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Today's Weather Forecast

Today Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 66. Light north northwest wind becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Fracking Possibly linked to series of Texas Earthquakes

At least a dozen earthquakes hit North Texas on Tuesday in 36 hours. Geophysicists said they're looking into whether fracking may have been a factor.

Perfect Storm of Bad Weather for Saturday

Winter's misery will reach a crescendo on Saturday.  A Wind Chill Advisory is posted through the day until 3 p.m.  Another major cold front will mean north winds at 10-35 mph.  With morning and midday temperatures only in the

Decomposed body found in wetland identified

The body found off Highway 48 in a wetland area on Wednesday has been identified.

Students learn Texas history by playing a part

On the second Friday of 2015, the 7th grade hall of De Leon Middle School was filled with faces that shaped state of Texas between 1835-1836.

Helicopter spots nearly 700lbs of marijuana near Roma

A joint effort from the air and ground lead border patrol agents to almost 700 pounds of marijuana.

Cold weather safety tips from Hidalgo County's Office of Emergency Management

As the Rio Grande Valley continues to experience extremely cold temperatures, the Hidalgo County Office of Emergency Management recommends that residents prepare for the temperature to drop this afternoon.

Suspects jump from freeway wall to get away from police

A high speed police chase came to a dramatic end when two suspects tried to make a run for it. Pearland police got a call of a suspicious person, knocking on doors at a neighborhood and when they checked it out, the chase began.

Daughter turns in father for drug possession

Four men were arrested in Brownsville after a woman called police that her father had drugs in the house.

$7,500 reward offered for Most Wanted Fugitive from Corpus Christi

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Gilberto Garcia, 35, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

City of Brownsville Parks & Recreation handing out jackets for children in need

The cold snap is here, but not everyone is prepared to deal with these cooler temperatures, Na'Tassia Finley has more on helping those who need a little help staying warm.

Starr County investigators arrest high ranking drug leader

A suspected drug lord is behind bars after a raid at his home this week. Starr County investigators say Ediel Tejada was part of a state and federal drug case. He was arrested along with two other people.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be cloudy with a better chance of rain. Expect fog, and the north winds will range from 10-30 mph and will feel chilly again much of the day.

Man arrested for attempting to return items taken off store shelf

San Benito PD arrested a man who tried to scheme Walmart out of $500 dollars by attempting to return different items than the ones that he had purchased.