Brownsville

Man charged for assaulting two police officers

A fifty three year old man who refused to leave a family members home, racks up charges for assaulting two Brownsville police officers when they came to check out the disturbance.

CBP officers seize $384,000 in cocaine at port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge discovered alleged cocaine valued at approximately $384,000 concealed within a Chevrolet Malibu.

Woman arrested for using fraudulent informaton

A Brownsville woman turned herself into authorities on Wednesday morning on forgery and fraud charges going back to last November.

Husband pulls knife on wife is arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

A man is accused of pulling a knife on his wife after a fight. Martin Mireles, 47, was arrested on an aggravated assault charge. Police say Mireles and his wife got into an argument back in early April.

Border fence settlement leads to scholarships to the University of Texas at Brownsville

A border fence leads to future funding, by way of scholarships, for nursing students, in a round about way.

First responders to train on simulated plane crash at Brownsville airport

No need to panic if you're passing near the Brownsville South Padre International Airport today.

Man slaps stepdaughter now charged with injury to a child

A Brownsville man has been charged with injury to a child after his stepdaughter tells school officials he slapped her.

Woman arrested for changing auto title of ex-boyfriend's car to her name

A twenty seven year-old woman allegedly tries to take over her ex-boyfriend's vehicle without his consent. Perla Esmerelda Garcia is accused of borrowing her ex-boyfriend's car and refusing to give it back

Father arrested on injury to a child charge

Brownsville police arrested Christian A. Flores, they say he and his common-law wife were arguing in a parking lot on the 2800 block of International.

Customs and Border Protection seize $1.3M in heroin at Brownsville port of entry

As Holy Week traffic began to surge this weekend, alert U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Brownsville International Bridges intercepted a significant load of heroin.

Injury to baby has investigators questioning the mother

A suspicious injury to an infant has authorities questioning the baby's mother. A seven month old baby is being treated for a fractured skull, while the mother is behind bars.

Weather forecasters predict calmer hurricane season

Research scientists and weather experts gathered together at the National Tropical Weather Conference on South Padre Island to speak about hurricane predictions.

Alleged drunk driver arrested after causing a three car accident

An alleged drunk driver is arrested after causing a three car accident.

Police arrest man accused of stalking and sexually assaulting a teen

A man is accused of stalking and sexually assaulting a teen. Brownsville police have arrested Efrain Sanchez Lerma, 33, on an aggravated sexual assault of a child charge.

Campers wait outside for Chick-Fil-A's "First 100"

There's one day left until the new Chick-Fil-A on Boca Chica Road in Brownsville has its grand opening, but it's not just any grand opening.