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Downtown Brownsville parking meter prices increase

Effective as of June 12th, the City of Brownsville is enacting new parking fees for all downtown parking meters to help stimulate downtown shopping. Additionally, only quarters and dimes will be accepted.

Laguna Heights man found guilty of assaulting family member

A jury found Laguna Heights resident Joel Martinez guilty late Wednesday of assault family/household member with previous conviction.

OmniTRAX to operate and develop new Industrial Park at Port of Brownsville

OmniTRAX, one of the largest privately held rail service companies in North America, will manage and operate the Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railroad, a short line railway based in Brownsville, TX.

Coast Guard intercepts 3rd Mexican fishing crew poaching in U.S. waters in a week

Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi crews located and intercepted a Mexican fishing crew poaching in U.S waters early this morning.

Coast Guard intercepts 3rd Mexican fishing crew poaching in U.S. waters in a week

Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi crews located and intercepted a Mexican fishing crew poaching in U.S waters early this morning.

UTB delays classes due to power outage

The University of Texas at Brownsville has pushed back class times today due to campus experiencing a power outage. Due to the outages, classes in Main and Sabal Hall will begin at 11 a.m. today for students and staff.

Today's Weather Forecast

Friday will be mostly sunny with just a few clouds. The SE winds will range from 10-35 mph. Highs will be slightly cooler at 94 in the Lower Valley, 100 in the Upper.

Vouchers and wait times from VA create more problems for vets

It's come to light that Harlingen's VA clinic could have some of the longest wait times in the country.

Metro Connect still going strong in sophomore year

After one year and well over 50,000 riders later, the Metro Connect is proving to be a very useful  transportation service in the Rio Grande Valley.

BSID summer feeding program underway

Meals can be scarce when kids are out on summer break but through the seamless summer feeding program, no child has to go hungry.

Today's Weather Forecast

Thursday will be mostly sunny and potentially the warmest day of the week with highs of 97 in the Lower Valley, 104 out in Ranch Country. The SE winds will range from 10-35 mph.

Temperatures Could Peak on Thursday. Why?

The Upper Valley hit the triple-digits on Tuesday and Wednesday, but Thursday may end up being the hottest day of the week.

Beach Patrol intensifies training

A helicopter could be seen hovering above the water early this morning off South Padre Island.

A look into one of the "hot spots" along the border for immigrant crossings

The high level of immigrants crossing the border in the Rio Grande Valley sector is getting national attention--and Border Patrol officials say they don't see an end in the near future.