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Search and Rescue Training Begins

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

Border Patrol agents seize nearly $8 million worth of marijuana

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector confiscated nearly $8 million worth of marijuana in multiple seizures throughout the past week.

$250,000 in cocaine seized at Brownsville port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Gateway International Bridge intercepted two loads of alleged cocaine.

CBP officers seize $803K in heroin at port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge arrested a young man from Weslaco, Texas after $803,000 worth of heroin, was discovered within the vehicle he was driving.

U.S. settles civil lawsuit against Valley Heart Consultants and doctors

Valley Heart Consultants Dr. Carlos Mego and Dr. Subbarao Yarra have settled a suit brought by the United States in McAllen alleging violations of the Federal False Claims Act, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

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.

Suspect arrested in brass knuckle assault case

A man is arrested on an aggravated assault warrant after Brownsville police say he hit his victim with brass knuckles from behind.

Final arguments made in Alvarado trial

After final arguments on Thursday, the case against the suspected shooters of a federal agent is in the hands of the jury.

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

Huge crowds gather at Affordable Care Act enrollment fair

Across the country, Obamacare enrollment is now past 5 million people. But in the Valley, the numbers are not promising with thousands of people who still need to enroll.

Sam's Club opens in Harlingen

A crowd gathered in the Rio Grande Valley on Thursday, to get a look at the newest addition to the area. The first Sam's Club in Harlingen's history opened at 8 A.M.

Cameron County conducts primary recounts

Today some Cameron County officials are conducting a recount for democratic candidate Minerva Pena. 

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.

Woman fakes seizure arrested for possession and public intoxication

Harlingen police arrested a couple for possession of a controlled substance after officers were called in regards to a disturbance.