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Four dead at Fort Hood, three victims plus shooter

our people were dead, including the gunman, and at least 16 others were wounded in a shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, military officials told NBC News.

Police free kidnapping victim after traffic stop

A man is freed from his alleged kidnapper after a traffic stop by Brownsville Police. NewsCenter 23 reporter Na'Tassia Finley has the details surrounding the aggravated kidnapping that originated in Mexico.

Interim sheriff selected for Hidalgo County

The wait is over--Hidalgo County commissioners filled the sport left open after Lupe Treviño resigned as sheriff last Friday.

Chupacabra found alive?

A woman in Texas says she's convinced she's found the elusive chupacabra and has the animal in a cage to prove it!

Police arrest suspect in graffiti painting of Weslaco water tower

Weslaco police arrested a man believed to be involved in the spray painting graffiti to the city's water tower.

DPS offers safety tips for wildflower fans this Spring

Springtime in Texas is known for the beautiful wildflowers that blanket the fields and roadsides across our state, including the state flower, the Bluebonnet.

Troopers investigating vehicle rollover involving with 23 passengers

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a one car accident with 23 passengers occupying the vehicle.

Constable Eddie Guerra selected as interim sheriff of Hidalgo County

Precinct 4 Constable Eddie Guerra is now the interim sheriff of Hidalgo County. County commissioners voted unanimously in naming Guerra to the position during their meeting this morning in Edinburg.

Rep. Eddie Lucio, III appointed to State Water Implementation Fund for Texas committee

Texas Speaker of the House of Representatives, Joe Straus, has appointed Rep. Eddie Lucio, III to serve on the newly created State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT) Advisory Committee.

DSHS expands closure of oyster harvesting due to algae

The Texas Department of State Health Services is temporarily closing bays along the Texas coast from Matagorda Bay to Corpus Christi Bay to the harvesting of oysters, clams and mussels because of elevated levels of an algae that can produce a t

Today's Weather Forecast

Wednesday will be partly to mostly cloudy and very warm with highs of 89 in the Lower Valley, 91 in the Upper. The South winds will range from 10-40 mph.

Solar Flare Alert: April 2

We are naturally focused on weather WITHIN the atmosphere, but there's plenty of weather to talk about in space.

Law enforcement officials applying for interim sheriff position

Out of a dozen hopeful candidates looking to fill the spot left by Lupe Treviño, Hidalgo County commissioners are expected to announce the interim sheriff tomorrow morning.

Crash victim wanted for stabbing wife

A man who was wanted in Corpus Christi is dead after crashing truck into a pole early Tuesday morning.