Brownsville

Brownsville city commissioners approve transit study for B-Metro

Brownsville city commissioners have approved moving forward with a transit market research study focusing on the B-Metro transportation service.

Valley celebrates World Autism Awareness Day

"Autism is a neurological disorder, it's not a physical disorder," said Kids Korner speech pathologist Jessica Holt. "So individuals with autism look like anyone else walking down the street."

Kidnapping victim freed from captor after traffic stop

A man is freed from his alleged kidnapper after a traffic stop by Brownsville police. Na'Tassia Finley has the details surrounding the aggravated kidnapping that originated in Mexico.

Pet of the Week

"My name is Robert Dippong. I'm the supervisor for the Brownsville Animal Regulation and Care Center.

Three arrested for possession of over 183 lbs. of marijuana

Three men are charged with drug possession after Border Patrol agents in Brownsville spotted the men transporting three large marijuana bundles.

BPD's "No Refusal" Policy Implemented

Zero tolerance when it comes to drinking and driving on Brownsville roads is an absolute and prior to Friday, if a driver was caught behind the wheel under the influence, they could refuse a breath test by an officer.

Woman arrested for transporting 5 bundles of cocaine

A 20 year-old woman is arrested for allegedly transporting bundles of cocaine.

Valley Baptist introduces robotic knee surgery

The first robotic-assisted knee surgery is now available in Cameron County. The "Navio Partial Knee Replacement" allows doctors to be more precise in making inicisions in the patient.

Valley Baptist pushes people to enroll in Affordable Care Act before deadline

The enrollment deadline for the Affordable Care Act is quickly approaching. And because all Americans are now required by law to have healthcare coverage, you must be enrolled by the 31st. 

UTB officials discuss possible tuition increase

As UTB finally comes to a stand-alone institution for the 2014-2015 academic year, school officials and education counselors are pushing to raise the tuition.

Former Gulf cartel plaza boss pleads guilty to federal drug charges

Jose Luis Zuniga-Hernandez, 46, aka Wicho or XW or Commandante Wicho, has entered a plea of guilty to conspiracy to import more than five kilograms of cocaine and more than 1,000 kilograms of marijuana between January 2002 and July 2013, announ

Brownsville PD to implement 'No Refusal Policy' to alleged intoxicated drivers

Starting Friday, March 28th the Brownsville PD will implement a new "No Refusal Policy" when it comes to driving while intoxicated.

Parents charged with child endangerment after toddler found wandering the street

Brownsville police have arrested a two parents after their toddler was found wandering the streets. Trisha Elizardo, 20, and Pedro Carrizales, 20, have been charged with abandoning a child and criminal negligence.

Harlingen man sentenced to prison for sexual abuse of a child

It took a jury less than 30 minutes to find Harlingen man Hector Vargas-Hernandez guilty of continuous sexual abuse of a child and just one hour to sentence him to 40 years in prison.

20 year-old charged with online solicitation of a 13 year-old girl

A twenty year old man is arrested on a solicitation of a minor charge. Brownsville police say during questioning Cristian Montemayor implicated himself in talking to a 13 year-old girl he knew was underage.