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Veterans Memorial High School choir students advance to state UIL competitions

The Veterans Memorial High School (VMHS) choir has 11 students who were not only awarded “superior” ratings for their performances at a UIL Solo and Ensemble contest, they are also advancing to state competitions.

Los Fresnos to host The Big Squeeze Accordion Contest

Texas Folklife’s 2015 Big Squeeze Accordion Contest for players 21 and younger is coming to the Valley to find the most talented young accordion players.

Good Thing Valentine's is Saturday, Not Sunday

How many times on Valentine's Day have you purchased one of those big "I Love You" balloons only to walk outside and have the gusty winds carry your balloon away?  Nothing ruins Valentine's Day like gusty winds that suck

150 cold stunned turtles this year. Final release on Sunday

It takes water temperatures under 50 degrees to 'cold stun' a sea turtle, giving them hypothermia. Sea Turtle Inc. is getting set for one last release of those affected in a January cold snap.

Local groomers pamper pets for Valentine's Day

People aren't the only ones getting spoiled ahead of valentine's day...so are Valley pooches.

Classrooms on two continents to benefit from teachers' visit

Sylvia Fraera is a math teacher, who's classroom happens to be more than 5,000 miles away from the one she has spent the last 2 weeks in.

Facebook's "Cheezmeh" joins in on Brownsville race for mayor

We have another candidate joining the race for mayor for the City of Brownsville. Erasmo castro, also known as the "Cheezmeh," has officially filed for candidacy this week after obtaining more than 300 signatures.

Warrant issued for man who failed to register as a sex offender

McAllen police are searching for a man wanted for failing to register as a sex offender. A warrant has been issued for Isaac Castillo, 47, a convicted sex offender for failing to register.

DPS traffic stop leads to seizure of $700,000 in U.S. currency

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) seized more than $699,000 in cash on Thursday after a Texas Highway Patrol trooper pulled over a Ford Excursion in Hidalgo County.

UnitedHealthcare Baby Blocks® shown to help expectant mothers in Texas deliver healthy babies

Expectant mothers who enroll in UnitedHealthcare Community Plan’s Baby Blocks online, interactive incentive program receive better pre- and postnatal care, keep healthy-baby appointments and maintain healthy behaviors through their pregna

Defective lights results in teens being arrested for possession of marijuana

Two Harlingen teens are arrested for possession of narcotics after having being stopped for a defective license plate light.

A morning accident claims the life of the driver after being transported to the hospital

An early morning accident claims the life of the driver after being transported to a hospital.

Driver cuts through parking lot to avoid traffic light gets arrested for possession

A driver and passenger are arrested for possession of narcotics after crossing through a parking lot to avoid a traffic light.

Valentine craze takes over at Claudia's Flower Shop

Love is in the air, and with Valentine's day being tomorrow, Claudia's Flower Shop is once again experiencing its busiest sales day of the year.

Sexting: Teens Face Emotional Repercussions

The problem is not a new one, but it's a growing one. The Cameron County Child Advocacy Centers are seeing more teens dealing with the emotional repercussions of sexting and child pornography.