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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.

Assistant Director Sanchez retires from CBP after 37 Years of federal service

U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Laredo Field Office bids adieu this week to Assistant Director, Field Operations Border Security Noel Sanchez at the conclusion of a 37-year federal career.

Rep. Cuellar announces $10 Million in funds to healthcare ministry in South Texas

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) announced on Wednesday the awarding of $10 million in federal funds to Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas Inc. from the Corporation for National Community Service.

Wild horse & burro adoption heading to Mercedes

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will hold a wild horse and burro adoption in Mercedes, Texas, Jan. 9-10, 2015.

Gift wrapping with Household items

This is your last weekend to finish that Christmas shopping. It is also the last weekend to finish wrapping those Holiday gifts. For some, gift-wrapping turns into an impressive art form full of glitter, fancy bones and shiny wrapping paper.

Winter Begins Sunday!

Though we'll never see a scene like this one in the RGV, we will be cooler for the weekend ahead with highs mainly in the upper 60s and cloudy skies.  It's a good thing we will not be 80 on Sunday evening because winter officially

Man walks from El Paso to Brownsville

After more than 1000 miles, a pair of shoes, and a few Forrest Gump references, one man has almost completed his long walking journey along the border wall from El Paso to Brownsville, all for the sake of writing a book.

Angie's List report: auto detailing for every budget

There’s nothing like the look, feel and smell of a brand new car. Unfortunately, it doesn’t last. While it’s impossible to keep your car in flawless condition, you can make it clean and shiny again.

Cattle Tick Quarantine Update

An update on the cattle tick temporary preventative quarantine area (TPQA) that was established in Cameron County back in October.