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Fire Hydrant Replacement to Cause Service Interruptions

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will replace water hydrants during the week of July 7, which will cause temporary water interruptions for some BPUB customers.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday, the 4th of July, will be partly cloudy with a few isolated sprinkles. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph. Highs will climb to 93 in the Lower Valley, 99 in the Upper.

Your Holiday Weekend Forecast

Enjoy the holiday weekend, and be thankful that we are not on the east coast of the United States, where Hurricane Arthur is wreaking havoc. 

Safety precautions that may surprise you when setting up a firework show

It takes three days to fully set up the Fourth of July firework display at the Brownsville Sports Park. A simple spark can mean the difference between a beautiful show, or a dangerous night.

More government officials come to RGV in wake of border crisis

The Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector continues to see an influx in the number of Central and South American children coming to the US seeking amnesty.

HEB Issues Precautionary Recall on Certain Meats

(SAN ANTONIO) – H-E-B, committed to ensuring the safety of its products, is issuing a precautionary recall of several beef market items in stores throughout Texas due to the possible presence of foreign material in the meat.

Border Patrol agents rescue 15 people; arrest dangerous criminals

Despite the ongoing influx of undocumented immigrants, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector continue to protect this nation and save lives.

Sea Turtle Inc. releases Kemp’s ridley sea turtles back to the wild

About 30 people, a mix of Sea Turtle, Inc. staff, interns, volunteers, two NOAA representatives and one from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife, braved rough seas last Saturday morning that left many on the boat feeling as green as seaweed.

Psychiatric hospital makes its way to Harlingen

A psychiatric hospital is making its way to Harlingen and it's bringing more than 200 jobs with it. The ground breaking ceremony for the 72-bed hospital is set for the end of August.

Liquid waste company sues environmentalists for helping Rio Hondo citizens protest proposed facility

Texas Campaign for the Environment (TCE) filed a response this week to a lawsuit levelled against them by a liquid waste hauler and processor.

Traffic lanes for I69E near FM 1732 to change beginning July 7th

The Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority (CCRMA) will shift traffic on I69E northbound and southbound main lanes from FM 1732 to Rancho Viejo at the I69 Overpass beginning Monday, July 7, 2014 and continuing through Thursday, July 10, 201

Mexican fishing vessel interdicted among 5 sighted poaching in U.S. waters

The Coast Guard spotted five, pursued three and interdicted one Mexican fishing vessel in U.S. waters Tuesday afternoon.

Mexican fishing vessel interdicted among 5 sighted poaching in U.S. waters

The Coast Guard spotted five, pursued three and interdicted one Mexican fishing vessel in U.S. waters Tuesday afternoon.