting a public servant after she was involved in a bar fight.

Boy calls police from inside carjacked SUV

A Houston boy is happy to be home after a frightening ride inside a carjacked vehicle. His actions helped police rescue him and other children who were in the car, Syan Rhodes has the story.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be partly to mostly cloudy with widely scattered t-showers. Some of the t-showers may produce locally heavy rainfall. Highs will be 91 in the Lower Valley, 97 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph.

$10M Palms Behavioral Health facility breaks ground in Harlingen

A $10 million project broke ground today in Harlingen. The 72 bed, 52,000 square foot behavioral health facility is set to bring in over 200 jobs to the community.

Mother in custody after toddler found wandering alone in the street

A Weslaco woman is behind bars after police discovered her young daughter wandering the streets in the middle of the night.

Tijerina arraigned in Cameron County

One of the men charged with killing 37-year-old off-duty Border Patrol agent Javier Vega, Jr. was arraigned this afternoon in Cameron County for various charges.

Harlingen FD donates equipment to Matamoros

The sister city agreement between Brownsville and Matamoros is working to extend its way to Harlingen. Harlingen Fire Department donated its used gear to the firefighters in Matamoros.

Former Houston police officer who survived 1993 shooting now accused of sex crime

A well known former Houston police officer finds himself on the other side of the law and family members are trying to come to grips with Danny Vaughan's arrest.

Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender arrested in Mexico

Dallas Wayne Waddell, 49, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested last week in Mexico.

Coast Guard transports 3 men, 2 dogs off Padre Island National Seashore

The Coast Guard picked up three men and two dogs from Padre Island National Seashore after their vehicles became disabled on the beach Wednesday.

Unique collaboration reveals dinosaurs once roamed San Antonio

Texas Parks & Wildlife and the Witte Museum have formed a new partnership to document and research the only known dinosaur footprints on public land in Bexar County.

Cameron County halts in issuing burn permits to residents

For years the Cameron County Emergency Management Office and Fire Marshals Services have been issuing bur permits to residents, but now that has come to an abrupt halt due to legal issues, Na'Tassia Finley reports.

Arraignment date set for volunteer firefighters accused of arson

The arraignment is set for six volunteer firefighters accused of setting more than a dozen fires in the Rio Hondo area last year.

Zeta cartel member sentenced in conspiracy to smuggle firearms/grenades into Mexico

Richard John Medina aka “El Guero,” 40, of Laredo, has been ordered to prison for being a felon in possession of multiple firearms and grenades, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Medina pleaded guilty Tuesday, Dec.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be partly to mostly cloudy with widely scattered t-showers. Highs will be 95 in the Lower Valley, 100 in the Upper. The SE winds will be 10-25 mph. Friday will be mostly cloudy with scattered t-showers.