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Today's Weather Forecast

Wednesday will start out sunny but end up mostly cloudy. The winds will be just a little lighter, out of the SE at 10-35 mph. Highs will climb to 81 in the Lower Valley, 84 in the Upper.

From "Green" Moon to Blood Moon

On Saint Patrick's Day, if you were up at sunrise, you saw a full moon.  (There's no such thing as a "Green" moon.  I just thought that would give us a wee chuckle for St. Paddy's.)

Pharr strikes down used car fee

The city of Pharr is not going forward with a controversial ordinance for used car dealerships.  

Son arrested after being accused of body slamming his mother to the ground

San Benito police arrested a man for assaulting his mother and causing her to bleed. On Sunday, March 16th at around 1 a.m., police were called to the 400 block of Franklin Street in reference to a domestic disturbance.

$1 million of methamphetamine seized at the Hidalgo port of entry

Officers with U.S.

Local attorney, Spring Breakers need to know their legal rights

It's round two of Spring Break on the island, while the turnout won't be as big as last week, law enforcement is still expecting several thousand college students, many of them underage.

Trial underway against shooters of federal agent

The case against the suspected shooters of a federal agent was underway on Monday.

RV Park residents celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Some Valley residents were channeling their Irish roots on St. Patrick's Day, ringing in the day with festivities.

Border Patrol vehicle rollsover, agent suffers minor injuries

A Border Patrol agent suffered minor injuries after a rollover accident near the Donna port of entry on Monday morning.

Today's Weather Forecast

Tuesday will be mostly sunny and significantly warmer after a cool morning. The South winds will range from 10-45 mph. This will pop the highs up to a very warm 83 in the Lower Valley, 85 in the Upper.

The Next Full Moon Will Be Very Special

If you were awake very early Saint Patrick's Day morning, you saw the full moon setting.  This photo was taken in Harlingen. Here's a schedule of all the remaining full moons for 2014:

Department of Public Safety releases Spring Break stats for 10 days

The Texas Department of Public Safety released Spring Break statistics ranging from March 7th through March 16th. The statistics range from a number of minor citations to accidents that occurred during the 10 days.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. North northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 50. North wind around 8 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.

What is a cold front exactly

We just experienced a cold front and we are already seeing those cooler temps. But what is a cold front exactly? Is it just strong cold air coming and and cooling us down?

Perfect weather for a fire hazard

A Red Flag Warning is not very common for our area. These warnings are usually issued closer toward summer when the heat is high and the humidity is low. This warning is often times asscoiated with wildfires.