Brownsville

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.

BISD to be considered for early college classes

"We knew that starting them early, starting them now, this would help," said early college high school specialist Dina Chavez.

CBP seizes $82,000 in currency at Brownsville port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers conducting outbound enforcement operations at the Brownsville Port of Entry seized $81,864 in bulk U.S. currency.

Police asking for public's help in identifying suspect in stolen credit card case

Brownsville police need help identifying a woman who is seen on surveillance camera using a stolen credit card. Last month a woman lost her wallet at the Sunrise mall.

New buses for BISD

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.

Homeless shelters prepare for cold front

As the warm temperatures begin to die down, Rio Grande Valley residents are preparing for the cold front that's coming in over the next few days.

Brownsville high school student arrested for taking improper pictures of other students

A Brownsville ISD has been arrested by school police on improper photography and recording charges.