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Brownsville Sluggers head to 2014 Little League World Series

A Brownsville baseball team is getting the opportunity to fly to Los Angeles tomorrow to compete in the 2014 Little League World Series. The Brownsville Sluggers will compete against eight teams from around the world.

Hidalgo native serving his country in the U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps

Ramiro De Leon, a Winter 2012 graduate of The University of Texas at Brownsville, serves and represents his country in a special capacity – as a member of the prestigious United States Marine Drum & Bugle Corps, the only active duty d

Online survey developed to determine UTRGV school colors and mascot

Guy Bailey, president of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, announced today the development of a new institutional wordmark for use in the university’s academic and administrative print and digital publications, many of which need

Nancy Pelosi and members of Texas Delegation to discuss surge of unaccompanied children

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Members of the Texas Delegation will hold a photo opportunity with brief remarks at the top of a meeting at 12:00 p.m.

Traffic stop leads to driver being arrested for possession of marijuana

One driver, caught tossing a candy wrapper ends up being arrested for possession of marijuana.

Woman's ex-spouse arrested for criminal mischief and harassment

Harlingen police arrested a man on a criminal mischief charge after he admitted to his ex-common-law spouse of ransacking her apartment.

Senator Hinojosa informs Hidalgo County Commissioners on proposed Hospital District tax

Texas Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa updated Hidalgo County Judge Ramon Garcia and Commissioners on proposed legislation to create a Hospital District in Hidalgo County.

Religious leaders visit new processing center for unaccompanied immigrant children

National and state Southern Baptist leaders as well as the Catholic Bishop of Brownsville were in McAllen to get a first hand look at the local response to the border crisis, Alex Stockwell shares their reaction after visiting a processing cent

Murder suspect killed in shootout with police

A capital murder suspect is presumed dead after a a shootout with police officers in a La Joya neighborhood. The shootout left two Edinburg officers injured, one in critical condition and the second in stable condition.

Israeli soldier Sgt. Sean Carmeli laid to rest

An Israeli soldier who grew up in Brownsville and South Padre Island was laid to rest in Northern Israel.

Hurricane Preparedness: Brace the outside of your home

Preparing your home ahead of a hurricane will not only help to protect yourself and your family, but also potentially reduce the amount of damages to your home, Na'Tassia Finley has more tips in our Take the High Ground hurricane preparedne

Installation of new wastewater line to cause closure on FM 511

Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) contractors have announced a temporary closure for a section of FM 511 (Indiana Avenue) beginning Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at approximately 5 a.m. for approximately four months.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday will be mostly sunny to partly cloudy with highs of 94 in the Lower Valley, 101 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph.

STISD set to open junior high in San Benito next year

Upcoming seventh and eighth graders from Hidalgo, Cameron and Willacy Counties will now be eligible to enroll at STISD's newest junior high in San Benito.