Local News

Hurricane Season... "It Ain't Over Yet!"

Let's face it!  The Valley needed a really good rain.  A few waves of tropical moisture have delivered that rain in the last few days.  The grass, the trees, and the bushes all look so beautiful and green.  The air is fr

New ordinance limits payday and title loans in Brownsville

Brownsville becomes the 19th city in the state to adopt a payday and car title loan ordinance limiting interest rates on predatory lenders. The endless cycle of debt with payday and car title loans could be slowed.

Brownsville & McAllen make list of Top 10 Least Educated Cities in America

One financial website listed two Valley cities in their Top 10 Least Educated Cities In America.

CBP officers seize $150K in marijuana at port of entry

Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge seized over 150 pounds of marijuana and arrested a Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico man in connection with this failed smuggling attempt.

Harlingen to postpone spraying mosquitoes

The City of Harlingen originally planned to continue spraying for mosquitoes on Monday. However, rain in the forecast has pushed back the spraying until the valley sees drier conditions.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday will be partly to, occasionally, mostly cloudy. Expect a slight chance of a few scattered sprinkles. Highs will be 92 in the Lower Valley, 95 in the Upper.

Verizon app winners featured in national commercial

That's the beginning of Verizon's new commercial for a campaign called "Crea Futuro".

$4M expansion for Sea Turtle Inc.

Sea Turtle Inc. on South Padre Island is about to begin a $4 million expansion. Plans for the new buildings include five new holding tanks.

Cameron County's animal shelter to expand

Cameron County encounters an increasing number of stray dogs and unwanted pets every day according to the county’s environmental health director Gustavo Olivares.

Hidalgo County investigators release identity of deceased man

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim whose burned body was found yesterday in San Carlos.