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Texas Department of Public Safety offers Spring Break safety tips for Texans

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans to drive responsibly and to take extra precautions as they make travel plans during Spring Break.

Suspect wanted in aggravated robbery investigation

San Benito police are asking for the public's help in locating a teen wanted for his involvement in an aggravated robbery case.

International Space Station to fly over Valley sky tonight

See the International Space Station! As the third brightest object in the sky the space station is easy to see if you know when to look up.

Texas Kidney Check offers free kidney screenings on World Kidney Day

March 12th is World Kidney Day and the State of Texas Kidney Foundation is urging area residents to get your kidneys checked.

Congressman Vela opens office in Weslaco to serve Hidalgo County

U.S. Representative Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, opened an office in Weslaco this month to serve constituents of the 34th District of Texas living in Hidalgo County.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be a cloudy, chilly day with fog and scattered sprinkles. The north winds will range from 10-25 mph. Highs will be 50 in the Lower Valley, 49 in the Upper.

Texas Just Can't Shake the Cold Fronts!

What a winter it has been.  Or, as we say in Texas, "It's been a humdinger!"  Another significant cold front has swept through the entire state, and it has caused more ice and snow.

Teaming up to help the homeless keep warm

With the cold weather in Brownsville today the Ozanam Center is teaming up with the Good Neighbor Settlement House to keep people off the streets and in a warm bed.

Attorney General Paxton vows to continue fight to stop President’s lawless amnesty

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today issued the following statement regarding the Obama Administration’s request for a stay of a federal judge’s ruling in favor of Texas and other States that enjoined in full the president’

DOJ files motion for stay on U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen's immigration decision

he Justice Department has filed on Monday a motion for stay and a notice of appeal to challenge the Texas judge's ruling on the president's executive order on immigration.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today A 50 percent chance of rain. Patchy fog before 4pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 48 by 4pm. North northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

Inmates force lockdown at Willacy County Correctional Center

Early Friday morning, February 20, 2015, offenders at the Willacy County Correctional Center refused to participate in regular work duties.

Windy Friday and Saturday? Blame the Jet Stream!

The image above may seem like a beautiful piece of modern art that should be hanging in a fashionable museum, but to a meteorologist... it spells WIND.

Angies List report: Why drywall is NOT a DIY project

There are tons of home improvement projects that lend themselves to doing it yourself.