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Students learn Texas history by playing a part

On the second Friday of 2015, the 7th grade hall of De Leon Middle School was filled with faces that shaped state of Texas between 1835-1836.

Helicopter spots nearly 700lbs of marijuana near Roma

A joint effort from the air and ground lead border patrol agents to almost 700 pounds of marijuana.

Cold weather safety tips from Hidalgo County's Office of Emergency Management

As the Rio Grande Valley continues to experience extremely cold temperatures, the Hidalgo County Office of Emergency Management recommends that residents prepare for the temperature to drop this afternoon.

Daughter turns in father for drug possession

Four men were arrested in Brownsville after a woman called police that her father had drugs in the house.

$7,500 reward offered for Most Wanted Fugitive from Corpus Christi

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Gilberto Garcia, 35, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

City of Brownsville Parks & Recreation handing out jackets for children in need

The cold snap is here, but not everyone is prepared to deal with these cooler temperatures, Na'Tassia Finley has more on helping those who need a little help staying warm.

Starr County investigators arrest high ranking drug leader

A suspected drug lord is behind bars after a raid at his home this week. Starr County investigators say Ediel Tejada was part of a state and federal drug case. He was arrested along with two other people.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be cloudy with a better chance of rain. Expect fog, and the north winds will range from 10-30 mph and will feel chilly again much of the day.

Man arrested for attempting to return items taken off store shelf

San Benito PD arrested a man who tried to scheme Walmart out of $500 dollars by attempting to return different items than the ones that he had purchased.

Starr County Sheriff deputies seize over 1,000 lbs. of marijuana

More than a 1,000 pounds of marijuana was left behind as smugglers ditched their load. Starr County Sheriff deputies found the load on a pickup truck near the Rio Grande River East of Rio Grande City early Wednesday morning.

Trailer and trees stolen from Weslaco nursery

Weslaco police and the owner of a nursery have releases surveillance video in the theft of several trees and a trailer. The alleged thieves in this video mad off with the trailer and several trees.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: A Wind Chill Advisory is posted for the Valley from 3 a.m. to 10 a.m. Though temperatures will be in the upper 30s, the winds will make the air FEEL between 20 and 30 degrees. Look for mostly cloudy skies and rain.

What Is the Best Time & Temperature for Coffee?

With a Wind Chill Advisory posted for the RGV Thursday from 3 a.m. to 10 a.m., and with cold winds that will FEEL like the 20s, we are all giving our coffee cups that evil eye!