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McAllen residents arrested at the Hidalgo port of entry with $800K in narcotics

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Today's Weather Forecast

Today A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 66. North wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Is Haboob an acceptable meteorological term?

Last week, the Panhandle region saw a massive dust storm forming and it wasn't the dust storm that got some Texans a bit riled. It was the meteorological term.

Longer days shorter nights!

This is actually my favorite season by far! The weather begins to smooth out with warmer days, which means I can officially start wearing all my cute dresses that have been hanging in closet for quite a few months now.

Search and Rescue Training Begins

The Texas Army National Guard is setting up shop at the Weslaco Airport. 

Construction underway for FEMA safe room project

Phase one of construction is underway in Los Fresnos for the FEMA safe room/gym expansion project, on the Los Fresnos United campus.

Today's Weather Forecast

Friday will be partly to mostly cloudy and significantly warmer. Highs will climb to 84 in the Lower Valley, 87 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-40 mph.

The Solar Storm that Almost Hit Earth

We live our lives in the sun in the RGV often never thinking much about the power of the big "nuclear furnace."  But the sun is a powerful and violent body, sending out large bursts of energy and particles called "solar flar

San Benito man wanted for aggravated sexual assault of a child

San Benito police are asking for the public's help in locating a man wanted for sexual assault of a child.

Today's Weather Forecast

Thursday will be mostly cloudy with a breezy afternoon. We'll have a slight chance of a few rain drops. The NE-East winds will continue at 5-20 mph. Highs will be slightly cooler at 77 in the Lower Valley, 76 in the Upper.

Spring Begins!

Spring begins at 11:57 a.m. Thursday.  And what a winter it has been!

Baby Ocelot appears in Rio Grande Valley

A extremely rare kitten is found at a wildlife refuge in the Rio Grande Valley. A young ocelot is roaming around the Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Preserve in Los Fresnos area.

HUD awards funding for several Valley public housing authorities

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded $70,964,692 to 348 Texas public housing authorities to make major large-scale improvements.

Educators get surprise at school

Some Valley educators have a little spending cash to use.