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2 More Suspects Arrested In Alamo Drug Trafficking Probe With Link To City Hall

Police have arrested who they say are the last two suspects believed connected to an Alamo drug trafficking organization that had an apparent link to city hall. McAllen police Monday arrested 31-year-old Victor Ezequiel Flores and 26-year-old Jessica Berenice Gonzalez, then turned them over to Alamo police. The two are facing charges of engaging in […]

Migrant Caravan Pauses, Honoring Man Who Died

(AP) – A mobile medical clinic truck has pulled into the main square of the southern Mexican town of Huixtla to treat Central American migrants in a caravan trying to reach the United States. Portable toilets have been set up in one corner of the plaza. The caravan is so large – estimated at over […]

Dangerous Cat 4 Hurricane Willa Closes In On Mexico Coast

(AP) – Mexican authorities are rushing to evacuate low-lying areas and set up shelters as an “extremely dangerous” Hurricane Willa with winds of 145 mph (230 kph) heads toward a Tuesday afternoon landfall along a stretch of Pacific coast dotted with high-rise resorts, surfing beaches and fishing villages. Farther south, Mexican officials reported late Monday […]

Valley Sees Record First-Day Early Voting Turnout

It was a record-breaking first day of early voting in the Valley Monday. In both Cameron and Hidalgo counties, more than twice the number of voters turned out to the polls to start voting for the November midterm elections – compared to the first day of early voting for the 2014 midterms. In Cameron County, […]

Police Seek Man Who Shot Driver Who Had Kids With Him

(AP) – Authorities in Texas are searching for a driver who they say sideswiped a car and then shot and wounded the other driver who had pulled over to exchange insurance information. Arlington police say the victim was driving Monday night with his wife and two young children when another car sideswiped his vehicle while […]

Austin Boil-Water Notice Could Last Weeks, Official Says

(AP) – Nearly 900,000 people in Texas’ capital may have to boil their tap water for two weeks as officials struggle to treat a water supply filled with silt, mud and debris after heavy rains and flooding. The Austin American-Statesman reports that Travis County Chief Emergency Management Coordinator Eric Carter told a commissioners court meeting […]

Hurricane Willa Could Hammer Carolinas

A huge hurricane in the Pacific could soon be making its way towards the Carolinas once again. Hurricane Willa is expected to slam into Mexico with 145-mile-an-hour winds today. Remnants of the storm could hammer North and South Carolina later this week. It’s expected to weaken to a tropical depression as it crosses Texas but […]

Trump Slams Democrats Over Migrant Caravan

President Trump is pointing the finger at Democrats for the caravan of migrants from Central America making their way towards the US-Mexico border. The President was campaigning for Republican Senator Ted Cruz at a rally in Houston when he said he believes the Democrats have something to do with the Hondurans and Guatemalans fleeing their […]

Former Justice O’Connor Diagnosed With Dementia

A statement from the U.S. Supreme Court says former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor has been diagnosed with dementia. The statement notes that O’Connor is “no longer able to participate in public life.” The 88-year old O’Connor was the first woman on the high court after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. She retired from the […]

Utah Shooting Victim Was From Washington State

(AP) – The man suspected of shooting and killing a University of Utah student has been found dead, KUTV reported.  Police tracked down the man, identified as Melvin Rowland, who authorities say shot a female student on campus just before 10 p.m. Monday. The student has not been identified. Police followed Rowland into a church […]