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Firefighters rescue female dog in Mission neighborhood

A female dog is safe following a rescue in Mission on Monday. We’re told the female dog was found in a canal on 4th and Slabough Ave. on Monday morning. Authorities said the female dog had red bows and a red collar without a tag. She looked groomed, healthy and well-kept.


Mission Mayor concerned over border wall construction's impact on the city

Many miles of the border wall will be built along several cities right here in the Valley, one of those cities being Mission. As CBS 4 previously reported, there are many areas within the city that could be split by the wall and it is causing concern for many, including Mission Mayor Armando O’cana.


‘Chicago: The Musical’ shows in McAllen rescheduled for June

“Chicago: The Musical” shows slated for Feb. 26 and 27 have been rescheduled for June 12 and 13 because of a scheduling conflict, according to a news release. Tickets for the February show will be honored for the summer date.


Body found in vehicle submerged in Texas lake

HENDERSON COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) A woman’s body has been found inside a vehicle submerged in a lake in Log Cabin, officials said. The vehicle was recovered about 4:30 p.m. Friday near the main boat ramp at the Cedar Creek Reservoir in Log Cabin, Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse said.


Texas jail bond reform bills could drastically change how bonds are set

WACO, Texas (KWTX)X Two identical bills just filed in the Texas Legislature would require counties to adopt a new system that would consider a defendant's flight risk and the community's overall safety, instead of the ability to pay to determine bond amounts.


Protestors call on further protection from border wall

MISSION — About 150 protesters gathered here at the National Butterfly Center and Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, locking hands along the levee where a border wall was supposed to be erected.


Two Texas high school students die in freak accident

CLARKSVILLE, Texas (KXII) The Rivercrest ISD in Red River County confirms that two students died in a car crash Friday. It happened just before 3:30 Friday afternoon on State Highway 37, five miles south of Clarksville.


Mission hosts bulky items curbside collection

The city of Mission is giving residents the opportunity to discard unwanted items through a curbside collection program. Residents can leave their unwanted “bulky” items outside their home by the curb no later than 7 a.m. between March 11-14. Homeowners are encouraged to keep bulky items away from l


Texas man who confessed in church to murder sentenced to life

BROWNWOOD, Texas (AP) A Texas man who confessed in front of his church congregation to the 2016 beating death of a fellow church-goer has been sentenced to life in prison. Ryan Riggs, 22, pleaded guilty Friday to capital murder in the death of 25-year-old Chantay Blankinship.


Body Found At A Pharr Hotel

Police in Pharr are investigating after a body was found at a hotel. Yesterday, officers answered a call about an unresponsive man at the hotel on North Cage Boulevard. So far, no other details have been released in the ongoing investigation.


A Great Opportunity for Entrepreneurs: The McAllen Business Plan Competition

The McAllen Chamber of Commerce and the McAllen Economic Development Corporation join forces to foster new business creation with a $7,500 award to a great business plan at The McAllen Business Plan Competition. The competition is for new, independent, for-profit ventures in the seeding or start-up


Six file for seats on McAllen commission

McALLEN — The field is set for McAllen’s May 4 general election, with three candidates vying for a retiring city commissioner’s seat, and an incumbent facing two challengers.


McAllen Chamber’s Next Cash Mob Set for February 22 at Worldwise Pet Factory Outlet

In support of local small businesses, the McAllen Chamber will hold its next Cash Mob event at Worldwise Pet Factory Outlet, located at 2029 Beech (corner of 21stSt. & Business 83) in McAllen on Friday, February 22 from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m.


Search for missing Central Texas teen continues

TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has joined the effort to find a 16-year-old Temple girl who’s been missing since Dec. 30. Velia Flores is 5-feet tall, weigh 110 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes.


‘We could’ve done a better job’: McAllen feeling heat from respite center decision

McALLEN — The polarized state of politics in America manifested here last week, and while city commissioners expected it, they didn’t have a plan to address the concern expressed by some residents and critics during a now-infamous meeting this week.


A look at Monday’s weather

Expect a cool day across the Rio Grande Valley on Monday with a chance for light rain and or drizzle, according to the National Weather Service in Brownsville. McAllen is expected to reach a high of 60. Brownsville and South Padre Island are both expected to be 63.


Forecast shows short window to see Full Snow Moon in Central Texas

TEXAS, USA — If you're hoping to grab a glance at the Full Snow Moon, late Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning will be your best chance of seeing it. Thick clouds are expected to build in Monday night into Tuesday morning just as the Supermoon moves closest to the Earth, which will occur arou


Mexican Officials met with Border U.S. Consuls

McAllen, Texas – The heads of Public Security, Economic Development and Tourism of the Government of Tamaulipas, held an unprecedented meeting with the Matamoros and Nuevo Laredo U.S. Consuls on Wednesday, aiming to strengthen the existing bilateral relationship and to focus in a regional and joint


Tiger found in vacant Houston home now enjoying new surroundings in north Texas

The tiger removed from a vacant home in southeast Houston is getting used to its new surroundings. The Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch in north Texas snapped a photo of the big cat posing on top of his platform taking in the view.


Woman’s sentencing delayed in medical equipment fraud case

McALLEN — The owner of a durable medical equipment company accused of scamming more than $4 million in Medicaid funds will not be sentenced for another two months, court records show.