Brownsville

Water line break causes water pressure loss

Approximately 200 Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) customers in the area of Southmost Boulevard and East 20th Street are without water this morning as crews isolate a 12-inch water line break.

CycloBia Brownsville to feature expanded activity areas

The City of Brownsville is hosting its last CycloBia Brownsville of the summer from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, August 22, 2014, in the downtown area.

Los Fresnos CISD welcomes back teachers

A new school year is right around the corner for many in the Rio Grande Valley. Los Fresnos CISD hosted its annual convocation for its teaching staff.

Potential wildfires becoming concern in Cameron County

The extreme heat in Cameron County is just something that comes along with summer. But that heat mixed with a prolongued lack of rainfall can ultimately result in brushfires, or in extreme cases, wildfires.

Joint Customs and Border Protection Explorer Post Academy held in Brownsville

The Brownsville Port of Entry and the Fort Brown and Brownsville Border Patrol Stations hosted a two-week academy for 38 new Explorer cadets.

Pet of the Week

"My name is Robert Dippong. I'm the shelter supervisor for the Brownsville Animal Regulation and Care Center. With me today, I have Shelly and Leo. They're both Labrador mixes.

BISD teachers are back at work

Today Brownsville Independent School District has teachersback in their classrooms. It is the BISD's first official 'back to work' day for all teaching staff.

High winds result in BPUB customers losing power

Winds measuring more than 40 mph caused service interruptions Monday, Aug. 18, affecting more than 2,000 Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) customers.

Are these unemployment numbers better or worse?

Today,  the Texas Workforce announced the state's unemployment rate is at a steady 5.1 percent. A rate better than the national unemployment rate of 6.2.

Good Neighbor Settlement House to stay open "eternally"

A month after word spread of Good Neighbor Settlement House's financial crisis, officials said they had gathered enough funds to stay open for another couple months.

FEMA awards grants to South Texas counties

Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Management Agency (FEMA) awarded grants to several south Texas counties--including Bee, Cameron, Gonzales, Hidalgo, Jim Wells, Kleberg, and Willacy.

Woman attempts to cover surveillance camera #fail

Brownsville police are attempting to identify a woman in reference to a theft investigation. On Friday, August 2nd police were called to a store on the 1500 block of Palm Blvd. in reference to a theft.

Brownsville PD to increase patrols during Labor Day holiday

Starting Friday, August 15th through Labor Day weekend, the Brownsville PD will have extra officers out on patrol looking for drunk drivers.

New school year, new teachers for BISD

A new school year brings new teachers for Brownsville's Independent School District. Today, the district held a new hire welcoming luncheon at Veterans Memorial High School.

$874,000 In methamphetamine and cocaine sized at Brownsville port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge intercepted two loads of alleged Methamphetamine and cocaine.