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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.  

$3,000 reward offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender from Alpine

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Daniel “Donnie” Carrillo, 35, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

School bus driver accused of being intoxicated

A school bus driver in Houston is facing charges of driving while intoxicated. He was arrested while taking students home from a charter school on Monday afternoon, Robert Arnold reports.

TX oil spill audio tapes

Following up on the oil spill in the Houston ship channel last month, NBC News has obtained audio tapes of the captain to captain conversation that occurred just moments before impact, reporter Joel Eisenbaum has more.

Gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott introduces "Educating Texans" policy in Weslaco

Texas governor hopeful Greg Abbott revealed the first phase of his "Educating Texans" policy plan here in the upper Valley. 

Today's Weather Forecast

Tuesday will be partly to mostly cloudy and warmer with highs of 87 in the Lower Valley, 90 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-35 mph.

Last Minute ACA Signups Overwhelm workers and system

Time is up! The enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace expired March 31st at midnight.

Get Ready to Warm Up!

Monday was a beautiful and "normal" day with highs of 83 in Brownsville, 87 in the McAllen, and 84 in Harlingen.