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Governor Perry visits with National Guard troops

Governor Rick Perry visited some of the 1,000 National Guard troops he's ordered to the Texas/Mexico border.

Trial challenging controversial new abortion regulations ends

A trial challenging controversial new abortion regulations in Texas wrapped up on Wednesday.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 105. Light south southeast wind becoming southeast 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Severe thunderstorm warning for Hidalgo County

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BROWNSVILLE HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR SOUTHERN HIDALGO COUNTY IN DEEP SOUTH TEXAS. * UNTIL 445 PM CDT

One of Cameron County's Most Wanted Fugitive arrested in Corpus Christi

Law enforcement officials have arrested one of Cameron County's Most Wanted Fugitives in Corpus Christi.

Sen. Ted Cruz's staff host "Community Conversations"

Senator Ted Cruz's staff is coming to South Texas. Cruz's South Texas Regional Director Casandra Garcia will be visiting several towns next week to host "Community Conversations" events.

State of Texas shuts down Houston-area diploma mill

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott resolved the State’s enforcement action against a purported “academy” that falsely claimed to be an accredited educational institution.

Border Patrol Agency adds fifth aerostat for surveillance at the border

A new aerostat in Roma is already aiding Border Patrol in seizing narcotics and illegal crossing along the border in the Western corridor of the RGV Border Patrol sector.

Footprints lead to Border Patrol agents seizing nearly 900 lbs. of marijuana

A large amount of marijuana is on it's way to the DEA after Border Patrol agents found it. Nearly 900 pounds of marijuana was found in a brushy area of La Rosita after footprints led agents to the stash.

BPUB announces electrical work in Brownsville Country Club

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces that electrical crews will be completing work in the Brownsville Country Club on Wednesday, Aug. 13 from 7 a.m. until approximately 9 a.m.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Increasing clouds, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming east southeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.