Local News

Mother charged with capital murder of newborn

Hidalgo County Sheriff investigators have arrested a mother for murder of her newborn baby.

Mobile voting units help first time voters cast ballots early

With only two weeks to go until the general election, voters Valley-wide have a lot to think about.

Militia man arrested in Brownsville - felon in possession of firearm

A man part of the border militia group in Brownsville has been arrested. Kevin Massey, known as KC, was arrested yesterday by Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Agents (ATF),and is charged as being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Drag racing leads to driver being handed a $35,000 bond

A drag race by two drivers leads to one being arrested on several charges.

Blood trail leads to police arresting burglary suspect

A suspect's blood trail leads to his arrest in the investigation of a burglarized home. On Monday, October 13th police were called to a home on the 1800 block of La Palma in reference to burglary.

USDA awards over $8 million in funding to build a new Santa Maria high school

On Wednesday, October 22nd, Congressman Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) and Paco Valentin, State Director of the U.S.

San Benito business loan program to receive $400,000 award

U.S. Congressman Filemon Vela (TX-34) and Paco Valentin, State Director of U.S. Department of Agriculture-Rural Development, will join San Benito officials at a press conference on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 2:30 p.m.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be partly to mostly cloudy with scattered showers here and there. Highs will climb to 89 in the Lower Valley, 89 in the Upper. The East winds will range from 5-20 mph.

New Tropical Threat This Week?

We have a new tropical threat in the Gulf this week.  An area of convection in the southwestern Gulf has a 60% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone within the next 48 hours.  What is interesting about this particular disturban

Mercedes Tigers take on Edcouch-Elsa Yellowjackets 22-19

Two undefeated teams, the Mercedes Tigers and the Edcouch-Elsa Yellowjackets, went head to head on Friday night at Tiger Stadium - both teams hoping to claim victory.

National School Bus Safety Week has DPS troopers following buses

Today DPS troopers all over Texas kicked off National School Bus Safety Week by riding on and tailing behind school buses

Early voting begins. Record number of registered voters

The polls are open today for early voting in the November elections. This year, a record number of over 14 million Texans are registered to vote.

STC to hold first responders Expo

The Public Safety & First Responders Expo will inform students and the public of safety programs offered at South Texas College. These programs include Fire Science, Emergency Medical Technician, Criminal Justice and the Police Academy.

Taking the protest out of the country

A group of protesters is taking its message internationally.