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Gov. Perry issues proclamation naming January 2015 as "Crime Stoppers Month"

Crime is a scourge on our society, threatening our communities and citizens.

Houston Astros Caravan to tour Brownsville locations

The 2015 Houston Astros Caravan presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors will make several  stops in Brownsville on Tuesday, January 20.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be the warmest day of the week. Enjoy sunshine and highs of 80 in the Lower and Upper Valleys. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph.

Seven Reasons Why the Sun Makes Us Smile

We can all hear mom saying, "Put on your sunscreen."  Or " Wear your sunscreen, or you'll turn into a tomato."  Or "Spray on some sunscreen, or you'll wrinkle like a buffalo when you're 90!"

CBP officers stop human smuggling attempts

In two separate cases over the weekend, twelve illegal immigrants were caught trying to get passed the Falfurrias checkpoint. A canine unit alerted to them both times.

La Joya Police Department searches for new leader

The La Joya Police Department is looking for a new leader. Chief Geovanni Hernandez has stepped down after serving the city for just shy of a year.

BP agents rescue two illegal immigrants hiding inside vehicle toolbox

Border Patrol agents at the Falfurrias checkpoint arrested two Americans attempting to smuggle two illegal immigrants hidden inside a toolbox.

Closure of Westbound Frontage Interstate 2/US 83 in Mission

The Texas Department of Transportation will be closing the westbound frontage road of I2/US83 between US Business 83 (Inspiration Road off ramp) and Los Ebanos Rd.

Hidalgo County Commissioner to provide Colonia Cleanup on MLK Day

Precinct 2 Commissioner Eduardo “Eddie” Cantu will work with community volunteers to commemorate the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Today's Weather Forecast

M.L.King Day Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Winter skin care tips

It may have been pretty warm this weekend but those cooler nights may have your skin feeling a little dry and sad.

Enjoy That Big Nuclear Furnace This Weekend

It was a true pleasure hitting 65 degrees in Brownsville on Friday.  McAllen made it to 67, the "hot" spot of the Valley on Friday.  This weekend, thanks to a turn in the winds which will come in FROM the southeast at 5-25 m

Border Patrol adds mesh to stop fence climbers

Earlier this week NewsCenter 23 saw crews adding some steel mesh to the top of the border fence in Brownsville.

Litter Endangers Marine Life, Respeta tu Playa to Hold Beach Cleanup

The tide comes in and the tide goes out, sometimes taking with it, trash. And once it's in the water marine life is potentially in danger, especially sea turtles. Sea Turtle Inc.