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Giving back and beautifying Brownsville

You may notice some areas of Brownsville getting a little fall face lift.

Player of the Week: Rio Hondo Bobcats

Newscenter23 and Chevy dealers have team up to bring you The Chevy High School Football Player of the week.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be mostly sunny with just a few clouds and highs of 88 in the Lower Valley, 89 in the Upper. The NE winds will range from 5-15 mph. What a beautiful day it will be.

Buy One Pumpkin to Carve and One to... EAT???

Like so many right before Halloween, I love picking out the perfect pumpkin for carving up!!! Those cute little orange gourds have no idea what's about to happen to them! (Evil laugh!) Ha, ha, ha, ha!!!

Valley gas prices continue to be highest across the state

Again this week, Valley gas prices remain the highest price per gallon in the state. Gas prices in the Valley are now averaging well below the $3 dollar mark.

Over $1 million in cocaine seized at Los Indios port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Brownsville man for attempting to smuggle over $1 million in cocaine at a port of entry.

Hidalgo County's Most Wanted: Jose Medoza-Contreras

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help on the whereabouts of a wanted fugitive.

Mercedes FD unveils new $2.5 million dollar fire station

The Mercedes Fire Department has a new home and it was unveiled during a ceremony on Wednesday. The new fire station is about four times the size of the old station, which was nearly  a century old.

Brownsville man sentenced 25 years for sexual assault of a child

A Brownsville man will spend the next 25 years of his life behind bars for aggravated sexual assault of a child Adriel Garcia, 47, pleaded guilty yesterday of sexually abusing his victim from January of 2011 until September 2013.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be partly cloudy and give the Valley a chance to dry out after the rain. Highs will climb to 89 in the Lower Valley, 90 in the Upper. The NE-East winds will range from 10-25 mph.

Partial Eclipse on Thursday, but DON'T LOOK!

The RGV will be treated to another celestial treat on Thursday afternoon:  a partial eclipse of the sun!!  The only problem... we should NOT look at it without protective eyewear.

Hit and run cold cases in Brownsville. Police need your help

With Halloween approaching and an increase of people in the streets, Brownsville Police are warning drivers about hit and run accidents, and need your help in solving four fatal cold cases dating back to 2010.