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Persons of interest: open felony theft case

Brownsville Police are asking for your help in locating two men in an open felony theft case. According to detectives, the two individuals seen in the photos are persons of interest at this time.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday will be sunny with light breezes from the SE at 5-20 mph. Highs will pop up to 73 in the Lower Valley, 75 in the Upper.

"I Want to Know" - What are these on Boca Chica Beach?

In today's "I Want to Know' segment, 1,800 feet of pipe dumped on the sand at Boca Chica Beach. What is it for? Turns out, they were actually in the wrong spot.

CBP works to keep holiday traffic moving. Here's how you can help

During the holiday season, adjustments must be made to control the amount of traffic traveling across the border and checkpoints.

CBP arrest women attempting to smuggle cocaine strapped to their bodies

Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested two adult females after discovering alleged cocaine concealed on their person.

WANTED: Information about illegal fishing along the border

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Law Enforcement Division and the U.S. Coast Guard are distributing a wanted poster seeking any information related to illegal fishing activities along the Texas-Mexico border.

City of San Benito's Community Christmas scheduled events

The public is invited to attend a Community Christmas Concert on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 11 a.m. at the WH Heavin Amphitheater.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be partly cloudy in the morning, mostly sunny in the afternoon. Highs will be a much cooler 65 in the Lower Valley, 64 in the Upper. The chilly North winds will range from 5-25 mph.

The Quietest Hurricane Season in 31 Years Ends Sunday!

It's gone quickly, but Hurricane Season 2014 officially ends this Sunday.  Thankfully, the RGV faced no significant tropical weather this entire season.  Oh, sure, on September 2, we were all watching the southern Gulf with antici

Hawks released back to the wild after wing fractures

They weren't here long but they are now off to warmer weather. Two broad-winged hawks came to Glady's Porter Zoo for release after completing rehab in Missouri.

San Benito Mother arrested in connection with infant death

In an update tonight, the teenage mother wanted in connection with her three-month-old son's death has turned herself into investigators and is in custody tonight.

CBP Agriculture Specialist intercept pest in commercial produce shipment

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists at two South Texas ports of entry recently intercepted a first-in-the-nation pest and a first-time port interception of a particular pest within commercial produce shipments.

Accident results in cyclist fatality

A fatal accident claimed the life of a cyclist in Brownsville over the weekend. Officers reported to the 6500 block of Padre Island Highway Saturday night.