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Mother in custody after toddler found wandering alone in the street

A Weslaco woman is behind bars after police discovered her young daughter wandering the streets in the middle of the night.

Tijerina arraigned in Cameron County

One of the men charged with killing 37-year-old off-duty Border Patrol agent Javier Vega, Jr. was arraigned this afternoon in Cameron County for various charges.

Harlingen FD donates equipment to Matamoros

The sister city agreement between Brownsville and Matamoros is working to extend its way to Harlingen. Harlingen Fire Department donated its used gear to the firefighters in Matamoros.

Cameron County halts in issuing burn permits to residents

For years the Cameron County Emergency Management Office and Fire Marshals Services have been issuing bur permits to residents, but now that has come to an abrupt halt due to legal issues, Na'Tassia Finley reports.

Arraignment date set for volunteer firefighters accused of arson

The arraignment is set for six volunteer firefighters accused of setting more than a dozen fires in the Rio Hondo area last year.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be partly to mostly cloudy with widely scattered t-showers. Highs will be 95 in the Lower Valley, 100 in the Upper. The SE winds will be 10-25 mph. Friday will be mostly cloudy with scattered t-showers.

Harlingen man caught trying to steal a vehicle

A man is arrested after getting caught attempting to steal a vehicle from a Harlingen auto shop. Twenty-five year old Jose Morales Perez has been charged with burglary of a building and theft of a motor vehicle.

Mandatory pet spay/neuter in Port Isabel

The first city in the valley to have mandatory pet micro chipping, is now the first city in the valley to adopt a mandatory pet spay or neuter ordinance.

A More Active Gulf

A weakly defined area of convection a little NE of Houston has a 20% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone within the next 48 hours.  The area of concern is drifting SW at 20 mph.  This convective mass will enhance the chance o

Theft suspect involved in San Benito standoff pending arraignment

The man responsible for the six hour police standoff at a San Benito Super 8 motel yesterday was released from the hospital this morning and is now behind bars.

Police arrest man in stand-off at local motel

The police standoff for the armed suspect barricading himself inside a San Benito motel room ended with police storming the room.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday will be partly to mostly cloudy with scattered showers and a slight chance of isolated t-storms mixed in. Highs will be 97 in the Lower Valley, 101 in the Upper.

Season Finale: Last year for UTB Athletics

With UTRGV on the horizon, UT Brownsville will have to drop the athletics program after this season. Last season, the UT Brownsville women's volleyball team finished with a perfect season and a national title.

Construction begins on first new building for UTRGV medical school

Medical, academic and community leaders from throughout South Texas gathered Tuesday morning for a groundbreaking ceremony for the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Medical Academic Building, the first new construction for the UTRGV School

Weslaco residents asked to conserve water

As for when the boil water advisory will be lifted, it all depends on the public's consumption of water.