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Border security bill could enlist help of retired DPS troopers

Newscenter23 obtained a copy of a 13 page bill analysis, that breaks down some of the changes the Valley could be seeing here if HB 11 passes. One of the things on the table with this bill is law enforcement man power.

Man swallows drug evidence as officer attempts arrest

Harlingen police arrested a San Benito man on tampering with evidence after he swallowed several baggies filled with a narcotic.

3rd Degree Felony Assault lands man behind bars

On Wednesday March 11, 2015 at 04:00pm Officers were called to the Adult Probation Office in Harlingen in reference to a male who had two active warrants for assault family violence impeding breath and evading arrest on foot from San Benito Pol

3 arrested in robbery investigation

On Monday March 16th, 2015, at 1:45 pm San Benito Police Investigators received information regarding the whereabouts of Eric Vento Gonzalez who was wanted in connection with an aggravated robbery that took place on February 17, 2015.

DPS Harlingen driver license office temporarily closed

Please be advised that the Harlingen Driver License Office is temporarily closed for facility repairs. Customers that have previously scheduled driving skills tests are urged to proceed to the Brownsville Driver License Office.

SPI authorities report a second Spring Breaker has died

UPDATE: Authorities have identified the victim as Nereida Cruz, 21, from Los Fresnos. It is reported that she was sitting on the ledge of the 7TH floor balcony, slipped back, and fell to her death.

SPI authorities report a second Spring Breaker has died

UPDATE: Authorities have identified the victim as Nereida Cruz, 21, from Los Fresnos. It is reported that she was sitting on the ledge of the 7TH floor balcony, slipped back, and fell to her death.

Supporters march for the 43 missing students from Guerrero, Mexico

Family and fellow classmates are pounding the pavement for the 43 missing students from the Mexican state of Guerrero. The students who went missing last fall are presumed dead but family and activists are calling for answers.

Decapitated body investigation underway

Several law enforcement agencies are working together to figure out who decapitated an Edinburg man and dumped his naked body in the water here in the Laguna Madre Bay.

Brownsville PD officers ticketing vehicles parked on sidewalks

The Brownsville Police Department is advising residents that parking on sidewalks is illegal and officers are issuing citations.

Brownsville PUB Celebrates Fix a Leak Week

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is joining utilities across the United States in recognizing the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) annual Fix a Leak Week from March 16 to March 22.

UPDATE: Suspect wanted by DPS officials arrested

DPS officials report that Jesse Guzman, wanted for evading arrest, was arrested Tuesday night at his home in Hidalgo County. Guzman was transported to the Hidalgo County Jail.  

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday will start out with plenty of fog and mostly cloudy skies. Scattered showers will be possible early in the morning and midday. By late day, we should see those showers stop.

Kelly's needed to order more green beer for St. Patrick's Day

Today is St. Patrick's Day and what better way to celebrate than at an Irish pub during spring break on South Padre Island. Spring Breaker, "It's pretty good, it's pretty fun. Everybody needs to come."

Remi Garza appointed as interim elections administrator for Cameron County

Remi Garza will be taking over as Cameron County's Interim Elections Administrator. This comes after Chris Davis's official resignation.