Brownsville

Congressman Vela proposes Southern Border Manufacturing Innovation Institute

Congressman Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) proposed establishing a manufacturing innovation institute along the southern border.

SpaceX final environmental impact statement complete

the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) regarding SpaceX's proposal to build a launch facility near Boca Chica Beach.

FAA releases SpaceX EIS for Cameron County

They say it's only a matter of months until SpaceX announces whether the official launch site will be in Cameron County or not.

Good Neighbor Settlement House in danger of closing

"People are saying I know there's a lot of rumors about the Good Neighbor closing," said Good Neighbor Settlement House executive director Leo Rosales. "Well, they're not rumors."

City of Brownsville plans to make roads safer for cyclists and pedestrians

Some people bike as a means of transportation, others for recreational purposes.

Delays hold back city efforts to transform Mother of Perpetual Help building

City officials say there's a bit of a delay in the transformation of the future youth homeless shelter in Brownsville, Na'Tassia Finley has the latest on the city's efforts to transform the Mother of Perpetual Help building in downt

Cameron County implements election hotline

"Unlike early voting, folks must vote in very specific locations on election day," said Cameron County elections administrator Christopher Davis.

$466,000 in methamphetamine seized at port of entry by Customs and Border Protection

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge intercepted an alleged load of methamphetamine.

Brownsville commemorates Memorial Day with record turnout

"How many days a year do we recognize, you know, probably the most important group of people out there," asked 34th Congressional District GOP candidate Larry Smith.

Trio arrested for attempting to smuggle 90 lbs. of marijuana at port of entry

Three people are charged with drug possession after trying to cross at the Veterans International Bridge into Brownsville.

North Carolina man convicted of cocaine trafficking

Orlando Giovanni-Hernandez, 28, has been convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and possession with intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

UT will not increase in-state tuition for 2014-2015

In a period when student debt has surpassed credit card debt, at least one university system is taking action this year, exception in the Valley.

Port of Brownsville swears in newly elected commissioners and elects new officers

The Brownsville Navigation District held its Regular Board Meeting on May 21, 2014. The Agenda consisted of several items including swearing in of the new commissioners and electing new officers. Commissioner Carlos R.

I Want to Know: Irrigation Towers

They are called 'stand pipes', And with approximately 300 of them in the Brownsville district alone, you have most likely seen them.

Two lanes to be closed on section of Expressway 77/83

Two lanes on Expressway 77/83 will be closed from Alton Gloor to FM 511 on Thursday, May 22 from 8:45 a.m. until approximately 12:45 p.m. as crews from the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) perform light maintenance work.