Brownsville

CBP officers seize over $323,000 in heroin hidden within canned food items

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Gateway International Bridge seized over 10 pounds of alleged heroin in a northbound enforcement action.

"Pet of the Week" segment

Each week we bring you two precious animals who need a forever home. This week we introduce Charlie and Hector who need forever homes for the holidays.

SJA students load BISD truck with snack packs

BISD has teamed up with various Brownsville organizations like United way for the fourth year to ensure that families in the district are being fed healthfully over the holidays.

TxDOT awards Brownsville PD with Impaired Driving Mobilization grant

TXDOT through the Texas Traffic Safety Program Grant Agreement for the Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) Impaired Driving Mobilization (IDM) Grant was awarded to the Brownsville Police Department on December 12, 2013.

Jury finds Cadriel guilty of murder, sentenced to life in prison

A man on trial, accused of fatally shooting a 20 year-old Harlingen woman has been found guilty of murder.

Volunteers prepare for BPD's "Christmas for Kids"

Police officers, volunteers, community members and even Santa Claus are working hard today to get gifts organized for  the Brownsville Police Department's big toy giveaway tomorrow at the station. 

EMT's save hypothermic man in Browsville Ship Channel

These photos released Thursday by US Customs and Border Protection show a man wrapped in a blanket after being rescued. Police say he was part of a group of five men that tried crossing the Brownsville ship channel on Tuesday.

Brownsville drug dealer gets four life sentences

Julio Cesar Cardenas, 40, has been given four life sentences in federal prison for his involvement in leading a drug trafficking organization for several years out of Brownsville, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

UTB reacts favorably to new university name

Nearly everyone inside La Casa Bella Clubhouse at UTB erupted with cheers and applause when the highly anticipated name of the new university was announced, despite a few technical difficulties with viewing connection.

Operation Bishop raids Santa Maria eight liner establishment

Operation Bishop investigators raided an underground eight-liner establishment in Santa Maria Monday night that utilized a hidden entrance and escape route for its patrons.

City of Brownsville launches new mobile app

The City of Brownsville has introduced a new mobile web application (app) that allows citizens to quickly have access to all things Brownsville.

Brownsville PUB delivers gifts on festive truck

PUB employees delivered "Adopt an Angel" presents to Tip of Texas Family Outreach and Friendship of Women Inc. this morning.

Brownsville couple expands on the benefits of composting

If you're like most people, you don't even think twice about throwing away your food scraps.

Surveillance video captures man stealing Christmas trees

Brownsville police are searching for a man who stole a couple of Christmas trees in the Land O Lakes neighborhood. The Brownsville PD released surveillance video in hoping someone could identify the suspect.

Sisters arrested attempting to smuggle marijuana at port of entry

Two sisters were handed over to Brownsville narcotic agents and arrested for attempting to smuggle over 93 pounds of marijuana at a port of entry.