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Prevent crime during a natural disaster

It's hurricane season. When natural disaster hits, you may be worrying about what mother nature is doing to your personal belongings.

Detectives arrest couple wanted for burglary, credit card abuse and assault

San Benito detectives have arrested a couple wanted on several criminal charges.

Edcouch woman charged with embezzling more than $90K from halfway house

Ofelia Alvarado Vallejo, 44, of Edcouch, has made an initial appearance on charges she embezzled more than $90,000 from the Mid Valley House Residential Reentry Center while working there, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

RGV birding center beneficiary of $11K of conservation grant funds

The results are in and organizers of the 18th annual Great Texas Birding Classic have something to squawk about.

Fourth of July fireworks at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

The annual Fourth of July fireworks show at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) will be Friday, July 4.

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.