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New director for CBP Port of Entry brings 27 years of experience

Customs and Border Patrol officially have a new director at the Brownsville Port of Entry. CBP, Border Patrol and other agencies welcomed Petra Horne to the Brownsville office after her 27 years of service along the border.

Woman arrested on warrant for family violence

A woman is arrested for assault after confronting her ex-husband at his residence.

Driver charged with possession of 360 lbs. of marijuana

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department arrested a driver for transporting bundles of marijuana.

Over $1 million in cocaine seized at Pharr port of entry

Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge seized $1,189,000 worth of alleged cocaine from a Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico man as he attempted to enter the U.S.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Wind chill values as low as 35 early. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

What causes Rainbows?

With cold rainy days one thing is for sure, the light at the end of the wet roads, frizzy hair and umbrellas all feels ok at the sight of a Beautiful Rainbow.

Cold weather myths

A Cold Arctic mass is blasting the Nation, which means it's time for those cozy nights in tucked under a fuzzy blanket.

Angie's List report: Does your pet need health insurance?

Most pet owners will do anything for their furry friends, but when animals get injured or sick the price tag can be overwhelming.

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

Not only has it been feeling like Christmas in the valley, it's now beginning to look like it. The fifth Annual Holiday Village is moving its way into Dean Porter Park in Brownsville.

No animal cruelty found at La Joya Police Department

A week ago someone filed a report with the Hidalgo County Sheriff's office alleging animal cruelty against the La Joya Police Department. The complainant was concerned with the health of K9 Paisano.

Cold water causes sea turtles to be 'cold stunned'

This cold snap in the valley has actually 'stunned' turtles in the bay at South Padre Island.

Player of the Week: Weslaco's Brian Guerra

Newscenter23 and Chevy dealers have team up to bring you The Chevy High School Football Player of the week.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will start out very cold in the 30s. Coastal fog will be possible. Friday will be mostly cloudy and a little warmer with highs of 59 in the Lower Valley, 57 in the Upper. The North winds will range from 5-20 mph.

A Wind Chill Advisory Friday Morning. How is That Calculated?

A Wind Chill Advisory is posted for Cameron, Willacy, and Hidalgo Counties from midnight to 8 a.m.