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Rick Perry, Wendy Davis tour immigrant facilities

The day started with Texas Gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis.

Mass grave reported in Brooks County

A disturbing discovery in Brooks County where researchers claim they've found human remains buried in mass graves and they believe those remains may be undocumented immigrants.

CBP officers seize $2M in cocaine and meth at Hidalgo port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Hidalgo International Bridges intercepted two separate loads of alleged cocaine and methamphetamine.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be mostly cloudy with more scattered showers. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph. Highs will be 89 in the Lower Valley, 92 in the Upper.

Not Enough Rain to Float a Boat... Yet.

The Monday morning cloudy skies and scattered showers were quite nice in Harlingen and much of the Lower Valley.  The scattered Monday evening t-showers brought some much needed rain to Starr County.  But rain totals did not exactly w

Gov. Perry tours facility housing detainees, reaffirms commitment to securing border

Gov. Rick Perry today toured a federal facility housing unaccompanied alien children, where he received a briefing from federal officials.

Hidalgo County deputies investigating aggravated robbery of Alamo business

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office is investigating the aggravated robbery of a business on Saturday evening.

CBP officers stop alleged smuggling attempt of a one-year-old child

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Pharr International Bridge this weekend intercepted a woman for alleged violations of immigration law.

Border crisis: First hand look

(NBC News) As the number of unaccompanied children crossing the southern U.S. border soars the Obama administration is increasing its warnings to Central American families not to send their children on the treacherous journey.

Six juveniles rescued by FBI in child sex trafficking operation

During the past four days, the FBI together with several local, state, and federal law enforcement partners conducted Operation Cross Country VIII to address commercial child sex trafficking throughout the United States.

Car thief ditches baby

(KPRC) An Amber Alert has been canceled after a missing 8-month-old baby was found safe, abandoned in a vacant lot in Houston, Texas.

Former Bastrop teacher sentenced to prison for sexually assaulting two students

Arthur Reyes, 61, of Bastrop, was sentenced to 15 years in prison Thursday after he pleaded guilty to two charges of aggravated sexual assault.

Texas Department of Public Safety graduates 107 State Troopers

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw and Texas Public Safety Commission Chair Cynthia Leon, on Friday, were joined by Texas State Rep.

Sea Rim State Park enjoying rebirth on the upper coast

Sea Rim State Park on the upper Texas coast has been reborn after being battered and inundated by two hurricanes in the past decade and now sports a host of improveme

Coast Guard rescues 7 adults, 3 children from sinking boat in Gulf of Mexico

The Coast Guard rescued 10 people Friday after their catamaran began taking on water 18 miles north of the Port Mansfield jetties and about 1.5 miles offshore.