Tag: Rio Grande

Cause Of 2016 Fatal Bus Accident Released

Cause Of 2016 Fatal Bus Accident Released

The cause of a 2016 fatal commercial bus accident in Laredo has now been determined. Nine people from the Rio Grande Valley were killed and 36 were injured in this incident. According to the National Transportation Board, driver fatigue was the reason for the accident and the lack of vehicle crashworthiness contributed to passenger injuries. […]

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Rumors of Gasoline Shortages Spark Gas Runs across the valley

Rumors of Gasoline Shortages Spark Gas Runs across the valley

[KGVID]https://dcl9dohvvr1qz.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/28174808/gas.mp4[/KGVID] Gas stations in the Rio Grande Valley are being flooded by residents after rumored reports on social media that Houston refineries were going through gasoline shortages. One resident preparing in case the rumors are true, spoke to Fox News.  Texas Railroad Commision Head, Chris Craddick, confirms there are no gasoline shortages in the Rio […]

Donna Drowning Victim identified

Donna Drowning Victim identified

Donna (KFXV) — The identity of the man found decomposing under the Donna international bridge last week has been revealed. This makes him the 10th known person to die while crossing into the US since the beginning of the year. Just seven days after finding a deceased body next to the Rio Grande. Hidalgo County […]

Smugglers Splashdown and Escape

Smugglers Splashdown and Escape

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — Desperate smugglers splashdown to evade agents. border patrol agents saw a pickup truck loaded with what appeared to be bundles driving through a local golf course. As the agents responded, the driver turned around and drove his vehicle into the Rio Grande. The driver and another subject were able to swim back […]

Border Patrol Agents Rescue Drowning Men

Border Patrol Agents Rescue Drowning Men

Roma (KFXV) – Border patrol agents near Roma rescue two men struggling to stay afloat as they swim with their families in the Rio Grande. According to the agency, yesterday a group of people on the Mexican side of the riverbank called out for help as two men swimming in the river were drowning. Upon […]