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43 individuals cleared from Ebola monitoring

A group of 43 people in Texas who had contact with the state's first Ebola patient have been cleared from twice-daily monitoring after reaching the 21-day mark, the longest incubation period for the disease.

Secretary of State reminds Texans about Early Voting

Beginning Monday, Oct. 20, qualified Texas voters will have the opportunity to vote early in the November 4 General Election. Early Voting runs through Friday, Oct. 31.

Coast Guard rescues two in Corpus Christi Bay

Coast Guard crews searched and located a man after he entered the water Sunday afternoon in Corpus Christi Bay, Texas, and drifted away from his sailboat and girlfriend, who could not fully control the boat to retrieve him.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. East northeast wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Houston subpoenas sermons

City attorney demands churches notes on sermons on recently passed equal rights ordinance, outraging pastors. Mark Boyle reports.

Hurricane Gonazalo makes landfall in Bermuda

We are seeing Hurricanes affecting several parts of the world, and there are three that we are keeping a close eye one.

A Return of Showers This Weekend?

It's been about a week since the RGV has hand any measurable rainfall.  It certainly has been a gorgeous week weather-wise, but it's time for a little change this weekend... rain!

Ring of parking meter thefts in Brownsville, 20 machines broken

A ring of parking meter burglaries has hit downtown Brownsville over the last week. \ So far, three men have been arrested and police are still looking for a fourth.

HazMat crews disinfect three Central Texas schools

Cleaning crews are disinfecting three Central Texas schools while they remain closed Friday as a precaution regarding a recent Ebola scare.

Texas Governor Rick Perry asks President Obama to reassure Texans on Ebola

Texas Governor Rick Perry is asking for President Barack Obama's help to reassure Texans worried about Ebola. Two health care workers caught the disease following treatment of patient Thomas Eric Duncan at a Dallas hospital.

Lab supervisor who may have handled Ebola samples quarantined on cruise ship

A Dallas health worker is under voluntary quarantine on board a Carnival cruise ship in the Caribbean. The U.S. State Department says the person may have handled lab specimens from Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, who died.

Texas adds 413,700 jobs over the year

The Texas economy added 36,400 seasonally adjusted total nonfarm jobs in September. Over the year, Texas added 413,700 total non-farm jobs, the largest gain over a 12-month period ever recorded in the Lone Star State.

TPWD reminds hunters about proper deer carcass disposal

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department reminds hunters throughout the state to properly dispose of carcasses from harvested deer to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases in deer.