TV Patrol Caraga is the flagship local news program broadcast of the ABS-CBN Regional Network Group in Butuan City. TV Patrol Butuan in its first airing started when ABS-CBN Butuan also went on the air in 1999. It was first anchored by Andy Rara and Michiko Makinano then later with Trinidad Ladringan-Velasco and the present Richmond Hinayon together with Charmane Awitan.
It has been the most watched and most trusted news program in Butuan and Agusan del Norte. The newscast is a tabloid-style format. The program delivers news headlines about the current events in the entire Caraga Region.
Before it was TV Patrol Caraga in the present its former title is TV Patrol Butuan aired first on July 5, 1999.
It is aired live daily from ABS-CBN Broadcast Center TV-11 in Butuan City at 5:00 PM, from Monday to Friday. Also simulcast on ABS-CBN TV-12 Surigao and TV-26 Tandag. It is also shown abroad through ABS-CBN Now and The Filipino Channel.
They also have this popular closing words when Charmane Awitan was still the anchor saying, "Ug CARAGA maglaumon ug magmauswagon ka!" meaning, "and CARAGA be hopeful that you will progress!".
In 2011 TV Patrol Caraga celebrates its 12th year anniversary and reveals their new news banner format on TV.