Brownsville

BISD students leave classroom to go out on "Big Event" of community service

BISD’s Pace High School students take a day out of the classroom to give thanks to the community.

Cameron County officials confirm no passengers on a Frontier flight were from the county

The Cameron County Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed no passengers on a Frontier flight were from the area.

Brownsville PD tagging abandoned vehicles for removal

The Brownsville Police Department issued citations on abandoned vehicles throughout the city on Wednesday.

Appeals Courts reinstates Texas voter ID law

The courts have reinstated the Texas voter ID law, which had been struck down by a Federal District Court judge in Corpus Christi just last week.

Immigration panel on humanitarian crisis, seeks to provide solution

Issues of immigration reform continue to plague valley non-profit organizations. Representatives with the ACLU and La Posada Providencia, met with UTB students saying the humanitarian crisis is still ongoing.

Ebola experts speak on RGV's readiness for potential Ebola cases

The Valley is home to a husband-and-wife team of Ebola experts who have studied the virus for decades and even wrote a book on the subject.

UTRGV recruits research team to establish South Texas Diabetes & Obesity Institute

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and its medical school are poised to become an internationally recognized epicenter for the research and treatment of diabetes and obesity.

Brownsville Latin Jazz Festival kicks off tomorrow

It's that time of the year again, Brownsville is hosting the Latin Jazz Festival, which kicks off tomorrow at Market Square. In its 18th year, officials say they expect several thousand people to attend this weekend.

Sheriff's Deputies arrest three local copper wire thieves

After a series of copper wire thefts, Sheriff's Deputies in Cameron and Hidalgo Counties have made three arrests.

Clean water, a key problem for Texas

With the increasing population across the state, one of the biggest concerns for environmentalists is the fresh water supply.

Three Ft. Hood soldiers charged in alien transporting conspiracy

Three active Fort Hood soldiers have been charged for transporting and harboring illegal immigrants in a human smuggling investigation.

Damaged electrical pole causes outage in Northwest Brownsville

A car accident early Thursday morning broke an electrical pole at Military Highway and Alton Gloor Boulevard belonging to American Electric Power (AEP).

ERCOT discontinues rolling blackouts

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has discontinued the rolling blackouts that were ordered late Wednesday afternoon.

Brownsville and UT officials plan to relocate Lincoln Park

It's the second time Brownsville's Lincoln Park is set to make a move, and the new space is all too familiar.

STARGATE connects with SpaceX and brings $1.2M grant

SpaceX is partnering up with UT Brownsville and the STARGATE program in order to give students a firsthand look at space exploration technologies.