High winds result in BPUB customers losing power

Winds measuring more than 40 mph caused service interruptions Monday, Aug. 18, affecting more than 2,000 Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) customers.

Are these unemployment numbers better or worse?

Today,  the Texas Workforce announced the state's unemployment rate is at a steady 5.1 percent. A rate better than the national unemployment rate of 6.2.

Good Neighbor Settlement House to stay open "eternally"

A month after word spread of Good Neighbor Settlement House's financial crisis, officials said they had gathered enough funds to stay open for another couple months.

FEMA awards grants to South Texas counties

Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Management Agency (FEMA) awarded grants to several south Texas counties--including Bee, Cameron, Gonzales, Hidalgo, Jim Wells, Kleberg, and Willacy.

Woman attempts to cover surveillance camera #fail

Brownsville police are attempting to identify a woman in reference to a theft investigation. On Friday, August 2nd police were called to a store on the 1500 block of Palm Blvd. in reference to a theft.

Brownsville PD to increase patrols during Labor Day holiday

Starting Friday, August 15th through Labor Day weekend, the Brownsville PD will have extra officers out on patrol looking for drunk drivers.

New school year, new teachers for BISD

A new school year brings new teachers for Brownsville's Independent School District. Today, the district held a new hire welcoming luncheon at Veterans Memorial High School.

$874,000 In methamphetamine and cocaine sized at Brownsville port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge intercepted two loads of alleged Methamphetamine and cocaine.

Second supercarrier set to arrive in Port of Brownsville

As of right now, the world's second supercarrier, otherwise known as the USS Saratoga, is on a pier in Newport, Rhode Island until August 20.

Court of Appeals affirms murder conviction of Rio Hondo man

The Thirteenth Court of Appeals affirmed the June 2013 murder conviction and sentence of Rio Hondo resident Eric Christopher Gonzalez who killed a Harlingen woman during a 2011 high-speed chase.

Brownsville's La Nueva Tortilleria finalist in HEB's Quest for Texas Best competition

Alejandro Velasco’s Brownsville-based La Nueva Tortilleria has been named a finalist in the H-E-B Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best statewide search for new Lone Star State products.

BISD's free summer meals coming to a close

Schools are starting back up in just a couple of weeks in Brownsville. With that, BISD’s summer nutrition program is coming to a close this Friday, August 15th.

IBWC to get geotechnical analysis on cracked levee section

The International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) has hired experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to do a geotechnical study on the U.S. Rio Grande flood control levee near Brownsville.

Brownsville PUB warns about high-pressure phone scam tactics

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) warns utility customers of a theft scam involving unsolicited phone calls in which callers claiming to work for BPUB repeatedly pressure victims by saying they are at risk of having services disconn

Pet of the Week

On  this Monday's Pet of the Week segment, we're introducing you to Lucy and JR, two pups looking for a forever home.