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Representatives urge TX Legislature to support electrocardiogram screening for student athletes

State Representative Sylvester Turner (D-Houston), State Representative Wayne Smith (R-Baytown), State Representative Dan Huberty (R-Houston), and Scott Stephens, President of the Cody Stephens Go Big or Go Home Memorial Foundation, urged the T

Federal jury convicts two in drug trafficking conspiracy

Two men have been found guilty for their roles in a large-scale drug-trafficking conspiracy, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Congressman Vela sends letter to Mexico’s Secretary of Interior


Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be mostly cloudy with a few scattered sprinkles. The cooler north winds will range from 10-30 mph. Highs will be 70 in the Lower Valley, 68 in the Upper.

A Little Reminder: It's Still Winter

Mother Nature is sending us a tiny little reminder that it is still WINTER until March 20.   The RGV and really most of Texas have been enjoying temperatures way above normal much of February.  Well, a mild cold front will push t

BORSTAR training day: 12 water rescues this fiscal year so far

When it comes to search and rescue, there are 17 BORSTAR Agents here in the valley that handle every area from the brush, to the air, to K-9 units. One of the more challenging portions, is the Swift Water Rescue.

TxDOT partners with high schools to remind teens to “Click It or Ticket”

Vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among teenagers.

Farenthold introduces resolution to promote awareness for Pediatric Bone Cancer

February 10, 2015, Congressman Blake Farenthold (TX-27) introduced a resolution designating September 25, 2015 as “National Pediatric Bone Cancer Awareness Day.” Families, caregivers, charities and research groups across the United

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday will be another very warm day with highs of 77 in the Lower Valley, 81 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph. Look for partly cloudy skies. On Thursday, a cold front will blow in.

National Guard here to stay, at least through May

It looks like the National Guard could be here to stay for a little bit longer than expected. Former Governor Rick Perry deployed 1,000 guardsmen last summer and they were expected to be gone by March.

Lieutenant Governor announces National Guard troops to continue protecting the border

Today, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick held a press conference where he announced an update on border security priorities in the senate.

Palmview Police investigating possible kidnapping

Palmview Police tell Newscenter 23 the possible kidnapping happened near the intersection of Esperanza and Shuerbach, in broad daylight.

Former Starr County Deputy Sheriff pleads guilty to drug trafficking

Amy Reyes, 32, a former deputy with the Starr County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO), and her bother Bobby Lee Reyes, 36, both of Rio