Brownsville

Two Gladys Porter Zoo personnel receive 2014 Harte’s Heroes Award

The Gladys Porter Zoo is proud to announce that two staff members, Dr. Patrick M. Burchfield, Zoo Director, and Luis Jaime Peña, Curator of Conservation Programs, were each bestowed the prestigious Harte’ Heroes Award.

Study approved that recommends dredging of ship channel

A two-fold study to deepen the Port of Brownsville is now approved by the US Army Corps of Engineers.

Pet of the Week

On this Monday's segment of "Pet of the Week", we're introducing you to two puppies: Cadence and Andrew.

Annual 'Guns and Hoses' Blood Drive approaches

The Brownsville Fire Department and the Brownsville Police Department will go head to head in the Guns and Hoses Blood Drive challenge on Wednesday. The winning department will get bragging rights and a trophy.

Brownsville's Vector crew prepares for another mosquito season

A few cases of serious mosquito borne diseases have been confirmed here in Texas and across the border and now the City of Brownsville's Vector crew is more actively placing mosquito traps and monitoring the population, Na'Tassia Finley

Car salesman arrested for taking improper photography of client

A used car salesman lands behind bars after admitting to taking a photograph of a female customer interested in purchasing a vehicle.

Questions of infidelity leads to couple being arrested for child endangerment

Questions of infidelity has lead to a couple being arrested for child endangerment.

Police searching for suspect wanted in convenience store robbery

Brownsville police are searching for a second suspect involved in the robbery of a local convenience store back in June.

Third suspect in kidnapping case served arrest warrant

A third suspect in a kidnapping case has been served an arrest warrant for his alleged involvement. Gerardo Bazan, 29, has been charged with aggravated kidnapping and organized criminal activity.

HEB Issues Precautionary Recall on Certain Meats

(SAN ANTONIO) – H-E-B, committed to ensuring the safety of its products, is issuing a precautionary recall of several beef market items in stores throughout Texas due to the possible presence of foreign material in the meat.

6th Street approved to be narrowed

In a 4-2 vote at Brownsville's city commission meeting last night, the 6th Street project was officially approved to be implemented soon.

High speed chase ends with arrests and seizure of counterfeit money

The Cameron County District Attorney’s Office Special Investigations Unit arrested two individuals Monday after a vehicular chase led to $43,400 in counterfeit $100 bills.

Brownsville will host public hearing on 6th Street project

The 6th Street Intersection in the Mitte Cultural District is one of the most popular intersections for people to culminate. It's right in the heart of the city and nearby an art museum, middle school, and the Gladys Porter Zoo.

Eleven individuals indicted in Civil Service exam cheating scandal

A Cameron County grand jury has indicted eleven individuals involved in a cheating scandal taking place in September 2013.

Brownsville officials break ground for new parking garage

Today marked the groundbreaking for a new four-story parking garage in Brownsville. Crews are in the process of constructing the parking garage, which is in its final phase.