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The rise of the red planet

This month is just full of amazing star gazing opportunities! We are pretty much done with the first week of April and now we are heading toward the moments of staying up all night just gazing up at the sky.

Angie's list home warranty

Home warranties can provide you with peace of mind, but they can also be a headache if you don't do your homework. In today's Angie's list report, what home buyers need to know about the cost-benefit divide.

Six arrested in multiple drug/firearms indictments

Three separate indictments have been partially unsealed following the arrest of six Laredo residents on a variety of charges including methamphetamine and/or cocaine trafficking and felon in possession of a firearm, announced United States Atto

Rep. Cuellar introduces bill to eliminate agency of selling government reports

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) joined U.S. Senators Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and U.S.

Dual Chinese/U.S. citizen sentenced in money laundering scheme

Kin Fu Chow, 47, of Chicago, Ill., has been ordered to prison for his involvement in a money laundering conspiracy involving alien smuggling activity, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Fort Hood father reveals possible motive

One of the sixteen people injured in that Fort Hood shooting on Wednesday, an Army Sergeant from Mississippi, C.J.

Powerful hailstorm terrifies, sends shoppers running for cover in Denton, TX

Tornado sirens sounded and a funnel cloud formed on the horizon, Denton resident, "I don't know what to do, I've never been in a storm like this, I'm not from here."

Los Fresnos teens arrested for burglarizing homes

Los Fresnos police have arrested several teens accused of skipping class to burglarize homes, Na'Tassia Finley has more on how police caught them.

Search for answers

(NBC News) With the U.S. Army leading the investigation -- not civilian agencies -- the public may never know all the details of this week's deadly shootings at Fort Hood, Texas.

Today's Weather Forecast

Friday will be mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers as a cold front comes in. The winds will flow in from the North at 10-30 mph. Highs will be a bit cooler... 84 in the Lower Valley, 83 in the Upper.

Gardening Alert: Oh, no, Sooty Canker!

Oh, no, it's Sooty Canker! If you notice that the bark is falling off your tree with a dark patch that looks as though it was burned, your tree is suffering from Sooty Canker, a fungus that, if left untreated, will kill the tree.

McAllen Art Walk returns Friday

The McAllen Art Walk is returning this Friday and local artists will once again have a chance to show off their work.  

By the numbers: Border Patrol's RGV Sector is busy

The Rio Grande Valley portion of the United States-Mexico border is the most active in the country for illegal immigration.   Now the Rio Grande sector of the Border Patrol is getting reinforcement.  

The latest in the investigation into a Texas military base shooting

We're learning more about the soldier who opened fire at the Fort Hood military base in Texas Wednesday, before turning the gun on himself.