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Worker guilty of calling in bomb threat to avoid working

Steve M. Gutierrez III, 40, has pleaded guilty to threatening to damage or destroy a structure by means of explosives, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Dallas man sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for sex trafficking a minor

A Dallas man who met a 15-year-old run-away girl at a bus station, took her, and made her engage in sex acts for money, was sentenced Monday by U.S. District Judge David C.

Coastwide seagrass rule anniversary signals hope for vital resource

This month marks the one-year anniversary of a law passed by the 83rd Texas Legislature prohibiting the uprooting of seagrass with the propeller of a boat within the coastal waters of Texas.

Three adults killed, one child injured at trailer park shooting

Police say a 63 year-old man has been arrested after three people were killed and a child injured in a shooting at a trailer park in South Texas.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be mostly cloudy with scattered showers and t-showers. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph. Highs will be 85 in the Lower Valley, 89 in the Upper.

We're ABOVE NORMAL on Rainfall!... for the moment.

Get the party horns and the confetti ready!!  For the first time all year, Brownsville is ABOVE NORMAL on year-to-date rainfall.  As of Monday night, Brownsville received 18.03 inches for the year, 8.52 inches for the month of Septemb

Weekend: 84 accidents reported in Brownsville, 1 fatality in Harlingen

Heavy rain and slippery roads caused several accidents over the weekend. Harlingen police are still working to determine the exact cause of a single vehicle accident that resulted in a fatality last night.

Woman robbed at gunpoint trying to sell on Craigslist

A woman is out a pair of designer jeans and a watch after she was robbed trying to sell them on the website Craigslist.

Burned body found off side of road

Sheriff's Deputies are working to find out the origins of a burned body found off the side of the road.&

Los Fresnos CISD's Resaca Middle School under spotlight again

Students from Resaca Middle School are in the national spotlight again.

Texas gets millions in grants for unemployment programs

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced awards totaling more than $87 million to improve state unemployment insurance programs. Texas received a total of $2,108,988.

$335K in Narcotics seized by CBP officers at Hidalgo port of entry

U.S. Custom and Border Protection officers seized $335K in narcotics at the Hidalgo port of entry on Saturday evening.

Coast Guard rescues man off South Texas coast after missing for more than 24 hours

The Coast Guard rescued a man from the Gulf of Mexico Sunday, who was missing for more than 24 hours after his boat sank Saturday.

Teacher with HIV charged with sexual assault

A 43 year-old Texas music teacher is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage boy he met online and authorities say he possibly transmitted HIV to the boy.

Reckless driver racks up 4 charges over the weekend

On Saturday evening, San Benito Police responded to the 1100 Block of North Crockett Street to a reckless driver.