Rio Grande Valley

Few Fireworks In First Texas Governor's DebateDemocrat Wendy Davis came out swinging against Republican Greg Abbott over classroom funding and women in their first debate Friday night, but uncomfortably skirted whether she supported President Barack Obama.
Abortion Provider Soon To Reopen On Texas Border An abortion provider says the Rio Grande Valley this week will again have an abortion clinic for the first time in six months.
First National Guard Troops Deployed To Texas-Mexico Border The first wave of National Guard troops has taken up observation posts along the Texas-Mexico border.
National Guard: Length Of Border Mission A First The commander overseeing 1,000 National Guard troops being sent to the Rio Grande Valley says the open-ended mission is a first for the reserve military force.
Migrant Family Shares Their Story Of Desperation Getting To TexasAs the numbers of unaccompanied minors showing up to the Texas-Mexico border continues to rise, 14-year old Silvia Marroquin of El Salvador and her family are opening up to CBS 11 News about the teens journey to North Texas.
Teen Mom Endures Hunger, Lack Of Sleep & Violence To Get To TexasSome unaccompanied minors have already arrived in North Texas and have been released to relatives or family friends until their day in court. This story details the trials and perils of a teenage girl and her one-year-old son.
In Deep South Texas, A Daily Tide Of Poor MigrantsThe influx of migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border has grown so large that it now requires its own transportation system: government buses that spend each night idling on a Texas roadside, awaiting the latest arrivals.
State Agriculture Leaders To Tour BorderAgricultural leaders from eight states far from the Mexican border are to join the Texas agriculture commissioner on a border security tour of the Rio Grande Valley.
Two More Texas Clinics Closing Amid New Abortion Law Two more Texas abortions clinics are closing because of new restrictions placed on the facilities by the Republican-controlled Legislature.
About 420,000 Border Patrol Arrests Last YearThe head of the Border Patrol said that his agents made about 420,000 arrests in the budget year that ended in September, a 15 percent increase from the previous year.
Heavy Rains, Baseball-Sized Hail Hammer Rio Grande ValleyThe National Weather Service said a record 4.37 inches of rain was measured Thursday at the McAllen airport.
Napolitano Reviews Texas Border OperationsU.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will spend a second day reviewing border protection operations in the Rio Grande Valley.