Brownsville

Young BISD musicians get donations

Besteiro Middle School’s band is still incomplete with about 30 students short of their capacity. Students like Maxima Hernandez who are already in the band, consider themselves lucky.

Tropical depression five forms in the Bay of Campeche

Mexico has issued a tropical storm warning for the Gulf coast of Mexico from Tuxpan northward to La Pesca. The tropical warning is in effect for Mexico and storm conditions are expected in the warning area within 36 hours.

City to host public meetings about curbside recycling program

The City of Brownsville, in partnership with Healthy Communities, is hosting three public meetings to discuss the implementation of the city’s curbside recycling program.

AMBER ALERT: Father takes 5 year-old by force

Brownsville police have issued an Amber Alert for a 5 year-old girl taken by her biological father.

Following complaints, crosswalk added in school zone

It didn't take too long for the City of Brownsville to link up with the Texas Department of Transportation in regards to there being no crosswalk to allow students to safely make their way to Vermillion Elementary or Rivera High School.

BISD School cafeterias get extreme makeover

Three BISD school cafeterias get a facelift. “I love the cafeteria. Me too!” These are the voices of happy students at Vermillion Elementary School enjoying their all-newly renovated cafeteria.

Final weekend to see dinosaurs at the zoo

This is the last weekend to hear the prehistoric roars of animatronic dinosaurs at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville. On September 1st, Dinosaur Safari will close its doors. We invite the public to join us and step back in time.

S.T.E.M.S. mentors experience the wildlife of Alaska

Andre Muñoz seeks adventure whenever he can find it.

Brownsville PD and Capital One handing out backpacks to elementary students

The Brownsville PD will be handing out 600 backpacks filled with school supplies to deserving elementary school students, Na'Tassia Finley has more on why police say outreach like this builds positive relationship with youth in the communit

Annual free conjunto music concert this Saturday

August 29, 2014—The Fourth Annual Freddie Gomez Memorial Conjunto Concert, sponsored in part by the Historic Brownsville Downtown District, will be from 5:30 pm. to midnight Saturday,

TSC fiscal budget includes 4.5 % pay increase for faculty and staff

The Texas Southmost College (TSC) Board of Trustees approved the 2014-2015 fiscal year budget on Thursday, August 28, 2014. TSC’s new budget includes a four-and-a-half percent pay increase for full-time faculty and staff.

Brownsville's new rising Tejano star

Veronique Medrano is a Brownsville native, having graduated from Lopez High School and having attended UTB for two years. Now she is a Tejano artist in the making.

Nearly $1M in cocaine seized inside Honda Civic

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized nearly $1M in cocaine at a Brownsville port of entry.

Men arrested for robbing convenience store twice within hours

Brownsville police arrested two men for robbing the same convenience store within hours.

Parents complain about no crosswalks for students

Parents of students from Vermillion Elementary and Rivera High School in Brownsville are concerned that there's no crosswalk for their kids to safely make it across to school.