Brownsville nonprofits band together during the Big Give

The nonprofits of Brownsville spend most of their time helping residents in the community. On Saturday, they spent the day helping each other. Twenty-five local...

Brownsville lands housing grant

After receiving more than $500,000 in a federal grant earlier this month, the Brownsville Housing Authority will work to eliminate lead-based paint hazards from...

Housing development collides with industrial park plan

The Community Development Corporation of Brownsville’s intention to break ground on a new mixed-income residential subdivision next to the Brownsville Sports Park has run...

LNG terminal construction would begin in 2020

BROWNSVILLE — Texas LNG Brownsville LLC, one of three companies that have proposed building liquefied natural gas export terminals at the Port of Brownsville,...

Texas ag commissioner candidate warns of water crisis

Richard Carpenter, Libertarian Party candidate for Texas Agriculture Commissioner, warns that a water crisis is coming, and agriculture in the Rio Grande Valley and...

LNG company permits pulled for Port of Brownsville project

BROWNSVILLE — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has informed two LNG companies proposing plants at the Port of Brownsville that their applications are...

Trial over injured horse scheduled to begin

A lawsuit against a Harlingen-based veterinarian is scheduled for trial Monday in Brownsville over allegations of negligence after a horse belonging to two Cameron...

County judge’s order denied

Attorney Myles Garza didn’t have much to report to Cameron County Court-at-Law No. 4 Judge Sheila Garcia Bence on Thursday afternoon regarding the guardianship...

Miller shuts down spray box operations

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller made a surprise visit to the Rio Grande Valley Monday morning following complaints about cattle dying from a method...

Ammo smuggler pleads guilty

A Tamaulipas man admitted Tuesday to attempting to smuggle more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition concealed in three grocery bags into Mexico with his...

RGC man sentenced for drug trafficking

BROWNSVILLE — A man responsible for smuggling hundreds of thousands of dollars of cash to the Rio Grande Valley from Chicago and Indianapolis, Indiana,...

Assault ship ‘Tripoli’ comes to Brownsville for scrapping

BROWNSVILLE — Fifty-three years after it was launched from the Ingalls Shipbuilding yard in Pascagoula, Miss., the 598-foot amphibious assault ship USS Tripoli (LPH...

Local shrimp industry fears worker shortage

The Texas shrimp industry is celebrating a handful of recent legislative wins while also dreading next year’s shrimp season if changes aren’t made to...

Rio Hondo lift bridge open to traffic

Nearly two years after it was shutdown for a multi-million dollar overhaul, the yellow lift bridge in Rio Hondo is open once again.Nearly two...

New development exec’s hiring is blocked

BROWNSVILLE — A member of the Greater Brownsville Incentives Corp. board of directors has secured a temporary restraining order to prevent GBIC’s new executive...

SpaceX’s Boca Chica launch site gets huge rocket propellant container

BROWNSVILLE — In the latest sign of activity at SpaceX’s future launch site at Boca Chica Beach, a 95,000-gallon liquid oxygen tank was delivered...

SpaceX launch site gets huge rocket propellant container

BROWNSVILLE — In the latest sign of activity at SpaceX’s future launch site at Boca Chica Beach, a 95,000-gallon liquid oxygen tank was delivered...

UTRGV sustainability efforts achieve gold rating

For a machine to run well and keep running, the parts all have to work together, otherwise things fall apart.The same concept applies to...

Feds, former student reach lawsuit deal

Four federal officials have agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by a former University of Texas at Brownsville student who alleges that the university...

New York Woman, son make trek to Casa Presidente

BROWNSVILLE - Ashley Casale and her 7-year-old son, Gabriel, drove nearly 2,000 miles after the school year ended last Friday in New York to...

Texas LNG touts letters

BROWNSVILLE — To signal that its proposed liquefied natural gas project at the Port of Brownsville is moving forward, Texas LNG announced this week...

Report details workers’ plights

READ THE REPORTBROWNSVILLE­ — Domestic workers in the Lower Rio Grande Valley — many of them undocumented immigrants — endure severe economic hardship and...

Flash flood emergency warning issued, submerged cars on frontage road

The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a flash flood emergency for northwest Cameron County and eastern Hidalgo County and it remains in...

Dream of rail service ‘possible’ for RGV

A federally funded “service-level” study by the Texas and Oklahoma departments of transportation, exploring the feasibility of high-speed passenger train service between Oklahoma City...

At federal courthouse, locals protest family separation

About a dozen protestors gathered Thursday afternoon on the steps of the federal courthouse to slam President Donald Trump’s policy of separating children from...

Rain in the forecast for later this week

BROWNSVILLE — There’s a very good chance the Lower Rio Grande Valley could get some rain tomorrow and then even more over the weekend.BROWNSVILLE...

Good times ahead: Brownsville does well in ‘prosperity’ ranking report

BROWNSVILLE — Ask most people to put together a list of the 20 most prosperous cities in America and it’s not likely many would...

Drought conditions ramping up across Rio Grande Valley

The latest U.S. drought map released by the United States Drought Monitor proves it’s not your imagination: It hasn’t rained much lately.Though Cameron County...

Reef project for snapper receives major donation

RGV Reef, an artificial reefing project to dramatically increase red snapper and other fish populations off South Padre Island, has gotten a big boost...

Isla Blanca boat ramp is now open

HARLINGEN — The Isla Blanca Park amphitheater isn’t finished, but the popular boat ramp with extra parking adjacent to the construction site is open...