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Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be partly cloudy with a very slight chance of a stray drop or two. Highs will be slightly warmer at 93 in the Lower Valley, 96 in the Upper.

Ebola test result comes back negative on Dallas County deputy

UPDATE: According to DSHS, testing of the specimen submitted by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital was completed on Thursday with a negative result for Ebola.

Morning crash sends 1 man to hospital

A crash just outside our studio this morning sent one man to the hospital. A vehicle was exiting off the expressway and was clipped by a driver on the Frontage Road just north of Boca Chica Boulevard.

WANTED: Hidalgo County investigators searching for woman on burglary charge

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in locating a woman wanted for burglary. Detectives are searching for Roseangela Nadine Gonzalez, 21, who is wanted on burglary of habitation charge.

State officials follow federal guidance after Ebola death

State health officials are following strict guidelines outlined by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in handling the body of a man who died earlier today after developing Ebola.

Dallas gang members sentenced for racketeering conspiracy

Five Aryan Brotherhood of Texas (ABT) gang members from Dallas were sentenced to prison this week for their roles in the ABT criminal enterprise.

Experts offer hunters tips on avoiding disease in the field

With archery season for deer already under way, and the rifle season in the North and South zones only three weeks away, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is cautioning hunters to be careful in handling the game they harvest.

Whooping Cranes beginning their fall journey to Texas

Endangered whooping cranes are arriving early at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge this year.

100,000 households were with no electricity during power outage

At about 5 p.m. Wednesday, the entire Rio Grande Valley suffered a power outage and at one point, 100,000 customers were without power. It all ended less than two hours later and lights started to flicker back on again.

IDEA Public Schools awarded $15 million to open new schools in Texas

IDEA Public Schools, a nationally-recognized charter school network, has been awarded $15 million through the competitive Charter School Programs (CSP) Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools grant by the US Department of Educ

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be partly cloudy with warm winds. Highs will climb to 92 in the Lower Valley, 95 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph.

So Far, So Quiet (Hurricane Season 2014)

We have 53 days left in Hurricane Season 2014 and, thank goodness, it has been a remarkably quiet year in the Atlantic.

Rotating outages in the Rio Grande Valley

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has instructed Valley-area transmission and distribution service providers to reduce demand on the electric system immediately due to voltage concerns on the transmission system in that area.

Power outage affecting residents Valley-wide

There is a large power outage and it's Valley wide.