Brownsville

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.

Jury convicts Mexican resident with possession with intent to distribute cocaine

Valentin Muniz-Saavedra, 44, residing in Brownsville, has been convicted of conspiracies to possess and import and possession with intent to distribute and import cocaine and methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Early voting up 17 percent in Cameron County

It's the last day of early voting across the state. Some of the latest early voting numbers in Cameron County show that nearly 9000 people cast their ballots for the primaries.

Former USS Forrestal veterans gather for ceremony at Port of Brownsville

The U.S. Navy’s first supercarrier, the USS Forrestal, was remembered today as one of the most important aircraft carriers in military history.