Brownsville

Brownsville Economic Development Council looking to improve the city's economic landscape

SpaceX is making big headlines this week, after the announcement that the rocket launch site is coming to Brownsville.

CBP officers seize nearly $429,000 in cocaine hidden in a Ford Focus

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Gateway International Bridge intercepted a load of alleged cocaine. CBP officers discovered the alleged cocaine, valued at approximately $428,800 hidden within a Ford Focus.

Brownsville Mary Kay sales director earns pink Cadillac

Mary Kay Independent Senior Sales Director Maria Price of Brownsville has earned the use of the exclusive Mary Kay pink Cadillac, an iconic symbol of success, the most coveted incentive awarded by Mary Kay.

Man charged in robbery and stabbing case

A man accused of robbing and stabbing a man has been charged. Police say Danny Montoya, 19, robbed a Brownsville man of his personal belongings and then stabbed him.

Border Patrol murder suspect associated with Cameron County armed robberies

As of late, several residents in Cameron County have become victims of robbery.

BISD and VBMC team up for back to school shoe drive

School is only a little more than a couple of weeks away for Brownsville. BISD's Youth Connection Project is at work to help residents prepare for their first day of class.

Brownsville man breaks Guinness Book World Record

A Brownsville man solved five Rubik's cube puzzles underwater in less than two minutes breaking the Guinness Book world record.

Brownsville's United Methodist Church helps immigrants

It's no secret that the number of border crossers entering the US through Mexico has skyrocketed in the past few years, but local numbers are actually showing that those trends have been fluctuating, and are overall on the decline.

Pet of the Week

On this Monday's Pet of the Week segment, we're introducing you to Marisa and Marisol.

Brownsville man sentenced to 25 years in prison for aggravated sexual assault of a child

Judge Arturo Nelson in the 138th state District Court sentenced a Brownsville man today to 25 years in prison following his plea of guilty for sexually assaulting a child.

Gladys Porter Zoo staff returns black bear to its exhibit

The Gladys Porter Zoo released a statement in reference to a Black Bear escaping from its cage. On Monday, August 4th at around 11 a.m. a male black bear climbed out of his exhibit, near the amphitheater, alarming some visitors.

Deaf man arrested for attempting to kidnap woman walking home

Brownsville police arrested a deaf man after he attempted to kidnap a woman walking home in the early morning hours.

Police asking for leads in stolen truck case

Brownsville police need your help finding a man in a stolen truck. Police say the truck is a 2005 gold colored GMC truck. It was last reported crossing into Mexico on July 6th.

White Rhinoceros introduced to the Gladys Porter Zoo

The Gladys Porter Zoo welcomes one of its most fascinating creatures to its new premises. Julie, a female white rhinoceros arrived at the Zoo on June 21st from The Wilds, an animal facility in Ohio.