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CBP works to keep holiday traffic moving. Here's how you can help

During the holiday season, adjustments must be made to control the amount of traffic traveling across the border and checkpoints.

CBP arrest women attempting to smuggle cocaine strapped to their bodies

Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested two adult females after discovering alleged cocaine concealed on their person.

DPS urges Texans to practice safe driving habits during Thanksgiving holiday

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging Texans to drive responsibly and take extra precautions to help keep roadways safe during the heavily travelled Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

WANTED: Information about illegal fishing along the border

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Law Enforcement Division and the U.S. Coast Guard are distributing a wanted poster seeking any information related to illegal fishing activities along the Texas-Mexico border.

City of San Benito's Community Christmas scheduled events

The public is invited to attend a Community Christmas Concert on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 11 a.m. at the WH Heavin Amphitheater.

TX Attorney General Abbott pledges legal action on President's immigration action

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott issued the following statement today regarding President Obama’s immigration executive action announced last week:

Texas Department of Transportation gift ideas for the holiday season

In time for holiday travel and shopping, the Texas Department of Transportation announced the availability of discounted tickets to Texas attractions, “Don’t Mess with Texas” cowboy boots and a new book titled “On the Ro

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be partly cloudy in the morning, mostly sunny in the afternoon. Highs will be a much cooler 65 in the Lower Valley, 64 in the Upper. The chilly North winds will range from 5-25 mph.

The Quietest Hurricane Season in 31 Years Ends Sunday!

It's gone quickly, but Hurricane Season 2014 officially ends this Sunday.  Thankfully, the RGV faced no significant tropical weather this entire season.  Oh, sure, on September 2, we were all watching the southern Gulf with antici

Hawks released back to the wild after wing fractures

They weren't here long but they are now off to warmer weather. Two broad-winged hawks came to Glady's Porter Zoo for release after completing rehab in Missouri.

San Benito Mother arrested in connection with infant death

In an update tonight, the teenage mother wanted in connection with her three-month-old son's death has turned herself into investigators and is in custody tonight.

CBP Agriculture Specialist intercept pest in commercial produce shipment

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists at two South Texas ports of entry recently intercepted a first-in-the-nation pest and a first-time port interception of a particular pest within commercial produce shipments.

Accident results in cyclist fatality

A fatal accident claimed the life of a cyclist in Brownsville over the weekend. Officers reported to the 6500 block of Padre Island Highway Saturday night.

TxDOT helps motorists drive clean during busy Holiday season

As drivers take to the roads for holiday shopping and family visits, the Texas Department of Transportation offers its new “Roadcents” Web app to reduce air pollution and keep vehicles well-maintained.

Willacy County Sheriff deputy killed in rollover accident

Texas Department of Public Safety is asking for anyone who witnessed a deadly crash that killed a Willacy County Sheriff deputy to contact them.