Brownsville

A sneak peek of UTB's 'Home for the Holidays' Concert

UTB's biggest fundraising concert of the year, “Home for the Holidays’ is here. Today, the large collection of ensembles which include their Symphony Orchestra, are busy rehearsing for the big night tomorrow.

Heart attack cause of death for woman found dead at border fence

Brownsville police now know more about the woman found dead near the border fence earlier this week. The woman has been identified as Judith Orfa Jimene Pereira, 31, of Honduras.

College of Education celebrates achieving the ‘gold standard’ in national accreditation

Faculty of The University of Texas at Brownsville College of Education and public school educators gathered to celebrate at the official announcement of the College of Education’s accreditation by the National Council for Accreditation of

'No Refusal' policy enforcement continues in Brownsville

Just last week, the state’s highest court of appeals ruled a DWI blood test without a warrant unconstitutional. This is following the 2012 DWI case where police forced a blood draw on a suspect under the No Refusal law.

Teen charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

A Brownsville teen is arrested after using a pellet gun to collect a debit. Officers were called to a home on the 2700 block of Naples Street in reference to a disturbance.

Six individuals plead guilty to illegally purchasing weapons

Six individuals, from the lower Valley, have pleaded guilty to illegally purchasing firearms.

DA Saenz chosen as chairman of South Texas Partnership

District Attorney Luis V. Saenz became chairman Wednesday of the Southwest Border High-Intensity Drug-Trafficking Areas South Texas Partnership.

Traumatic Brain Injury patients have increased risk of dementia

New research sheds light on why traumatic brain injury patients have an increased risk of dementia later in life. It appears that a blow to the head may impair the brain's ability to clear waste.

Brownsville Christmas tree business already selling out

It's not even Christmas yet, and Oregon Hills Trees in Brownsville is nearly sold out. In fact, the trees you see here are the last batch they'll be getting for the year.

Juan Osorio named 2014 Mr. Amigo

The 2014 Mr. Amigo award recipient has been announced . The Mr. Amigo Association has named Juan Osorio, a telenovela producer from Merida, Mexico, as this year's ambassador.

Mexican dancers celebrate vision of the Virgin of Guadalupe

A small march and ceremonial dance to honor the Virgin of Guadalupe.

Harlingen man sentenced to 22 years in prison for sexual assault of a child

State District Judge Janet Leal sentenced Harlingen man Domingo Cody Serna Monday to 22 years in prison for aggravated sexual assault of a child.

Zoo Nights & Lights glows with holiday cheer and festivities

The Gladys Porter Zoo invites all Rio Grande Valley residents and visitors to come out and celebrate the holiday season at the Zoo’s brightest event of the year, Zoo Nights & Lights, on December 5th, 6th and 7th from 6:00 p.m.

Border Patrol finds body of woman believed to have fallen off border fence

Border Patrol agents found the body of a woman who they believe died as she was climbing over the border fence in Brownsville.

Brownsville West Rail Bridge aimed for completion in Mid-February

After more than 14 years of planning, this familiar Brownsville rail line, located on International Blvd. near Mexico Blvd. will soon be replaced by this: the first new rail bridge to connect Mexico and the Rio Grande Valley in a century.