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The Next Full Moon Will Be Very Special

If you were awake very early Saint Patrick's Day morning, you saw the full moon setting.  This photo was taken in Harlingen. Here's a schedule of all the remaining full moons for 2014:

Man and his dog rescued from capsized vessel

A Coast Guard boatcrew rescued a man and his dog after intense weather conditions capsized their towboat in Matagorda Bay, Sunday.

Department of Public Safety releases Spring Break stats for 10 days

The Texas Department of Public Safety released Spring Break statistics ranging from March 7th through March 16th. The statistics range from a number of minor citations to accidents that occurred during the 10 days.

Father shoots and kills teen found in daughter's bedroom

In Texas, police say a father shot and killed a boy he found in his daughter's bedroom in the middle of the night. The girl at first denied knowing the boy, but police have learned they were friends.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. North northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 50. North wind around 8 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.

What is a cold front exactly

We just experienced a cold front and we are already seeing those cooler temps. But what is a cold front exactly? Is it just strong cold air coming and and cooling us down?

Perfect weather for a fire hazard

A Red Flag Warning is not very common for our area. These warnings are usually issued closer toward summer when the heat is high and the humidity is low. This warning is often times asscoiated with wildfires.

UPDATE: Suspect in custody, child safe

An Amber Alert has been issued by the Temple Police Department for 2-year-old Isaiah Corson. Authorities believe he may have been abducted by Vincent Corson, Jr.

Operation Bishop raids eight-liner establishments in Harlingen and San Benito

Operation Bishop agents shut down a Harlingen gas station and a San Benito establishment Thursday night after an investigation found illegal gambling taking place at the premises.

Spring breakers making the best of it without Coca Cola Beach

Thursday turned out to be the nicest day so far on South Padre Island and spring breakers flocked to new hot spots since the famous 'Coca Cola Beach' didn't set up a party this year, Na'Tassia Finley reports from the beach.

Today's Weather Forecast

Friday will be partly to mostly cloudy with a very slight chance of a few drops near the border. Highs will be 78 in the Lower Valley, 79 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph.

Something to Celebrate: Warmer Weather

Spring Break on the Island never disappoints!  And even if you're not on the beach in a bikini, it will feel good to warm up to the upper 70s on Friday.  Friday will bring partly cloudy skies with warmer winds, from the SE at 10-3

San Juan Police bust home, find $14,000

Seven people are in custody after the San Juan Police Department busted a suspected drug house.

Selfless teens sacrifice vacation to fix homes for Valley residents

Spring Break is typically a time for students to relax, but a group of generous teens are using this week to give back to a community 12 hours from home.