Brownsville

Harlingen man sentenced to 10 years in prison for cocaine smuggling via the USPS

Juan Antonio Rendon-Diaz, 25, has been ordered to prison following his conviction for possession of one kilogram of cocaine with the intent to distribute, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Potentially hazardous sites not considered local threat

"There is industrial parks within Cameron County, and not only do those industrial parks - some of them hold hazardous materials, there's also kinds of chemicals that are used to create whatever byproduct or whatever product they'r

Pet of the Week

It's Monday, which means it's time for Pet of the Week. Today, we're introducing you to two cute pups, Coco and Milo.

CBP arrests man wanted on charges of sexual assault

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge apprehended a man on an active arrest warrant for sexual assault from San Benito, Texas.

County Commissioner Ernie Hernandez pleads guilty agrees to resign

Cameron County Commissioner Ernie Hernandez Jr. pleaded guilty today to coercion of a public servant and entered into a pre-trial diversion agreement that included immediately resigning from his elected position.

SpaceX founder names Brownsville likely launch site

In Washington D.C. today, SpaceX founder Elon Musk singled out Brownsville as the place he will likely launch his rockets in the future.

Traffic stop leads to seizure of marijuana and cocaine

A traffic stop leads to police seizing marijuana, cocaine and the arrest of three men. On Thursday, April 24th police conducted a traffic stop on a black Jeep Commander on the 2500 block of East Avenue.

Two arrested for robbing deaf man's wallet

Two men are accused of attacking a deaf mute man as he walked to work, robbing him of his wallet. Eduardo Olmos, 19, and Johnny Rojano, 27, have been charged with aggravated robbery.

Brownsville school ranked in top 30 in TX

It's not the biggest school in the state, but that's also what's helped Brownsville Early College High School (BECHS) rank in the top ten percent of the best schools in Texas - number thirty to be exact:

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.