Local News

Border Patrol agent rescues two drowning men from Rio Grande River

A Border Patrol agent is credited with saving the lives of two men attempting to cross the Rio Grande River.

Hidalgo County Sheriff's Dept. take over investigation of woman's death in Sullivan City

At the request of Sullivan City authorities the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department has taking over the investigation in the death of a 25 year-old woman.

Coast Guard medevacs sailor from container ship off South Padre Island

A Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew medevaced the crewmember of a container ship approximately 40 miles offshore of South Padre Island late Saturday night.

Coast Guard rescues three boaters off of Matagorda Island

The Coast Guard, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service worked together to rescue three stranded boaters off of Matagorda Island in a joint operation spanning most of the weekend.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. East northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Extended Forecast

After a wet week in the Valley, our rainy period is finally waning as dry air continues to move into the region.

Which Came First? Ocean or Sun?

It isn't often we stop to ponder the age of basic things around us, but consider this:  According to scientists, the water in the ocean is older than the Sun! Hmmm.  What?  How?

Highway from Brownsville to Mazatlan boosts trade

A superhighway all the way from Mazatlan to Brownsville is ready for deliveries. This will speed up the trade process and allow easier access between the ports.

Enterovirus cases confirmed in Texas

The respiratory virus ...D-68 ... also known as the entervorius -- that has spread across the nation is now in Texas. According to the state health department, nine cases have been confirmed in the Dallas Fort-Worth area.

Texas State Guard saves lives during Brooks Co. search for human remains of illegal immigrants

Governor Rick Perry recently ordered a specially strained group of Texas State Guard members to report to Brooks County, to assist with locating remains of suspected illegal immigrants. 

Texas’ biggest beach cleanup happening on South Padre Island

As many as 10,000 Texans are expected to hit the beach Saturday, Sept. 27 for the biggest beach cleanup in the Lone Star State, the Texas General Land Office’s Adopt-A-Beach Fall Cleanup.

RGV Leadership announces class of 2015

RGV Leadership named 25 community and business leaders to its first-ever leadership program class that begins this fall.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be partly to mostly cloudy with scattered showers and t-showers. Highs will be 88 in the Lower Valley, 88 in the Upper. East winds will range from 5-20 mph.