Port of Brownsville swears in newly elected commissioners and elects new officers

The Brownsville Navigation District held its Regular Board Meeting on May 21, 2014. The Agenda consisted of several items including swearing in of the new commissioners and electing new officers. Commissioner Carlos R.

I Want to Know: Irrigation Towers

They are called 'stand pipes', And with approximately 300 of them in the Brownsville district alone, you have most likely seen them.

Two lanes to be closed on section of Expressway 77/83

Two lanes on Expressway 77/83 will be closed from Alton Gloor to FM 511 on Thursday, May 22 from 8:45 a.m. until approximately 12:45 p.m. as crews from the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) perform light maintenance work.

Autopsy of Brownsville man reveals gunshot wound

27-year-old Don Anthony Torres was lying dead by the curb outside his house on the 6800 block of El Lago Drive when Brownsville Police responded to the scene.

City of Brownsville going high tech in the battle against mosquitoes

The City of Brownsville is going high tech when it comes to tracking and fighting mosquito outbreaks, Na'Tassia Finley has more on how the technology will help control mosquitos in the community.

$8M in meth intercepted by CBP at Brownsville B&M bridge

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Young man gets 15+ years for smuggling $1M in meth

Jaime Homero Guerrero, 20, has been ordered to prison for conspiracy to possess and possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Pet of the Week

On this Monday's "Pet of the Week", we're introducing you to Lucky and Donna.

New UTRGV president visits UTB and UTPA

Today is the day that new UTRGV President Dr. Guy Bailey finally got the opportunity to meet face-to-face with some of his future students, faculty and staff.

Brownsville man pleads guilty to money laundering conspiracy

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Authorities arrest seven individuals in gas theft ring

Seven more individuals were arrested this week for their participation in a Brownsville gasoline theft ring that spanned several months with more than $20,000 in gasoline stolen. Those arrested were:

Brownsville PD to enforce Click It or Ticket campaign during Memorial Day holiday

With the Memorial Day holiday and the summer driving season on the horizon, it’s more important than ever for motorists to be aware of the importance of roadway safety.

Brownsville citizens and officials honor fallen officers

"Ready, aim, fire!" In observance of National Police Week, retired officers and Brownsville citizens came out to show support and commemorate law enforcement heroes who gave their lives in the line of duty.

University of Texas at Brownsville to unveil TXSafetyU phone app

The Office of Student Life at The University of Texas at Brownsville, in collaboration with Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA) and Friendship of Women, will unveil the Texas Safety University phone app at a press conference on Thu

Gladys Porter Zoo marks 36 years of Summer Pass Program

The Gladys Porter Zoo Summer Pass Program is in full effect for the 36th year in a row. The Zoo will be distributing over 245,000 passes to students in grades pre-k through sixth, including private schools.