Brownsville

One arrested and another convicted in smuggling organization spanning from Brownsville to Houston

With the guilty plea today of Ruth Fernandez Morales-Lopez, 32, six people have now been convicted for their roles in an alien smuggling operation operating throughout South Texas, announced U.S.

Three adults and three juveniles arrested in home burglary investigation

Brownsville police have arrested six individuals believed to be involved in a home burglary dating back to last year.

Brownsville shelters lend a helping hand during cold front

It may have been 60something degrees today, but that temperature may quickly shoot down to the 40s by the middle of the night.

Letter from Vela to VP Biden urging border security changes

In a recent letter to Vice President Joe Biden, Congressman Filemon Vela is asking him to talk with the President of Mexico about strengthening border security here in the valley.

Cortez sworn in for 2nd term State Board of Education

A local man has been sworn in to the State Board of Education for his second term and is looking to change education standards in Texas.

Brownsville PUB's overnight water valve work to cause minor interruptions

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will conduct overnight valve maintenance work on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, beginning at 10 p.m. and ending on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at approximately 8 a.m.

Woman considered person of interest in wallet theft

The Brownsville Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a person of interest in a theft case.

Teen's Facebook post of selling government records results in his arrest

A teen's Facebook post of selling birth certificates and social security cards gets the attention of authorities and leads to his arrest.

Brownsville mayor defends President Obama's executive immigration policies

Brownsville Mayor, Tony Martinez, has filed an amicus “friend of the court” brief in federal court on behalf of U.S.

Couple arrested on forgery of checks totaling over $250,000 dollars

Brownsville police arrested a couple on theft and forgery charges which totaled over $250,000 dollars.

Carlos Cascos sworn in as Cameron County Judge

He will be leaving the Valley to take on a bigger role on a statewide level, Na'Tassia Finley has more on the swearing in of current Cameron County Judge Carlos Cascos, as the new Secretary of State.

Brownsville's Holiday Village removed at Dean Porter Park

The holiday season has come to a close and the City of Brownsville along with police, and the Parks and Recreation Department spent the day hauling the holiday village back to storage.

Mother and 2-year-old daughter missing in Mexico

A 24-year-old mother and her 2-year-old daughter from Tennessee have gone missing in Mexico. Kelly Shumake and her 2-year-old daughter Clara Bella have been missing in Matamoros since December 10th.

Local stores join the community on "Dia de Reyes" tradition

The traditional Hispanic holiday "Dia de Reyes, "Kings' Day," is celebrated nationwide, but most noted in predominantly hispanic communities such as Brownsville.

Suspicious object cause of lockdown at Hanna High School

Two 15 year-old Hanna High School students are being questioned after security cameras spotted them with a suspicious object in the hallways causing a lockdown.