Local News + Statewide News

Mexican police escort travelers to ensure safety

Mexican local and state police are now working together to escort you and allow you safe travels on the typically dangerous roads between neighboring cities in Mexico.

Fort Hood soldier fatally shoots 3, kills self

(KTAL) — A Fort Hood soldier killed two neighbors before fatally shooting his wife and then himself in an off-post domestic dispute, police said.

Texas Department of Public Safety offers Spring Break safety tips for Texans

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans to drive responsibly and to take extra precautions as they make travel plans during Spring Break.

Suspect wanted in aggravated robbery investigation

San Benito police are asking for the public's help in locating a teen wanted for his involvement in an aggravated robbery case.

International Space Station to fly over Valley sky tonight

See the International Space Station! As the third brightest object in the sky the space station is easy to see if you know when to look up.

Texas Kidney Check offers free kidney screenings on World Kidney Day

March 12th is World Kidney Day and the State of Texas Kidney Foundation is urging area residents to get your kidneys checked.

Congressman Vela opens office in Weslaco to serve Hidalgo County

U.S. Representative Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, opened an office in Weslaco this month to serve constituents of the 34th District of Texas living in Hidalgo County.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be a cloudy, chilly day with fog and scattered sprinkles. The north winds will range from 10-25 mph. Highs will be 50 in the Lower Valley, 49 in the Upper.

Texas Just Can't Shake the Cold Fronts!

What a winter it has been.  Or, as we say in Texas, "It's been a humdinger!"  Another significant cold front has swept through the entire state, and it has caused more ice and snow.

Teaming up to help the homeless keep warm

With the cold weather in Brownsville today the Ozanam Center is teaming up with the Good Neighbor Settlement House to keep people off the streets and in a warm bed.

TX Attorney General warns of spam email featuring logo of U.S. district courts

A malicious new spam email featuring Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s name and an arrest threat has recently hit inboxes statewide. Email text

Airport coffee shop feels the pinch of canceled flights

Winter weather put travel on ice for some folks flying out of the Valley today. American Airlines canceled all outgoing flights to Dallas for the day, due to conditions at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport.

Attorney General Paxton vows to continue fight to stop President’s lawless amnesty

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today issued the following statement regarding the Obama Administration’s request for a stay of a federal judge’s ruling in favor of Texas and other States that enjoined in full the president’