Local News

Rotating outages in the Rio Grande Valley

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has instructed Valley-area transmission and distribution service providers to reduce demand on the electric system immediately due to voltage concerns on the transmission system in that area.

Power outage affecting residents Valley-wide

There is a large power outage and it's Valley wide.

ERCOT asking RGV utilities to shed electrical load

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has issued a transmission emergency for the Rio Grande Valley.

STARGATE connects with SpaceX and brings $1.2M grant

SpaceX is partnering up with UT Brownsville and the STARGATE program in order to give students a firsthand look at space exploration technologies.

Nearly $1.3M in marijuana seized at Rio Grande City port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized nearly $1.3 million in marijuana in a shipment of chile peppers.

Total lunar eclipse

A lunar eclipse will turn the moon a burnt reddish orange for about an hour early Wednesday.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday will be another warm and beautiful day with highs of 92 in the Lower Valley, 95 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph. Look for partly cloudy skies.

DEA limits usage of hydrocodone. 30 day prescriptions only, no refills

The US Drug Enforcement Administration published a rule yesterday increasing restrictions on hydrocodone. Prescriptions will only be given for one month at a time, and no refills will be allowed.

Thousands of Cameron County acres quarantined due to fever ticks

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has imposed a fever tick quarantine on Cameron County cattle ranchers. Fever ticks have made their way outside the permanent quarantine area in Cameron County.

Sheriff's Office: man shot opponent after being hit with baseball

A man is facing a felony assault charge after he allegedly shot an opponent at a baseball game.

Roma ISD to host first Pink Game bringing awareness to breast cancer

Roma ISD officials announced that they will be hosting their very first football Pink Game to bring awareness of Breast Cancer Month.