Current Radar
Storm Track
Current fronts


Billy Leo, Hidalgo County Democratic Party Icon, Dead At Age 70

He was known as a kingmaker in Hidalgo County Democratic party politics. Longtime Democrat activist and La Joya mayor Billy Leo has died. Leo passed away early Saturday morning of an apparent heart attack at the age of 70, although he had been in declining health after suffering a stroke a few years ago. Leo, […]


Trump Opioid Plan Includes Death Penalty For Traffickers

(AP) – President Donald Trump’s plan to combat opioid drug addiction calls for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including the death penalty where it’s appropriate under current law. Administration officials say Trump also wants Congress to pass legislation reducing the amount of drugs necessary to trigger mandatory minimum sentences on traffickers who knowingly distribute certain […]


UK Asks Chemical Watchdog To Examine Sample

(AP) – Britain says it has asked the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to examine a sample of the nerve agent used to poison Sergei and Yulia Skripal. The prime minister’s office said Friday that Theresa May has asked the chemical weapons watchdog “to verify the government’s analysis of the nerve agent used […]