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McAllen teen busted for smuggling a jeep filled with pot

A McAllen teen was arrested Wednesday, after DPS troopers stopped him, and found  more than 400 pounds of Marijuana in his vehicle.

Corruption case casts shadow over Hidalgo County race

 Hidalgo County voters will elect a new top lawman this November, replacing a former sheriff who was

Cameron County officials re-open Isla Blanca and Andy Bowie Park

Cameron County has re-opened two county parks on South Padre Island after closing them due to Tropical Storm Dolly.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be mostly cloudy with period, scattered t-showers. Some of the storms may produce brief, locally heavy rainfall. We'll see a few moments of sun by Thursday afternoon.

Thanks, Dolly, for Some Decent Rain

Wednesday was the Valley's best chance to get some much needed rainfall out of Tropical Storm Dolly.  Well, Dolly did not disappoint.  The RGV could get more rain on Thursday as well.

Streets of Brownsville underwater

Not only is tropical storm Dolly affecting the shrimping boats, it's caused flooding all over the Rio Grande Valley. The streets in Brownsville commonly flood near the intersection of Boca Chica and Padre Island Highway.

53 Mexican fishing vessels call for safe harbor

Tropical storm Dolly reached Brownsville last night forcing 53 Mexican fishing boats to seek safe harbor in the Port of Brownsville, while one is stranded on South Padre Island.

Burglary suspect arraigned on multiple charges

San Benito Police arrested 33-year-old Jose Luisa Guerra, who was identified as the suspect in a home burglary yesterday. He was arraigned on multiple charges.

Roma ISD new elementary school now open

Roma ISD's brand new Veterans Memorial Elementary School officially opened for business last week and already 585 area children decided to call it home for the 2014-2015 school year.

Hazardous weather outlook for South Texas

A coastal flood advisory remains in effect until 4 pm with a high surf advisory remaining in effect until 7 pm tonight.

Fisherman suffers leg injury at sea, crew medevacs him

A fishing vessel transported one of their crewmembers, who suffered a leg injury approximately 25 miles offshore of Port Mansfield, to awaiting ambulance in Port Isabel, Tuesday.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday will be mostly cloudy with periodic waves of t-showers. Some of these storms will likely produce heavy rainfall, so drive carefully. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph.

Cubans who washed up at SPI were headed to Mexico

Those six Cuban refugees, who thought they had landed in Cancun, Mexico ...