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Heavy rain expected across Rio Grande Valley this weekend
Starting along the coastal areas Saturday afternoon and then spreading westward Saturday night. Heavy rains producing 3-5” plus are likely for Cameron, Willacy and eastern Hidalgo counties, with areas of 5-7” possible in localized areas. The heavy rains look to continue into at least mid-day on Mond
Police arrest 3 teens accused of breaking into Weslaco home
Weslaco police arrested Javier Gonzalez and his two younger friends after they threw rocks into the windows of the home and stole jewelry, a gun, and the keys to two ATV's.
Weslaco ISD drug testing requirement raising questions
Before stepping on the gridiron, calling out a cheer or getting ready to play an instrument, Weslaco ISD students in extra-curricular or UIL activities are now required to be tested for drugs with the consent of a parent.
Weslaco Man Missing For Almost A Decade, Family Wants Answers | Fox News South Texas
Benitez has been missing since November 4, 2008. According to his mother, her son took a bad deal from two older men.
President Trump threatens to shut down US-Mexico border as migrant caravan nears
"He's not gonna be able to do that, there ain't no way," said Ram "They're [the migrants] asking for help, they don't have that help in Mexico," said Ramos.
Victim's Car Caught on Surveillance, Authorities Seek Driver's Whereabouts
WESLACO, Texas - The Texas Department of Public Safety is seeking the public’s assistance in gathering information about a person of interest. It is in reference to the murder of William Costello from South Padre Island, Texas. The vehicle belongs to the victim.
Beto O'Rourke talks border wall, immigration at CNN town hall in McAllen
“He will address immigration, education, and veterans,” said a McAllen resident attending the CNN town hall.
Weslaco neighborhood pushes for proposed drainage plan
"Every little rain that happened I would go run to the canal to see if it would get overflowed or how much water it was, that's how bad it was,” Ramirez said.
Deliberations begin in 2010 murder retrial of Pharr man
EDINBURG — After four weeks of testimony, jurors began deliberating Thursday in the Eloy Heraclio Alcala capital murder case, after the prosecution and defense had their final chance to present their version of the case.
Mercedes man, woman killed in single-vehicle crash in Alice
Preliminary investigation reveals a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe, occupied by three passengers, was traveling south on U.S. 281 when, for unknown reasons, it veered off the road and struck a guardrail before flipping over.
Texas Rangers searching for person of interest in SPI murder investigation
The Texas Rangers asked for the public’s help Thursday in identifying and locating a person of interest in the murder investigation of a South Padre Island man.DPS released images of a person of interest seen driving the vehicle of 71-year-old William “Bill” Costello, whoseremains were foundin Willa
Bond denied for woman charged in fraud case
Beatriz Adriana Rodriguez will remain in federal custody pending her trial on fraud charges related to a scheme that she and another man, Francisco Santiago Rodriguez Nuñez, allegedly perpetrated on multiple people seeking immigration documentation and other similarly sensitive documentation.
Donna police arrest two men accused of beating 70-year-old woman
"They beat her over the head, they kicked her, she was sent to the hospital," said Captain Rick Suarez with the Donna Police Department.
Los Tigres Del Norte to perform free concert for O'Rourke rally
The free concert and rally are scheduled to take place in Edinburg, Texas, on Thursday. The Georgia-based band will reportedly be joined by musical groups Asleep at the Wheel and Little Joe y La Familia.
Edinburg, Palm Valley Animal Center reach agreement
The decision comes after Edinburg chose not to immediately renew their annual contract with PVAC after it expired on Oct. 1. PVAC, which has its two centers located in Edinburg, raised its per-animal rate from $20-25 to $80-90. The rate increase came after the city sent twice as many animals to the
O'Rourke and CNN to Host Live Town Hall Event in McAllen
"This is the center of the economic and the democratic and the civic universe for this country. Whether it's trade, whether it's immigration, whether it's our economy, it's happening right here in McAllen in the Rio Grande Valley. We’re back here with those we want to serve and represent." Said the
8 Fallas locations to close in the Valley, sales will begin immediately
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Marc Anthony announces Legacy tour 2019 dates
Anthony will visitValley View Casino Centerin San Diego, California on Feb. 7, as the two-time Grammy and five-time Latin Grammy winner continues to celebrate his long career with live performances throughout the country.
Family of Weslaco man missing for 10 years still searching for answers
"It was hard for her, it was hard for us - me and my husband - but he passed away, so we never got to have closure with him and that's all we want... is closure," says Virginia Benitez, Rudy's mother. "So, all we want is closure or where his body is so we can rest."
Six years in prison for men who called in hoax shooting at Harlingen school
By Maricela Rodriguez, Valley Morning StarLots of parents picked up their children at Harlingen High School South after a hoax phone call threatened there was a gunman on campus. School and police officials say the call was a hoax to try and divert police from a pawn shop robbery.Buy this photoPolic