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UT System Board of Regents approve “Vaqueros” as athletic nickname for new university

The University of Texas System Board of Regents officially and unanimously approved “Vaqueros” as the athletic nickname for The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley at its meeting Thursday.

Harlingen man arrested for theft of pizzas at local dollar store

Harlingen police arrested a man for the theft of four pizzas after he walked out of a local store without paying for items.

McAllen mayor spearheads development trip to South Korea

Mayor Jim Darling and McAllen Economic Development Corporation officials will travel next week to the Republic of South Korea to meet with business leaders, manufacturers and participate in a global innovation forum.  

Tip leads to the arrest of a driver with possession of cocaine

An observant customer helped San Juan police get more than $300,000 of cocaine off the streets.

Eddie Guerra elected as Hidalgo County Sheriff

Hidalgo County's Interim Sheriff, Eddie Guerra, can sit a little easier into his seat on Wednesday.

Voters say no to Hidalgo County Proposition 1

It's back to the drawing board for organizers pushing for a hospital district in Hidalgo County. Voters struck down Proposition 1 on Tuesday with 52% of voters saying no to the tax.

Teen arrested with cocaine and three counts of child endangerment

A San Benito teen is arrested for cocaine possession and child endangerment after police received a call about the welfare of three children under his care.

$387K in cocaine at Gateway International Bridge

Customs and Border Protection officers seized over $387,000 worth of cocaine inside a Dodge Neon at the Gateway International Bridge on Tuesday.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be cloudy with threat of heavy rainfall much of the day. The chilly North winds will range from 10-25 mph. Highs will only climb to 68 in the Lower Valley, 67 in the Upper, so get the big coat ready.

Could We See Some Flooding Thursday and Friday?

We've talked all week about this slow moving cold front across Texas.  Well, the front pushes into the Valley Wednesday night and could mean quite a bit of rainfall, even some localized flooding, before we start to clear Saturday after

SPI's Friends of Animal Rescue to host fundraiser

South Padre Island's only animal shelter is hosting a fundraiser this Saturday. It's all a part of an effort to purchase the building where the shelter is currently located.

SPI's Friends of Animal Rescue to host fundraiser

South Padre Island's only animal shelter is hosting a fundraiser this Saturday. It's all a part of an effort to purchase the building where the shelter is currently located.

South Padre Island features Sebastian's Zodiac sculptures

South Padre Island is now featuring the 12 "Zodiac" Sculptures from Mexican artist Sebastian.

South Padre Island features Sebastian's Zodiac sculptures

South Padre Island is now featuring the 12 "Zodiac" Sculptures from Mexican artist Sebastian.

Cameron County's Republican Judge Cascos wins again in heavy Democrat county

Cameron County Judge Carlos Cascos wins the midterm election again. In 2010 he won by a margin of 69 votes. This time... by almost a 4,000-vote margin.