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La Joya PD receives threatening calls of alleged kidnapping of Border Patrol Agent

Border Patrol is busy trying to account for all 3100 of its agents in the Valley on Friday. These steps are all being taken, after La Joya police say they received 911 calls, on Christmas day, that an agent had allegedly been kidnapped.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

Police and Santa deliver toys to kids in hospital

Not everyone gets to spend Christmas at home with their family. The Brownsville Police Department wanted to make sure that every kid got to see Santa and get a present this year.

Fire Department and Make A Wish deliver gifts

Santa traded in his sleigh for a ride in the fire truck today. The Brownsville Fire Department reached out to the make a wish foundation to give some locals a special delivery for Christmas.

Three men arrested after gardening tool attack

Three men are behind bars after they allegedly attacked their victims with weed whackers and screwdrivers.

Scam alert: Caller tells victim of winning large cash amount

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department is warning Valley residents of a phone scam involving winning a large sum of money.

New helicopter strengthens Texas Game Wardens

The Texas Game Warden’s today unveiled its new Airbus AS350B3e helicopter that will enhance the department’s statewide law enforcement apparatus and assist with its search and rescue and disaster response efforts.

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