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Juvenile detention center program teaching youths valuable trade skills

They're building a better future for themselves by way of building, literally, Na'Tassia Finley has more on a program out of the Cameron County Juvenile Detention Center that's teaching youth valuable trade skills.

DPS Trooper injured after driver speeds off during traffic stop

Authorities in Starr County are trying to find the driver who evaded authorities, striking a Texas Trooper as he made his getaway.

Woman burglarizes elderly man's home as he lies helpless on the ground

A woman is accused of burglarizing an elderly man's home as he lied on the ground helplessly. San Benito police arrested Maria Zamora, 41, on burglary and several other charges.

Former correctional officer and spouse plead guilty to bribery and conspiracy

Joel Gonzalez, a former U.S.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 105. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

Canines at Border Patrol checkpoints vital in stopping drug and human trafficking

The RGV Border Patrol Sector relies on every resource they have to stop human and drug trafficking in the area--especially their four-legged colleagues.

Stripes robbery suspect gets cigarettes before leaving

A robbery suspect is on the loose, and investigators need your help to find him.  

Pint Night and Paella Fest

The Fourth Annual Pint Night is not just about beer at the Historic Brownsville Museum. This year, they are pairing it with a paella cook off.

$1 million in cocaine seized at Anzalduas port of entry

Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Anzalduas International Bridge arrested a woman from La Joya, Texas after discovering alleged cocaine hidden within the Ford Taurus she was driving.

TEA designates 16 new T-STEM Academies

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the Texas Education Agency has designated 16 new Texas Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (T-STEM) Academies for the 2014-2015 school year.

Houston man gets 40 years for sex trafficking of children

Tevon Harris aka “Da Kidd” and “King Kidd,” 22, of Houston, will be spending the next 40 years in prison as a result of his convictions on two counts of trafficking children under 18 for commercial sex, announced United

NASA'S Independence replica gets a new home

A piece of NASA's history gets an adornment this morning. A giant crane lifted the space shuttle replica 'Independence' onto Space Center Houston's shuttle carrier aircraft, an old Boeing 747.

BORSTAR search and rescue dogs saving lives

U.S. Border Patrol agents have been at the front lines of illegal border crossings, and they're not out there alone. Canine units have become an integral part of the agents' work.