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Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 11:12am

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Texas officials release latest Ebola contact tracing numbers

The Texas Department of State Health Services posted the most recent Ebola numbers to their website on Tuesday. You can see the most recent numbers below.

18 year-old woman arrested for attempting to smuggle a minor at the Hidalgo port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested an 18-year-old woman from La Villa, Texas after she allegedly attempted to smuggle a four-year-old girl from Guerrero, Mexico.

Watch Live @ 12 pm on CDC Holds Briefing On Ebola

CDC officials hold a news conference on the Ebola outbreak.

Person of interest: credit card abuse

Brownsville Police need your help in locating a person wanted in credit card theft. Detectives have now found that the card may have been used by this woman at a convenience store and the HEB on Central Boulevard.

Dallas Cowboy Joseph Randle charged with theft

Dallas Cowboy running back Joseph Randle has been arrested for shoplifting in Frisco, TX. On Monday, October 13th Frisco police were called to a Dillard's store in reference to a theft incident.

Texas Department of Agriculture announces grant awards for workforce training

Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples today announced five grants totaling $500,000 were awarded through the Parallel Pathways to Success Grant Program (Parallel Pathways), which is designed to meet the workforce needs of rural Texas communitie

Dallas nurse receives blood from Ebola survivor as part of treatment

An Ebola patient in Dallas receives a blood transfusion from an Ebola survivor, Andrew Spencer has the latest in the woman's treatment and protections for other health care workers.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be a beautiful day. It will start out clear and chilly but warm up to a pleasant 86 in the Lower Valley, 85 in the Upper. The North-NE winds will range from 5-15 mph.

Dry Air Means Two Chilly Mornings! But Why?

You may find this hard to believe, but some Valley residents actually ENJOY cooler weather!  What????  Yes, it's true!

30% of South Texas has diabetes. Research institute comes to UTRGV

Diabetes and obesity problems in the valley have now been declared as near crisis levels.

Man shot in hand after entering ranch

A man is shot after entering a private ranch. The victim was shot in the hand and taken to a local hospital. This all happened in Starr County.

Pharr to host Laps for Hope event for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The City of Pharr wants people to take to the pool to raise awareness on Breast Cancer.  The city says more than a million people in the United States battle the disease each year.

Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response announces hearing in Austin

The Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response will hold its first hearing at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 at the Texas State Capitol in Austin.

Arrested: Keeping down payments for fake home sales

Brownsville Police arrested a woman who was allegedly scamming home buyers out of their down payments.

Run with a Soldier 5K Fun Run & Family Wellness Fair

The Army National Guard wants to support family health and wellness in the Rio Grande Valley.