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Illuminated Parade lights up Elizabeth Street

The streets were lined with thousands of guests ready to watch as the lights rolled down Elizabeth Street.

How to Trick... uh... Encourage Your Kids to Garden

I love to spend time in my yard. I'm one of those coo-coo birds who loves to pull weeds! But even more than I love gardening, I love gardening with my kids.

Ballot set for May elections

Today was the final day to file for the upcoming May elections for positions in the City of Brownsville. The City Secretary's Office has five business days to verify all the signatures. *idicates already verified

ICE officers deport Mexican man wanted for kidnapping, raping and murdering a minor

Officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) on Thursday deported a Mexican fugitive wanted in his home country for kidnapping, raping and murdering a minor.

Woman to donate 90 year-old hair to Locks of Love

It's like one of the oldest donations Locks of Love has ever received, Na'Tassia Finley has more on the lady behind this sentimental hair donation.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be cloudy with chilly winds and scattered showers. Highs will be 59 in the Lower and Upper Valleys. The north winds will range from 10-35 mph. On Saturday, expect cloudy skies with more rain.

Sombrero Fest kicks off!

Tonight kicks off the first night of Sombrero Fest in Brownsville. There really is something for everyone at the Charro Days celebration. "Happy Charro Day's 2015! Woo!"

International Space Station to fly over Valley sky tonight

Watch 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.

Indian Lake Police Chief arrested for tampering with government records

Indian Lake Police Chief John Chambers was arrested today on 14 counts of tampering with governmental records.

BP agents rescue double amputee immigrant from top of border fence

Border Patrols agents in the RGV Sector report that they rescued a double amputee immigrant who was abandoned by a group of other immigrants.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will start out sunny. The east winds will range from 5-25 mph, and highs will be warmer at 72 in the Lower Valley, 75 in the Upper. Late Thursday evening, the winds begin to turn with an advancing cold front.

Your Charro Days Forecast

It's finally here!  Charro Days!  There's a 100% chance of great music, wonderful food, and amazing cultural entertainment.  There's also a 100% chance of ups and downs in the forecast through the end of the week and

77th Annual Folklorica Fiesta at Sam's Stadium

It turned out to be a nice evening for nine elementary schools during the 77th Annual Fiesta Folklorica at Sam's Stadium earlier tonight. Hundreds of eager family members and parents showed up supporting their kids.

Brush guide assaults BP agent by biting him numerous times

A Border Patrol agent, making an arrest of a brush guide, is assaulted by being bit.