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Two killed when suspected intoxicated driver plows car into crowd at SXSW

Police say a drunk driver plowed through barricades set up for the South by Southwest Festival, killing a man and a woman and injuring nearly two dozen others. The crowd was gathered outside of the nightclub in downtown Austin.

Today's Weather Forecast

Thursday will be mostly sunny with just a few clouds. Highs will climb to 73 in the Lower Valley, 72 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 5-20 mph.

Chilly Morning; Beautiful Afternoon

Spring Breakers might want to sleep in Thursday morning (as though I need to tell them that) because low temperatures will start out in the mid to upper 40s.

Livestock Show shapes childrens' lives

For most people, the Rio Grande Valley Rodeo and Farm Show is all about fun. But for some, the competition is serious business. The RGV Livestock Show can help shape a child’s future.

Edinburg reconsiders rail

Crews are still working to fix the damage caused by Tuesday's train derailment in Edinburg. Canton Road is open to traffic. It had been shut down between McColl and Jackson Roads.

Alleged child abductor turns herself in at Hidalgo port of entry

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Marfa Prada art installation vandalized

The Marfa Prada art installation has a new look, some vandals decided to put a pricey mark up of their own and it wasn't pretty.

Corpus Christi man sentenced in child pornography case

Jose Gutierrez III, 21, has been ordered to prison following his conviction of possession of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Gutierrez pleaded guilty Nov. 8, 2013.

Speeding infraction leads to arrest for marijuana possession

A traffic stop ends with the seizure of marijuana valued at over $54,000.

Federal agents seize computer files from Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office

Federal investigators confiscated computer files from the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday. Agents from several federal agencies conducted the search on Monday.

Weslaco man, accused of sexual assault, arrested in Florida

A Weslaco man accused of sexually assaulting a child is now behind bars after he was arrested in Florida. Ricardo Martinez, 62, was wanted by Weslaco police for allegedly sexually assaulting an eight year-old girl.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming north 23 to 28 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.

Spring breakers enjoy Texas Week despite weather

"It's spring break!" Texas Week is officially underway on South Padre Island and spring breakers are taking advantage despite a couple setbacks this year.

Valley welcomes new arena football team

The Valley is now home to a new arena football team--the RGV Sol is the newest team in the Lone Star Arena Football league, and games are just around the corner.

Train derails in Edinburg

A train is off its track and its cargo spilled after it derailed in Edinburg.