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Attorney General Abbott supports deployment of state resources to target influx of illegal border crossings

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott issued the following statement strongly supporting state funding for border operations approved by Gov. Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Speaker Joe Straus:

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

2 in Texas arrested in terror-related cases

(CNN) -- Two men have been arrested in connection with terror-related activities, a U.S. attorney in Texas said Wednesday.

Thunderstorms can strike no matter where you are

Predicting a severe thunderstorm isn't easy, especially if you are out sailing and having fun. Although the odds are in your favor that your boat may never be hit by lightning, if it happens it can have devastating effects.

A look inside undocumented children holding facility

Inside the Fort Brown Border Patrol Station in Brownsville, is a maze of hallways that leads to a circular room with concrete floor to ceiling and the smell of a bad hand sanitizer.

Legislator speaks out on immigrant overcrowding

The overcrowding at immigrant detention facilities has everybody's attention nowadays. 

MEND Program Unvieled

Obesity can be a direct link to a slew of other health related issues, not only in adults, but in children as well. "It’s a big eye opener."

Over $3.5 Million in cocaine seized at the Hidalgo International Bridge

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Four suspects in custody after drug raid in Weslaco

Four people are behind bars in connection to a drug raid in the upper Valley.

Hidalgo County Commissioners approve design for new county courthouse

Hidalgo County Commissioners voted to approve the schematic design for a new County courthouse.

Twin Tornadoes: Is it a rare phenomenon?

As you may have already seen and heard, two tornadoes with deadly force devastated a small town in Northeast Nebraska Monday afternoon.

AgriLife Extension initiative includes easy-to-make recipes, videos and cooking schools

The idea of a family sitting down together for a meal may seem passé in today’s fast-paced, drive-through society, but a statewide initiative by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is helping families eat healthier —

Bodies of veteran and his girlfriend discovered in North Texas home

The bodies of a Navy veteran and his girlfriend were discovered Sunday inside a North Texas home in an apparent murder suicide.