Brownsville

Second supercarrier set to arrive in Port of Brownsville

As of right now, the world's second supercarrier, otherwise known as the USS Saratoga, is on a pier in Newport, Rhode Island until August 20.

Court of Appeals affirms murder conviction of Rio Hondo man

The Thirteenth Court of Appeals affirmed the June 2013 murder conviction and sentence of Rio Hondo resident Eric Christopher Gonzalez who killed a Harlingen woman during a 2011 high-speed chase.

Brownsville's La Nueva Tortilleria finalist in HEB's Quest for Texas Best competition

Alejandro Velasco’s Brownsville-based La Nueva Tortilleria has been named a finalist in the H-E-B Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best statewide search for new Lone Star State products.

BISD's free summer meals coming to a close

Schools are starting back up in just a couple of weeks in Brownsville. With that, BISD’s summer nutrition program is coming to a close this Friday, August 15th.

IBWC to get geotechnical analysis on cracked levee section

The International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) has hired experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to do a geotechnical study on the U.S. Rio Grande flood control levee near Brownsville.

Brownsville PUB warns about high-pressure phone scam tactics

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) warns utility customers of a theft scam involving unsolicited phone calls in which callers claiming to work for BPUB repeatedly pressure victims by saying they are at risk of having services disconn

Pet of the Week

On  this Monday's Pet of the Week segment, we're introducing you to Lucy and JR, two pups looking for a forever home.

Community Development Corporation of Brownsville receives $700K grant

U.S. Representative Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) announced a $700K U.S. Department of Labor grant for the Community Development Corporation of Brownsville (CDCB).

Future airport changes will accomodate Space X needs

The Brownsville-South Padre Island International Airport is one of the Valley's main travel hubs. Built in 1979, t his terminal has seen a significant increase in the amount of people coming through over the years.

Rio Grande Valley shoppers take advantage of savings this weekend

Tax-free weekend kicked off today and Rio Grande Valley shoppers went out to take advantage. Fourth grader Marjorie Trevillion is one of many shoppers saving a few dollars this weekend.

Jury finds man guilty of continuous sexual abuse of child

It took jurors less than two hours to render a guilty verdict Friday against Brownsville resident Elias Gaitan, 34, on continuous sexual abuse of a child.

Brownsville Economic Development Council looking to improve the city's economic landscape

SpaceX is making big headlines this week, after the announcement that the rocket launch site is coming to Brownsville.

CBP officers seize nearly $429,000 in cocaine hidden in a Ford Focus

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Gateway International Bridge intercepted a load of alleged cocaine. CBP officers discovered the alleged cocaine, valued at approximately $428,800 hidden within a Ford Focus.

Brownsville Mary Kay sales director earns pink Cadillac

Mary Kay Independent Senior Sales Director Maria Price of Brownsville has earned the use of the exclusive Mary Kay pink Cadillac, an iconic symbol of success, the most coveted incentive awarded by Mary Kay.