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Israeli soldier Sgt. Sean Carmeli laid to rest

An Israeli soldier who grew up in Brownsville and South Padre Island was laid to rest in Northern Israel.

Hurricane Preparedness: Brace the outside of your home

Preparing your home ahead of a hurricane will not only help to protect yourself and your family, but also potentially reduce the amount of damages to your home, Na'Tassia Finley has more tips in our Take the High Ground hurricane preparedne

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday will be mostly sunny to partly cloudy with highs of 94 in the Lower Valley, 101 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph.

STISD set to open junior high in San Benito next year

Upcoming seventh and eighth graders from Hidalgo, Cameron and Willacy Counties will now be eligible to enroll at STISD's newest junior high in San Benito.

ICE Homeland Security Investigations announces results of operation to combat human smuggling

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson today announced the results of an ongoing 90-day operation by U.S.

Rabbis speak about the death of Israeli soldier Sgt. Sean Carmeli

An Israeli soldier, who grew up on Brownsville, has been killed in action. Sergeant Sean Carmeli was killed over the weekend in Gaza.

Free hair cuts for those in need

Join Elias Quintero today at the Ozanam Center in Brownsville today giving out free haircuts to those in need.

Governor Rick Perry releases statement on the death of Sean Carmeli

Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement following the death of Sean Carmeli, a Texan serving in the Israeli army.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be partly cloudy with highs of 95 in the Lower Valley, 102 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph.

The Valley's First Tropical Concern?

According to predictions by the National Hurricane Center, we have nothing to worry about with Tropical Depression Two.  Tropical Depression Two is northeast of the coast of South America.  It is expected to travel to the west at arou

Congressman Vela releases statement on Governor Perry's National Guard deployment

U.S. Congressman Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) released the following statement today:

Israeli soldier killed in clashes with Hamas had SPI connection

An Israeli soldier, killed in the current clash with Hamas, had a South Padre Island connection.