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Stories with place: Brownsville
  • Feds: Action taken to fix mistakenly awarded work permits 
    Updated: Aug-01-15 1:28 pm

    HOUSTON - Problems have been fixed that led to about 2,100 work permits being mistakenly awarded under President Barack Obama's executive immigration action after a federal judge in Texas had put the plan on hold, the Justice Department said in newly filed court documents.

  • Retired aircraft carrier USS Ranger reaches Texas for scrap 
    Updated: Jul-13-15 9:58 am

    BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The former aircraft carrier USS Ranger has reached a South Texas shipyard where it will be taken apart for scrap and recycling.

  • Ex-soldier sentenced to prison for smuggling immigrants 
    Updated: Jul-09-15 6:12 pm

    BROWNSVILLE, Texas - A former Fort Hood soldier who used his U.S. Army identification to move illegally smuggled immigrants through an immigration checkpoint has been sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison.

  • Brownsville museum celebrates 80th anniversary 
    Updated: Jul-06-15 8:11 am

    BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The Brownsville Museum of Fine Art will celebrate the 80th anniversary of its grassroots beginnings with an exhibit from its permanent collection.