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K9 finds 6.5lbs of heroin during traffic stop

A Brownsville man is arrested after a BPD canine alerted during a traffic stop. Gerardo Hernandez, 58, was charged with possession of a controlled substance.

Texas A&I honors distinguished graduates

The Texas A&I Alumni Association will be hosting their annual homecoming banquet on Saturday, October 18th at 11:30AM at the King Ranch Museum/Henrietta Memorial Center. They will be recognizing three distinguished graduates.

Girl missing since 2002 found in Mexico back in Texas

Sabrina Allen has been missing since she was allegedly abducted by her non-custodial mother in 2002. Sabrina and her mother, Dara Llorens were found in Mexico and brought back to the United States Tuesday.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will start out with patchy fog. Most of the day will be partly cloudy and very warm with SE winds at 10-35 mph. Highs will pop up to 93 in the Lower Valley, 97 in the Upper because of the warm winds.

Heavy Rain on Friday?

Excluding the somewhat creepy fog over the last few mornings, the RGV has enjoyed some beautiful afternoons with partly cloudy skies and highs in the low 90s.  But will heavy rain return on Friday?

Valley to adopt its own amber alert system

The Rio Grande Valley will now have its own regional alert system allowing local law enforcement to issue amber and silver alerts.

Brownsville churches to bless pets

Several churches in the Diocese of Brownsville will have the Blessing of the Animals in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, patron of animals and the environment, on or around Oct. 4.

CBP and Border Patrol team up to stay a step ahead of smugglers

Each car, truck, and load passing through the nation's busiest check point in Falfurrias has a story. Doyle Amidon, the patrol agent in charge says he's seen criminals get desperate to move things into the country.

Hidalgo County Sheriff's Dept. selected to operate Valley Regional Alert System

State Representative Eddie Lucio III and State Representative Sergio Muñoz, Jr.

UTRGV Athletics Branding Steering Committee launches new survey

The athletics branding steering committee for The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is launching an online survey to gather additional input from alumni, students, faculty, staff and community members on the UTRGV athletics team nickname, m

Governor Perry plans Dallas news conference on Ebola case

Gov. Rick Perry has scheduled a news conference at a Dallas hospital where a man with the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. remains in isolation.