Brownsville

Police light app gets two charged with impersonating an officer

There's an app for just about everything these days and two men, using one of them for unintended purposes, found themselves arrested, Na'Tassia Finely has more on why these men were arrested.

Housekeeper arrested on $150,000 theft of jewelry

Hiring outside help to fix up your house has it's consequences, Na'Tassia Finley reports one Brownsville family found out the hard way, that their housekeeper was up to no good.

CBP seizes nearly $1.1M in cocaine and meth at port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Gateway International Bridge intercepted two separate loads of alleged cocaine and methamphetamine.

Brownsville to host EarthFest 2014 this Saturday

Earth Day is behind us, but EarthFest 2014 is this Saturday, and you and your family are cordially invited. The Ozanam Center and Brownsville Parks and Recreation and sponsoring the event.

Citrus greening causes quarantine of Cameron and Hidalgo Counties

"Citrus greening is a disease that's caused by a bacterium that affects most citrus varieties and some ornamental plants," said local farm owner Mike Pierce.

Scrap paper plant celebrates Earth Day by offering free shredding

Mother Nature was the star on Tuesday, Earth Day, as Na'Tassia Finley reports from a paper shredding company that's doing it's part to honor the earth on Earth Day.

Trial underway in carbon dioxide lawsuit

Opening arguments were underway on Tuesday in the civil trial against three companies accused of playing a role in four men's brain injuries from carbon dioxide.

Husband charged with aggravated assault

Police have arrested a man whom they say rammed into the back of his wife's car. Juan Barrientos, 48, was arrested on Monday at his home after threatening to hurt police officers.

Pet of the Week

On today's Pet of the Week, we're introducing  you to Lulu and Chance.

Workers file lawsuit for carbon dioxide poisoning

Four men are suing several companies that they blame for carbon dioxide poisoning they say they suffered while on the job.

Gladys Porter Zoo mourns the loss of Komodo Dragon

The Gladys Porter Zoo staff mourns the loss of one of its most impressive and cherished creatures. Jahat, a male Komodo dragon, passed away in his behind-the-scenes quarters during the night of Thursday, April 17.

Burglar snitches on girlfriend to victim of credit card theft

A victim reports her credit cards and other personal items are stolen from her vehicle and several charges are made at Sunrise Mall.

Police arrest three people after finding six children alone in apartment

Brownsville police arrest three people after six children were left home alone during the overnight hours. Margarita Carrizales, 22, Ana Maria Carrizales, 19, and Cristian Juarez, 19, have been charged with child abandonment.

Man charged for assaulting two police officers

A fifty three year old man who refused to leave a family members home, racks up charges for assaulting two Brownsville police officers when they came to check out the disturbance.

CBP officers seize $384,000 in cocaine at port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge discovered alleged cocaine valued at approximately $384,000 concealed within a Chevrolet Malibu.