Brownsville

Undocumented alien sentenced for second illegal re-entry after being deported three weeks earlier

Jimmy Stanley Brizuela, 43, has been ordered to prison following his conviction of illegal re-entry after removal/deportation, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Brownsville PD wins 'Guns'N Hoses Blood Drive

The Brownsville Police Department was named the winners of the annual Guns'N Hoses Blood Drive sponsored by United Blood Services.

Man arrested for assaulting EMT at local hospital

A Brownsville man is arrested for assault after punching an EMT in the face at a local hospital. Brownsville police were called to Valley Baptist Medical Center, located at 1040 W. Jefferson, in reference to an assault.

Harlingen man sentenced to 75 years in prison for sexual assault of a child

A jury in the 107th state District Court sentenced Harlingen man Dick Weaver Thursday to 75 years in prison without the possibility of parole for continuous sexual abuse of a child.

Water line break causes water pressure loss

Approximately 200 Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) customers in the area of Southmost Boulevard and East 20th Street are without water this morning as crews isolate a 12-inch water line break.

CycloBia Brownsville to feature expanded activity areas

The City of Brownsville is hosting its last CycloBia Brownsville of the summer from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, August 22, 2014, in the downtown area.

Los Fresnos CISD welcomes back teachers

A new school year is right around the corner for many in the Rio Grande Valley. Los Fresnos CISD hosted its annual convocation for its teaching staff.

Potential wildfires becoming concern in Cameron County

The extreme heat in Cameron County is just something that comes along with summer. But that heat mixed with a prolongued lack of rainfall can ultimately result in brushfires, or in extreme cases, wildfires.

Joint Customs and Border Protection Explorer Post Academy held in Brownsville

The Brownsville Port of Entry and the Fort Brown and Brownsville Border Patrol Stations hosted a two-week academy for 38 new Explorer cadets.

Pet of the Week

"My name is Robert Dippong. I'm the shelter supervisor for the Brownsville Animal Regulation and Care Center. With me today, I have Shelly and Leo. They're both Labrador mixes.

BISD teachers are back at work

Today Brownsville Independent School District has teachersback in their classrooms. It is the BISD's first official 'back to work' day for all teaching staff.

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.