Brownsville man arrested for theft of packages at UPS drop box

Police arrests a Brownsville man after he admits to stealing several shipping packages from a drop box.

Registered sex offender sentenced to 20 years in prison for indecency with a child

A jury in the 404th state District Court found Harlingen man and registered sex offender Gregorio Gonzalez Jr. guilty of indecency with a child by exposure and was sentenced by the judge to 20 years in prison.

Spanish weather broadcast transmitters now in the valley

Today the nation’s 4th Spanish weather broadcast transmitter is announced for the lower Rio Grande Valley. Two years ago, the idea took off.

Matamoros teen leads authorities in high speed chase, ends with seizure of 478 lbs of marijuana

The Cameron County District Attorney’s Office Special Investigations Unit Tuesday arrested Matamoros man Hector Valerio Lopez after a chase led them to a 478-pound marijuana bust.

Brownsville man sentenced to life in prison for sexual abuse of a child

A Cameron County jury sentenced a Brownsville man to life in prison, with no parole, for the sexual abuse of a child.

Crime Stoppers tip leads police to seize over 700 lbs. of marijuana

Brownsville police arrested two men for possession of marijuana after receiving a Crime Stoppers tip.

South Carolina man wanted for sex crime against child, arrested in Brownsville

Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Gateway International Bridge, apprehended a man on an active arrest warrant for a sexual offense against a child from Richland County in Columbia, South Carolina.

Pet of the Week

On this Monday's Pet of the Week, we're introducing you to Raja and Claire. "My name is Dick and I'm on the Board of Directors for the Friends of Animal Rescue here on the Island. This is our staff member, Amy...

Beach goers on SPI use Labor Day to relax

People of all ages took it upon themselves to get some precious rest and relaxation on this Labor Day before having to go back to work or school tomorrow.

Young BISD musicians get donations

Besteiro Middle School’s band is still incomplete with about 30 students short of their capacity. Students like Maxima Hernandez who are already in the band, consider themselves lucky.

Tropical depression five forms in the Bay of Campeche

Mexico has issued a tropical storm warning for the Gulf coast of Mexico from Tuxpan northward to La Pesca. The tropical warning is in effect for Mexico and storm conditions are expected in the warning area within 36 hours.

City to host public meetings about curbside recycling program

The City of Brownsville, in partnership with Healthy Communities, is hosting three public meetings to discuss the implementation of the city’s curbside recycling program.

AMBER ALERT: Father takes 5 year-old by force

Brownsville police have issued an Amber Alert for a 5 year-old girl taken by her biological father.

Following complaints, crosswalk added in school zone

It didn't take too long for the City of Brownsville to link up with the Texas Department of Transportation in regards to there being no crosswalk to allow students to safely make their way to Vermillion Elementary or Rivera High School.

BISD School cafeterias get extreme makeover

Three BISD school cafeterias get a facelift. “I love the cafeteria. Me too!” These are the voices of happy students at Vermillion Elementary School enjoying their all-newly renovated cafeteria.