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Bus drivers return to work after strike on first day of school

Some bus drivers at Mercedes ISD put the brakes on getting students to and from school today.

Water advisory impacts first day of school at Weslaco ISD

Today marks the first day of school for many campuses across the Valley, but one upper-Valley district is in the middle of a city-wide water advisory.

Valley fires leave 2 dead and 1 in hospital

A pair of fires injure and kill. One is suspected arson. A fire near San Benito sent one person to the hospital. Crews were called around 5:30am this morning, and the fire was contained shortly after.

$1.5 million bond set for captured fugitive wanted on murder charges

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department arrested a murder suspect wanted since 2005.

Humble man sentenced for multiple convictions in health care fraud conspiracy

Lawrence Tyler, 42, has been ordered to prison for six years following his convictions for conspiracy to commit health care fraud, seven counts of health care fraud and one count of money laundering, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Mag

Prospects good for Dove season in Texas

Most folks don’t usually look forward to Mondays, but Texas dove hunters will be making an exception this year. The traditional September 1 dove season opening day in the North and Central Zones falls on Labor Day Monday.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Light southeast wind becoming east 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

Tropical Storm Cristobal to miss the US

It's officially the third tropical storm to form in the Atlantic this year for the 2014 hurricane season.

Tropical Depression Four

The tropical disturbance near The Bahamas is now Tropical Depression Four.  Please remember our KVEO Hurricane Tracker right here..

Five Day Tropical Weather Outlook

As of late Friday evening, a tropical convective air mass was positioned just east of the Dominican Republic.  Friday night that air mass had an 90% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone within the following 48 hours.

Quiet hurricane season doesn't mean no hurricane season

Even though it's been a quiet hurricane season so far, it's not time to breathe easy just yet. That's the message from insurance agents and the National Weather Service for valley residents during hurricane season.

BISD Police focus on cell phone usage in school zones

Over 50,000 students in Brownsville will be heading back to school on Monday, which means increased patrols for BISD Police especially when it comes to cell phone usage.

Ground breaking for building to support UTRGV medical education will be held Tuesday

Medical, academic and community leaders from The University of Texas System and across South Texas will gather at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26 for a groundbreaking ceremony for the new UT Rio Grande Valley Medical Academic Building.