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Acquitted Ex-Jailer On Trial On Secondary Charges

Acquitted of capital murder earlier this year, a former Cameron County jailer is on trial this week on charges related to the day more than two years ago that he shot and killed a fellow jailer. It was in June of 2014 when Marco Antonio Gonzalez found Ivan Reyes in the Brownsville home of his […]


9 Firefighters, 6 Officers Hurt In NYC Explosion

(AP) – New York City’s fire commissioner says a blast that took the life of a battalion chief also injured nine other firefighters and six police officers.  Commissioner Daniel Nigro says two civilians and three Con Ed workers also suffered minor injuries in the Bronx house explosion.  The explosion Tuesday morning killed Michael Fahy, a […]


US Giving $364 Million In New Syria Aid

(AP) – The United States is providing another $364 million in humanitarian aid to those affected by Syria’s civil war.  Tuesday’s announcement means the U.S. has now given $5.9 billion in assistance to the Arab country since the conflict started in 2011.  The money will help the U.N. and independent charities offer food, shelter, safe […]