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Harlingen backs up Space X

The City of Harlingen is now joining McAllen in backing up the Space X launch site project.

Hidalgo County voters to determine approval of Hospital District tax in November

The City of Edinburg commends this week’s action by Hidalgo County Commissioners calling for an election to allow voters to decide if a Hospital District should be created.

17 year-old teen arrested in sexual assault of 12 year-old girl

A Harlingen teen is arrested for sexual assault after the mother of the victim filed a report with police.

City of Mission to offer low cost spay/neuter service for pets

The Valley’s first “MASH Initiative,” or mobile transport of animals, is kicking off in the City of Mission!

Court of Appeals affirms murder conviction of Rio Hondo man

The Thirteenth Court of Appeals affirmed the June 2013 murder conviction and sentence of Rio Hondo resident Eric Christopher Gonzalez who killed a Harlingen woman during a 2011 high-speed chase.

Border Patrol Agency adds fifth aerostat for surveillance at the border

A new aerostat in Roma is already aiding Border Patrol in seizing narcotics and illegal crossing along the border in the Western corridor of the RGV Border Patrol sector.

Footprints lead to Border Patrol agents seizing nearly 900 lbs. of marijuana

A large amount of marijuana is on it's way to the DEA after Border Patrol agents found it. Nearly 900 pounds of marijuana was found in a brushy area of La Rosita after footprints led agents to the stash.

Brownsville's La Nueva Tortilleria finalist in HEB's Quest for Texas Best competition

Alejandro Velasco’s Brownsville-based La Nueva Tortilleria has been named a finalist in the H-E-B Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best statewide search for new Lone Star State products.

Pharr police arrest two for manufacturing of liquid marijuana

Pharr police arrested a man and woman on marijuana charges after executing a narcotic search warrant at a residence.

BPUB announces electrical work in Brownsville Country Club

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces that electrical crews will be completing work in the Brownsville Country Club on Wednesday, Aug. 13 from 7 a.m. until approximately 9 a.m.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Increasing clouds, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming east southeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Historic Brownsville building has over 2,000 bats

A historic Brownsville building is being restored for the Brownsville Society for the Performing Arts. However, there are over 2,000 'guests' staying there.

$700K grant for Brownsville non-profit

A local non-profit organization received a $700,000 grant from the US Department of Labor. The Community Development Corporation of Brownsville received the money for its YouthBuild program.

Port Isabel's Yacht Club Hotel goes from 'endangered' to saved

Very soon, tourists will no longer be able to tour the historic Yacht Club Hotel, built in 1926. Recently, it made the "most endangered" site list.