Local News

Border Patrol agents save drowning man attempting to cross the Rio Grande River

Border Patrol agents saved a man's life after he struggled to swim across the Rio Grande River.

Border Patrol agents seize over $4.3 million dollars of cocaine

Border Patrol agents have seized more than $4.3 million dollars worth of cocaine. On Tuesday, January 27th a Border Patrol unit pulled over a vehicle traveling West of Jackson Road on Military Highway.

TxDOT announces lane closures due to bridge work

TxDOT will be closing the outside lanes of north and southbound U.S. Business 83 beginning in Mission today thru February 4th.

La Joya High School to host Texas Folklife's 2015 Big Squeeze contest

Texas Folklife is pleased to announce its ninth annual Big Squeeze accordion contest for up-and-coming Texas musicians, 21 years of age or younger.

Man arrested for sexual assault of teen girl over an 8 year period

The U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting  a 14 year-old girl for over eight years.

Person of interest in purse theft gets away with $1,300

A burglary suspect made off with $1,300 in cash from a stolen purse. Weslaco Police say this man is a person of interest in the case.

Santa Rosa missing teen

Santa Rosa Police need your help in locating a missing teen. Milagros Gonzalez, 16, was last seen on January 21 wearing a pink shirt and blue jeans. Police say she is a mother of a 1-year-old.

Coast Guard interdicts more Mexican fisherman poaching in Gulf of Mexico

The Coast Guard interdicted a Mexican fishing crew who fled from authorities Sunday, after poaching shark, red snapper, and eel in the waters off South Texas.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be mostly sunny with just a few clouds and slightly warmer with highs of 79 in the Lower Valley, 80 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 5-15 mph.

Seven MORE Reasons the Sun Is Good for Us

I know what you're thinking:  "How in the world could you be so happy, Rob, when you're wearing a $3 pair of plastic sunglasses?"  True, my nuclear furnace radiation protective eye devices are very cheap (and even fe

Three La Joya high school mariachi bands to compete in state competition

The La Joya ISD announced that three of it's high schools will be competing in the Mariachi state competition.

Coast Guard intercepts Mexican fishermen poaching in SPI waters

The Coast Guard interdicted a Mexican fishing crew attempting to poach red snapper in South Texas Saturday night.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. North northwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm.

The Valley Is Ready for a Sunny Weekend

After a chilly cold front and gloomy clouds, the RGV is ready to soak in some sun for a beautiful weekend.