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Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be partly cloudy with a slight chance of a few isolated sprinkles. Highs will be 96 in the Lower Valley, 103 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph.

Meet Tropical Storm Bertha, Second Named Storm

Tropical Storm Bertha is the second named storm for the Atlantic for the 2014 Hurricane Season.  The graphic indicates the predicted path of Bertha through the Dominican Republic and up near and parallel to the Florida coastline.

Pet of the Week

On today's Pet of the Week segment, we have three dogs who are looking to be adopted from an Animal Shelter on South Padre Island.

SC2 - Federal agencies in Brownsville to discuss economic growth

The City of Brownsville is one of seven cities in the country selected for the 'Strong City, Strong Community' (SC2) program.

"Play Day" kicks off 75th annual TIFT event

Tomorrow marks the actual competition portion of Texas's largest saltwater fishing tournament, which takes place in the valley and has reached another milestone.

Two bodies found within two days in Penitas

Authorities found another body near the Rio Grande River by Penitas.

Mexican mother suing Border Patrol for the death of her 16 year-old son

The mother of a Mexican teenager fatally shot two years ago by U.S. Border Patrol agents is suing the agency.

Undocumented woman suing Border Patrol agent for sexual assault

A Border Patrol agent is accused of sexually assaulting an undocumented woman in his custody and now that woman is suing.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be mostly sunny with just a few clouds. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph. Highs will be 97 in the Lower Valley, 104 in the Upper.

A Death Even Rarer than 'Struck by Lightning'

The Center for Disease Control has just published an article entitled "Deaths Attributed to Heat, Cold,

Welcome Julie the rhino to the Glady's Porter Zoo

The Glady's Porter Zoo in Brownsville is now able to reveal its newest addition to the public. Julie the 20-year-old rhino arrived at the zoo six weeks ago.

Adopt a Family for back to school backpacks

Back to school is less than a month away and it's time for back to school shopping, or donating. For the last four years, Linda Castro has been helping families with their back to school supplies.