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CBP seizes over $6 million in cocaine

Officers with U.S.

DPS Wanted Fugitive has ties to Rio Grande Valley

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Omar Cruz, 30, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his arrest.

Felon pleads guilty to possessing firearms and more than 200 rounds of ammunition

Pedro Rodriguez III, 25, of Laredo, has entered a guilty plea to being a felon in possession of multiple firearms, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Starr County deputy and brother indicted for drug trafficking

Amy Reyes, a deputy sheriff with the Starr County Sheriff’s Office, has been charged along with her brother Bobby Lee Reyes alleging they conspired to possess with intent to distribute marijuana, announced U.S.

Second suspect wanted in double murder investigation

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department is searching for a second individual in connection to a double murder case.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday will be partly to mostly cloudy with a slight chance of a few drops here and there. Highs will be warmer at 76 in the Lower Valley, 77 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph.

Makeshift stash house demolished

A make shift stash house was discovered last month on ranch land in Hidalgo County and today, the owner and border patrol were out there demolishing the area.

Suspect arrested in double murder investigation

Hidalgo County Sheriff investigators have arrested a suspect believed to be involved in a double murder case dating back to October 2013.

City of South Padre Island announces annual Holiday parade Grand Marshal

The City of South Padre Island has announced the date of their annual Holiday Parade. The parade is slated for Friday, December 12th at 6 p.m. and will run from Mars to Red Snapper on Padre Boulevard.

Ignite Public Schools identified for mandatory revocation under SB 2

The Texas Education Agency has identified 14 open-enrollment charter schools that meet the legislative criteria for mandatory revocation of their charter under Senate Bill 2.

Border Patrol agents arrest woman convicted of child sex assault

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande City Station arrested a woman Monday, who has a prior conviction for aggravated sexual assault of a child.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will start out with dense fog and mostly cloudy skies. Expect mostly cloudy skies with a slight chance of a few drops here and there through the day. Highs will be 72 in the Lower and Upper Valleys.

I'm Still Waiting for the Fall Leaves to Change

If you travel to or watch television shows about cities in the Midwest or New England, it's amazing how beautiful all the yellow, red, and orange leaves are in the Fall.  If you live in the Valley, then you've grown pretty used to

Valley company takes on holiday rush

'Tis the season for holiday shopping and businesses are having to work overtime getting their products out the door.