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Brownsville churches to bless pets

Several churches in the Diocese of Brownsville will have the Blessing of the Animals in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, patron of animals and the environment, on or around Oct. 4.

CBP and Border Patrol team up to stay a step ahead of smugglers

Each car, truck, and load passing through the nation's busiest check point in Falfurrias has a story. Doyle Amidon, the patrol agent in charge says he's seen criminals get desperate to move things into the country.

Hidalgo County Sheriff's Dept. selected to operate Valley Regional Alert System

State Representative Eddie Lucio III and State Representative Sergio Muñoz, Jr.

UTRGV Athletics Branding Steering Committee launches new survey

The athletics branding steering committee for The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is launching an online survey to gather additional input from alumni, students, faculty, staff and community members on the UTRGV athletics team nickname, m

Governor Perry plans Dallas news conference on Ebola case

Gov. Rick Perry has scheduled a news conference at a Dallas hospital where a man with the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. remains in isolation.

Single mom stunned by a nearly $8,000 water bill

No one likes getting bills in the mail, but a Houston woman says she was shocked to get a water bill for nearly $8,000. She claims it's not her responsibility, but the city is saying pay up, Drew Karedes has the story.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday will be mostly sunny with a few afternoon clouds. Highs will be warmer at 93 in the Lower Valley, 96 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph.

Constable's Office loses funding to help Feds

Hidalgo County's Precinct 4 Constables Office is no longer working with Homeland Security Investigations. 

Los Fresnos CISD back in the spotlight

First a nationally recognized mobile app, then a visit with the president… Los Fresnos CISD continues to make headlines of success.

Death at a condo on South Padre Island

South Padre Island Police are investigating a death that occurred over the weekend. Officers were called to Sea Breeze Condominiums along Gulf Boulevard.

REPORT: CDC confirms first Ebola case diagnosed in U.S. in Dallas

A patient being treated at a Dallas, Texas, hospital is the first case of Ebola virus diagnosed in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, according to CNN.

Chick-fil-A rolls out ‘Pay-by-Phone’ app for Valley customers

Diners at Chick-fil-A restaurants in South Texas no longer need to rely solely on cash or a credit card to pay for their meals.