Brownsville

Water plant upgrades completion date pushed back

A new water plant expansion is near completion that would give Brownsville residents more fresh drinking water. The SRWA desalination plant takes slightly salty ground water and turns it to clean drinking water.

Alamo church blessed as new immigrant center

Bishop Daniel Flores of Brownsville, who just celebrated his fifth anniversary here, officially blessed Resurrection Catholic Church in Alamo for a new unaccompanied immigrant center that will be on the parish grounds.

CBP seizes nearly $82K in liquid meth hidden inside bottles of travelers baggage

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Brownsville port of entry intercepted an alleged load of liquid methamphetamine.

Harlingen man sentenced to 25 years in prison for sexual abuse of a child

A jury in the 404th state District Court today sentenced Harlingen man Iginio Guzman to 25 years in prison for continuous sexual abuse of a child with no opportunity for early release.

Boca Chica traffic light project finally complete

The Four Corners intersection on Boca Chica Blvd. is one of the busiest areas in Brownsville in terms of traffic flow.

Suspect admits to authorities of prohibited sexual conduct against woman

Brownsville authorities arrested a man accused of having an improper sexual relationship with a minor in the past.

Man arrested after admitting to police of possessing child porn images

A Brownsville man has been arrested by police after admitting to possessing child pornography.

Crime Stoppers tip leads to the arrest of a wanted fugitive

After receiving a tip from the public Brownsville police have arrested a man wanted on several warrants.

Mother and son's arrest leads to bust of burglary ring

They're accused of robbing one store after another, but several suspected serial robbers are finally behind bars, Na'Tassia Finley has more on the violent robberies and how police tracked them down.

Tenaska Power Plant moves closer to construction

"The EPA did grant an approval for this plant," said Brownsville Public Utilities Board spokesman Ryan Greenfeld.

Former county employee arrested for theft of over $80,000

A former Cameron County employee has been arrested for stealing over $80,000 dollars.

Tips lead to 1,190 criminals, $11.7M in drugs and property seizures

Since its inception in 1984, Brownsville Crime Stoppers has lead to the arrest of 1,190 criminals and over $11.7 million in drugs and property seizures.

Pantry makeover teaches health & weight loss

"I finally hit a number that scared me. It helps you realize what you're doing and what could happen in the long run if you keep going on the same path," said San Benito contestant Michael Plata.

Brownsville PUB announces water interruption for customers in the Ruben Torres area

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board is informing residents about a notice of water interruption on Thursday, January 29th.

New bill could allow weapons to be carried on campuses

A new bill is making its way through the Senate that would allow students, faculty, and staff members with concealed handgun licenses, to carry guns on campus and in classrooms.