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6th Street approved to be narrowed

In a 4-2 vote at Brownsville's city commission meeting last night, the 6th Street project was officially approved to be implemented soon.

DPS seizure nets nearly half ton of marijuana

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) seized nearly 1,000 pounds of marijuana on Tuesday after a Texas Highway Patrol trooper pulled over a pickup truck in Starr County.

High speed chase ends with arrests and seizure of counterfeit money

The Cameron County District Attorney’s Office Special Investigations Unit arrested two individuals Monday after a vehicular chase led to $43,400 in counterfeit $100 bills.

Police asking for public's help in identifying burglary suspect

The McAllen Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a person of interest believed to be involved in a burglary.

Mission Chamber of Commerce awarded first place in state for best marketing campaign

Local Chambers from across the state of Texas convened Monday night June 23, 2014 for the TCCE Annual Excellence Awards. The awards honor organizations for exceptional efforts in marketing, communications and media outreach.

Firework Safety

A busier than normal Friday night is expected for the Brownsville Fire Department as fourth of July celebrations will likely kick off at about sundown.

11 indicted in sheriff's department cheating scandal

Eleven potential Cameron County Sheriff's office employees have been indicted for their roles in a civil service exam cheating scandal dating back to September 2013.

President Obama invited to visit US-Mexico border

Congressmen Filemon Vela and Ruben Hinojosa are inviting President Obama to visit the border in south Texas to see the impacts of the immigration crisis first hand.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday will be partly cloudy and slightly warmer with highs of 93 in the Lower Valley, 99 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph.

Brownsville will host public hearing on 6th Street project

The 6th Street Intersection in the Mitte Cultural District is one of the most popular intersections for people to culminate. It's right in the heart of the city and nearby an art museum, middle school, and the Gladys Porter Zoo.

Delicious and nutritious! Brownsville and Walmart help with healthy eating

Obesity, diabetes, and low income are three major problems in the valley. The Brownsville Wellness Coalition and Walmart, are working together to help solve the problem.

Dead sharks found in illegal gill net near Mexico maritime border

Coast Guard crews in South Texas located and recovered a gill net with 65 deceased sharks Monday.

Dead sharks found in illegal gill net near Mexico maritime border

Coast Guard crews in South Texas located and recovered a gill net with 65 deceased sharks Monday.

CBP officers seize over $246,000 in U.S. currency at Hidalgo port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers conducting outbound enforcement operations at the Hidalgo International Bridge seized $246,697 in unreported bulk U.S. currency.