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7 Suspected illegal immigrants sent to hospital after accident

An accident around 10:00am has sent seven suspected illegal immigrants to the hospital. It occurred on the corner of West 4th and West Jefferson street in downtown Brownsville.

Laredoan pleads guilty to receiving child pornography

Alberto Garza-Gaona, 26, of Laredo, has entered a plea of guilty to one count of receipt of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Former Miss Texas serves as State Guardsman

Former Miss Texas USA, Lauren Guzman, also serves as a sergeant in the Texas State Guard.

Mother convicted of starving her two daughters

A Texas mother has been convicted of starving her two young girls. Kayela McClintick was found guilty of two counts of injury to a child by omission on Wednesday.

Chevy High School Player of the Week: San Benito Greyhound Gabriel Vasquez

Newscenter23 and Chevy dealers have team up to bring you The Chevy High School Football Player of the week.

Webb County Justice of the Peace pleads guilty to extortion

Ricardo Rangel, justice of the peace for Webb County Precinct 2 - Place 2, has been convicted of extortion under color of official right, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Coast Guard contracts salvor to remove beached vessel near Freeport, Texas

The Coast Guard contracted a salvage company to remove the threat of pollution from a derelict fishing vessel that went aground Thursday, about 20 miles south of Freeport, Texas, on Sargent Beach.

Mexican shrimping fleet leaves Brownsville after Tropical Storm Dolly passes

The Port of Brownsville returns to normal operations Thursday, after the departure of two Mexican shrimp fleets that sought safe harbor ahead of Tropical Storm Dolly.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be partly to mostly cloudy and warmer with highs of 95 in the Lower Valley, 98 in the Upper. Expect more scattered showers periodically through the day. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph.

Concerns of food shortage at Hanna High School

A mother of a local high school student claims that her daughter does not get lunch because the school has been running out of food.