'E'cycle your electronics this Saturday

The bulk of what we throw away in Brownsville ends up in the landfill. But what about those old electronics taking up space in your home? Now, there's an event for that.

Tenaska Power Plant moves closer to construction

"The EPA did grant an approval for this plant," said Brownsville Public Utilities Board spokesman Ryan Greenfeld.

More Americans are getting jobs

In other news, fewer Americans filed for unemployment last week. Jobless claims fell to 265,000 - that's the lowest it's been in nearly 15 years. But some economists aren't celebrating the news.

RGV's South Texas Rolleristas to hold first bout in Brownsville

There is another battle on the border. And this one, on skates.

Suspect in Pharr murder arrested in Mexico

After 10 days on the run, a murder suspect is now behind bars. Pharr Police say, on January 19th, Rodrigo Reyes forced his way into Ernesto Xavier Avitia's home on South Lorenzo and shot him to death.

Former county employee arrested for theft of over $80,000

A former Cameron County employee has been arrested for stealing over $80,000 dollars.

Coast Guard interdicts another Mexican fishing crew poaching in the Gulf of Mexico

The Coast Guard interdicted a Mexican fishing crew poaching red snapper in the waters off South Texas late Tuesday night.

Texans bag 'Boarzilla' in hunt

They're calling it "Boarzilla," a 790-pound hog shot in Comanche County. Blaine Garcia and Wyatt Walton killed the boar about three miles north of De Leon, Texas, their hometown.

Drivers caught racing charged with reckless driving

Harlingen police arrested two women who were caught racing each other on a city street.

Nearly $200,000 dollars in cocaine seized at Pharr port of entry

U.S. Custom and Border Patrol officers seized nearly $200,000 dollars in cocaine at a Valley port of entry.