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Lincoln Park 'sale' halted for now

A Brownsville plan to get city park land into the hands of the University of Texas, is scuttled, at least for now.

Pharr police release name of kidnapping victim

Pharr investigators have identified the missing woman who was kidnapped by three men with a rifle, October 29th.

Texas Land Commissioner challenges Denton frack ban in court

Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson wasted no time in challenging an unconstitutional ban on hydraulic fracturing approved by Denton voters Tuesday. By 7:51 a.m.

Hit and run driver charged with accident involving personal injury

Police have arrested a driver involved in a hit and run accident in San Benito.

Governor Perry makes first court appearance in public corruption case

Texas Governor Rick Perry made his first court appearance after being indicted on felony abuse of power charges. The charges stem from a veto threat to nix state funding for public corruption prosecutors.

Texas reaches Ebola monitoring endpoint

The last person being monitored in connection with the state’s three diagnosed Ebola patients will be cleared from twice-daily monitoring by the end of the day Friday after reaching the 21-day mark, the longest incubation period for the d

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be another chilly day with fog and periodic rain showers. An upper level wave will roll over the RGV late Friday increasing the chance of heavy rainfall. Highs will only be 66 in the Lower Valley, 66 in the Upper.

I Want to Know! What are these things?

We continue with our 'I Want to Know', and today, we are answering some viewers about what those super sized trucks are carrying under that tarp. In short, they are engines.

Goodbye Ocelots! Historical final year for UTB men's soccer

After regents action today, UT Brownsville will have to say goodbye to its Ocelot mascot as the school switches to become Vaquero's. Not before the men's soccer team has its best season in school history.

Law enforcement on the hunt for pseudo cops in Western Hidalgo Co.

If it looks like a police car, and has lights like a police car, Chief Geovani Hernandez, of La Joya Police Department says, it may not be.

Gov. Perry makes first court appearance on felony charges

Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry has made his first court appearance on felony abuse of power charges, sitting largely stoically through heated arguments from lawyers.

Dept. of Agriculture honors 82 Historic farms and ranches

The Texsa Department of Agriculture honored 82 farms and ranches across 61 counties at the 39th Annual Family Land Heritage ceremony today.

UT System Board of Regents approve “Vaqueros” as athletic nickname for new university

The University of Texas System Board of Regents officially and unanimously approved “Vaqueros” as the athletic nickname for The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley at its meeting Thursday.