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Trail assault suspect arrested

A man is arrested after police say he assaulted a woman on a popular bike trail in McAllen.  Police say 17-year-old Antonio Martinez assaulted a female biker Monday afternoon.  

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be partly to mostly cloudy with highs of 93 in the Lower Valley, 98 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph. Wednesday will be partly cloudy with highs of 93 in the Lower Valley, 99 in the Upper.

Tips for Lightning Safety

Every human is intrigued by thunderstorms and lightning.  Honestly, though it is amazing to watch, lightning scares the heck out of me!  And for good reason... year-to-date, there have been 9 deaths by lightning nationwide.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. South southeast wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon.

Hurricane Arthur is now a Post-Tropical Cyclone

Hurricane Arthur is thankfully losing speed and energy as it continues to move north along the east coast.

San Benito apartment fire update

An update tonight, to a story we first told you July 3rd at five. A second person has died after an apartment fire in San Benito, this victim a young child.

Angie's list pet health

Now that summer has arrived, our pets are spending more time outdoors, which can put them at risk for fleas and other harmful parasites. The good news is that pet owners can prevent these problems before they start.

All of downtown stops for Brownsville's July 4th parade

This year's fourth of July celebration marks the 238th year of American independence.

Port Isabel kicks off first Independence Day Parade

The City of Port Isabel kicked off its first Independence Day Parade this morning in the heart of the city, starting at Garriga Elementary.

Fourth of July celebration events around the Valley

Several Fourth of July celebrations are underway today and will continue through the evening. Here's a look at some of the larger fireworks shows set to take place at about the 9 p.m. across the Valley.

Large Fireworks Shows Set to Light up the Sky!

Several Fourth of July fireworks shows are taking place tonight across the Rio Grande Valley. Below you can find information on a few of the larger Independence Day celebrations and fireworks displays.