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RGV Vipers surprise Alamo teen

The RGV Vipers battle it out on the court, but Thursday they decided to surprise an Alamo teen who is battling for her life.

CBP at South Texas port of entries facilitates large amounts of passenger and trade imports in FY 2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at eight South Texas ports of entry upheld CBP’s border security mission while facilitating significant volumes of passenger, commercial traffic and trade imports during Fiscal Year 2014.

Harlingen trailer thief arrested

Harlingen Police believe they have arrested a man who's behind several trailer thefts within the city. Matthew Angel De La Cruz, 29, was charged with two counts of theft of property.

Drug bust nets three arrests and a large seizure of narcotics

McAllen police arrested a man and two women on drug charges after receiving a tip of suspicious activity at a home.

Two arrested in robbery of driver's cash and cell phone

Two Harlingen men are arrested for robbing a driver of his money and cell phone. On Thursday, January 22nd, at around 2:30 a.m. police were dispatched to the intersection of H Street and Mitchell Avenue in reference to a robbery.

Border Patrol agency speaks out about drug cartels recruiting young children

Border Patrol agents are on a mission to warn youth on the dangers of drug and human smuggling. They say the number of youths being recruited by the cartels to carry out illegal business continues to grow.

Sunrise Mall expecting new stores this year

Sunrise Mall is expecting some exciting new changes to take place this year.

Brownsville ISD releases free mobile app

They say it's 24/7 access to all things BISD.

Two additional suspects arrested in copper theft case

Two more men are facing charges for their roles in a scheme to steal copper wire. Juan Garza and Sergio Rodriguez joins Juan Carlos Del Angel in being charged for the theft of copper wire from telephone poles.

Starr County sees increase in drug smuggling

The Border Patrol Department says Starr County is a hot bed for narcotics smuggling in the past month.

Federal and state agencies investigating Border Patrol shooting incident

The FBI, Texas Rangers and Border Patrol Internal Affairs are among the agencies combing through the details of a shootout between a Border Patrol agent and an alleged drug smuggler on Wednesday morning.

Gov. Abbott visits Valley addresses announcement of grant to UTRGV

Texas Governor Greg Abbott traveled to Edinburg to attend the announcement of a major grant by United Health Foundation to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine Thursday evening.

Mexican man gets 15 years for transporting illegal aliens resulting in death

Eduardo Moreno-Gonzalez, 22, a Mexican citizen illegally present in the U.S., has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction of transporting illegal aliens that resulted in the death of one of the aliens, announced U.S.

Vela amendment seeks to block further construction of fence on Southern Border

On Wednesday night, U.S. Representative Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) offered an amendment to the Border Security First Act (HR 399) considered by the House Homeland Security Committee.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be a very chilly day. The morning will be cloudy with scattered showers. The chilly north winds will range from 10-35 mph, so bundle up. Highs will climb to 54 in the Lower Valley, 53 in the Upper.