Brownsville

Volunteers prepare for Sombrero Fest

The 30th year of Sombrero Fest starts tomorrow, and volunteers are preparing Brownsville's Washington Park for three days of family fun. Usually, 40,000 people make their way to Sombrero Fest between Thursday and Saturday.

Construction work ends on 6th Street

After months of construction, 6th Street in Brownsville is now officially open. Now that the road has been narrowed down to two lanes, the extra space is being used so pedestrians can have more room to walk.

Valley Interfaith come together for immigration reform

President Obama's immigration action is still pending a response from federal judge Hanen after federal attorneys asked him to lift the injunction the judge placed on immigration action weeks ago.

Mr. Amigo honoree, Jaun Osorio, Charro Days schedule

Announce that Mr. Amigo 2014 honoree, Juan Osorio, has arrived in Brownsville to kick-off this week’s bi-cultural celebration. The public is invited to welcome Mr. Osorio to Brownsville.

Man charged with 3 counts of child endangerment for firing weapon inside a home

Brownsville police arrested a man for endangering his children when he fired a handgun inside a home.

Mother and son arrested with $25K of cocaine

A mother son duo has been arrested with over $25,000 of cocaine in Brownsville. Police say Lee Roy Rodriguez was stopped for a traffic violation along the 1,000 block of Ruben Torres.

Spirit of '76: Ride for Reproductive Rights

These are the two wheels that will help Gene Novogrodsky make his way from Brownsville all the way to San Antonio beginning Thursday morning.

Mexican police escort travelers to ensure safety

Mexican local and state police are now working together to escort you and allow you safe travels on the typically dangerous roads between neighboring cities in Mexico.

Allegiant announces new non-stop flights between Brownsville and Las Vegas

Allegiant annouced today a new low-cost, nonstop jet service between Brownsville, Texas and Las Vegas beginning June 4, 2015. Allegiant today is also offering its biggest sale ever, with up to $500 off air+hotel vacations*.

Tip leads to cocaine bust and seizure of $14,000 in cash

A Brownsville woman was arrested last week after a tip led to the seizure of 688 grams of cocaine and $14,000 in U.S. currency found at a local business co-located with a residence.

Two Brownsville institutions named finalists for national award

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has named the Children’s Museum of Brownsville (CMB) and the Gladys Porter Zoo (GPZ) as finalists for the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.

Gladys Porter Zoo antelope under quarantine

He's home but not in the clear just yet. The kudu antelope that escaped from the gladys porter zoo is now under quarantine.

Federal attorneys file to keep Obama's immigration action

Today the U.S Department of Justice filed in Brownsville to allow President Obama's executive immigration action to continue. That executive action allows about 5 million illegal immigrants to stay in the U.S.

BISD's Fiesta Folklorica rescheduled for weather means another practice day

Despite the bad weather, the Charro Days festivities in Brownsville are still on... a week-long celebration of friendship between the United States and Mexico.  

Pet of the Week - Alicia & Selena

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