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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.

Former Progreso mayor Omar Vela sentenced to 10 years in prison for bribery and conspiracy

The former mayor of Progreso and three others have been sentenced for their convictions related a bribery scheme that permeated the town of Progreso and the local school board, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

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.

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.

UTPA Report: Law School Preparation Institute

Aspiring attorneys at The University of Texas-Pan American know there's only one place to go to make sure they are ready for law school, the Law School Preparation Institute.

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

Border Patrol to announce launch of RGV Sector’s 5th aerostat

The U.S. Border Patrol’s Rio Grande Valley Sector is hosting an event to announce the deployment of the sector’s fifth aerostat. The event will begin at 10:30 a.m., on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014.

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.

Driver, with three prior DWI charges, arrested after crashing into police car

San Benito police arrested a man, with a suspended license, for intoxication after he plowed into a officers unit.

Man arrested for ordering dogs to chase Border Patrol agent on duty

A Brownsville man was arrested by police after he ordered several dogs to give chase to a Border Patrol agent on duty.

Man arrested for attempted theft of fajitas, beer and deodorant

Harlingen police arrested a man after he attempted to leave a store without paying for a cart full of merchandise. On Friday, August 8th police were dispatched to the HEB store located at 1129 Morgan Blvd in reference to a theft.

Two men arrested in seizure of over 2000 lbs. of marijuana

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office seized over 2000 pounds of marijuana and arrested two individuals in connection to the seizure.

Customs and Border Protection seizes over $1M in marijuana in commercial trailer

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility seized a significant amount of alleged marijuana this weekend which was discovered within a commercial tractor/trailer.

Community Development Corporation of Brownsville receives $700K grant

U.S. Representative Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) announced a $700K U.S. Department of Labor grant for the Community Development Corporation of Brownsville (CDCB).

Night closures of I2/US 83 Expressway in Hidalgo County

The Texas Department of Transportation has announced the night closure of I2/US 83 Expressway due to roadway work.