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Traffic stop leads to arrest of wanted Mexican mafia member

A convicted murderer and a suspected member of the Mexican mafia is in custody after a traffic stop in La Joya. Border Patrol officials say they learned the history of the two men after they were taken into custody.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be mostly cloudy with a chance of a few scattered sprinkles. The winds will shift, coming in from the NE at 5-25 mph. Highs will be slightly cooler at 78 in the Lower Valley, 80 in the Upper.

Earth's Changing Magnetic Field=Very Tired Compass

Most phones have a compass.  Pull it out and play with it for a moment.  Most people know that a compass works by pointing in the direction of the invisible magnetic field lines that run generally North and South, from North Pole to S

Earth's rotation causes rare changes to runways

The airport in Brownsville underwent some changes today that only happen every 150 to 200 years.

McAllen may rename marathon in fallen commissioner's honor

McAllen City Commissioner Scott Crane died from a heart attack Sunday after he pulled himself out of the McAllen Marathon. The 50-year-old Crane stopped his run about halfway through the 26 mile course, saying he didn't feel well.

Recycling company offers free holiday gift boxes

The holiday shopping continues…and so does the gift wrapping. The need for boxes and gift wrapping paper is usually met at your local stores.

Volunteers want a more humane way of tracking illegal immigrants

Illegal immigrants passing through the Valley often only have the clothes on their backs. However, volunteers at Sacred Heart church in McAllen say in the last few weeks that has changed.

CBP seizes $82K in unreported currency

US Customs and Border Protection arrested a 31-year-old woman for trying to cross Gateway International Bridge in Brownsville with thousands of dollars in unreported currency.

Pet of the Week - Sandy & Colby

On this Monday's Pet of the Week segment, we are going to introduce you to two pups and a new supervisor, all from the Brownsville Animal Regulation and Care Center.

Second suspect arrested in capital murder investigation

The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a second suspect in the connection to a capital murder investigation.

Celebration of Life Memorial to be held for City Commissioner Scott C. Crane

The City of McAllen has announced a memorial service to be held for city commissioner Scott C. Crane.

Woman charged with public intoxication, tampering with evidence and assaulting an officer

A woman being arrested for public intoxication receives additional charges after assaulting a  police officer.

Dairy Queen employee arrested for theft

An employee of a Dairy Queen located at the 1600 block of North 77 Sunshine Strip in Rio Hondo is under arrest for theft.

Hidalgo Co. Sheriff's office arrests second suspect in kidnapping and murder case

Two men are now in custody for their involvement in in the kidnapping and murder of Edgar Gamez.