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Asylum-seeker reunited with 5-year-old son in Brownsville

Miguel Roberts/The Brownsville Herald Five-year-old Wuilman of Honduras enjoys a hot meal Friday at La Posada Providencia Sister of Divine Providence in San Benito after reuniting with his mother in Brownsville after 30 days of being separated.

VALLEYMORNINGSTAR.COM - 2018-07-20 20:29:00

Brownsville Port of Entry Seize Over $200K in Drugs

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Brownsville intercepted two loads of narcotics with a combined estimated street value of approximately $251,000 in two separate enforcement operations on Wednesday, July 18.

KVEO - 2018-07-19 19:59:20

10 Years Later: Remembering Hurricane Dolly a decade after it made landfall on South Padre Island

Monday, July 23 will mark the 10thanniversary of Hurricane Dolly, which made landfall north of the City of South Padre Island at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 23, 2008. It was the first hurricane to make a direct hit on the Rio Grande Valley in many years.

PORTISABELSOUTHPADRE.COM - 2018-07-20 23:55:09

Triple-digit heat indexes forecast through mid-week

Miguel RobertsMiguel Roberts/The Brownsville Herald A woman finds a shady spot to fish Thursday near the Jaime J. Zapata Memorial Boat Ramp in Brownsville. The National Weather Service advised residents participating in outdoor activities to drink plenty of water, wear lightweight and light-colored

BROWNSVILLE HERALD - 2018-07-19 22:40:00

Rio Grande Valley Shark Week

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas - Today’s RGV Shark Week is from another member of the Fishing Locos group, Matthew Zuniga, who shared photos of sharks he caught and released in the past three months at South Padre Island.

KVEO - 2018-07-19 21:42:11

Suspect In Shooting Of Brownsville Police Officer Arrested

The charges against Armendariz include aggravated robbery, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon against a public servant, and attempted capital murder.


Judge: ‘Great progress’ reuniting families split at border

SAN DIEGO — A federal judge on Friday applauded Trump administration efforts to meet a deadline to reunite more than 2,500 children with their families after they were separated at the border.Justice Department attorneys said in federal court in San Diego that 450 children 5 and older had been reuni

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-07-20 23:58:28

San Benito mulls funding social services

“We were surprised and we’re glad the commission reconsidered,” Liz Chavez, president of the San Benito Boys and Girls Club, said.

VALLEYMORNINGSTAR.COM - 2018-07-20 20:52:00

Free movie nights in San Benito park, Harlingen golf course

How about enjoying a movie night at a golf course?Friday night the Tony Butler Golf Course will be hosting Movies in the Park with a showing of Disney Pixar’s huge hit “Coco.”Get there at 7 p.m. so the kids can enjoy fun games and activities and then watch the movie at 9 p.m.The golf course snack ba

VALLEYMORNINGSTAR.COM - 2018-07-19 12:46:00

USS Tripoli Sent for Recycling in Brownsville, Texas

The USS Tripoli (LPH 10) has concluded her final voyage from Beaumont to Brownsville, Texas, wherep she will now be dismantled and recycled by International Shipbreaking Limited LLC, part of EMR Group, one of the world’s leading metal recyclers.

WASTE-MANAGEMENT-WORLD.COM - 2018-07-19 19:49:31

Boys and Girls Club Set To Offer Mental Health Services To Families

Today the organization announced the new initiative, Youth and Family Support Services. It's expected to provide prevention and early intervention services for children of all ages. The services will be offered by qualified and trained professional mental health staff, to help meet the developmental

KVEO - 2018-07-19 21:54:48

Assault ship comes to port 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 10) is now in for dismantling by International Shipbreaking LLC, part of the EMR Group.


Localized ‘Monopoly’ game features Brownsville sites

Residents now have a chance to own several city properties, such as Popeii and the Children’s Museum, or end up stuck in a traffic jam in the new “Brownsville Opoly” board game.


Carlos Elizondo New President of Brownsville ISD Board

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Carlos Elizondo, the former Brownsville Fire Chief, assumed the duties of President of the Board after Cesar Lopez stepped down.


TxDOT takes public input on raised median project in Brownsville

The department plans to add a raised median on SH 48, or Boca Chica Boulevard, from I-69 east to International Boulevard. The median would help decrease the number of crashes in the area.


Police: 2 teens used pellet rifle to steal purses

Police investigators arrested and charged Rolando Rodriguez Jr., 18, and Juan Rafael Torres, 17, with two counts of aggravated robbery.


Brownsville Begins Comprehensive Housing Plan

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Brownsville plan aims to address population growth

Miguel RobertsMiguel Roberts/The Brownsville Herald Field Office Director for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Zuleika K. Morales-Romero speaks Tuesday inside City Hall in Brownsville as the Housing Authority of the City of Brownsville, in partnership with the City of Brownsville


Tuesday marks two-year anniversary of Nahomi Rodriguez’s disappearance

Nahomi Rodriguez (left) was last seen on July 17, 2016 leaving her place of employment. Her remains were found in Rio Hondo in April 207. She was last seen entering an SUV (right), possibly a Ford Escape, in the parking lot of the establishment. (Photos courtesy of the Harlingen Police Department)


Brownsville police investigating weekend shooting

The Brownsville Police Department is investigating following a weekend shooting.A police spokesperson said one person was shot in the 3700 block of Cattadori Court on Sunday.Authorities said the incident was a family violence call.The spokesperson added that the victim was shot by man who once dated