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FBI gives tips to avoid kidnapping threats in Mexico

Rene Ovalle is over the Violent Crimes Squad at the FBI's McAllen office. His unit handles kidnappings.

Officials advise taking caution in "gifting" pets

Surprising someone with a pet for Christmas could help that person gain a friend for life. But every situation has a flip side.

Brownsville's last Cyclobia of the year

Brownsville's last Cyclobia of the year is coming up this Sunday. This makes it the 4th of 2014 and the 8th Cyclobia since it began 3 years ago.

Suspect arrested in double murder investigation

Hidalgo County Sheriff investigators have arrested a suspect believed to be involved in a double murder case dating back to October 2013.

Police arrest man attempting to break into abandoned home

Harlingen police arrested a man who was caught in the progress of breaking into an abandoned home.

City of South Padre Island announces annual Holiday parade Grand Marshal

The City of South Padre Island has announced the date of their annual Holiday Parade. The parade is slated for Friday, December 12th at 6 p.m. and will run from Mars to Red Snapper on Padre Boulevard.

City of South Padre Island announces annual Holiday parade Grand Marshal

The City of South Padre Island has announced the date of their annual Holiday Parade. The parade is slated for Friday, December 12th at 6 p.m. and will run from Mars to Red Snapper on Padre Boulevard.

Local charity to continue providing humanitarian assistance for illegal immigrants

Over the summer the Valley faced a surge of illegal immigrants crossing our borders in record numbers.

Traffic stop leads to arrest of illegal immigrants at stash house

A traffic stop North of Edinburg helps Border Patrol agents bust a stash house and arrest twelve illegal immigrants.

Register early for spring 2015 at South Texas College

Receive the best selection of courses by registering now for the spring 2015 semester at South Texas College. Save some money by avoiding the $60 late payment fee and register by the Early Registration Deadline on December 17.

Border Patrol agents arrest woman convicted of child sex assault

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande City Station arrested a woman Monday, who has a prior conviction for aggravated sexual assault of a child.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will start out with dense fog and mostly cloudy skies. Expect mostly cloudy skies with a slight chance of a few drops here and there through the day. Highs will be 72 in the Lower and Upper Valleys.

I'm Still Waiting for the Fall Leaves to Change

If you travel to or watch television shows about cities in the Midwest or New England, it's amazing how beautiful all the yellow, red, and orange leaves are in the Fall.  If you live in the Valley, then you've grown pretty used to

Valley company takes on holiday rush

'Tis the season for holiday shopping and businesses are having to work overtime getting their products out the door.

HCISD adds two propane-fueled buses to fleet

Officials from the Harlingen School District are still evaluating the benefits of both buses before they decided to get more. HCISD has now added two propane-fueled school buses to its fleet.