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Fire Department and Make A Wish deliver gifts

Santa traded in his sleigh for a ride in the fire truck today. The Brownsville Fire Department reached out to the make a wish foundation to give some locals a special delivery for Christmas.

Three men arrested after gardening tool attack

Three men are behind bars after they allegedly attacked their victims with weed whackers and screwdrivers.

Scam alert: Caller tells victim of winning large cash amount

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department is warning Valley residents of a phone scam involving winning a large sum of money.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday Christmas Eve will start out with a few clouds but turn mostly sunny. The chilly North winds will range from 10-30 mph through the day. Highs will only climb to 64 in the Lower Valley, 63 in the Upper.

Cameron Co. Sheriff and Santa make special deliveries

Cameron County Sheriff's Office gathered up toys and food to spread some Christmas cheer to families in need this holiday season.

Man sought after tires slashed outside government building

Police are looking for a man who they say flattened tires on seven vehicles outside a government building.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will start out mostly clear but end up mostly cloudy with a few passing showers. The winds will shift midday, coming in from the North at 10-30 mph with the approach of a cold front.

A Pre-Christmas Texas Cold Front

If you're hoping for a white Christmas here in Texas, you'll have to wish a just little harder next year.  If you're hoping for a lot of cold, gusty wind right before Christmas, then, my friend, this is your forecast gift!

Youth Ambassador Program helps students connect with community

The youth ambassador program is wrapping up its third year in Brownsville. It gives selected BISD students an opportunity to work with departments throughout the city and county.

"Blue Santa" event gives away thousands of toys

Thousands of children have an early helping of the holiday spirit after getting some Christmas gifts Monday.

SPI to host 17th Annual Polar Bear Dip

Valley residents can participate in the 17th Annual Polar Bear Dip which will take place on January 1, 2015.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 6 to 16 mph. Tonight Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 8 to 13 mph.

Winter Solstice

With the Holidays and Christmas Cheer also comes the arrival of the Winter.The winter weather hit many parts of the U.S.. early this year but the astronomical definition means the new season did not begin until 5:03 p.m.