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San Juan man guilty of capital murder sentenced to life in prison

A jury in the 357th state District Court today found San Juan man Edgar Garces Diaz guilty of capital murder and was sentenced by the judge to life without parole.

Convicted of capital murder, sentenced to life in prison

A San Juan man has been convicted of capital murder and sentenced to life in prison without parole. Edgar Garces Diaz, 23, was found guilty of killing 21-year-old Mayra Bianey Oyervides back in April of last year.

Cameron County temporarily closes county beach accesses

The Cameron County Emergency Management Office has ordered that all beach accesses be closed.

Cameron County temporarily closes county beach accesses

The Cameron County Emergency Management Office has ordered that all beach accesses be closed.

Driver charged with 8 counts of aggravated assault

McAllen police arrested a man on charges of aggravated assault in a which eight people were run over by the vehicle he was driving.

NWS issues Coastal Flood Advisory for Cameron and Willacy County

The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a Coastal Flood Advisory which is in effect until 4 pm CDT Wednesday. The Coastal Flood Watch is no longer in effect.

Tropical Storm Dolly, yes "Dolly!"

Thank goodness this Dolly is taking a track a little more to the south into Mexico!  Yes, the National Hurricane Center reuses storm names, but it is extremely unusual to have two storms with the same names in very similar proximity. 

Tropical Storm Dolly expected to reach Mexican coast

Tropical depression five is now Tropical Storm Dolly and expected to continue it's path into Mexico. At 10 am Central time the center of Tropical Storm Dolly was located near latitude 23.4 north and longitude 96.5 west.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be partly to mostly cloudy with scattered showers and t-showers. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph. Highs will be 94 in the Lower Valley, 98 in the Upper.

Tropical Depression to Affect the RGV

Tropical Depression Five has formed in the southern Gulf of Mexico.  According to the National Hurricane Center in Miami, its trajectory will take the depression northwest toward the RGV.  On Tuesday, it is likely to reach tropical st

Daughter's death prompts parents to host bone marrow drive

A local high school student lost her life after a long battle with luekemia. Lily Marie Lopez attended Lopez High School in Brownsville, and passed away last Tuesday.

Pet of the Week

On this Monday's Pet of the Week, we're introducing you to Raja and Claire. "My name is Dick and I'm on the Board of Directors for the Friends of Animal Rescue here on the Island. This is our staff member, Amy...

Pet of the Week

On this Monday's Pet of the Week, we're introducing you to Raja and Claire. "My name is Dick and I'm on the Board of Directors for the Friends of Animal Rescue here on the Island. This is our staff member, Amy...

Beach goers on SPI use Labor Day to relax

People of all ages took it upon themselves to get some precious rest and relaxation on this Labor Day before having to go back to work or school tomorrow.

Beach goers on SPI use Labor Day to relax

People of all ages took it upon themselves to get some precious rest and relaxation on this Labor Day before having to go back to work or school tomorrow.