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Border Patrol sees trend of speaker box smuggling in Falfurrias

Border Patrol Agents at the Falfurrias checkpoint intercepted to cases of smugglers using speaker boxes to hide people. 

Budweiser's Clydesdales are in town

The Budweiser Clydesdales have galloped their way to the valley for this weekend's parades. We've all seen the famous Budweiser Superbowl commercials and now is your chance to see it live.

Could Hurricane Nuri Bring a Big Winter Storm to the U.S.?

Typhoon Nuri (or Hurricane Nuri... it's a typhoon in the Pacific) is starting to break apart as it approaches the shores of Alaska.

Four new canine teams join DPS crime fighting efforts

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today graduated four troopers and canines from an eight-week training program.

International Space Station to be visible over Valley skies tonight

See the International Space Station! As the third brightest object in the sky the space station is easy to see if you know when to look up.

Funding Needed for Foster Kids' Christmas Party

“What would be a joyous season for some children is a nightmare for others," said Cerise Reyna de Garduno, President of the Cameron Co. Child Welfare Board.

Teacher faces charges after biting a special needs child

An Austin teacher is out of a job and facing charges, accused of biting a child with special needs. The teacher has a strange defense, he says it was all a big joke, Sophia Beausoleil has the story.

Tips on avoiding of being a victim of auto crime during the holidays

Texans will be shopping and traveling during the holiday season, and the Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority (ABTPA), part of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV), urges everyone to take precautions to protect their valuables

Additional members of South Laredo trafficking group plead guilty

Nine more members of a cocaine, crack and marijuana distribution group have entered guilty pleas to federal conspiracy charges, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Corpus Christi man found guilty of tax fraud

Damien Oneil Perez has entered a guilty plea for presenting a false claim for a tax refund to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Attorney General Abbott offers support to Cherokee County Judge over challenge to courthouse nativity display

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott sent the following letter to Cherokee County Judge Chris Davis, following a demand from a national nontheistic organization to remove a nativity scene from the grounds of the courthouse:

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be partly to mostly cloudy. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph. Highs will climb to 80 in the Lower Valley, 82 in the Upper. Saturday will be mostly cloudy with a few scattered rain showers.

Ultimate biker send off

A fatal accident last week claimed the life of a Brownsville motorcyclist. Today, 56-year-old Israel Martinez Jr. got the ultimate biker send off.

Crowded Brownsville clinics, flu vaccine may not stop illness

The Center for Disease Control has sent out a warning saying that the flu vaccination may not be effective for certain flu strands. Walk-in clinics in the valley have been filling up with patients over the last couple weeks.