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Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday will be cloudy and chilly again. Expect chilly north winds at 10-25 mph and scattered rain showers. Highs will be 51 in the Lower Valley, 50 in the Upper. Thursday will be cloudy with rain showers.

Commissioner resigns, "circumstances beyond my control"

After almost four years, Brownsville City Commissioner Estela Chavez Vasquez resigned her position in a letter to city commissioners and staff saying, "circumstances beyond my control."

17-year-old arrested: Auto theft and organized criminal activity

Alexis Andres Alvarez, 17, was arrested at the gateway bridge yesterday trying to enter the U.S.

CBP officers arrest sex offender from Reynosa

CBP officers in Pharr arrested a Mexican citizen who had an outstanding arrest warrant for sexually assaulting a child.

Winter Texan Beach Cleanup scheduled for February 6th

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is calling on volunteers for the 19th Annual Winter Texan Beach Cleanup Friday, Feb. 6 at Edwin Atwood Park, Access Road 5, Highway 100.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be mostly cloudy to overcast with scattered showers. The north winds will range from 10-30 mph. Highs will be cooler at 56 in the Lower Valley, 54 in the Upper.

Smile! Cold Air May Help Burn Fat!

There are a few people who LOVE cold fronts!  I do not happen to be one of those people, but there may be a reason to smile after all.  Cold air may jumpstart the body to burn fat in order to generate body heat!  YES!!!

Texas launches toll-free number to help older Texans and people with disabilities

The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) is launching a toll-free number to help qualifying Texans connect with long-term care services.

The cost of attending the College Football Playoff National Championship

You've seen the headlines: Oregon and Ohio State battle it out Monday night for the College Football Playoff National Championship inside AT&T Stadium But there's another story here, and that's just how much it costs for the pri

1 arrest for 3 thefts in Harlingen

Harlingen Police arrested a man they believe is responsible for three separate thefts in the city. Mark Anthony Trevino, 25, was arrested with the help of Willacy County Deputy in Sebastian over the weekend.

DPS investigating cause of one vehicle accident that killed the driver

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal accident that killed a driver on Monday morning.

BP agents discover over $700K in marijuana in abandoned mobile home

Border Patrol agents conducting operations in Garceno discover and seized a large amount of marijuana hidden in a mobile home.

A camel killed two people at a camel farm

An out of control camel killed two people in Texas. It happened at the Camel Kisses farm. The Wichita County Sheriff says a man went into a pen to break up ice in the water trough.