Brownsville

BISD's Walk for the Future postponed due to rain this weekend

Brownsville ISD has rescheduled its Walk for the Future event to next Saturday, September 20th. Walk for the Future is meant to ensure every student graduates from high school.

Mother arrested after 5 year-old son found unattended and about to cross the street

Brownsville police arrested a mother after a concerned citizen spotted her unattended son near a busy street.

Brownsville's Porter High School's JROTC holds 9/11 Memorial Service

13 years ago today tragic events shook the nation, the terrorist attack that took the lives of thousands. Today, we remember. Brownsville’s Porter High School’s JROTC made sure of it.

USS Saratoga set to arrive in Brownsville tomorrow

Tomorrow is a big day for the USS Saratoga. After it arrives at Esco Marine in the afternoon, it will be dismantled in a couple weeks. Many people are expected to be gathered at the jetties on South Padre Island in the morning.

Brownsville's only vinyl record store attracts younger crowd

 "I like music," said Juan's Music & Collectibles owner Juan Garcia. "I always liked music and I always love to listen to music so that's why I opened it...a record to me in a good stereo sounds better."

Brownsville's health officials' continuing battle with mosquitos

The Rio Grande Valley has seen rain in the last few weeks.

City of Brownsville to host SpaceX celebration event

The City of Brownsville will be hosting a SpaceX celebration event this September. The event is scheduled for Monday, September 22nd at the Brownsville Sports Park from 5:30-8 p.m. and open to the public.

Customers chase down and detain man accused of stealing money from cash register

Two customers checking out  at a local grocery store became involved in chasing down and detaining a man accused of stealing money.

I-69 temporarily narrowed to two lanes

Construction work on I-69 near Rancho Viejo is getting serious. Today, contractors squeezed the six lane road down to only two lanes - one northbound and one southbound.

Shortage of local ambulances causes concern

"Our concern is that the city has outgrown the EMS system," said Brownsville Firefighters Association president Carlos Elizondo.

Pet owners resort to Facebook to find their lost pets

Brownsville’s social media world is filling up with posts about lost pets.

Brownsville PD warning BPUB customers of phone scam

The Brownsville Police Department has received several reports in the last two weeks about a scam involving BPUB customers to pay their bill with pre-paid cards.

I69E/US77 north and southbound lanes to be closed for connector project

The Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority announced that I69E/US77 north and southbound lanes will be closed due to construction of the SH550 connector project.

$481K to improve quality of life in Brownsville

Every year, Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation takes a quarter percent of the city's sales tax for projects that improve the quality of life in the community.