Local News

Hidalgo County law enforcement to receive federal funding for border issues

A $5 million dollar federal fund is coming to Hidalgo County to help law enforcement address border issues.

Central American officials tour Mexican shelter used by migrants crossing into the U.S.

Lawmakers from Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean visited a Mexican border town on Sunday where migrants from across the region to cross into the United States.

Congressman Joaquin Castro's response to Governor Perry deploying the National Guard at the border

Congressman Joaquin Castro extended an invitation to Governor Rick Perry to meet with the entire Texas Congressional Delegation.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be mostly sunny with just a few clouds. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph. Highs will be 96 in the Lower Valley, 103 in the Upper.

Think the RGV's Hot? Try CoRoT-7b!

What?  What is CoRoT-7b?  It's an exoplanet with really hot weather.  What's an exoplanet?  An exoplanet is a planet OUTSIDE our own solar system.

Desalination plant to produce nearly 4M gallons more in drinking water

A multimillion dollar expansion at the Southmost Regional Water Authority is set to be completed January of 2015. State legislators made their way to the SRWA to study the desalination process.

One suspect arrested in Mercedes home invasion case

Hidalgo County investigators have arrested one suspect believed to be involved in a Mercedes home invasion case.

Driver attempts to evade arrest by dragging officer

A man being arrested for disorderly conduct attempts to evade arrest by dragging the arresting officer with his vehicle.

Customs and Border Protection wants to remind travelers about the Ready Lanes

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge wants to remind travelers about the “Ready Lanes” functions, benefits and hours of operation.

Operation Lone Star 2014 scheduled for August 4th

Operation Lone Star 2014 is coming to South Texas this summer.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Southeast wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 77. South southeast wind 8 to 14 mph.

Extended Forecast

We have been having some pretty warm temperatures in the Valley, and it's not going to change anytime soon. As the weather pattern remains fairly stagnant, tonight's weather conditions will be much like last night.

How long does it take to get sunburned without protection?

The sun here in the Valley is no joke as many of Rio Grande Valley folks can atest to. But simple things like putting on sunblock is a step that some of us are too busy to make time for. (me included)

Angie's list maintaining bad trees

Trees can add beauty and value to our homes, even reduce heating and cooling costs if they're properly placed. But do you have a tree in your yard that is in danger of toppling?