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University of Houston and VAMOS to provide college scholarships

The University of Houston is providing scholarships to dozens of potential students thanks to a generous donation from VAMOS.

Man wanted in triple homicide case

The Starr County Sheriff's Office has obtained an arrest warrant for a man accused of killing three people.

FBI alert: “Virtual Kidnapping” extortion calls targeting Valley physicians on the rise

San Antonio FBI seeks to warn the public regarding the rise in “virtual kidnapping” extortion schemes and the recent targeting of physicians in South Texas.

Today's Weather Forecast

Thursday will be partly cloudy with a slight chance of isolated showers and even some isolated t-showers, especially in southern Cameron County. Highs will be 96 in the Lower Valley, 102 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph.

House Appropriations Committee expresses concern over Mexico’s failure to comply with water treaty

At the request of Congressman Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville), the House Committee on Appropriations State and Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee in connection with the Fiscal Year 2015 State, Foreign Operations Appropriations Bi

RGV Border Patrol sector releases statement on agent Javier Vega's death

The senseless shooting death of Border Patrol Agent Javier Vega Jr. while fishing with his family Aug. 3, has left an indelible impact upon the men and women of the U.S. Border Patrol’s Rio Grande Valley Sector.

Suspects arraigned in shooting death of Border Patrol agent

Two men accused of murdering an off duty Border Patrol agent were arraigned in Willacy County on Tuesday.

RGV Sector enhances border security efforts in Falfurrias area

The Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector has enhanced its border security efforts in the Falfurrias area by increasing its ability to target criminal organizations and save lives.

Today's Weather Forecast

Wednesday will be partly cloudy with a slight chance of a few drops. Highs will be 96 in the Lower Valley, 101 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph.

SpaceX brings possibilities to UTB

With the official SpaceX announcement comes advancements in education especially at the University of Texas at Brownsville. Students at the Center for Advanced Radio Astronomy at UT Brownsville could see great benefits.

Today's Weather Forecast

Tuesday will be partly cloudy with highs of 97 in the Lower Valley, 103 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph. Wednesday will be partly cloudy with highs of 96 in the Lower Valley, 102 in the Upper.

What?? The Earth DOES NOT Orbit the Sun??

I learned something new about our solar system.  I always thought the Earth orbited the Sun, the center of the Sun.  Right? 

Space-X is a 'lift off'!

Today, Boca Chica Beach has been officially announced as the first commercial launching site in the country. Space-X founder Elon Musk says the plan is to launch its signature rocket -- The Falcon 9.