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Selfless teens sacrifice vacation to fix homes for Valley residents

Spring Break is typically a time for students to relax, but a group of generous teens are using this week to give back to a community 12 hours from home.

Driver identified in deadly SXSW crash

A crowded street at a popular festival in Austin, Texas, became a chaotic scene as a suspected drunk driver tore through the crowd, running over people and hitting other cars, leaving two people dead and others seriously injured.

CBP officers seize methamphetamine at Hidalgo port of entry

Officers with U.S.

Commercial truckers say DPS inspections costing them time and money

Truck drivers say too many inspections in Cameron County is costing them unnecessary time and money, Na'Tassia Finley has more on their concerns.

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


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.