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Two Congressional Delegations To Visit The Valley This Week

The Rio Grande Valley this week is hosting visits by a couple of congressional delegations. Members of the Congressional Border Caucus, including Valley representatives Filemon Vela and Vicente Gonzalez, will hold two hearings. This afternoon, the Caucus will host a roundtable to discuss border enforcement and immigration. During a second hearing on Wednesday, the Caucus […]


Chicago Woman Faces Murder Charge In Baby’s Starvation Death

(AP) – Authorities say a Chicago woman faces a first-degree murder charge accusing her of starving her 2-month-old son to death in 2014.  Court records show that 22-year-old Shawnquail Minnis’ baby became so emaciated that medical workers could see facial bones and ribs through his skin.  Minnis was arrested Friday and ordered held on $2 […]


Erdogan Alleged Assassination Attempt Trial Opens In Turkey

(AP) – A trial has opened in southern Turkey for 47 people accused of attempting to kill President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the night of the failed coup, while he was vacationing with his family. The suspects – 37 of them former military personnel – face possible life sentences on charges that include attempted assassination, […]