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San Benito Mother arrested in connection with infant death

In an update tonight, the teenage mother wanted in connection with her three-month-old son's death has turned herself into investigators and is in custody tonight.

CBP Agriculture Specialist intercept pest in commercial produce shipment

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists at two South Texas ports of entry recently intercepted a first-in-the-nation pest and a first-time port interception of a particular pest within commercial produce shipments.

Accident results in cyclist fatality

A fatal accident claimed the life of a cyclist in Brownsville over the weekend. Officers reported to the 6500 block of Padre Island Highway Saturday night.

Willacy County Sheriff deputy killed in rollover accident

Texas Department of Public Safety is asking for anyone who witnessed a deadly crash that killed a Willacy County Sheriff deputy to contact them.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. North wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. TonightPartly cloudy, with a low around 50. North wind 6 to 9 mph.

Weather changes and pesky allergies

The weather has been a bit crazy as the seasons begin change along with a constant variation in temperatures. For a lot of people this means the constant struggle with fighting off those pesky allergies.

What causes sniffles?

Yes its true! Aside from the wonderful Holiday's turkey stuffing celebrations and soon to be Christmas decorations comes the dreaded sniffle weather.

Stormy Saturday, Hot Sunday!

An upper level low pressure system has turned south and is heading directly for the Valley on Saturday.  This additional push of upper level energy will spawn t-showers on Saturday and may even cause some of those storms to reach severe li

Angie's List: Preparing your oven for the holidays

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and you may be preparing your home for family and friends. You’re cleaning and decorating and going over grocery lists and meal plans.

$3.5M in liquid meth found in gas tank

Border Patrol agents found 112 pounds of liquid meth in the gas tank of a Ford pickup at the Falfurrias checkpoint Wednesday. The driver was sent to secondary inspection after a K-9 alerted to the vehicle.

Congressman Hinojosa releases statement on President Obama's immigration plan

"The magnitude of the President's immigration announcement is enormous. I applaud President Barack Obama for bringing people out of the shadows and doing what's right for our country.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be mostly cloudy with a few scattered showers. Expect more patchy fog as well. The SE winds will range from 5-30 mph. Highs will be 80 in the Lower Valley, 81 in the Upper.

Do NOT flush wipes even though some may say 'flushable'

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board is asking residents to not flush wipes even though they may say 'flushable'.

Suspect in Weslaco armed robbery, arrested

A Weslaco man who police say robbed a convenience store is behind bars Thursday night. Ernesto Bernal Bazan was arraigned in a Weslaco Courtroom Thursday morning.