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Brownsville ISD names Chavez as interim superintendent

The Brownsville Independent School District on Thursday named Brownsville native and BISD graduate Jesus H. Chavez as interim superintendent of schools, effective as soon as negotiations conclude for the position.

Fallen San Benito police officer laid to rest as community mourns

SAN BENITO — In one of the city’s biggest funeral ceremonies, hundreds of law enforcement officers Thursday joined Lt. Milton Resendez’s family to honor San Benito’s first police officer killed in the line of duty.

Harlingen doc charged with manslaughter for hitting, killing pedestrian

The Texas Medical Board has suspended a Harlingen doctor’s license after he was indicted for manslaughter over the death of a 73-year-old woman.

Empty Bowls fills need for nearly 1 million RGV families

A little painting and a whole lot of generosity helped generate enough money this month to feed around 900,000 Rio Grande Valley residents thanks to the largest food benefit in the region.

32nd annual Boo at the Zoo set for Monday, Tuesday at Gladys Porter in...

Families looking for a spooky good time next week will be rewarded with tricks and treats, courtesy of Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville.

RGV German Club Oktoberfest returns to Brownsville Saturday

The RGV German Club’s Oktoberfest returns to Brownsville this Saturday after taking three years off due to the pandemic.

At least 10 dead in Maine shooting and number expected to rise, law enforcement...

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — At least 10 people were killed Wednesday in shootings in Lewiston, Maine, and the death toll is expected to rise, two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press.

Brownsville woman dies in single-vehicle crash

One woman is dead after a fatal crash in Brownsville early Wednesday morning, the Brownsville Police Department said on Facebook.

Weslaco’s Black Brew Company uses Kenyan AA beans in cozy shop

WESLACO — It’s early afternoon, and the fall colors drift across the walls and the windows and the glass doors.