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$481K to improve quality of life in Brownsville

Every year, Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation takes a quarter percent of the city's sales tax for projects that improve the quality of life in the community.

Man accused in fatal accident involving bicyclist is jailed

The Harlingen man accused after a fatal car accident involving a bicyclist is jailed. This is the face of the man that turned himself in for running into a bicyclist around 5, Sunday morning, in Harlingen.

Cocaine seizure at Brownsville Port of Entry keeps drugs off street

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers intercepted a load of cocaine, before it could make it to U.S. streets at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge.

Driver and passenger charged with seven counts of smuggling of illegal immigrants

Two men have been charged with seven counts human smuggling after fleeing the scene of an accident and leaving their passengers behind.

"Stripes Celebrates Tomorrow" with community event

Stripes Convenience Store teamed up with MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital to host the "Stripes Celebrates Tomorrow" campaign kickoff.

Man assaults disabled neighbor in heated argument

Harlingen police arrested and charged a man for assaulting a disabled person during a heated argument.

DEA implements new law to curb prescription drug abuse

The Drug Enforcement Administration has issued the final rule necessary to implement a bipartisan law, aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse.  The law was authored by U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN).

Expired inspection sticker gets driver arrested for possession of marijuana

A driver's expired inspection sticker gets him arrested after the officer searches the vehicle and finds marijuana.