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Corpus Christi police pull two children locked inside hot vehicle

Two children pulled out of hot vehicle in Corpus Christi, after one of the kids accidentally locked the doors, the tense moments were all caught on video by a bystander, Anayeli Ruiz reports.

Middle school students hospitalized after taking unknown substance

A group of Texas middle school students are in the hospital on Wednesday after taking some pills at school. Six 8th graders reportedly showed symptoms of accelerated heart rate after taking the drugs.

$626K in federal funds for healthcare navigators for Starr and Hidalgo counties

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) announced that MHP Salud, has been awarded over $626,180 in federal Navigator grants from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to serve Hidalgo and Starr Counties and the Rio Grande Valley.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will start out sunny but turn more and more cloudy as the day goes on. We'll have a slight chance of a few drops Thursday night. Highs will climb to 95 in the Lower Valley, 100 in the Upper.

Tropical Update: New Threat to Gulf?

A tropical convective mass sits over the Bahamas.  It has a 10% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone within the next 48 hours, according to the National Hurricane Center.  What makes the area of concern interesting is that lon

Middle schoolers hospitalized after taking pills

A group of Texas middle school students are in the hospital today after taking some pills at school.

First hand look at a group of armed Americans patrolling the border

A controversial group of citizens have been patrolling the border for the last 3 months. Their mission is to deter illegal immigrants from crossing the border. They call themselves 'The Patriots'.

Driver survives after crashing truck into pole

A 23 year-old man was hospitalized after crashing into a sign at Betty Hardwick Center late last night.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday will be beautiful and mostly sunny with highs of 94 in the Lower Valley, 99 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph. Thursday will start out sunny but turn mostly cloudy late day.

Internships available at NASA for UTB students

Representatives from the Johnson Space Center in Houston visited students at UTB today to offer internship opportunities.

Chopper transmission line maintenance work on SPI

South Padre Island got some extra entertainment from the skies today. The electric utility is AEP Texas which hired a company to maintain their lines and that contractor is using a helicopter to fly from line to line.

Rice University stays in Top 20 in U.S. News rankings

Despite falling a spot in this year’s U.S. News & World Report college rankings, Rice University remained the only Texas university to crack the top 20.