Brownsville

UPDATE: U.S. Marshals confirm death of suspect in stand-off

The U.S. Marshals has confirmed that the suspect in the standoff earlier this morning was killed in a shooting with authorities.

Government requests 34 million work and residency permits

Despite there being no official action from President Obama on immigration reform yet. The government is requesting suppliers for a 34 million work authorization permits.

AARP hosts tablet training sessions

Say hello to tablets. For the first time, the AARP hosted Technology, Education and Knowledge training sessions in Brownsville today.

Harlingen man found guilty of sexual abuse of a minor

A jury found Harlingen man Gregory Lewis today guilty of continuous sexual abuse of a child that occurred from May 2010 to August 2012.

BISD students leave classroom to go out on "Big Event" of community service

BISD’s Pace High School students take a day out of the classroom to give thanks to the community.

Cameron County officials confirm no passengers on a Frontier flight were from the county

The Cameron County Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed no passengers on a Frontier flight were from the area.

Brownsville PD tagging abandoned vehicles for removal

The Brownsville Police Department issued citations on abandoned vehicles throughout the city on Wednesday.

Appeals Courts reinstates Texas voter ID law

The courts have reinstated the Texas voter ID law, which had been struck down by a Federal District Court judge in Corpus Christi just last week.

Immigration panel on humanitarian crisis, seeks to provide solution

Issues of immigration reform continue to plague valley non-profit organizations. Representatives with the ACLU and La Posada Providencia, met with UTB students saying the humanitarian crisis is still ongoing.

Ebola experts speak on RGV's readiness for potential Ebola cases

The Valley is home to a husband-and-wife team of Ebola experts who have studied the virus for decades and even wrote a book on the subject.

UTRGV recruits research team to establish South Texas Diabetes & Obesity Institute

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and its medical school are poised to become an internationally recognized epicenter for the research and treatment of diabetes and obesity.

Brownsville Latin Jazz Festival kicks off tomorrow

It's that time of the year again, Brownsville is hosting the Latin Jazz Festival, which kicks off tomorrow at Market Square. In its 18th year, officials say they expect several thousand people to attend this weekend.

Sheriff's Deputies arrest three local copper wire thieves

After a series of copper wire thefts, Sheriff's Deputies in Cameron and Hidalgo Counties have made three arrests.

Clean water, a key problem for Texas

With the increasing population across the state, one of the biggest concerns for environmentalists is the fresh water supply.

Three Ft. Hood soldiers charged in alien transporting conspiracy

Three active Fort Hood soldiers have been charged for transporting and harboring illegal immigrants in a human smuggling investigation.