Home Tags #NL5

Tag: #NL5

Launch window for SpaxeX second test flights opens at 7 a.m. Saturday

The 120-minute "test window" for SpaceX's second Starship orbital flight attempt from Boca Chica/Starbase opens at 7 a.m. on Saturday, according to the company.

San Benito economic arm’s new board names interim director

SAN BENITO — The city’s new Economic Development Corporation board has named a department official to lead the agency amid a search for its next executive director.

Texas Supreme Court rejects appeal by Brownsville ISD trustee Minerva Pena

The Texas Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by Brownsville Independent School District trustee Minerva M. Pena to overturn her November 2020 election loss to Marisa F. Leal.

Pharr man gets 20 years for ‘17 drug murder

A 32-year-old Pharr man has been sentenced to two decades in prison for the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man in 2017 following an argument over Xanax.

US Rep. Gonzalez files bill to lower flood insurance costs

HARLINGEN — U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-Brownsville, and U.S. Rep. and Nick LaLota, a New York Republican, are introducing the Increased Cost of Compliance Modernization Act, a bipartisan bill aimed at lowering costs while increasing coverage for homeowners and property owners in high-risk flood areas and improving the National Flood Insurance Program.

Los Fresnos man sentenced to 18 years for enticement of a child

A 37-year-old Los Fresnos man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for sexually enticing an 11-year-old girl.

Member of private border wall family indicted on manslaughter charge

A 26-year-old Mercedes man who had been accused of driving drunk and killing a 47-year-old man in a Weslaco crash has instead been indicted on a charge of manslaughter.

San Juan woman accused of being mastermind behind fatal McAllen burglary

A San Juan woman was arrested last Friday for her alleged role in a burglary that turned deadly after one of the assailants was stabbed in the chest.

Bigo’s in Brownsville has personality

BROWNSVILLE — The papel picado hanging from the line across the dining area seems out of place in a quiet dining area where only one table entertains diners.

Texas Butterfly Festival highlights need for crucial gardens

MISSION — Goldenrods thick with yellow blooms in the sun stand tall above their beds bordered with landscape timber.