Brownsville

Brownsville PD and Capital One handing out backpacks to elementary students

The Brownsville PD will be handing out 600 backpacks filled with school supplies to deserving elementary school students, Na'Tassia Finley has more on why police say outreach like this builds positive relationship with youth in the communit

Annual free conjunto music concert this Saturday

August 29, 2014—The Fourth Annual Freddie Gomez Memorial Conjunto Concert, sponsored in part by the Historic Brownsville Downtown District, will be from 5:30 pm. to midnight Saturday,

TSC fiscal budget includes 4.5 % pay increase for faculty and staff

The Texas Southmost College (TSC) Board of Trustees approved the 2014-2015 fiscal year budget on Thursday, August 28, 2014. TSC’s new budget includes a four-and-a-half percent pay increase for full-time faculty and staff.

Brownsville's new rising Tejano star

Veronique Medrano is a Brownsville native, having graduated from Lopez High School and having attended UTB for two years. Now she is a Tejano artist in the making.

Nearly $1M in cocaine seized inside Honda Civic

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized nearly $1M in cocaine at a Brownsville port of entry.

Men arrested for robbing convenience store twice within hours

Brownsville police arrested two men for robbing the same convenience store within hours.

Parents complain about no crosswalks for students

Parents of students from Vermillion Elementary and Rivera High School in Brownsville are concerned that there's no crosswalk for their kids to safely make it across to school.

CBP introduces online smuggling reporting system

A new Internet-based reporting system will allow residents in South Texas to pass along information to law enforcement regarding smuggling.

CBP seizes $680K in heroin at Brownsville port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Brownsville Veterans’ International Bridge intercepted a significant load of heroin.

Brownsville PD to deliver school backpacks

The Brownsville Police Department will be personally gifting back packs to students at different schools Thursday, August 28th and Friday, August 29th.

17 year-old arrested on theft of a dresser drawer

Brownsville police arrested a 17 year-old man for the theft of a dresser drawer. Police were called to the 1400 block of Calle Milpa Verde in reference to a burglary which had just  occurred.

Cameron County to stop issuing burn permits

Cameron County officials have temporally stopped issuing outdoor burn permits due to state law.

Brownsville ISD keeping students safe during first week of school

Emily Jimenez tells us what Brownsville ISD police and teachers are doing to keep children safe during this busy first week.

TSC to move health facilities to ITECC

It's a new school year, and TSC is making it a point to provide the ultimate services to the students in its allied health program by expanding it.

CBP officers arrest man wanted on charges of indecency with a child

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Veterans’ International Bridge apprehended a man on an active arrest warrant for indecency with a child.