Brownsville

Three men arrested for possession of stolen property

Brownsville police arrested three individuals for possession of stolen property after a concerned citizen reported seeing them looking into vehicles.

Driver charged with intoxication manslaughter with a vehicle

Brownsville police have arrested a driver who lost control of his vehicle resulting in the death of man waiting at a bus stop.

Lack of specialist options in healthcare marketplace affects RGV patients

Federal lawmakers and regulators have been making complaints that marketplace insurers are not offering a wide enough range of doctors or hospitals to let consumers choose from.

Testimony underway in Montemayor capital murder trial

Testimony was underway on Thursday in the capital murder trial of Omar Montemayor who is accused of killing his estranged wife, Sarah Maxwell Montemayor, her unborn child and her friend, Devan Haynes.

Brownsville PUB asking customs to conserve energy due to high demand

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has asked electricity providers across the state, including Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB), to reduce energy use.

Jury selection underway in capital murder trial

Potential Cameron County jurors gathered in the 197th courtroom as state prosecutors and the defense for Omar Montemayor worked to select a jury.

2014 Charro Days poster unveiled

The official 2014 Charro Days poster was unveiled on Wednesday. Artist Don Breeden created the design that will promote the 77th anniversary of Charro Days Fiesta.

Brownsville man arrested on alleged sexual assault of woman

The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force has arrested a man on a sexual assault warrant. Brownsville police report that Carlos Roberto Paz, 29, is accused of an allegedly sexual assault of a woman at a party on January 23rd.

Brownsville man sentenced on federal drug charges

Jesus Mauricio Juarez Jr. aka Flaco 27, has been sentenced to federal prison for his involvement in a 1,000 pound marijuana load, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson. He pleaded guilty in November 2013.

Dozens attend Dream Big Rally at UTB

"The reality starts with a dream, so this is a good start," said UTB student Luis Alberto Lopez.

Former educator charged with two counts of indecency with a child

A Brownsville teacher has been removed from the classroom after reports surfaced that he allegedly had a sexual relationship with a student, Na'Tassia Finley has more on the teacher's arrest.

Local Border Patrol apprehensions increased in 2013

As of fiscal year 2013, the US Border Patrol Rio Grande Valley Sector apprehended almost 60,000 more individuals in 2012.

Voter registration for Texas primaries ends today

This was the day to register to vote. If you didn't register, you missed your chance in Cameron County to register to vote in the upcoming primary, which is March 4. 

Santeria follower convicted of federal drug charges

Francisco Javier Maya, 35, has been convicted of one count of conspiracy to possess and possession with intent to distribute approximately 1,000 pounds of marijuana, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Cameron County commissioner facing corruption charges

Cameron County Commissioner Ernie Hernandez Jr.'s attorney says his client is innocent until proven guilty.