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Is Haboob an acceptable meteorological term?

Last week, the Panhandle region saw a massive dust storm forming and it wasn't the dust storm that got some Texans a bit riled. It was the meteorological term.

Alton Memorial Jr. High School teacher named a finalist for HEB Excellence in Education Award

Alton Memorial Jr. High School Math teacher, Rosbel Peña had a surprise visit this morning by representatives from H-E-B.

Longer days shorter nights!

This is actually my favorite season by far! The weather begins to smooth out with warmer days, which means I can officially start wearing all my cute dresses that have been hanging in closet for quite a few months now.

Truck theif now in custody

An alleged truck theif is in custody, after the owner of the vehicle tracked him down himself. Brownsville police arrested Jose Luis Acuna for allegedly stealing a 1999 Yukon in Brownsville.

Parking passes will allow more people to park downtown

The City of Brownsville is aiming for 50 cents per hour as the appropriate rate for parking meters down.

Search and Rescue Training Begins

The Texas Army National Guard is setting up shop at the Weslaco Airport. 

Border Patrol agents seize nearly $8 million worth of marijuana

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector confiscated nearly $8 million worth of marijuana in multiple seizures throughout the past week.

$250,000 in cocaine seized at Brownsville port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Gateway International Bridge intercepted two loads of alleged cocaine.

CBP officers seize $803K in heroin at port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge arrested a young man from Weslaco, Texas after $803,000 worth of heroin, was discovered within the vehicle he was driving.

U.S. settles civil lawsuit against Valley Heart Consultants and doctors

Valley Heart Consultants Dr. Carlos Mego and Dr. Subbarao Yarra have settled a suit brought by the United States in McAllen alleging violations of the Federal False Claims Act, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Construction underway for FEMA safe room project

Phase one of construction is underway in Los Fresnos for the FEMA safe room/gym expansion project, on the Los Fresnos United campus.

Suspect arrested in brass knuckle assault case

A man is arrested on an aggravated assault warrant after Brownsville police say he hit his victim with brass knuckles from behind.

Final arguments made in Alvarado trial

After final arguments on Thursday, the case against the suspected shooters of a federal agent is in the hands of the jury.

Today's Weather Forecast

Friday will be partly to mostly cloudy and significantly warmer. Highs will climb to 84 in the Lower Valley, 87 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-40 mph.