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Texas ends 2014 with another month of job growth

Texas employers added jobs in impressive fashion in 2014 with the increase of 457,900 seasonally adjusted total nonfarm jobs over the year. December was the fifth straight month of record-breaking annual job growth for the Lone Star State.

Border Patrol agency speaks out about drug cartels recruiting young children

Border Patrol agents are on a mission to warn youth on the dangers of drug and human smuggling. They say the number of youths being recruited by the cartels to carry out illegal business continues to grow.

Starr County sees increase in drug smuggling

The Border Patrol Department says Starr County is a hot bed for narcotics smuggling in the past month.

Federal and state agencies investigating Border Patrol shooting incident

The FBI, Texas Rangers and Border Patrol Internal Affairs are among the agencies combing through the details of a shootout between a Border Patrol agent and an alleged drug smuggler on Wednesday morning.

Vela amendment seeks to block further construction of fence on Southern Border

On Wednesday night, U.S. Representative Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) offered an amendment to the Border Security First Act (HR 399) considered by the House Homeland Security Committee.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be a very chilly day. The morning will be cloudy with scattered showers. The chilly north winds will range from 10-35 mph, so bundle up. Highs will climb to 54 in the Lower Valley, 53 in the Upper.

Valley cities receive Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission grants to develop local parks

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has approved more the $8 million in competitive grant funds for community parks across the state including several in the Rio Grande Valley.

Palmview Police identify suspect in last week's murder

Sights set on a shooter. Palmview Police say they now know who murdered 24 year old Jaime Ramos in his home last week on Ricardo.

Gov. Abbott names Texas A&M University Board Of Regents appointments

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott today appointed two new members to the Texas A&M University Board of Regents, William Mahomes, Jr. and Robert L. Albritton, and reappointed current Regent Phil Adams. The appointments are effective Feb. 1, 2015.

Gov. Abbott names three to University Of Texas System Board Of Regents

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott today appointed two new members to The University of Texas System Board of Regents, Sara Martinez Tucker and David Beck, and reappointed current Regent and Vice Chairman of the Board Steve Hicks.

What's your #MyBigGame story?

As we get ready for the Super Bowl, we want to see your big game photos and the story behind it.

Rep. Henry Cuellar appointed to key House Appropriations Subcommittees

ongressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28), the only Democrat appointed to the powerful House Committee on Appropriations from Texas, New Mexico or Arizona, announced today that he received appointments to the Subcommittee for Homeland Security and the

MS-13 gang member, arrested in Donna, deported back to El Salvador

A previously deported Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang member arrested by the U.S. Border Patrol in South Texas last year, who is wanted for murder in his native El Salvador, was removed to San Salvador Wednesday by U.S.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be cloudy with widely scattered showers. Highs will climb to 76 in the Lower Valley, 77 in the Upper. Most of the day the winds will be from the SE at 10-25 mph. At around 3 p.m.

Another Winter Storm Will Chill Texas

Texas needs to buckle down for another winter storm.  On Wednesday night, a major cold front pushed into the Panhandle and will drop the temperature in Amarillo down to 21.  In addition to the cold air, a large upper level low pressur