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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.

Corpus Christi man pleads guilty to distributing 4,000 images of child porn

Kevin Justin Esquivel, 24, of Corpus Christi, has pleaded guilty to distribution of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

ACS CAN, Stand Up To Cancer join to boost medical research funding

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) announce an unprecedented joint effort to save more lives from cancer by boosting the nation’s investment in lifesaving cancer research.

Fraudsters sent to federal prison

Several individuals have been ordered to federal prison for their roles in a scheme to defraud local banks, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday clouds will adorn the skies with a partly cloudy day and pacific moisture will increase the chances of some rain showers developing in the Sierra Madre area and higher terrain to our west.

The Writers' Forum at the Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center is sponsoring “Women’s Voices”

The Writers' Forum at the Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center is sponsoring “Women’s Voices” this Saturday, as part of International Women’s Month.

Glady's Porter Zoo welcomes 34 new Docent volunteers

The Glady's Porter Zoo is welcoming 34 new Docent volunteers for 2015. Docents are the uniformed staff that help with zoo keeping and guest services.