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Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday Christmas Eve will start out with a few clouds but turn mostly sunny. The chilly North winds will range from 10-30 mph through the day. Highs will only climb to 64 in the Lower Valley, 63 in the Upper.

Cameron Co. Sheriff and Santa make special deliveries

Cameron County Sheriff's Office gathered up toys and food to spread some Christmas cheer to families in need this holiday season.

Dallas FBI looking for suspect of bank robbery

The Dallas' FBI Violent Crimes Task Force and Dallas PD are looking for help in identifying the suspect involved in an attempted bank robbery and a robbery that took place over the weekend.

Man sought after tires slashed outside government building

Police are looking for a man who they say flattened tires on seven vehicles outside a government building.

A Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender is arrested in Dallas

Jeffrey Ortiz, 37, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested Dec. 16 in Dallas.

“Shrek” receives significant sentence in Operation El Patron

Oscar DeLeon, aka “Shrek,” 39, of Laredo, has been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison and ordered to pay nearly $42 million following multiple convictions of drug and international money laundering charges resulting from a lo

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will start out mostly clear but end up mostly cloudy with a few passing showers. The winds will shift midday, coming in from the North at 10-30 mph with the approach of a cold front.

A Pre-Christmas Texas Cold Front

If you're hoping for a white Christmas here in Texas, you'll have to wish a just little harder next year.  If you're hoping for a lot of cold, gusty wind right before Christmas, then, my friend, this is your forecast gift!

Youth Ambassador Program helps students connect with community

The youth ambassador program is wrapping up its third year in Brownsville. It gives selected BISD students an opportunity to work with departments throughout the city and county.

"Blue Santa" event gives away thousands of toys

Thousands of children have an early helping of the holiday spirit after getting some Christmas gifts Monday.

Master Naturalist Program will be conducting training classes for volunteers at RGV chapter

Sixteen chapters of the Texas Master Naturalist program will be conducting training classes in the coming spring and summer months for volunteers wanting to learn about natural resource and conservation management.

SPI to host 17th Annual Polar Bear Dip

Valley residents can participate in the 17th Annual Polar Bear Dip which will take place on January 1, 2015.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 6 to 16 mph. Tonight Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 8 to 13 mph.

Winter Solstice

With the Holidays and Christmas Cheer also comes the arrival of the Winter.The winter weather hit many parts of the U.S.. early this year but the astronomical definition means the new season did not begin until 5:03 p.m.