The Latest: Bombing Suspect Blogged In 2012

(AP) – The Austin bombing suspect doesn’t appear to have left much of a trail on social media, but in 2012 posts on what appears to be his personal blog he expressed opinions about a range of topics, including gay marriage. A law enforcement official identified the suspect as Mark Anthony Conditt of Pflugerville. The […]

Venezuelan Fugitive Awaits Grand Jury Hearing In McAllen

(McAllen, TX) — A fugitive from Venezuelan justice is waiting for a federal grand jury hearing in McAllen. Homeland Security investigators arrested Tirso Melean last week while serving a warrant on South “G” Street in McAllen. Federal investigators say Melean is in the U.S. illegally and is a wanted man in his native Venezuela for […]

UPDATE: Austin Bombing Suspect Kills Himself With Explosive Device

(Austin, TX) — Authorities are confirming that the person believed to be responsible for a string of package bombings in Texas is dead. A law enforcement official has told The Associated Press that the dead Austin bombing suspect was Mark Anthony Conditt. The official, who has been briefed on the investigation, spoke on the condition […]

Mayor Denies Involvement In Apartment Stash House

The mayor of Edinburg is saying he had nothing to do with the people who were running an immigrant stash house in one of the units of an apartment complex he owns. Border Patrol agents raided the apartment on East Rogers Road Monday afternoon, finding 18 undocumented immigrants inside. Mayor Richard Molina acknowledges he owns […]

Police Looking To Find Motive In Maryland High School Shooting

(Great Mills, MD) — Police in St. Mary’s County, Maryland say a 17-year-old student who wounded two others in a high school shooting is dead. The unidentified gunman was shot and killed by a school resource officer at the Great Mills High School this morning. A 16-year-old female student was critically wounded and a 14-year-old […]

Judge Blocks Mississippi New Abortion Law

(Jackson, MS) — The nation’s toughest abortion law is on hold. A federal judge today granted a temporary restraining order to halt Mississippi’s restrictive abortion bill signed into law by Republican Governor Phil Bryant yesterday. The bill makes it illegal for a woman to seek an abortion after 15 weeks of gestation. Federal District Judge […]

Trump: “Sick Individual” Behind Texas Bombings

(Washington, DC) — President Trump is blaming a “sick individual” for the series of bombings in Texas. Trump made the remark today in the White House. Federal investigators are looking into the bombings in Austin and how they may be connected to a blast at a FedEx facility early today near San Antonio. Trump remarked […]

Nearly 20 Illegal Immigrants Found In Apartments With Ties To Edinburg Mayor

(Edinburg, TX) — A border patrol sting operation nets 18 illegal immigrants at an apartment complex connected to the mayor of Edinburg. The immigrants were found during a raid at the apartment on East Rogers Road yesterday. The complex happens to be owned by Edinburg Mayor Richard Molina and his brother. The Border Patrol is […]

Package Bomb Explodes At FedEx In Texas; 1 Hurt

(AP) – The San Antonio Texas Fire Department says a package bomb has exploded at a FedEx distribution center in Schertz, Texas, hurting 1 person, a FedEx employee who apparently suffered a non-life-threatening “percussion-type” injury from the blast. The FBI and ATF are at the scene. Federal agents say this package is likely linked to […]

Suspect Sought In Donna Homicide

A murder warrant has been issued for an Alamo man accused of gunning down another man from Alamo outside a convenience store in Donna. A manhunt is on for 38-year-old Fidencio Castillo, who’s suspected of shooting and killing 35-year-old Efren Quiroz Junior last Saturday night. Donna police say the incident wasn’t random. They say Castillo […]