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Pet of the Week

On this Monday's segment of "Pet of the Week", we're going to introduce you to two pups named Bruno and Rey.

HEB cooks free meals for local Firefighters

Today more than 500 HEB employees in the Rio Grande Valley visited with local fire stations as part of their ‘Helping Heroes’ volunteer program.

Brownsville talks plans for fiscal year 2015

$132 million is the proposed budget for Brownsville's 2015 fiscal year, which begins on October 1.

Accident sends 7 people to the hospital

UPDATE: Brownsville police report that a concerned citizen called authorities in reference to witnessing a vehicle picking up several individuals suspected of being illegal in the country.

Brownsville HOME program receives $1.6M grant

U.S. Representative Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) announced the City of Brownsville, Texas is receiving $1,607,778 in Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME) funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Brownsville man arrested for theft of packages at UPS drop box

Police arrests a Brownsville man after he admits to stealing several shipping packages from a drop box.

Registered sex offender sentenced to 20 years in prison for indecency with a child

A jury in the 404th state District Court found Harlingen man and registered sex offender Gregorio Gonzalez Jr. guilty of indecency with a child by exposure and was sentenced by the judge to 20 years in prison.

Spanish weather broadcast transmitters now in the valley

Today the nation’s 4th Spanish weather broadcast transmitter is announced for the lower Rio Grande Valley. Two years ago, the idea took off.

Matamoros teen leads authorities in high speed chase, ends with seizure of 478 lbs of marijuana

The Cameron County District Attorney’s Office Special Investigations Unit Tuesday arrested Matamoros man Hector Valerio Lopez after a chase led them to a 478-pound marijuana bust.

Brownsville man sentenced to life in prison for sexual abuse of a child

A Cameron County jury sentenced a Brownsville man to life in prison, with no parole, for the sexual abuse of a child.

Crime Stoppers tip leads police to seize over 700 lbs. of marijuana

Brownsville police arrested two men for possession of marijuana after receiving a Crime Stoppers tip.

South Carolina man wanted for sex crime against child, arrested in Brownsville

Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Gateway International Bridge, apprehended a man on an active arrest warrant for a sexual offense against a child from Richland County in Columbia, South Carolina.

Pet of the Week

On this Monday's Pet of the Week, we're introducing you to Raja and Claire. "My name is Dick and I'm on the Board of Directors for the Friends of Animal Rescue here on the Island. This is our staff member, Amy...

Beach goers on SPI use Labor Day to relax

People of all ages took it upon themselves to get some precious rest and relaxation on this Labor Day before having to go back to work or school tomorrow.

Young BISD musicians get donations

Besteiro Middle School’s band is still incomplete with about 30 students short of their capacity. Students like Maxima Hernandez who are already in the band, consider themselves lucky.