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Brownsville PD warning BPUB customers of phone scam

The Brownsville Police Department has received several reports in the last two weeks about a scam involving BPUB customers to pay their bill with pre-paid cards.

Mission CISD's 25th anniversary for fatal bus accident

This year marks the 25th anniversary of a fatal school bus accident that claimed the lives of 21 Mission CISD (Consolidated Independent School District) junior high and high school students.

CBP agriculture specialists intercept first in nation pest at Pharr International Bridge

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists, at the Pharr International Bridge, intercepted a pest determined to be a first in the nation in a shipment of mixed vegetables.

Chopper transmission line maintenance work on SPI

South Padre Island got some extra entertainment from the skies today. The electric utility is AEP Texas which hired a company to maintain their lines and that contractor is using a helicopter to fly from line to line.

Chopper transmission line maintenance work on SPI

South Padre Island got some extra entertainment from the skies today. The electric utility is AEP Texas which hired a company to maintain their lines and that contractor is using a helicopter to fly from line to line.

McAllen pool construction companies charged with violations of state's deceptive trade practices

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott charged McAllen-based RGV Flamingo Pools International, LTD., Pool Sharks LLC and owner Dennis Gomez with multiple violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act.

American Legion to host town hall meeting, veterans crisis center in La Feria

The American Legion will conduct a town hall meeting in La Feria, Texas for veterans to discuss the quality of health care they are receiving from the Department of Veterans Affairs health care center in Harlingen, Texas and other VA medical fa

City of McAllen unveils new downtown park-n-ride

The City of McAllen Transit Department unveiled it's new Park-n-Ride facility Wednesday morning, after four months of construction. The facility is located at 101 S. Bicentennial.

I69E/US77 north and southbound lanes to be closed for connector project

The Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority announced that I69E/US77 north and southbound lanes will be closed due to construction of the SH550 connector project.

$7,500 reward for Mexican mafia gang member

Texas DPS has added a Mexican mafia gang member to the Texas 10 most wanted fugitives. John Guevara, 48, is wanted for parole violation.

NTSB: Plane that crashed in Las Cruces killing 4 was pumped with wrong kind of fuel

NTSB's Preliminary Report Disclaimer "This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed.

Synthetic marijuana found inside Weslaco home

Weslaco police are working to figure out who's responsible for stashing synthetic marijuana inside a home.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be partly cloudy and beautiful with highs of 94 in the Lower Valley, 98 in the Upper. The SE winds will be breezy by afternoon at 10-25 mph.

Where Are We? In the Universe, That Is?

If you're like me, then the first thing you do when you enter a mall is look for the map.  I don't care if I've been to that mall 500 times, I need to know where all the stores are!

$481K to improve quality of life in Brownsville

Every year, Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation takes a quarter percent of the city's sales tax for projects that improve the quality of life in the community.