Brownsville

Parking passes will allow more people to park downtown

The City of Brownsville is aiming for 50 cents per hour as the appropriate rate for parking meters down.

$250,000 in cocaine seized at Brownsville port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Gateway International Bridge intercepted two loads of alleged cocaine.

Suspect arrested in brass knuckle assault case

A man is arrested on an aggravated assault warrant after Brownsville police say he hit his victim with brass knuckles from behind.

Cameron County conducts primary recounts

Today some Cameron County officials are conducting a recount for democratic candidate Minerva Pena. 

Pace HS students test drive surgical robot

Students at James Pace Early College High School in Brownsville got an exclusive opportunity to test drive Valley Baptist's da Vinci surgical robot.

Attorney files restraining order against SPI City Hall

Earlier this week, NewsCenter 23 interviewed a criminal defense attorney regarding Spring Breakers' legal rights, our interview, however, was cut short as the attorney was escorted from the front of South Padre Island City Hall.

Stolen truck recovered, used in Mexico as an armored vehicle

Thousands of Texas trucks are stolen and cross the border into Mexico yearly, most of them are never recovered, Na'Tassia Finley reports one truck was recovered and it's hardly looks the same.

Proposed Brownsville parking meter increase

The Brownsville City Commission has made another change to the plan to increase parking meter rates in the downtown area.

UTB students to complete mural by next week

Some UTB students decided to skip on the partying during spring break and instead help children. The City of Brownsville approached some UTB art students to paint a mural to make a children's playground a little more lively.

Man charged on four counts of assault with a deadly weapon

Brownsville police have arrested a man who allegedly pulled a gun on several people, on separate occasions, Sunday morning.

Doctor suggests fist bumping as flu prevention

The Texas Department of State Health Services says both Influenza A and Influenza B are hitting the area right now, that could mean a lot of full waiting rooms in the valley.

Pet of the Week

It's time for Pet of the Week. This Monday, we're introducing you to Johnny and Mike. "My name is Robert Dippong. I'm the supervisor of the Brownsville Animal Regulation and Care Center.

No arrests made in SPI shooting early Sunday morning

At about 1 a.m. Sunday morning, South Padre Island Police received several calls about an altercation between multiple people in two vehicles. Police say it happened right outside the Stripes convenient store at 2000 Padre Blvd.

Woman arrested for possession of over 400 lbs. of marijuana

Brownsville police arrested a woman accused with possession of over 400 pounds of marijuana.

Stolen Old City Cemetery tombstone found after 26 years

Imagine having a valuable possession stolen more than 26 yeasrs ago and just now getting a call that it's been found.