Brownsville

Facebook's "Cheezmeh" joins in on Brownsville race for mayor

We have another candidate joining the race for mayor for the City of Brownsville. Erasmo castro, also known as the "Cheezmeh," has officially filed for candidacy this week after obtaining more than 300 signatures.

Driver cuts through parking lot to avoid traffic light gets arrested for possession

A driver and passenger are arrested for possession of narcotics after crossing through a parking lot to avoid a traffic light.

Valentine craze takes over at Claudia's Flower Shop

Love is in the air, and with Valentine's day being tomorrow, Claudia's Flower Shop is once again experiencing its busiest sales day of the year.

Appeals Court upholds conviction of Javier De La Rosa Jr.

The 13th Court of Appeals upheld the convictions and sentences of Javier De La Rosa Jr. and Noe Losoya,both of Brownsville.

Three convicted in five-year drug conspiracy

Mario Enrique Patlan, 45, Cristina Patlan, 23, and Reymundo Abel Brown Jr., 27, have all entered guilty pleas today in a long-running effort to smuggle drugs via UPS, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Brownsville cites residents for fixing and releasing feral cats

Meet Elena Cuellar - she's a Brownsville citizen hoping to improve the community's overpopulation of feral cats. Cuellar volunteers her time and money to get the furry critters fixed at the local clinic.

Tamaulipas has new plan to restore peace and order

Today--the Mexican state of Tamaulipas has a new plan in place to restore peace and order to their border cities of Matamoros and Reynosa.

Brownsville man is arrested in connection with a cocaine seizure at the Los Indios Bridge

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry recently intercepted a load of alleged cocaine at the Free Trade Bridge at Los Indios.

Mexican government searches solution to cartel violence

Around 5 p.m. Wednesday all levels of the Mexican government and military came together in Matamoros ... searching for a solution to the cartel violence that is ravaging the city ... And the border state of Tamaulipas.

Brownsville expressway closes to one lane

Brownsville commuters - head's up! Starting today, Expressway 83 Northbound has a traffic pinch. Bridge repairs are taking multi lane expressway down to just one lane for about a mile starting at Ruben Torres.

Son of former cartel boss convicted of attempting to export ammunition into Mexico

Osiel Cardenas Jr., 23, of Brownsville, has entered a plea of guilty to attempting to export ammunition into Mexico, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Juliet Garcia to receive national recognition for leadership in higher education

The League of United Latin American Citizens will honor Juliet V. Garcia, Ph.D., with the prestigious National Leadership Award at its 18th annual LULAC National Legislative Conference and Awards Gala on Wednesday in Washington, D.C.

Brownsville family participates at White House event on ABLE Act

Sergio and Zeke Zarate, of Brownsville, at the invitation of U.S.

TxDOT announces lane closure in Brownsville

TxDOT’s contractor will be performing roadway improvements on Central Boulevard (Business 77) beginning on Wednesday February 11th, 2015. Northbound Central Boulevard will be reduced to two lanes approximately 1000 ft.

Brownsville supermarket is hotspot for Texas Lottery

Signs that the Texas Lottery is doing well can be easily seen at your local supermarket. This past week, $75.6 million in scratch-off tickets were purchased across the state - the most sales in the Lotto's 23-year history.