Brownsville

BISD preps for flu season

Flu season is right around the corner, and with that, the department of state health and BISD are prepping to deal with the places at highest risk of infection, schools.

SpaceX in planning and design phase

Space X's last milestone was the announcement that it would be developing a launching facility somewhere on Boca Chica Beach.

Teen charged with aggravated sexual assault and kidnapping

Brownsville police have arrested a teen accused of physically and sexually assaulting a female. On Thursday, September 18th officers responded to a residence at 124 Huisache Street in reference to a sexual assault.

President Obama nominates State District Judge Rolando Olvera to Federal Bench

On Thursday, President Obama nominated State District Judge Rolando Olvera to serve as a federal judge. If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Judge Olvera would occupy a vacant seat in Brownsville.

Local iPhone campers wait for release

"I wanna be the first one to actually get a phone," said AT&T store camper Roy Delgado. That's the same reason at least seven other people have been camping in tents outside Brownsville's AT&T store.

Local firefighters pay tribute to fallen coworker

A group of Brownsville firefighters is headed to the Fallen Firefighter Memorial in Colorado Springs to honor one of their own.

CBP takes part in National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations

It’s day three of the National Hispanic Heritage Month and the celebrations keep going.

Fake Facebook account gets Brownsville man arrested on sexual charges

A fake Facebook account, of a man impersonating as a porn star, lands him behind bars.

Six area residents arrested in straw purchasing scheme

Two separate, but related, indictments have been partially unsealed following the arrest of six local residents for their roles in purchasing firearms using false statements, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Cameron County officials distribute sandbags

Officials distributed sandbags to more than 60 vehicles since about 8 a.m. They stayed out until about 4 p.m.

Brownsville's PUB celebrates Public Power Month

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is celebrating Public Power Month during October, along with other community-owned, not-for-profit electric utilities that collectively provide electricity to 47 million Americans.

Sandbags available for Cameron County residents

In order to protect your property from the recent rain, Cameron County Judge Carlos Cascos has ordered that sandbags be passed out to all county residents.

Pet of the Week

On this Monday's segment of "Pet of the Week", we're introducing you to two pups named Spot and McFly.

Officials will consecrate a new altar at reopening of local church

For more than a year now, the congregation of the Immaculate Conception Cathedral has had to attend mass across the street in another building.

Brownsville PD to host 9th annual Spooktacular Halloween Bash

The Brownsville Police Department has announced it will be hosting it's 9th annual Spooktacular Halloween Bash in October.