Currency exchange rate hurting downtown Brownsville

The Mexican peso has taken a dip to almost 15 pesos for one U.S. dollar. With Christmas around the corner, many people are shopping downtown Brownsville for that perfect gift.

Suspect holds up clerk; robs "Stripes" in Harlingen

Harlingen Crime stoppers are asking for assistance in identifying and locating a suspect involved in a robbery at a Stripes convenient store in Harlingen. The robbery occurred at about 3:30 a.m. on N. Ed Carey Drive.

Harlingen Police arrest man who choked wife

Harlingen Police have arrested a 20-year-old man for allegedly choking his wife at their residence on Memorial Avenue.

Border Patrol seizes over 1,100 pounds of marijuana

U.S. Border Patrol agents have seized more than 1,100 pounds of marijuana in three separate seizures.

UTPA to conduct emergency preparedness drill December 16th

The University of Texas-Pan American UTPA is conducting a regularly scheduled emergency preparedness exercise at the Student Union from 5-10 p.m. today, Dec. 16.

2nd suspect of double murder turns himself in

An update on the Hidalgo County double murder case. The second suspect authorities were looking for has turned himself in.

Vehicle breakdown results in seizure of 227 lbs. of marijuana

A motorist is arrested for possession of marijuana after his vehicle breakdowns on the side of the road.

Harlingen CISD to host ribbon cutting ceremony for new School of Health Professions

Celebrating transformation in Public Education, the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District will host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Harlingen School of Health Professions on Dec. 17.

Phone scam claims immediate payment of overdue bills or child support

The Texas Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has opened a criminal investigation into an apparent identity theft ring that is claiming to be either a governmental or debt collection agency in an attempt to steal state residents’ persona

Harlingen teens arrested for car theft

Two Harlingen teens are under arrest for stealing a black Chevy Suburban.