Brownsville

CBP seizes nearly $106,000 in meth at Gateway port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Gateway International Bridge intercepted an alleged load of methamphetamine.

Former UTB/TSC faculty members suing schools for illegal termination

The Texas Faculty Association has filed a lawsuit on behalf of three former UTB/TSC faculty members allegeding they were illegally terminated from their jobs after the two schools were dissolved.

Brownsville's former and only female mayor, Blanca Vela, passes away

The only female mayor the City of Brownsville has ever had, passed away this morning, Blanca Vela died at home as she neared the age of 79.

As one shrimping season ends, another begins

The nets are up and the shrimp from the Gulf are in. And after all the wild caught shrimp were counted by Brownsville shrimpers at the end of the season, there were no chart-topping numbers.

Brownsville police asking for public's help in identifying robbery suspect

The crime happened at the end of January at the La Copa Inn on the 1900 block of U.S. Highway 77.

Early voting in Cameron County starts tomorrow

Early voting in Cameron County begins tomorrow. Several locations for early voting include both Brownsville Public Libraries, the Student Union at the University of Texas at Brownsville, and the Harlingen County Annex Building.

Man caught in bicycle theft arrested and charged

Last Wednesday, a surveillance camera from a Brownsville bike shop called "Bicycle World" showed a man walking out of the store with a nearly $6000 electric bike.

Police arrest suspect in theft of $5,900 bike from Bicycle World

Brownsville police arrested a man accused of walking into a bicycle shop and stealing a high end sporting bike.

Police asking for public's help in theft of $5,900 bicycle

Brownsville police are asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect who walked into a store and stole a high end bicycle.

Couple gets married in Cameron County Courthouse for Valentine's Day

"I now pronounce you man and wife. You may kiss the bride," said Cameron County Judge Linda Salazar.

Capital murder verdict: Guilty

A verdict today in the capital murder trial of Omar Montemayor. He has been found guilty of killing his estranged wife, Sarah Maxwell Montemayor, her unborn child and her friend, Devan Haynes in September of 2012.

CBP officers seize $656,000 in cocaine at Brownsville port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Gateway International Bridge on Wednesday discovered cocaine valued at approximately $656,000 hidden within a Chevrolet Malibu.

Local flower shop draws crowds for Valentine's Day

Nationally, it's expected that spending will reach over $17 billion this Valentine's Day according to the National Retail Federation.

Grandmother arrested after 2 year-old found walking next to canal

Brownsville police arrested a grandmother on a child abandonment charge after her 2 year-old grandchild was found walking next to a canal.

I-69 northbound frontage road to be temporary closed for construction

The Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority (CCRMA) will close the I69E (U.S. 77) northbound frontage road to through traffic on Monday, February 17, 2014 and Tuesday, February 18, 2014.