Brownsville

Pet of the Week

In today's Pet of the Week, we introduce you to Toby the Schnauzer Mix and Tommie the Dachshund Chihuahua mix. "My name is Robert Dippong and I'm the supervisor of the Brownsville Animal Regulation and Care Center.

Two charged with impersonating a public servant

Two men have been arrested on impersonating a public servant charges by Brownsville police.

BISD selected for most early college high schools in Texas

Hanna, Pace, Veteran's Memorial, Rivera and Lopez. These are the five BISD schools that were selected for early college designation.

Texas Southmost College to serve as ECHS higher education partner

Texas Southmost College (TSC) will be serving as a higher education partner in collaboration with the Brownsville Independent School District (BISD) as it moves to implement five early college high schools.

Extra shipping in Matamoros-Brownsville area

There's a push to bring more shipping traffic into the Matamoros Brownsville area. A new marketing campaign is promoting the interstate 69 expansion, called Fastport.

Goodbye U.S.S. Forrestal

This evening thousands of former naval veterans are remembering the career of the U.S.S. Forrestal. That's the super-carrier being dismantled for scrap, right here in the Valley.

CBP officers stop alleged human smuggling attempt

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge intercepted a woman for alleged violations of immigration law.

Old Scam Targets PUB Customers

It’s an old scam with a new twist. It targets Brownsville Public Utility Board customers.

Spring Break impaired driving enforcement underway

In 2013, Spring Break DUI-alcohol related fatalities in Texas were up over 23 percent compared to Texas Spring Break 2012.

Brownsville PUB warns about caller ID scam

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) warns utility customers of a theft scam involving unsolicited phone calls using caller ID spoofing to display the Brownsville Public Utilities Board and its number.

Officials break ground on new $20m Brownsville charter school

City and school officials joined together in support of the Groundbreaking of Athlos Leadership Academy Brownsville, a new state-of-the-art charter school to be built on the city's north side.

CBP officers seize over $918,000 in cocaine at Gateway port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Gateway International Bridge intercepted a load of alleged cocaine. CBP officers discovered the alleged cocaine, valued at approximately $918,400, hidden within a Honda Civic EX.

Pet of the Week

It's Monday, which means it's time for Pet of the Week. This week, we're introducing you to Riley and Margaret. 

Direct highway connector halfway complete

If you live in the Brownsville area, then you've undoubtedly seen the SH-550 Connector Project.

Brownsville PUB asking consumers to conserve electricity

Consumer cooperation is crucial now to help ensure the Texas power grid is able to continue serving current power needs here.