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Coast Guard transports 3 men, 2 dogs off Padre Island National Seashore

The Coast Guard picked up three men and two dogs from Padre Island National Seashore after their vehicles became disabled on the beach Wednesday.

Unique collaboration reveals dinosaurs once roamed San Antonio

Texas Parks & Wildlife and the Witte Museum have formed a new partnership to document and research the only known dinosaur footprints on public land in Bexar County.

Cameron County halts in issuing burn permits to residents

For years the Cameron County Emergency Management Office and Fire Marshals Services have been issuing bur permits to residents, but now that has come to an abrupt halt due to legal issues, Na'Tassia Finley reports.

Arraignment date set for volunteer firefighters accused of arson

The arraignment is set for six volunteer firefighters accused of setting more than a dozen fires in the Rio Hondo area last year.

Zeta cartel member sentenced in conspiracy to smuggle firearms/grenades into Mexico

Richard John Medina aka “El Guero,” 40, of Laredo, has been ordered to prison for being a felon in possession of multiple firearms and grenades, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Medina pleaded guilty Tuesday, Dec.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be partly to mostly cloudy with widely scattered t-showers. Highs will be 95 in the Lower Valley, 100 in the Upper. The SE winds will be 10-25 mph. Friday will be mostly cloudy with scattered t-showers.

Harlingen man caught trying to steal a vehicle

A man is arrested after getting caught attempting to steal a vehicle from a Harlingen auto shop. Twenty-five year old Jose Morales Perez has been charged with burglary of a building and theft of a motor vehicle.

Mandatory pet spay/neuter in Port Isabel

The first city in the valley to have mandatory pet micro chipping, is now the first city in the valley to adopt a mandatory pet spay or neuter ordinance.

A More Active Gulf

A weakly defined area of convection a little NE of Houston has a 20% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone within the next 48 hours.  The area of concern is drifting SW at 20 mph.  This convective mass will enhance the chance o

Texas father accused of gunning down drunk driver acquitted of murder

(NBC News) A Texas father accused of gunning down the drunk driver who killed his two sons shortly after the accident has been acquitted of murder.

Theft suspect involved in San Benito standoff pending arraignment

The man responsible for the six hour police standoff at a San Benito Super 8 motel yesterday was released from the hospital this morning and is now behind bars.

Texas biggest beach cleanup on September 27th

As many as 10,000 Texans are expected to hit the beach Saturday, Sept. 27 for the biggest beach cleanup in the Lone Star State, the Texas General Land Office’s Adopt-A-Beach Fall Cleanup.

Gov. Perry helps break ground on Occidental Petroleum Complex in Midland

Gov. Rick Perry helped break ground on Occidental Petroleum's Midland Office Complex.

CBP announces new Internet method for reporting smuggling and illicit activity

U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Laredo Field Office announced today that there is a new Internet-based method for members of the public in South Texas to anonymously report various types of smuggling activity to CBP.

DPS mobile app now available for download

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced the launch of its mobile app, which is designed to give Texans instant access to the state’s Sex Offender Registry, Texas 10 Most Wanted program and other valuable resources.