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.

Bike barns for the city of Brownsville's environmental health

Brownsville's environmental friendly efforts continue. The environmental health department was granted about 12,000 dollars to help the cause and today, the first bike barn was installed.

Brownsville ISD Superintendent lone finalist in Judson ISD position

Dr. Carl A. Montoya, Brownsville ISD Superintendent, has announced that he is the lone finalist for the top leadership position in Judson ISD, a school district located in northeast San Antonio, Texas.

Police arrest man on fraudulent auto vehicle warrants

Brownsville police arrested a man wanted for scamming car owners of their vehicles and crossing them into Mexico.

Parking lot fight results in one juvenile stabbed multiple times

Brownsville Police are investigating a fight resulting in one juvenile being stabbed multiple times in the stomach and shoulder.

Calm in Matamoros after weekend attack to Televisa

A much calmer scene today in matamoros after another violent weekend and a second attack on mexican media.

Veteran brothers still missing in Matamoros

In  the midst of all the violence in mexico, two American veterans are still missing after a visit to Matamoros last week. "No matter how they are, I want to find my children,” says Maria de Jesus Garcia.

Pet of the Week - Duke & Ellington

On this Monday's Pet of the Week, we're going to introduce you to two dogs from the Brownsville Animal Shelter.

Faith in cancer survival runs high

More than 1.5 million Americans have avoided cancer-related deaths over the last two decades as a result of early detection and today's medical advancements.

Official 2015 Charro Days Commemorative Poster to be unveiled

The Official 2015 Charro Days Commemorative Poster will be unveiled at 10 a.m. Friday, February 6, 2015, at the Charro Days Headquarters located at 455 E. Elizabeth St.

Matamoros journalist kidnapped & threatened

Today fear and concern for safety run high at El Manana , a newspaper across the border that covers the Matamoros and Reynosa areas. This is following the 30 minute kidnapping of their editor in Matamoros this morning.