Local News + Statewide News

State bill would force parents to vaccinate their kids

Newly proposed legislation may force more Texas parents to vaccinate their kids, Andrea Lucia reports. Nine year-old Amara insists she likes vaccinations. Andrea Lucia, "You're okay with getting a shot?"

Mexican fishing vessel caught poaching in U.S. waters

The Coast Guard interdicted one Mexican fishing vessel, Friday, after observing the vessel's crewmembers poaching in U.S. waters.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 79. West southwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.

Fun weather arts&crafts for kids.

We may still be in winter, but we are still seeing those nice temperatures. All week long we have seen temperatures in the mid to upper 70's. The prefect weather to enjoy outdoor with family and friends.

Prep work underway for Spring Break 2015

Currently the beach remains fairly empty before the swarm of college students make their way down to South Padre Island.

Good news for Edcouch police department

The citizens of Edcouch are getting a safety boost. Their police department has some good news to share.

Winter Texans and HS students join in annual SPI cleanup

Today marks the 19th Annual Winter Texan Beach Cleanup Friday, and with 108 volunteers, the event has definitely exceeded last year's turnout of about 30 people.

Wildlife refuge releases image of young ocelot and mother

The Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge has released an image of a young ocelot and his mother. The image shows a 8 to 12 month-old cat in a tree as the mother is drinking water.

2015 Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo underway

Set up is underway for the 2015 Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo, Na'Tassia Finley has more on this year's event. Last minute preps at the rodeo grounds in Los Fresnos as cowboys are making their way into town.

I Want to Know: Donna's blue containers

Manuel Casas says every day for the past 10 years, he's driven past three containers in Donna and he's always wondered what they were, Nicole Collier finds out.

Texas Folklife invites accordion players to compete in annual Big Squeeze Throwdown

February 5, 2015 – Texas Folklife is pleased to announce its ninth annual Big Squeeze accordion contest for up-and-coming Texas musicians, 21 years of age or younger.

Bishop Flores to celebrate World Marriage Day with a special mass

Bishop Daniel Flores will be celebrating a mass for World Marriage Day for those couples married over 25 years.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will start out with fog and end up partly to mostly cloudy by the afternoon. The NE and east winds will range from 10-20 mph. Highs will climb to 70 in the Lower Valley, 68 in the Upper.

Did You Know It's National Weatherperson's Day?

No? Well, don't worry, 99.9% of the rest of the nation did not realize it either. Except Blue Bell Ice Cream! They always send us a treat on this day, thank you!