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.
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.
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.
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.
Shortly after the start of the new year a total of 72 new buses will be in operation.
Today BISD showcased a few of the new additions, the large district is responsible for getting thousands of students to and from school.