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BSID summer feeding program underway

Meals can be scarce when kids are out on summer break but through the seamless summer feeding program, no child has to go hungry.

Today's Weather Forecast

Thursday will be mostly sunny and potentially the warmest day of the week with highs of 97 in the Lower Valley, 104 out in Ranch Country. The SE winds will range from 10-35 mph.

Temperatures Could Peak on Thursday. Why?

The Upper Valley hit the triple-digits on Tuesday and Wednesday, but Thursday may end up being the hottest day of the week.

Beach Patrol intensifies training

A helicopter could be seen hovering above the water early this morning off South Padre Island.

Urgent need for O-negative blood donors in the Valley

United Blood Services announced an urgent appeal for type O-negative blood donors today. This week, demand for type O-negative blood has outpaced the supply.

Historic Brownsville Museum to host flag retirement ceremony

If it's faded, tattered or torn, it's time that it's retired, Na'Tassia Finley reports why it's important to retire the American flag in a dignified way.

ACLU accuses Willacy County detention center of mistreating prisoners

The American Civil Liberties Union is accusing the private detention facility at Raymondville of mistreating its prisoners.

Coast Guard medevacs man with chest pains in Gulf of Mexico

A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a 52-year-old man Monday night, suffering from heart-attack-like symptoms while out on a charter boat about 20 miles east of South Padre Island, Texas.

Today's Weather Forecast

The RGV will stay pretty warm over the next few days. Wednesday will be partly cloudy with highs of 96 in the Lower Valley, 101 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph.

K-12 students could now take all classes online

The use of online classes at universities has be steadily increasing. Now, some school districts are allowing online classes for students as young as kindergarten.

United Blood Services celebrates 11th annual World Blood Donor Day

In celebration of World Blood Donor Day (WBDD), United Blood Services will be having a WBDD celebration for all donors, Saturday, June 14 at both Valley locations and various community blood drives.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection seizes $500K in methamphetamine

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a man from Lake Worth, Fla.