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Congressman Vela to lead Democrats on Border and Maritime Security Police Panel

U.S. Representative Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) was named Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security.

Mexican National convicted of transporting illegal aliens

A federal jury has convicted Jaime Gerardo Serrano-Villegas, 28, of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, of transporting illegal aliens, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Representative Sergio Munoz, Jr. takes oath of office for third term in legislature

State Representative Sergio Muñoz, Jr. took the oath of office Tuesday at noon for his third term in the Texas House of Representatives.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be cloudy with rains showers and patchy fog. Again, most of the day will hover in the mid to upper 40s. Highs will climb to 50 in the Lower Valley, 49 in the Upper. The north winds will range from 10-25 mph.

Why Do Weather Guys Over 40 Give Blood?

Better question:  Why should all men over 40 consider giving blood regularly?  Easy... it helps men shed the extra iron that can build up in their blood.

United Blood Services asks for more donations this month

It may be National Blood Donor Month, but United Blood Services (UBS) of the Rio Grande Valley is experiencing a shortage of donations:

Winter Texans could be at higher risk for auto theft

Two arrests in auto theft cases earlier this week were both from popular winter Texan communities in Brownsville. Brownsville Police say that there have been nine auto theft cases in the city so far this year.

Open healthcare enrollment continues, avoid fines

The Obamacare enrollment period is still open and if you'd like to get coverage as early as February 1st, you want to enroll by tomorrow.

3 ton A/C units stolen from famous Kraigher House in Brownsville

Brownsville police have opened an investigation into the theft of three 3 ton A/C's from the Kraigher House.

After the holidays, Food Bank RGV needs some extra help

"Unfortunately hunger exists all year long," said Omar Rodriguez of the Food Bank RGV.

Driver arrested on intoxication charge and striking three other vehicles

Harlingen police arrested one driver on a intoxication charge after he struck several vehicles and fled the scene.

Woman assaults girlfriend, damages police unit and makes threats at arresting officer

Harlingen woman was arrested for assaulting her girlfriend and making threats at a police officer.

CBP at Gateway Bridge intercept more than $700k worth of cocaine

CBP officers at Brownsville's Gateway International Bridge intercept more than 700,000 dollars worth of cocaine.