The New York Police Department is training uniformed officers on responding to peaceful and violent protests ahead of November’s presidential election. “The whole idea behind the training is to separate those people that are there to cause chaos, as opposed to the real reason that the protests began in the first place,” said Deputy Chief […]
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday announced he would release more of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails — an openly political move on behalf of President Donald Trump ahead of the November election and a year after a State Department investigation concluded there was no “persuasive evidence” of widespread mishandling of classified information by […]
Two Maine police officers were fired from the Rockland Police Department following a criminal and internal investigation into allegations leveled against them. Addison Cox, 27, and Michael Rolerson, 30, were fired after allegedly beating porcupines to death with their batons while on duty, according to The Courier Gazette. The incidents took place in early June but were […]
The global push to develop a coronavirus vaccine is gathering pace, but much to the likely frustration of US President Donald Trump, caution exercised by American drug makers and regulators has put China out in front … for now. Moderna, a leading coronavirus vaccine maker, said this month it will not be ready to apply for emergency use authorization […]
A family hoping to keep their 10-month-old son on a ventilator was denied their appeal by a Texas court Friday, family attorney Kevin Acevedo said. The baby, Nick Torres, was found unconscious in a bathtub in Harris County last month, according to court documents. Harris County encompasses Houston. Nick’s parents, Mario and Ana Patricia Torres, […]
Armenia and Azerbaijan have agreed to a ceasefire in their conflict over the enclave of Nagorno Karabakh, according to a readout published by the Russian Foreign Ministry. The ceasefire will start Saturday at noon (4 a.m. ET) and will be carried out “for humanitarian purposes, for the exchange of prisoners of war, other detained persons and bodies of […]
ROMA, Texas —U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers Roma Port of Entry recently seized more than $838,000 in unreported currency concealed in a vehicle during an outbound examination. “Our frontline CBP officers conducting unpredictable outbound operations at our Port of Entry came up big with a seizure of more than $800,000 dollars in unreported currency,” […]
The piles of trash present a safety concern as it obstructs visibility to oncoming traffic by an Edinburg residential area. Community members fear someone will light the trash on fire, causing added stress among neighbors. Click on video to view full story
The Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court to intervene and allow it to wrap up the 2020 census by blocking a lower court opinion requiring the count to continue until the end of October. The administration asked the high court for “immediate relief” because the trial court order will prevent Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross from delivering […]
PHARR – The Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD is going above and beyond the state’s minimum requirements for reopening safety measures. “The Texas Education Agency (TEA) sent us a shipment of PPE, which included thermometers, face shields and masks, but we wanted to go beyond that,” said Superintendent Jorge L. Arredondo. “We purchased additional items such as desk partitions, air purifiers and additional PPE for […]
The Texas Department of State and Human Services announced as of October 6, restaurants, gyms and commercial businesses in the Rio Grande Valley can now operate at 75% occupancy. This comes as COVID-19 hospitalizations in the region have fallen below 15 percent. Bars continue to remain closed.
Representatives from the Better Business Bureau say the pandemic has not discouraged scammers from attempting to take your money.
Hidalgo county health officials met with all of the 22 city leaders, strongly recommending they do not allow trick -or-treating in their communities to avoid an increase in COVID-19 cases.
A mural honoring the memory of a woman who’s time was cut short due to domestic violence appeared over the weekend in Weslaco. Melissa Banda’s life was taken at the hands of her ex-husband back in August.Local artist @popc_ulture is responsible for several murals of law enforcement officers, soldiers and celebrities who have passed away […]
Students from Kindergarten to fifth grade reported to their first day of school. All students were wearing facemasks and staying a safe distance from their fellow classmates while completing their online courses. The majority of them were sent back to campus by their parents due to lack of adequate resources to study from home.
Authorities arrived at the 3900th block of San Agustin Street. At the scene, they found the victim, 33-year-old David Arnulfo Morales with two gunshot wounds in his torso.
The accident was reported on Wednesday September 30th on the 300th block of South Expressway 83. 30-year-old Aaron Delgado is in the ICU at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance after suffering from a fractured skull . His wife tells Fox News doctors are giving him a 30 to 40 percent chance of recovering.
On Thursday, Governor Greg Abbott announced he would be limiting the locations to drop off the ballots to one per county. legal experts say this will limit the ability for people at high risk to vote.