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Nearly $1M of cocaine seized at Pharr port of entry

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Police confirm body found in canal is of missing Pharr woman

Pharr police have confirmed that the body found at a canal bank is of Sandra Fiscal who was reported missing back in March.

Weslaco man convicted of marijuana trafficking

Santiago Martinez, 37, of Weslaco, has entered a guilty plea to conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute in excess of 1,000 kilograms of marijuana, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

$6 bar soap theft sends man to jail and a $15,000 bond

A Harlingen man was arrested and charged with theft after not paying for a $6 pack of Dove bar soap.

Dog owner arrested for animal cruelty after picking up his pet at animal shelter

Harlingen police arrested a dog owner for animal cruelty after being seen punching his own pet as he left the animal shelter.

Hidalgo and Reynosa, MX city officials come together for Altruista ceremony

The cities of Hidalgo and Reynosa, Mexico continued a long running ceremony on Wednesday to recognize community leaders.

Brownsville city commissioners approve transit study for B-Metro

Brownsville city commissioners have approved moving forward with a transit market research study focusing on the B-Metro transportation service.

The ex-police chief in Harlingen is also the new police chief in Harlingen

The ex-police chief in Harlingen is also the new police chief in Harlingen. The Harlingen City Commission emerged from a closed session on Wednesday night to vote unanimously to once again choose Tom Whitten as police chief.

Today's Weather Forecast

Thursday will be partly to mostly cloudy and very warm with highs of 90 in the Lower Valley, 95 in the Upper and Central Valleys. The South winds will range from 10-35 mph. Friday will be mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers.

Police free kidnapping victim after traffic stop

A man is freed from his alleged kidnapper after a traffic stop by Brownsville Police. NewsCenter 23 reporter Na'Tassia Finley has the details surrounding the aggravated kidnapping that originated in Mexico.

Interim sheriff selected for Hidalgo County

The wait is over--Hidalgo County commissioners filled the sport left open after Lupe Treviño resigned as sheriff last Friday.

Valley celebrates World Autism Awareness Day

"Autism is a neurological disorder, it's not a physical disorder," said Kids Korner speech pathologist Jessica Holt. "So individuals with autism look like anyone else walking down the street."

Police arrest suspect in graffiti painting of Weslaco water tower

Weslaco police arrested a man believed to be involved in the spray painting graffiti to the city's water tower.

Kidnapping victim freed from captor after traffic stop

A man is freed from his alleged kidnapper after a traffic stop by Brownsville police. Na'Tassia Finley has the details surrounding the aggravated kidnapping that originated in Mexico.