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Two bodies found within two days in Penitas

Authorities found another body near the Rio Grande River by Penitas.

Mexican mother suing Border Patrol for the death of her 16 year-old son

The mother of a Mexican teenager fatally shot two years ago by U.S. Border Patrol agents is suing the agency.

Undocumented woman suing Border Patrol agent for sexual assault

A Border Patrol agent is accused of sexually assaulting an undocumented woman in his custody and now that woman is suing.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be mostly sunny with just a few clouds. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph. Highs will be 97 in the Lower Valley, 104 in the Upper.

A Death Even Rarer than 'Struck by Lightning'

The Center for Disease Control has just published an article entitled "Deaths Attributed to Heat, Cold,

Welcome Julie the rhino to the Glady's Porter Zoo

The Glady's Porter Zoo in Brownsville is now able to reveal its newest addition to the public. Julie the 20-year-old rhino arrived at the zoo six weeks ago.

Adopt a Family for back to school backpacks

Back to school is less than a month away and it's time for back to school shopping, or donating. For the last four years, Linda Castro has been helping families with their back to school supplies.

AG Greg Abbott names Weslaco child support employee Assistant Attorney General of the Year

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott recognized Hector Garcia, an assistant attorney general in the Child Support Division’s Weslaco office, for his commitment to Texas children.

DSHS releases new Flower Mound cancer report

A new Texas Department of State Health Services analysis of Flower Mound cancer data has found that, with the exception of breast cancer, cancer numbers in the city’s two primary zip codes are not higher than what was expected for 2002 to

$3,000 reward offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender from San Antonio

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Robert Chrismon, 51, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

RestoreTheTexasCoast.org is unveiled

The State of Texas has unveiled restorethetexascoast.org, a dedicated online resource for Deepwater Horizon oil spill recovery efforts.

Take the High Ground: FEMA

We've made it through the first two months of hurricane season without a storm, but historically our busiest months are ahead. In this segment of Take the High Ground report, we look at FEMA's role in the aftermath of a storm.