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Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday will be partly to mostly cloudy with scattered showers and a slight chance of isolated t-storms mixed in. Highs will be 97 in the Lower Valley, 101 in the Upper.

Season Finale: Last year for UTB Athletics

With UTRGV on the horizon, UT Brownsville will have to drop the athletics program after this season. Last season, the UT Brownsville women's volleyball team finished with a perfect season and a national title.

Construction begins on first new building for UTRGV medical school

Medical, academic and community leaders from throughout South Texas gathered Tuesday morning for a groundbreaking ceremony for the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Medical Academic Building, the first new construction for the UTRGV School

Former fugitive faces numerous charges including hostage taking related to an alleged murder

Noe Aranda-Soto, 34, an undocumented alien illegally residing in Houston, will make his initial appearance in Corpus Christi federal court tomorrow on charges contained in a 22-count superceding indictment, announced U.S.

Weslaco residents asked to conserve water

As for when the boil water advisory will be lifted, it all depends on the public's consumption of water.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be partly to occasionally mostly cloudy with a few drops of rain here or there. The East winds will range from 5-20 mph. Highs will be 96 in the Lower Valley, 102 in the Upper.

Meet Hurricane Cristobal

Cristobal has been officially upgraded to Hurricane Category 1 as of Monday evening.  Interestingly, it is expected to follow an almost identical path as Bertha, the previous Atlantic storm.

Bus drivers return to work after strike on first day of school

Some bus drivers at Mercedes ISD put the brakes on getting students to and from school today.

Water advisory impacts first day of school at Weslaco ISD

Today marks the first day of school for many campuses across the Valley, but one upper-Valley district is in the middle of a city-wide water advisory.

Valley fires leave 2 dead and 1 in hospital

A pair of fires injure and kill. One is suspected arson. A fire near San Benito sent one person to the hospital. Crews were called around 5:30am this morning, and the fire was contained shortly after.

$1.5 million bond set for captured fugitive wanted on murder charges

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department arrested a murder suspect wanted since 2005.

Humble man sentenced for multiple convictions in health care fraud conspiracy

Lawrence Tyler, 42, has been ordered to prison for six years following his convictions for conspiracy to commit health care fraud, seven counts of health care fraud and one count of money laundering, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Mag

Prospects good for Dove season in Texas

Most folks don’t usually look forward to Mondays, but Texas dove hunters will be making an exception this year. The traditional September 1 dove season opening day in the North and Central Zones falls on Labor Day Monday.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Light southeast wind becoming east 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

Tropical Storm Cristobal to miss the US

It's officially the third tropical storm to form in the Atlantic this year for the 2014 hurricane season.