Local News

Zoo Nights and Lights is back this weekend!

The Glady's Porter Zoo kicks off its annual Zoo Nights and Lights event tonight, and NewsCenter 23 got a sneak peak of the event last night.

Honduran woman died of heart attack near border fence

Brownsville Police now know more about the woman found dead near the border fence earlier this week. The woman has been identified as 31-year-old Judith Orfa Jimene Pereira of Honduras.

Budweiser's Clydesdales are in town

The Budweiser Clydesdales have galloped their way to the valley for this weekend's parades. We've all seen the famous Budweiser Superbowl commercials and now is your chance to see it live.

Could Hurricane Nuri Bring a Big Winter Storm to the U.S.?

Typhoon Nuri (or Hurricane Nuri... it's a typhoon in the Pacific) is starting to break apart as it approaches the shores of Alaska.

International Space Station to be visible over Valley skies tonight

See the International Space Station! As the third brightest object in the sky the space station is easy to see if you know when to look up.

Funding Needed for Foster Kids' Christmas Party

“What would be a joyous season for some children is a nightmare for others," said Cerise Reyna de Garduno, President of the Cameron Co. Child Welfare Board.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be partly to mostly cloudy. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph. Highs will climb to 80 in the Lower Valley, 82 in the Upper. Saturday will be mostly cloudy with a few scattered rain showers.

Ultimate biker send off

A fatal accident last week claimed the life of a Brownsville motorcyclist. Today, 56-year-old Israel Martinez Jr. got the ultimate biker send off.

Crowded Brownsville clinics, flu vaccine may not stop illness

The Center for Disease Control has sent out a warning saying that the flu vaccination may not be effective for certain flu strands. Walk-in clinics in the valley have been filling up with patients over the last couple weeks.

DPS traffic stop leads to seizure of marijuana hidden under camper roof

A Mission man is arrested for possession of marijuana after a traffic stop by a Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper.

Texas Game Wardens on border make large gillnet seizure

Texas game wardens conducting an enhanced marine patrol of the lower Rio Grande near Boca Chica along the Texas–Mexico border recently seized roughly 8,000 feet of illegal gillnet.

Hidalgo County's Wanted Fugitive: Angel Sergio Torres

The Hidalgo County Sheirff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a wanted fugitive.

DPS investigating rollover accident killing driver

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal accident killing the driver.

Rep. Cuellar votes in favor of tax cut package that extends critical tax credits

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) voted in favor of a tax package that restores more than four dozen tax cuts and prevents a burdensome tax increase on the business community and millions of American families.

City of San Benito Christmas event schedule

Students will share the Yuletide spirit this Saturday at a Community Christmas Concert beginning at 11 a.m. at the WH Heavin Amphitheater on the Resaca at 705 N. Bowie Street.