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SpaceX cleared for more testing; FAA restricts air space for Boca Chica activity

BROWNSVILLE — The Federal Aviation Administration is restricting airspace around the SpaceX launch site early next week. The FAA is restricting aircraft within an approximate 1.25-mile radius of the site Monday through Wednesday to provide a safe environment for space activity.


Texas pet owner dead, ‘attacked by her two pit bull terriers’: police

A Texas woman died on Saturday after she was “attacked by her two pit bull terriers,” police said. Officers arrived at North O’Connor Road to help out the fire department, who was called to a veterinary facility about “reports of a woman in need of medical attention,” Irving Police said in a news re


CBP Officers Seize Nearly $300K In Cocaine At Gateway International Bridge

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry intercepted a load of alleged cocaine with an estimated street value of nearly $300,000.


Central Texas coalition working to end veteran homelessness

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Across the area, the Central Texas Homeless Coalition is working to provide resources to end veteran homelessness. According to a "point in time" count conducted in January, there were 31 veterans identified between Bell, Coryell, Lampasas and Hamilton counties.


Mexican officials pick up 21 lost migrants south of Texas

MEXICO CITY – Mexican immigration authorities say 21 migrants have been rescued in the northeastern state of Coahuila after wandering near the U.S. border for seven days. The National Migration Institute said Saturday that its assistance unit, Grupo Beta, received a call for help after the migrants


Person of Interest In An Assault In Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Brownsville Police Detectives are looking for the identity and or whereabouts of this male subject. He is a person of interest in an assault that occurred on 3/12/2019 on the 1500 block of Palm Blvd.


Your 7 Day Weather & Air Quality Forecast | Saturday, March 23

Are you reading on a mobile device & can’t see all the information?. To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect. ~Oscar Wilde. Winds may be light enough and incoming background levels high enough for ozone to reach “Moderate” or possibly higher on the northwest side of the Houston


Thousands of pups march across Austin in the Mighty Texas Dog Walk

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Thousands of dogs are taking over the city Saturday morning, and it's all for a great cause. The 20th annual Mighty Texas Dog Walk will see hundreds of people gather for a plethora of family-friendly events including live music and a costume contest all in an effort to raise money fo


Garbage Collection Fees to Increase in Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE - A change in garbage collection fees is coming to brownsville residents. Starting April 1 you can expect an approximate 3 percent increase to residential garbage collections.


Waco: Central Texas Girl Scouts hold 7th annual "STEM Fest"

WACO, Texas (KWTX) S.T.E.M, stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Important subjects to know, as the Central Texas Girl Scouts are doing their part to learn about the different subjects in the 7th annual "STEM Fest."


In Houston, Kamala Harris draws large crowd, prominent Democrats in first major Texas swing

HOUSTON — By the time U.S. Sen Kamala Harris, D-California, took the stage here Saturday, the message was clear. “This is Harris County!” declared a bevy of colorful signs in the hands of supporters in a crowded auditorium at Texas Southern University. And when Harris began to speak during the bigge


Valley jobless rates improve in February

Brownsville-Harlingen 6.3 percent 6.7 percent 6.7 percent. McAllen-Edin-Mission 6.6 percent 7.6 percent 7.1 percent. San Antonio-New Brn 3.4 percent 3.6 percent 3.5 percent. Corpus Christi 5.0 percent 5.2 percent 5.5 percent.


Assault Suspect Wanted In Brownsville

A man in Brownsville is wanted by authorities for assault. The incident happened on March 12 on the 1500 block of Palm Boulevard. If you have any information on his identity or his whereabouts, you are asked to contact Brownsville Crime Stoppers at (956) 546-8477.


District Clerk Hosting Passport Fair

BROWNSVILLE - Cameron County District Clerk Eric Garza, will be hosting a Passport Fair at the Texas Regional Bank located at 6770 W. Expressway 83 in Harlingen on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. This event is open to the public. Please share with your family, friends, colleagues a


Veterans Invited to Discuss Future of Confederate Monument

BROWNSVILLE - It's been called a rock, a symbol of hate, and a piece of history. No matter where you stand on the issue, it’s gaining attention amongst local officials as they decide the future of monument.


Road Closures Continue Near SpaceX Site at Boca Chica Beach

NEAR BROWNSVILLE – Road closures continue on the way to Boca Chica Beach near the SpaceX site. Cameron County sheriff deputies barricaded the road about 5 miles from the SpaceX launch pad.


Making the right moves: Backed by tradition, UTRGV chess team, players take collegiate chess titles

BROWNSVILLE — It took more than quick-thinking, wit and strategy to score the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley chess team the 2019 National Collegiate Rapid Chess Championship on March 16. A little team-building and a lot of faith in what’s quickly becoming a perennial powerhouse in the collegi


Harlingen High bounces back, tops Rivera

BROWNSVILLE — A little more than 24 hours after Harlingen High jumped out to an early lead against its crosstown rival — only to see the lead slip through its grasp — coach Armando Rangel’s squad was determined to ensure that Friday night’s outcome against Rivera would be different.


Social workers organization honors local figures

An elected official, a nun and a teacher walk into a bar and end up receiving awards recognizing them for their achievements in the Rio Grande Valley. As part of social work month, the local branch of the National Association of Social Workers recognized six individuals Wednesday. Among those recogn