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Woman leaves children home alone for 12 hours to go partying

A young mother is facing child endangerment charges and her two children are now being cared for by their grandmother.

TWC provides assistance for Cameron County residents

Many residents throughout Cameron County are experiencing an economic drought. Various federal agencies provide Texas Workforce Commission with a $22 million budget that trickles down to the 28 TWC boards across the state.

Weslaco police looking for convicted sex offender

The Weslaco Police Department has a felony warrant for 51-year-old George Esparza.

Boyfriend arrested after restraining and assaulting woman for five days

A San Benito man has been arrested and charged with a number of charges after being arrested for assaulting his girlfriend.

$1.25M bond handed to Progreso ISD board member accused of drug smuggling

A Progreso ISD board member is behind bars on suspicion of smuggling marijuana. Felix Hernandez Jr. was arrested over the weekend by a Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper.

ATF works with Mexican counterparts in identifying smuggled firearms

A collection of weapons and ammunition sits stashed away in a federal gun locker in Northern Tamaulipas.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph

Heating it up!

Today, I decided to hit the gym, only because I think it's time to shed a few pounds.  It really doesn't help too much that we have food in the newsroom almost everyday, temptation is truly my worst enemy!

Police sergeant allegedly failed to stop drunk driver multiple times before fatal accident

A two-year-old drunk driving fatality is casting a shadow on the McAllen police department after a law suit recently filed claims that a police sergeant failed to remove an intoxicated woman off the streets.

Pet of the Week

It's Monday, which means it's time for Pet of the Week. "My name is Robert Dippong. I'm the shelter supervisor for the Brownsville Animal Regulation and Care Center.

Appeals court rules in favor of BFFA

It's been a long battle between the Brownsville Firefighter's Association and the city - three years to be exact.

Makeshift huts housed immigrants on farmland

For some time makeshift huts housed more than 70 undocumented immigrants.

New state laws changing requirements for potential foster families

A high number deaths of children in foster care across Texas have prompted the Department of Family and Protective Services to re-examine their policies.

Driver arrested for attempting to smuggle over 7 lbs. of cocaine

A man allegedly tries to smuggle cocaine into the U.S. but authorities say, they stopped him at the Gateway International bridge over the weekend.