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If You Must Protect a Plant in a Freeze, Cloth or Plastic?

I realize temperatures this December have been around 3 to 5 degrees above normal most of the month, so the last thing on our minds when it's 78 degrees outside is:  "How can I protect my precious Oriental Hibiscus from a freeze??

Shoppers beware, avoid being a victim in the parking lot

A woman in Harlingen was shaken up after an attempted robbery at Walmart last week. \ Harlingen Police say the victim screamed and struggled with the suspect who was trying to get her purse, before he let go and got away.

Police discover narcotics while serving arrest warrant

Pharr Police were on the 6800 block of South Blanca to arrest Lee Roy Huerta on Thursday evening. As they were executing the arrest warrant, officers spotted Dereck Medina run inside the home.

CBP seizes $1.2 million in cocaine at Hidalgo International Bridge

Hidalgo County Customs and Border Protection officials arrested a 24-year-old Alamo woman for traveling with $1,215,000 in cocaine.

Spa owner sentenced to federal prison for unsafe botox injections

The Hidalgo spa owner who pleaded guilty to injecting her clients with liquid silicone not approved by the FDA is sentenced to 3 years in federal prison.

Hidalgo County deputies arrest Boost Mobile burglar

Hidalgo County deputies have arrested the suspect wanted in connection to several burglaries of one store.

San Benito CISD names new Superintendent of schools

The San Benito CISD has named a new superintendent of schools for the district. School District Board of Trustees unanimously hired Dr. Marc Puig as Superintendent of Schools who has vast experience in the educational system.

$2.5 million in cocaine seized by Border Patrol agents at Falfurrias check point

Border Patrol agents seized more than $2.5 million in cocaine at the Falfurrias check point. On Thursday, December 11th agents encountered a Nissan Sentra occupied by woman and her passenger at the Falfurrias check point.

U.S. seizes investment account of former Mexican governor’s political appointee

An investment account in McAllen alleged to be owned by Homero De La Garza Tamez has been seized as a result of an the efforts of a multi-agency Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) investigation, announced U.S.

Former high school teacher sentenced for possession child pornography

Thomas David Thompson, 65, of Corpus Christi, has been sentenced for possession of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. He pleaded guilty Aug. 29, 2014.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be partly to sometimes mostly cloudy and a little warmer with highs of 79 in the Lower Valley, 80 in the Upper (Ranch Country). The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph.

Hidalgo Co. Sheriff's Office executes 4 simultaneous raids

11 people are behind bars, after the Hidalgo County Sheriff's office wrapped up a 10 day investigation with 4 simultaneous raids on Thursday morning.

Harlingen's 'Toys for Tots' drive continues

Toy donations for the 'Toys for Tots' drive in Harlingen has been slow to kick off…but despite the deadline approaching, Harlingen police are optimistic towards a cause they’ve been a part of for a couple of years.

Employee steals over $20K in auto parts

A Cardenas Motors employee is behind bars for stealing auto parts. Ramon Martinez, 57, of Pharr was arrested by Harlingen police after surveillance video showed him taking auto parts from the warehouse.

Surveillance video of aggravated robbery

Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office have released a surveillance video of an armed robbery from yesterday morning. Investigators say that five suspects entered All Valley Metal Recycling in rural Donna.