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Dual customs hangar set to provide jobs and increase trade

International trade continues to boom in Brownsville. Besides the bridges and the port, the Brownsville South Padre Island International

Cattle fever ticks spread north of Cameron County's quarantine blanket area

Texas Animal Health Control officials have confirmed an infested premise north of the blanket quarantine area imposed last week. This brings the total number of infested areas from the 6 they started off with to 7.

Hidalgo County Family Violence Task Force to host 5K Run/2K Walk

The Hidalgo County Family Violence Taskforce in partnership with the RGVEZC “Victims of Crime Program, Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office, UTPA Police Department, Pharr Police Department, Weslaco Police Department, HOPE Clinic, Alton P

U.S. Customs and Border Protection to hire Border Patrol agents

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the agency responsible for securing U.S. ports of entry and international borders will accept applications nationwide starting today for Border Patrol agent positions on the Southwest border.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: After a cold beginning, the sunshine will warm us up to 86 in the Lower Valley, 88 in the Upper. The NE winds will range from 5-20 mph.

Texas Animal Health Commission tries to contain cattle fever ticks in Cameron County

Following up on Cameron County's cattle fever tick quarantine that was imposed last week.

18 year-old woman arrested for attempting to smuggle a minor at the Hidalgo port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested an 18-year-old woman from La Villa, Texas after she allegedly attempted to smuggle a four-year-old girl from Guerrero, Mexico.

Person of interest: credit card abuse

Brownsville Police need your help in locating a person wanted in credit card theft. Detectives have now found that the card may have been used by this woman at a convenience store and the HEB on Central Boulevard.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be a beautiful day. It will start out clear and chilly but warm up to a pleasant 86 in the Lower Valley, 85 in the Upper. The North-NE winds will range from 5-15 mph.

Dry Air Means Two Chilly Mornings! But Why?

You may find this hard to believe, but some Valley residents actually ENJOY cooler weather!  What????  Yes, it's true!

30% of South Texas has diabetes. Research institute comes to UTRGV

Diabetes and obesity problems in the valley have now been declared as near crisis levels.

Man shot in hand after entering ranch

A man is shot after entering a private ranch. The victim was shot in the hand and taken to a local hospital. This all happened in Starr County.

Pharr to host Laps for Hope event for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The City of Pharr wants people to take to the pool to raise awareness on Breast Cancer.  The city says more than a million people in the United States battle the disease each year.