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Legislator speaks out on immigrant overcrowding

The overcrowding at immigrant detention facilities has everybody's attention nowadays. 

MEND Program Unvieled

Obesity can be a direct link to a slew of other health related issues, not only in adults, but in children as well. "It’s a big eye opener."

Over $3.5 Million in cocaine seized at the Hidalgo International Bridge

Officers with U.S.

Four suspects in custody after drug raid in Weslaco

Four people are behind bars in connection to a drug raid in the upper Valley.

Hidalgo County Commissioners approve design for new county courthouse

Hidalgo County Commissioners voted to approve the schematic design for a new County courthouse.

Twin Tornadoes: Is it a rare phenomenon?

As you may have already seen and heard, two tornadoes with deadly force devastated a small town in Northeast Nebraska Monday afternoon.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

Quirky weather facts you weren't aware of

In light of the monsoon, I decided to share a few fun facts about weather you probably didn't know about.

BISD makes over $100,000 in online auction

Since March, Brownsville Independent School District started selling its surplus merchandise online.

State legislators to visit Rio Grande Valley to study desalination efforts

A group of state legislators will conduct a fact-finding tour of desalination facilities in Cameron County in July, it was announced today (Monday). The announcement comes after Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.

Border facility, why are they coming here?

The numbers are staggering, thousands of unaccompanied children illegally crossing the U.S. border. This is one of the Border Patrol facilities in Texas, overwhelmed by the children crossing the border in droves.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.

Monsoon in the Valley

Many people think when the monsoon begins it means we will automatically see severe weather and endless rain come our way.