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Ground breaking for building to support UTRGV medical education will be held Tuesday

Medical, academic and community leaders from The University of Texas System and across South Texas will gather at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26 for a groundbreaking ceremony for the new UT Rio Grande Valley Medical Academic Building.

CBP seizes abandoned backpacks filled with $650,000 in cash

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized more than $650,000 in cash Thursday night.

UT regents approve academic structure of UTRGV

The University of Texas Board of Regents Thursday approved the academic structure of the new UT Rio Grande Valley, taking an essential step forward in making the new university and medical school a reality.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be partly cloudy and moderately windy in the afternoon with highs of 97 in the Lower Valley, 102 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph.

TSC President Dr. Tercero accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

Texas Southmost College (TSC) President, Dr. Lily F. Tercero will join the Ice Bucket Challenge movement today by accepting the challenge from Brownsville Independent School District (BISD) Superintendent, Dr. Carl A.

CBP seize 4 ½ tons of marijuana worth $10 million from South Texas field

More than 9,000 pounds of marijuana was seized August  7th from a South Texas marijuana grow field by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), and U.S.

Child abductor arrested at the Hidalgo International Bridge

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a 40-year-old female United States citizen from Edinburg, Texas on an active arrest warrant for alleged child abduction.

Tip leads to the arrests of three men and seizure of narcotics

The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office seized narcotics and an assortment of weapons after receiving a tip of drug activity occurring at a residence.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be mostly sunny with just a few afternoon clouds. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph. Highs will be 96 in the Lower Valley, 101 in the Upper. Friday will be partly cloudy with moderate winds.

What Does a Black Hole Look Like? NASA Took a Pic!

Beam me up, Scotty, I thought they were kidding about "black holes."  Not true.  They are real, and NASA has taken a picture of one.

School bus drivers receiving DPS training

Car wrecks happen all the time. Add a busload of children to the mix and things can take a turn for the worst.