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President Joe Biden argues for border bill passage in Brownsville visit

Speaking at the Brownsville Border Patrol Station in Olmito on Thursday, President Joe Biden argued forcefully for the U.S. Senate to reconsider a bipartisan border security and immigration bill that collapsed in the Senate earlier this month.

Brownsville’s animal shelter saves furry lives as it slashes kill rate

The Brownsville Animal Regulation and Care Center in Olmito has seen a dramatic increase in the number of dogs and cats spared from euthanasia over the last year.

Cameron County to update parks master plan

Cameron County Commissioners Court has authorized a five-year update to its Comprehensive Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan.

Special units find cash, weapons, drugs in San Benito residence

Authorities seized more than $8,000 along with narcotics, vape pens, a shotgun and ammunition during a raid near San Benito on Wednesday.

219,233 tax statements to be mailed out to Cameron County property owners

BROWNSVILLE — Tax bills are hitting the mailboxes.

South Texas Independent School District attains top ratings in state, nation

The South Texas Independent School District ranks among the best in districts the state and nation, according to the Niche.com Best School Districts rankings for 2024.

Tennessee fugitive arrested at Brownsville home for child pornography

A fugitive wanted out of Tennessee for aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor was arrested in Brownsville earlier this month and given a $1 million bond Thursday for possession of child pornography.

Cameron County Sheriff’s Office blames jail overcrowding on low pay

The Cameron County Sheriff’s Office is blaming under staffing due to low pay for two notices of non-compliance it received from the Texas Commission on Jail Standards for the Carrizalez-Rucker Detention Center in Olmito.

Inmate files $1 million lawsuit against Cameron County and two jailers

A former Cameron County inmate is suing the county and two of its jailers for $1 million alleging he was beaten by the jailers while incarcerated.