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Coast Guard rescues fisherman suffering from head injury after being shocked

Coast Guard rescue helicopter and boat crews medevaced a 36-year-old fisherman suffering from a head injury following a fall Thursday night, 20 miles offshore of Port Aransas.

CBP seizes close to $1.5 Million in methamphetamine

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridges arrested a 28-year-old woman after discovering $1,143,000 worth of crystal methamphetamine within the Chevy pickup she was driving.

Hey, Where Did the Moon Go?

Don't worry.  Saturday's moon will not be visible because it is a New Moon.  What's that? 

Intersection Traffic Control by BPD along Paredes Line Rd

Brownsville Police will be spending a little more time at certain intersections over the next week.

App and website help Brownsville Public Works fix potholes

The Access Brownsville app and the city's website are proving to be useful tools for the Public Works Department.

TxDPS and TPWD take media on border ride along

The Texas Department of Public Safety, along with a State Parks and Wildlife Crew, invited the media to join a Thursday patrol on the river.

Man arrested for stabbing ex girlfriend

Brownsville Police arrested a man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend. Forty nine year old Benjamin Perez has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be partly to mostly cloudy with a slight chance of little, isolated showers. Highs will be 95 in the Lower Valley, 102 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph.

Public Works plans to fight flooding in Brownsville

The unpredictable weather and low elevation levels make the valley a perfect place for flooding. Public Works Assistant Director Santiago Navarro says that flooding in Brownsville is always on the forefront of their efforts.

Pelosi and Valley officials express opposition to removing due process of unaccompanied children

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi hosted a meeting with Congressman Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville), Congressman Xavier Becerra (D-Los Angeles), Congressman Ruben Hinojosa (D-Mercedes), Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-San Antonio), Congressman Be

Five ordered to custody in Galveston on charges of methamphetamine distribution

Five men, charged with conspiracy to possess with the Intent to distribute methamphetamine in the Galveston area, have been ordered detained pending further criminal proceedings, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Cyclospora illnesses in Texas prompts investigation

A recent surge in reports of illnesses due to the parasite Cyclospora has prompted the Texas Department of State Health Services to begin an investigation into the infections in hopes of determining a common source.