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Weeding out your garden

I hate Saturday's only because it's the one day a week that my mother makes my two siblings and I go outside and clean the front yard.

Angie's list home inspection

Most people know when they buy a home, it's a good idea to get an inspection. But it's also important to take a final walk-through before you close the deal.

Border Patrol agents help deliver baby

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande City Station helped a woman give birth Tuesday night.

Many Changes this Weekend: Time & Weather

First, the easy change.  Turn your clocks ahead one hour when you go to bed Saturday night.  The time changes early Sunday morning.

Pharr moves closer to used car fee

The city of Pharr is moving forward with its plan to tax and fee used cars and their dealers.  

Pharr moves closer to used car fee

The city of Pharr is moving forward with its plan to tax and fee used cars and their dealers.  

Mission attorney, his father and 17 others sentenced for trafficking cocaine

A total of 19 people have been handed federal prison sentences for their roles in a drug trafficking conspiracy originating out of Starr County involving more than 10,000 kilograms of marijuana in 2012 and 2013.

Popular burger spot destroyed by fire

A popular restaurant in Weslaco is now sweeping away ash and debris after a fire caused severe damage last night.

Weslaco officials have day in court

City officials from Weslaco know what's in front of them after their criminal charges were read to them in court on Thursday.

Man Arrested for Knife-point Robbery

A man accused of robbing a San Benito convenience store at knife point has been arrested by the US Marshals fugitive task force. Police say 22-year-old Jonathan Gonzalez robbed Junior's Mini Mart at the end of February.

Target Scammers Indicted

A grand jury returned a four count indictment against the two Mexican nationals arrested earlier this year in McAllen for producing counterfeit credit cards.

Horseriders Head to Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show

The Tip-O-Tex trailriders mount up for their annual big ride across the Valley. I thought I wasn't going to make it. I said 'nah I'm not into horses . Cmon lets try it. I said. Ok let me try it. And I loved it.

Today's Weather Forecast

Thursday will start out cloudy with fog. By late morning, the clouds will start to clear up. Highs will climb to 72 in the Lower Valley, 75 in the Upper. The NE-East winds will range from 10-20 mph.

Spring Breakers, This is Why You Came to SPI!

Grab the camera, take some photos, and prove to everyone back home that the RGV does indeed have... SUNSHINE!!!

Driver who allegedly hit teen with car in custody

The driver who allegedly killed a 16-year-old girl after failing to stop for a school bus is now behind bars. Carmen Gonzalez-Velez, 36, was arrested by DPS state troopers and charged with criminal negligent homicide.