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In case of evacuation: Border Patrol has a plan

Their badges say agent, but when the a threat or severe weather looms, the job requires more.

Man arrested for burglary and sexual assault of child placed on ICE detainer

San Benito police arrested a man for breaking into a home and sexually assaulting a teen girl.

Mother charged with six counts of child abandonment

A San Benito woman is arrested after an officer finds her six children alone at home with no supervision.

Cornyn and Vela lead bipartisan letter to President on Mexico’s water debt owed to the U.S.

Senator John Cornyn and Congressman Filemon Vela sent a bipartisan letter to President Obama on Mexico's continual noncompliance with the 1944 Water Treaty and its impact on Texas farmers and municipalities.

Thousands of citations thrown out after ticket-rigging scheme by Houston officers

Thousands of traffic citations issued in Houston are being thrown out. It comes after several officers were accused in a ticket rigging scandal, Jeremy Rogalski has the story.

Former UPS employee wanted for pawning packages

A former UPS employee is wanted for stealing packages and pawning them. Brownsville police are looking for 45-year-old Rene Alejandro Rivas on two outstanding felony theft warrants.

Texas adds 20,100 jobs in August

The Texas labor market added 20,100 seasonally adjusted total nonfarm jobs in August. Over the year, employers expanded their payrolls by 395,200 total non-farm jobs.

Border Patrol Agency to test body cameras on agents

U.S. Border Patrol agents will begin testing body cameras starting next month. The commissioners of U.S. Customs and Border Protection says this is a first step and there's no timetable for widespread use of the cameras.

Theft at Target parking lot valued at $2,000

Harlingen police need your help in identifying people involved in a theft outside of Target. Two females are suspected in stealing approximately $2,000 worth of goods from a van in the parking lot. 

Search continues for Travis County deputy swept away by flood waters

Rescue efforts were suspended on Thursday evening for a Travis County Sheriff's Deputy who was swept away during a flash flood in Austin earlier in the day.

Player of the Week: Brownsville Veterans Memorial Four Horsemen

Newscenter23 and Chevy dealers have team up to bring you The Chevy High School Football Player of the week.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be partly cloudy with a very slight chance of a few isolated sprinkles. Highs will be 93 in the Lower Valley, 96 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph.

Local heroes save family from drowning in canal

The floods in Brownsville almost cost three people their lives on Monday.