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Gayman channel work underway; Widening, deepening will improve water flow

The Carl “Joe” Gayman pilot channel that connects the Bahia Grande tidal basin with the Brownsville Ship Channel is undergoing a major upgrade, which...

Brownsville philanthropist celebrates 96th birthday on Mother’s Day

Wearing a yellow outfit, a flowery blouse and a white headband, Mary Yturria sat in the middle of her home party room as she...

UTRGV offers COVID-19 vaccine pre-registration for children 12 to 15 

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With the expectation that the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine will soon be approved for individuals 12 to 15 years of age, the University of Texas...

SpaceX makes first Starship flight sans explosion

SpaceX pulled it off Wednesday afternoon, finally launching and landing a full-size Starship prototype without an explosion of any sort. The SN15 prototype blasted off...

Los Fresnos CISD awarded over $624,000 from Elon Musk

The Los Fresnos Consolidated Independent School District announced Wednesday that it has been awarded over $624,000 from the Elon Musk Foundation. A district spokesman said...

Cameron County Commissioner’s Court Legal Division respond to press conference

Cameron County Commissioners Court Legal Division has released a statement pertaining to an April 14 press conference held by Robert Gracia, chief deputy of...

Cameron County files lawsuit against sheriff

BROWNSVILLE — The Cameron County Commissioners Court filed a temporary restraining order petition against Sheriff Eric Garza alleging he is taking actions beyond his...

Child Abuse Prevention ‘pitada’ to be held Saturday

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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Tip of Texas Family Outreach Center will recognize National Child Abuse Prevention Month by holding a “La Pitada”...

Civil rights lawsuit filed against Cameron County sheriff

A Cameron County Sheriff’s Department sergeant has filed a civil rights lawsuit against Sheriff Eric Garza and Executive Chief Deputy Robert Gracia. Sgt. Rodrigo Almanza...

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies aged 99

By JILL LAWLESS and GREGORY KATZ The Associated Press LONDON  — Prince Philip, the irascible and tough-minded husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more than...