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Hidalgo County Sheriff deputies searching for suspect wanted on murder charge

Hidalgo County Sheriff's investigators are searching for a suspect believed to be involved in the shooting of two men on Monday afternoon.

TWC warns Texas job seekers to be aware of false employment scams

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) wants Texas job seekers to be aware that unscrupulous people posing as potential employers may try to take their money in exchange for non-existent jobs, even sometimes posing as representatives of establish

Coast Guard seizes 450 red snapper illegally caught off South Texas coast

The Coast Guard interdicted a Mexican fishing crew poaching in South Texas waters, Sunday, 30 miles offshore and 70 miles north of the U.S./Mexican border.

Gov. Perry urges Texans to prepare for 2014 Hurricane Season

Gov. Perry is urging Texans to prepare their families and homes for the 2014 Hurricane Season, which begins June 1 and runs through the end of November.

Tort reform means more doctors for Texans

Texas faced a major turning point in 2003, one that could have seriously jeopardized the economic successes our state has enjoyed over the past decade.

Department State Health Services urges precautions as West Nile Season nears

The Texas Department of State Health Services advises the public to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites that may lead to West Nile illness. As we enter the warmer months, the risk of exposure to virus-carrying mosquitoes increases.

Reward increased to $13,000 for Most Wanted Sex Offender

The reward for Jerry Don Holmes, 42, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of June.

DPS urges Texans to review emergency plans, stay prepared during hurricane season

With the 2014 Hurricane Season starting Sunday, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding residents to make sure they review their emergency plans and stay prepared for the potential threat of hurricanes or tropical storms.

ICE Dallas office deports Salvadoran national wanted for aggravated homicide

A Salvadoran national and gang member, who was wanted in El Salvador for aggravated homicide and extortion, was deported Wednesday and turned over to local law enforcement authorities to face criminal charges.

Texas students place in National Archery Shootout

Two hundred and seventy seven Texas students competed for the shot of a lifetime at the 11th annual National Archery in the Schools Tournament.

Coast Guard assists 9 people aboard disabled vessel taking on water near Port O’Connor

The Coast Guard assisted a disabled vessel taking on water with nine people aboard, 33 miles southeast of Port O'Connor, Sunday.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Light east northeast wind becoming east 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Coast Guard rescues stranded man near Brownsville Ship Channel

The Coast Guard located a stranded man near the Brownsville Ship Channel and transported him to safety, Saturday.

Coast Guard forces illegal Mexican fisherman back across border

A patrolling Coast Guard aircrew spotted, pursued and compelled a lancha across the U.S./Mexican border, Friday, after the lancha was spotted poaching in U.S waters.