Brownsville

Brownsville man sentenced to 25 years in prison for aggravated sexual assault of a child

Judge Arturo Nelson in the 138th state District Court sentenced a Brownsville man today to 25 years in prison following his plea of guilty for sexually assaulting a child.

Gladys Porter Zoo staff returns black bear to its exhibit

The Gladys Porter Zoo released a statement in reference to a Black Bear escaping from its cage. On Monday, August 4th at around 11 a.m. a male black bear climbed out of his exhibit, near the amphitheater, alarming some visitors.

Deaf man arrested for attempting to kidnap woman walking home

Brownsville police arrested a deaf man after he attempted to kidnap a woman walking home in the early morning hours.

Police asking for leads in stolen truck case

Brownsville police need your help finding a man in a stolen truck. Police say the truck is a 2005 gold colored GMC truck. It was last reported crossing into Mexico on July 6th.

White Rhinoceros introduced to the Gladys Porter Zoo

The Gladys Porter Zoo welcomes one of its most fascinating creatures to its new premises. Julie, a female white rhinoceros arrived at the Zoo on June 21st from The Wilds, an animal facility in Ohio.

Speed possible cause for big rig rollover

A truck driver is recovering after rolling over his big rig and taking out an electrical post. Na'Tassia Finley spoke to one business owner in the area who said speeding truckers is all too common in the area and he wants to see change.

Man arrested for burglarizing neighbors vehicles at apartment complex

Brownsville police arrested a man after stolen merchandise is found inside his apartment.

RGV will help break world-record for the "Big Latch On"

"Breastfeeding is the best start in life," said certified breastfeeding educator Magally Ramos. "It's not a question of fashion. It's a health decision that you're making."

CBP officers arrests man wanted for sexual assault

Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Brownsville Gateway International Bridge arrested a 26-year-old man wanted out of Harris County, Texas on sexual assault charges.

Man arrested for possession of over 1,000 lbs of marijuana

Brownsville narcotics officers arrested a man for possession of marijuana after conducting a traffic stop.

Car accident knocks out electrical poles and power

A woman struck two electrical poles and a transformer knocking out power for some Brownsville residents on Tuesday afternoon.

Mechanic charged with aggravated sexual assault of female customer

Brownsville police arrested a Southmost man for allegedly sexually assaulting a female customer.

City of Brownsville wants to beautify community through mural art

The City of Brownsville is looking to not only beautify the community, but also send a message through art.

Moncia's House opens new facility in Cameron County

More children being victimized, means the need for increase in assistance, on Friday, Monica's House, a child advocacy center, cut the ribbon to a new facility.

Fire hydrant replacements to cause water interruptions the week of July 28th

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will replace water hydrants during the week of July 28, which will cause temporary water interruptions for some BPUB customers.