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This event has ended. USS Constellation being brought into the Port of Brownsville

After 41 years of commissioned service, the USS Constellation was decommissioned at the Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego on 7 August 2003.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be partly to mostly cloudy but warmer. The NE winds will range from 5-15 mph. Highs will climb to 66 in the Lower Valley, 65 in the Upper.

Three San Benito men arrested for cocaine possession in a drug free zone

A traffic violation leads to the arrest of three individuals for the possession of cocaine.

Weslaco police continue investigation of stolen city equipment

Thieves left the City of Weslaco, short on vehicles and some other heavy equipment.

Congressman Vela to lead Democrats on Border and Maritime Security Police Panel

U.S. Representative Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) was named Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security.

Mexican National convicted of transporting illegal aliens

A federal jury has convicted Jaime Gerardo Serrano-Villegas, 28, of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, of transporting illegal aliens, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Representative Sergio Munoz, Jr. takes oath of office for third term in legislature

State Representative Sergio Muñoz, Jr. took the oath of office Tuesday at noon for his third term in the Texas House of Representatives.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be cloudy with rains showers and patchy fog. Again, most of the day will hover in the mid to upper 40s. Highs will climb to 50 in the Lower Valley, 49 in the Upper. The north winds will range from 10-25 mph.

Why Do Weather Guys Over 40 Give Blood?

Better question:  Why should all men over 40 consider giving blood regularly?  Easy... it helps men shed the extra iron that can build up in their blood.

Winter Texans could be at higher risk for auto theft

Two arrests in auto theft cases earlier this week were both from popular winter Texan communities in Brownsville. Brownsville Police say that there have been nine auto theft cases in the city so far this year.

Three Valley residents named competitors in HEB's Slim Down Showdown

HEB announced that three Valley residents have been selected to participate in the fifth annual 2015 Slim Down Showdown.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday will be cloudy and chilly again. Expect chilly north winds at 10-25 mph and scattered rain showers. Highs will be 51 in the Lower Valley, 50 in the Upper. Thursday will be cloudy with rain showers.

Commissioner resigns, "circumstances beyond my control"

After almost four years, Brownsville City Commissioner Estela Chavez Vasquez resigned her position in a letter to city commissioners and staff saying, "circumstances beyond my control."

17-year-old arrested: Auto theft and organized criminal activity

Alexis Andres Alvarez, 17, was arrested at the gateway bridge yesterday trying to enter the U.S.