Local News + Statewide News

Fatal hit and run: Police need your assistance

Brownsville Police need your help in locating a suspect wanted in a fatal hit and run over the weekend.

Sink hole discovered in Brownsville

All this rain in the valley has caused more problems in Brownsville, this time fixing a sink hole.

Pharr gets over a Million in federal cash to build an Economic Trade Center

Congressman Ruben Hinojosa announced Monday, that the city of Pharr has just received $1, 200,000 of federal grant money is on it's way to the city of Pharr, from the Economic Development Administration.

San Benito mans falls asleep behind wheel, gets arrested for drug possesion

San Benito Police say they responded to a call of a man asleep behind the wheel at a convenience store at the intersection of Frontage and and Williams roads on Saturday, and found Michael Amaya intoxicated.

Influenza vaccine available across Texas as flu season begins

Flu vaccine has been arriving in doctor’s offices, clinics and pharmacies across Texas, and the Texas Department of State Health Services encourages everyone 6 months old and older to get vaccinated now. Oct.

Border Patrol agent rescues two drowning men from Rio Grande River

A Border Patrol agent is credited with saving the lives of two men attempting to cross the Rio Grande River.

Hidalgo County Sheriff's Dept. take over investigation of woman's death in Sullivan City

At the request of Sullivan City authorities the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department has taking over the investigation in the death of a 25 year-old woman.

Coast Guard medevacs sailor from container ship off South Padre Island

A Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew medevaced the crewmember of a container ship approximately 40 miles offshore of South Padre Island late Saturday night.

Coast Guard rescues three boaters off of Matagorda Island

The Coast Guard, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service worked together to rescue three stranded boaters off of Matagorda Island in a joint operation spanning most of the weekend.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. East northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Extended Forecast

After a wet week in the Valley, our rainy period is finally waning as dry air continues to move into the region.

Which Came First? Ocean or Sun?

It isn't often we stop to ponder the age of basic things around us, but consider this:  According to scientists, the water in the ocean is older than the Sun! Hmmm.  What?  How?

Highway from Brownsville to Mazatlan boosts trade

A superhighway all the way from Mazatlan to Brownsville is ready for deliveries. This will speed up the trade process and allow easier access between the ports.

Enterovirus cases confirmed in Texas

The respiratory virus ...D-68 ... also known as the entervorius -- that has spread across the nation is now in Texas. According to the state health department, nine cases have been confirmed in the Dallas Fort-Worth area.

Texas State Guard saves lives during Brooks Co. search for human remains of illegal immigrants

Governor Rick Perry recently ordered a specially strained group of Texas State Guard members to report to Brooks County, to assist with locating remains of suspected illegal immigrants.