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How ice cream gets contaminated

The listeria outbreak likely responsible for three deaths in the past year has been potentially linked to Blue Bell Creameries Ice Cream Products, the company issued a recall, but said many of its other products are not affected.

Real estate heir Robert Durst says he 'killed them all'

He admitted to shooting and dismembering his neighbor, but was acquitted of murder. He was suspected in his first wife's disappearance, but no one could pin him to it.

Coast Guard engages multiple lanchas in several high-speed pursuits

Coast Guard crews pursued four separate Mexican fishing crews in the waters off South Texas for more than 3 hours Friday morning.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today: A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of rain after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 72. North wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

TX lawmakers introduce comprehensive medical marijuana legislation

Texas state lawmakers introduced legislation Friday that would allow patients with cancer, seizure disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, and other debilitating conditions to access medical marijuana if their doctors recommend it.

Special enrollment period began March 15th-April 30th for the ACA coverage

Even though the deadline for enrolling in a health care plan has passed, some individuals still qualify for enrollment.

Border Patrol agents seize 11 lbs. of peyote

U.S. Border Patrol agents from Rio Grande Valley Sector confiscated 11 pounds of peyote on Thursday.

TX Senator files bill criminalizing filming of police

On Tuesday, Texas State Rep. Jason Villalba (R-Dallas) filed HB 2918, which would criminalize the filming of a police officer within 25 feet, or 100 feet if armed.

Religious Leaders urge Senators to protect local communities

On Monday at 8am, faith leaders across Texas will arrive in Austin to testify against Senate Bill 185, which threatens local efforts to build better relationships between police and communities.

Bureau of Prisons cancels contract with Willacy County Correctional Center

MTC has learned that the Bureau of Prisons has canceled its contract with MTC for the operation of the Willacy County Correctional Center.

Texas week here, find alternate ways to travel on the island

As Texas week begins its kick off tonight some travelers have already made their way to South Padre Island. The traffic on the causeway is beginning to pile up as we speak.

Spring Break TX Week traffic starts tonight for Port Isabel

Spring Break Texas week traffic begins as early as tonight at Port Isabel and it is the intersection of 48 and Texas 100 where most of the traffic congestion is expected to go through Port Isabel on to the causeway that leads to South Padre Isl

HCSO identifies suspect in stolen truck and firearms case

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office has identified a suspect involved in the theft of a vehicle & firearms and is asking for the public's help in locating him.

City of San Benito celebrates Texas Independence Day Celebration

The sixth annual Texas Independence Day Celebration and Sanctioned BBQ Cook-Off is scheduled here March 13-14 at the San Benito Fairgrounds from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Former Mexican governor’s political appointee indicted

A former Mexican political appointee from the State of Tamaulipas, Mexico, has been indicted for conspiring to launder monetary instruments, conspiracy to commit bank fraud and two counts of bank fraud, announced U.S.