Tag: Brownsville

Gladys Porter zoo expands monkey exhibit

BROWNSVILLE — The Angolan black-and-white colobus monkeys seem to relish their new, expanded “Colobus Crossing,” located behind Small World at the Gladys Porter Zoo,...

Project gives back to Valley’s veterans

Local photographer Martin Buitron felt the need to do something for the veterans in the Rio Grande Valley. As a son of a Marine...

Ceremony held to launch ‘Expanding Frontiers’

  It’s fitting that an entity meant to launch Brownsville into the new space age should be housed in a building from the city’s cutting-edge...

Traffic stop yields federal drug charges for 2 men

A traffic stop by the Brownsville Police Department turned into a federal investigation after officers said they spotted a little more than three pounds...

Feds file another lawsuit

BROWNSVILLE — The federal government is continuing its effort to build border fencing on land south of Military Highway in west Brownsville. United States Attorneys...

A teaching hotel is in the works at UTRGV

A new hotel that will have 138 rooms and serve as a teaching facility is being discussed with the City of Brownsville, developers and...

Man shot and killed while jogging along Rio Grande

A Brownsville man jogging along a levee of the Rio Grande was shot to death and investigators believe the bullet may have come from...

CAF Airshow to soar at new location this weekend

The Commemorative Air Force Rio Grande Valley Wing AIRSHOW! takes off this weekend, and this year it’s at a new location. The CAF AIRSHOW! will...

Police responding to assault shoot, kill man

BROWNSVILLE - Police shot and killed a 20-year-old man early Monday morning after he rammed several squad cars while leading officers on a chase,...

Border Patrol holds recruiting fair

By Nubia Reyna, Staff writer The United States Border Patrol hosted a recruitment fair at the park ng lot of the Jacob Brown auditorium on Saturday...