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Helicopter spots nearly 700lbs of marijuana near Roma

A joint effort from the air and ground lead border patrol agents to almost 700 pounds of marijuana.

Brownsville police asking for help in missing person case

Brownsville police need your help in finding a man who went missing Sunday. Investigators say Puneet Kumar, 24, had moved from India just about four months ago and disappeared while walking to work Sunday morning.

Mexican Consulate in Brownsville to offer Mexican nationals access to birth certificates

The Mexican Consulate in Brownsville is offering a new service to those needing documents.

Cold weather safety tips from Hidalgo County's Office of Emergency Management

As the Rio Grande Valley continues to experience extremely cold temperatures, the Hidalgo County Office of Emergency Management recommends that residents prepare for the temperature to drop this afternoon.

Daughter turns in father for drug possession

Four men were arrested in Brownsville after a woman called police that her father had drugs in the house.

CBP arrest nine wanted fugitives for the month of January 2015

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UTRGV hires Todd Lowery as head coach of volleyball team

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Friday that Todd Lowery, who won two national championships as the head coach of the University of Texas at Brownsville (UTB) volleyball team

$7,500 reward offered for Most Wanted Fugitive from Corpus Christi

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Gilberto Garcia, 35, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

McAllen Public Works to enforce proper recycling

As 2015 gears up residents can expect changes to the current recycling bin process. Environmental Education Manager Delilah Martinez says they are encouraging residents to recycle and recycle properly.

City of Brownsville Parks & Recreation handing out jackets for children in need

The cold snap is here, but not everyone is prepared to deal with these cooler temperatures, Na'Tassia Finley has more on helping those who need a little help staying warm.

Harlingen police arrest man for discharging firearm

Harlingen police arrested a man for discharging a firearm and breaking a vehicle window during a disturbance. Javier Olivarez, 24, was arrested at Sky Line apartments in Harlingen on Wednesday evening.

Starr County investigators arrest high ranking drug leader

A suspected drug lord is behind bars after a raid at his home this week. Starr County investigators say Ediel Tejada was part of a state and federal drug case. He was arrested along with two other people.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be cloudy with a better chance of rain. Expect fog, and the north winds will range from 10-30 mph and will feel chilly again much of the day.

Subway employee charged with theft of customer's phone

The victim reported that he accidentally left his Samsung Galaxy at the Subway on Sunshine Strip. When the victim returned to the shop to retrieve his phone, the employee, Rodney Rocha, denied finding it.

Brownsville Winter Texans brave the cold front

"We would like it a little warmer, we come down because we want the warmth, but we feel the cold too," said Winter Texan and WinterHaven Resort Resident Don Roskamp.