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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 7:46am

Local News

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be mostly sunny with just a few afternoon clouds. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph. Highs will be 96 in the Lower Valley, 101 in the Upper. Friday will be partly cloudy with moderate winds.

What Does a Black Hole Look Like? NASA Took a Pic!

Beam me up, Scotty, I thought they were kidding about "black holes."  Not true.  They are real, and NASA has taken a picture of one.

School bus drivers receiving DPS training

Car wrecks happen all the time. Add a busload of children to the mix and things can take a turn for the worst.

SENTRI Program expands hours to help you skip wait times

Expanded hours for frequent travelers can help you skip wait times at the border crossing.

Marijuana field valued at $10-Million

That marijuana grow field discovered earlier this month outside of Raymondville, has an estimated value of $10 million. After two days of picking, agents report over 11,000 plants weighing over 9,000 pounds were seized.

Citrus Greening spreading, disease most prevalent in Rio Grande Valley

The Texas citrus industry is currently combating the destructive disease known as citrus greening, as the disease has taken a stronghold in both commercial and residential citrus plants in the Rio Grande Valley.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be partly cloudy with a slight chance of isolated area showers and some t-showers. Highs will be 96 in the Lower Valley, 100 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph.

Storm Knocks Out Power

A moderate t-storm rolled through Brownsville Monday at approximately 1:50 pm.  A peak gust of 53 mph registered at the airport, and a total of 0.18 inches of rain fell into the rain gage. 

Truck stop near Palo Alto Battlefield raises concerns

The Palo Alto Battlefield in Brownsville may receive a new neighbor in the form of a truck stop.

Suspect sought in hotel robbery

A man is behind bars after robbing a hotel with a screw driver.  

Road construction underway for SpaceX

The roads leading to SpaceX are getting a facelift. Two weeks ago, Boca Chica Beach was announced as the official site for the country's first commericial rocket space launch.