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Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday will be mostly cloudy with a slight chance of a few drops. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph. Highs will be 77 in the Lower Valley, 78 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph.

Currency exchange rate hurting downtown Brownsville

The Mexican peso has taken a dip to almost 15 pesos for one U.S. dollar. With Christmas around the corner, many people are shopping downtown Brownsville for that perfect gift.

2nd suspect of double murder turns himself in

An update on the Hidalgo County double murder case. The second suspect authorities were looking for has turned himself in.

Vehicle breakdown results in seizure of 227 lbs. of marijuana

A motorist is arrested for possession of marijuana after his vehicle breakdowns on the side of the road.

New Dilley detention center to house undocumented immigrants

A former camp for oil field workers in rural South Texas is becoming a new family detention center amid the recent influx of women and children crossing the U.S./Mexico border.

Traffic stop leads to arrest of wanted Mexican mafia member

A convicted murderer and a suspected member of the Mexican mafia is in custody after a traffic stop in La Joya. Border Patrol officials say they learned the history of the two men after they were taken into custody.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be mostly cloudy with a chance of a few scattered sprinkles. The winds will shift, coming in from the NE at 5-25 mph. Highs will be slightly cooler at 78 in the Lower Valley, 80 in the Upper.

Earth's Changing Magnetic Field=Very Tired Compass

Most phones have a compass.  Pull it out and play with it for a moment.  Most people know that a compass works by pointing in the direction of the invisible magnetic field lines that run generally North and South, from North Pole to S

Earth's rotation causes rare changes to runways

The airport in Brownsville underwent some changes today that only happen every 150 to 200 years.

Second suspect arrested in capital murder investigation

The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a second suspect in the connection to a capital murder investigation.

Dairy Queen employee arrested for theft

An employee of a Dairy Queen located at the 1600 block of North 77 Sunshine Strip in Rio Hondo is under arrest for theft.

Hidalgo Co. Sheriff's office arrests second suspect in kidnapping and murder case

Two men are now in custody for their involvement in in the kidnapping and murder of Edgar Gamez.

San Benito man arrested in stabbing investigation

Harlingen police arrested a San Benito man accused of stabbing another person.

Two separate seizures, close to 600 pounds MJ

Border Patrol Agents seized nearly 600 pounds of marijuana in two separate seizures this weekend. Agents say they observed four suspects carrying 12 bundles from the river heading north near Roma.