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"I Want to Know" What saves the most money on your electricity bill?

During extreme temperatures, your electricity bill can sky rocket whether you're running the A/C or the heat. What about turning it off during the day when you're not home? Will that save you money?

Check scam claims to pay for promotion of popular drink

With the click of a mouse, scammers send an email to your inbox claiming that you can help promote monster energy drinks, and score some quick cash for the holidays.

Happy 20th Birthday to Pharr International Bridge

The Pharr International Bridge is celebrating its 20th Anniversary this month.

Coast Guard rescues 3 adults, 1 child from aground vessel in Intracoastal Waterway

A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued four people including a 10 year-old-boy who ran aground on their recreational boat just north of the Arroyo Colorado late Tuesday.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be another cloudy and cold day with more rain. The chilly North winds will range from 10-30 mph. Highs will climb to 52 in the Lower Valley, 50 in the Upper.

Not One, but Two Mornings in the 30s!!!

Whenever I say "30s", farmers understandably get very nervous.  Let me begin this chilly warning with some good news for citrus farmers:  I do not think that we will touch freezing Thursday or Friday morning, unless you'

Be cautious when using space heaters during cold snap

A drop in temperature leads to a rise in calls to the fire department. The streets have slowed down as many people remain indoors for this cold snap, and the fire department remains empty.

TX AG files deceptive trade practices lawsuit against McAllen based Valley Puppies website

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is charging McAllen-based online pet shop Valley Puppies and its operators Jessica Benavidez and Jaime de los Reyes with multiple violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday will be a cloudy, foggy, rainy and very cold day with the passage of a major cold front. On Wednesday, highs will be the temperatures at midnight: 57* in the Lower Valley, 55* in the Upper.

A Texas-Size COLD FRONT... Get Ready!

America's first significant cold front of the season is sweeping down the Central Plains and will dump some very cold air right into the heart of Texas.

Over 500 student veterans at UT Brownsville

On a day of remembrance we honor our veterans across the country. The University of Texas at Brownsville hosted its 15th Annual Veterans Day ceremony, honoring our troops and veterans.

Lawmaker wants to bring law school to the Valley

the new UTRGV will be home to a new medical school, and it could also boast being the home of a new law school as well.

Former Matamoros Mayor Erick Agustin Silva Santos indicted

A federal indictment charging Erick Agustin Silva Santos, the former mayor of Matamoros, Mexico, has been unsealed, announced U.S.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be even warmer than Monday in advance of a major cold front that will start to push through the RGV late Tuesday night. Highs on Tuesday will be 86 in the Lower Valley, 85 in the Upper.

SpaceX inspires art exhibit in Brownsville

A SpaceX inspired art exhibit is now available at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art. It's a piece of their four part exhibit all contributing to celebrating space.