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Bizarre charge: Peeing on candy

(KPRC) The Houston Police Department has released new details regarding a bizarre incident involving a Manhattan real estate heir.

ICE Homeland Security Investigations announces results of operation to combat human smuggling

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson today announced the results of an ongoing 90-day operation by U.S.

Rabbis speak about the death of Israeli soldier Sgt. Sean Carmeli

An Israeli soldier, who grew up on Brownsville, has been killed in action. Sergeant Sean Carmeli was killed over the weekend in Gaza.

Free hair cuts for those in need

Join Elias Quintero today at the Ozanam Center in Brownsville today giving out free haircuts to those in need.

Corpus Christi man sentenced for possessing child pornography

Lee Marvin Koerner, 50, has been ordered to prison following his conviction of possession of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Koerner pleaded guilty April 21, 2014.

Governor Rick Perry releases statement on the death of Sean Carmeli

Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement following the death of Sean Carmeli, a Texan serving in the Israeli army.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be partly cloudy with highs of 95 in the Lower Valley, 102 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph.

The Valley's First Tropical Concern?

According to predictions by the National Hurricane Center, we have nothing to worry about with Tropical Depression Two.  Tropical Depression Two is northeast of the coast of South America.  It is expected to travel to the west at arou

Congressman Vela releases statement on Governor Perry's National Guard deployment

U.S. Congressman Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) released the following statement today:

Governor Perry deploys Texas National Guard troops to border

Gov. Rick Perry today directed Texas Adjutant General John Nichols to immediately begin preparations for the deployment of up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the border.

Israeli soldier killed in clashes with Hamas had SPI connection

An Israeli soldier, killed in the current clash with Hamas, had a South Padre Island connection.

Owners of a Fort Worth funeral home are facing charges of abuse of a corpse

Both owners of the Johnson Family Funeral Home in Fort Worth are facing charges of abuse of a corpse. Police found the remains of eight people, including two stillborn babies, unattended inside the mortuary on Tuesday.