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TxDPS and TPWD take media on border ride along

The Texas Department of Public Safety, along with a State Parks and Wildlife Crew, invited the media to join a Thursday patrol on the river.

Man arrested for stabbing ex girlfriend

Brownsville Police arrested a man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend. Forty nine year old Benjamin Perez has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be partly to mostly cloudy with a slight chance of little, isolated showers. Highs will be 95 in the Lower Valley, 102 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph.

Public Works plans to fight flooding in Brownsville

The unpredictable weather and low elevation levels make the valley a perfect place for flooding. Public Works Assistant Director Santiago Navarro says that flooding in Brownsville is always on the forefront of their efforts.

Pelosi and Valley officials express opposition to removing due process of unaccompanied children

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi hosted a meeting with Congressman Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville), Congressman Xavier Becerra (D-Los Angeles), Congressman Ruben Hinojosa (D-Mercedes), Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-San Antonio), Congressman Be

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be partly to mostly cloudy with isolated area showers. Highs will be a bit cooler at 93 in the Lower Valley, 99 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph.

Who and Where are People Killed by Lightning?

The National Weather Service has analyzed the data of people killed by lightning between 2006 and 2013.  Though being killed by lightning is still a very, very rare occurrence, it happens every single year.  I want to summarize some o

Brownsville replaces paint with thermo plastic on crosswalks

Back to school may not be on student's minds right now, but the City of Brownsville and Traffic Department are preparing by improving the crosswalks.

Shooting suspect tied to one of the most dangerous gangs in Texas

The suspect in yesterday's dramatic shooting is a part of one of the most prominent gangs in the state.

Online survey developed to determine UTRGV school colors and mascot

Guy Bailey, president of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, announced today the development of a new institutional wordmark for use in the university’s academic and administrative print and digital publications, many of which need

Nancy Pelosi and members of Texas Delegation to discuss surge of unaccompanied children

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Members of the Texas Delegation will hold a photo opportunity with brief remarks at the top of a meeting at 12:00 p.m.

Senator Hinojosa informs Hidalgo County Commissioners on proposed Hospital District tax

Texas Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa updated Hidalgo County Judge Ramon Garcia and Commissioners on proposed legislation to create a Hospital District in Hidalgo County.