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Black Friday shoppers breeze through lines

Around 7 AM Friday, things were laid back at Best Buy in North McAllen. The lines were not too long, the people in it we busy going over strategies to snag everything on their lists.

Mother arrested in the death of her 2 year-old son

Hidalgo County Sheriff investigators have arrested a mother in connection with the death of her 2 year-old son.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be mostly sunny and a little warmer with highs of 80 in the Lower Valley, 81 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph.

Brownsville Fire Department, never a day off

Not everyone gets the day off on Thanksgiving as the Brownsville Fire Department gets to spend theirs at the station.

Sunrise Mall empty on Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving is in full swing all over Brownsville, and there's no better proof of that then the empty parking lot at Sunrise Mall.

Hundreds go to Luby's for Thanksgiving meals

Luby's Cafeteria is a Texas staple, and it's one of the only places that's available for you to eat at with your family on Thanksgiving. And today is clearly no exception.

5 children remain in hospital after deadly crash

DPS is still investigating Wednesday's car crash that left an 8 year old dead, North of Alton.  The accident happened on FM 681 and Moorefield Road.

UPS offers options to keep your packages safe this holiday season

To say they get around the Valley might be an understatement. "Generally on most of our drivers, their delivering anywhere from say 120 stops," said Ray Anctil, UPS Center Manager.

Thanksgiving: Rollover Victim Survives

One brownsville driver is thankful to be alive after being involved in a roll over accident around 11 this morning.

UTPA Report: Leonardo DaVinci Machines in Motion

The University of Texas-Pan American is offering the community a look into the works of Leonardo DaVinci. Jennifer Berghom has more in this report. The Rio Grande Valley has a closer connection to the Renaissance this fall.

List of stores NOT OPEN on Thanksgiving Day

Here's a few stores that will not be open on Thanksgiving this year. Most of these companies say, they're not opening on Thanksgiving Day so their employees will have a chance to spend the holiday with their families.

Hidalgo County's Most Wanted: Sandra Morones Reyes

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help on the whereabouts of a wanted fugitive. Detectives are searching for Sandra Morones Reyes, 28, who is wanted for an assault on a public servant warrant.

UTPA Report: Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center

Local businesses are getting a helping hand from The University of Texas-Pan American to make sure their operations are running smoother. Reporter Jennifer Berghom has more in this report.

McAllen FD releases statement on the passing of Lt. Rene Alaniz

Lieutenant Rene Alaniz was a great asset to the McAllen Fire Department for 36 years and we are saddened to hear of his passing. As a department, we are in mourning because we have lost a brother. Our prayers go out to the Alaniz family.

Today's Weather Forecast

THANKSGIVING DAY: I hope your Thanksgiving Day will be as wonderful as the weather. Be thankful for sunshine and highs of 77 in the Lower Valley, 78 in the Upper. The East-NE winds will range from 5-15 mph.