City of Brownsville Fourth of July events

The City of Brownsville invites everyone to the Salute to Freedom Festival from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, July 4, 2014, at the Brownsville Sports Park.

Laguna Heights man found guilty of assault of a family member

A jury found Laguna Heights resident Joel Martinez guilty late Wednesday of assault family/household member with previous conviction.

UTB group finishes in top 20 in Worldwide Computer Programming Contest in Russia

The University of Texas at Brownsville finished 19th out of 122 teams at the 38th Association for Computing Machinery – International Collegiate Programming Contest on Wednesday, June 25 at Ural Federal University in Ekaterinburg, Russia.

Valley recognizes National HIV Testing Day

Today is National HIV Testing Day, and the only AIDS organization in the Valley is encouraging the community to find out their status.

Man sentenced to 50 years in prison for aggravated assault

A jury in the 357th state District Court sentenced Brownsville resident Victor Manuel Hernandez today to 50 years for a May 2012 aggravated assault with a weapon.

Fire hydrant replacements to cause water interruptions

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will replace water hydrants during the week of June 30, which will cause temporary water interruptions for some BPUB customers.

Operation Bishop raids two arcades in Harlingen and one in La Feria

Operation Bishop investigators raided two Harlingen arcades and one La Feria arcade Thursday night, and forfeiture of real property involved will be sought.

Jury finds man guilty of indecency with a child

A jury found a Brownsville man guilty of indecency with a child on Wednesday, June 25th.

Brownsville receives award for being a healthful city

Brownsville recently received a $25,000 "Culture of Health" prize in recognition of the city's efforts to be more healthful.

Brownsville residents react to World Cup at local bar

Team USA took on Germany in the World Cup today, but Germany ended up winning in a 1-0 game.

Edinburg EDC board member named interim UTPA President

The City of Edinburg and the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation congratulate Dr. Havidan Rodriguez on being named Interim President of the University of Texas Pan American. Dr.

Pregnant Brownsville firefighter sues city

A Brownsville firefighter with a high-risk pregnancy is suing the city following an alleged refusal to allow her to have a lighter workload.

Valley residents beware of electricity scams

A warning from Brownsville PUB now with summer temperatures on the rise, some residents could see an increase of electricity scams.

Brownsville recognized for helping citizens lead healthier lives

Brownsville is one of six winners of the prestigious RWJF Culture of Health Prize awarded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

ICE deports Mexican man wanted for murder in Mexico

A Mexican man wanted in his native country for murder was deported Tuesday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).