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Deadly Domestic Violence Crimes Stand Out In 2017 Hidalgo County Crime Stats

Property crimes – down. Violent crimes – up, with an ongoing rise in the number of deadly domestic violence crimes. That’s the jist of the Hidalgo County crime report for 2017. Sheriff Eddie Guerra presented the statistics this week which list 23 homicides last year – more than double the number from 2016 – and […]


Shooting Survivors Endure New Assault – From Online Trolls

(AP)–Survivors of the Florida school shooting have come under a different kind of assault, this time from online trolls who have threatened them as they seek tighter gun laws. One student was teased about being a “brown, bald lesbian.” Another was the target of conspiracy theorists who claimed he was really an actor. When a […]


Online Dating Couple Jailed In UK For IS-Inspired Bomb Plot

(AP) – A man and woman who met on a Muslim dating website have been handed prison sentences for plotting an Islamic State-inspired bomb attack in Britain.  Prosecutors say Munir Mohammed, an asylum-seeker from Sudan, and London pharmacist Rowaida El-Hassan met on SingleMuslim.com and bonded over their shared extremist views. Last month, a jury at […]