Local News + Statewide News

San Benito PD requires officers to wear body cams

Just this month, the San Benito Police Department officially enacted a policy that requires officers to wear a body camera while on-duty.

TX woman posts rant about parenting online, gets negative reaction

People love posting their opinions on the Internet. No matter what happens, you can be sure that someone is going to make their feelings about it known online.

Governor Abbott files Amicus brief to halt President's executive amnesty

Governor Greg Abbott has filed an amicus brief in opposition to the Obama administration’s Emergency Motion for Stay Pending Appeal in the case to halt President Obama’s executive amnesty.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will start out with patchy fog but will be mostly sunny with just a few clouds through the day. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph. Highs will climb to 84 in the Lower Valley, 89 in the Upper.

Lawn Terror Alert: Crabgrass!!

There are two things that terrify my about gardening:  Roses and crabgrass!  (And disturbing a hive of killer bees.  Okay, that's three things.)

6 Valley educators are finalists for HEB Excellence in Education Awards

As hard as it may seem to sneak a larger than life mascot through the halls of a Sharyland school, HEB made it possible,  to surprise Anna Maria Priolo.

Murder suspect wanted by LAPD arrested in Brownsville

Border Patrol Agents arrested a man wanted murder in Brownsville early this morning.

State Trooper's traffic stop yields seizure of over $2.6 million in cocaine

A Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper's traffic stop lead to the seizure of over $2.6 million dollars of cocaine.

Customs Border Protection seizes $1.5M in narcotics


Vela appointed Senior Democratic Whip by House Leader

U.S. Representative Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) was appointed by Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer - the 2nd highest ranking Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, to serve as a Senior Democratic Whip for the 114th Congress.

U.S. Coast Guard pursues Mexican lanchas poaching off South Texas

The Coast Guard pursued two Mexican fishing crews in the waters off South Texas on Friday afternoon, interdicting one of them.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office investigating Mercedes store robbery

The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an aggravated robbery of a Mercedes convenience store.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Saturday has the potential to be a very stormy day. Expect widely scattered showers and t-showers.