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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.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be mostly cloudy with a few scattered showers. Highs will climb to 77 in the Lower Valley, 76 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph.

Viewer Question: Why Isn't My Town on the Weather Map?

We receive a lot of mail and questions from viewers here at Newscenter 23.  One question that is asked frequently by weather lovers is... Why isn't my town's name on the weather map?

Avoid a potential hazard with these Christmas light safety tips

It's the time of year when you pull the decorations out from the attic and start setting up for Christmas. But every year, accidents happen with your Christmas lights that could put you in the hospital.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday will start out cloudy with fog. The winds will shift slowly through the day, coming in from the NE and then the East at 5-20 mph.

Shots fired on expressway, victim hit 3 times before crashing

Weslaco Police are needing any information in a homicide case from early this morning. Seven shots were fired into a vehicle that was driving on east Expressway 83 before exiting and crashing into a tree.