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Friday Jul 25 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

US to evaluate Impala air bag performance

The U.S. government's highway safety agency has decided to seek further information from General Motors about air bag failures in some Chevrolet Impala full-size cars.


Friday Jul 25 | Progress Times

Hospital district to be on November ballot

Current Conditions: Fair, 80 F Forecast: Fri - Mostly Sunny. High: 102 Low: 77 Sat - Sunny.


Related Topix: Hidalgo, TX, McAllen, TX

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

Ex-top staffer to South Texas sheriff gets prison

The former chief of staff to former Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino has been sentenced to 11 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to failing to report a crime.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, McAllen, TX

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

Suspect in Texas police shooting 'presumed dead'

Law enforcement officers secure a neighborhood during a standoff with a capitol murder in La Joya, Texas on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.


Related Topix: Texas, La-Joya, TX


Around the area & state:

Two police officers in South Texas were shot Tuesday while serving a warrant and the suspected shooter was barricaded inside a house, authorities said.


Related Topix: Texas, McAllen, TX, San Antonio, TX

KCBD-TV Lubbock

2 South Texas police officers shot serving warrant

Two South Texas police officers have been shot and the shooting suspect is barricaded inside a house after the officers tried to serve a warrant.


Related Topix: McAllen, TX

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Perry poised to send troops to Mexico border; sheriffs say they need deputies, not military

The governor's office confirmed this morning that Rick Perry will order 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas border to beef up patrols in South Texas.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Cameron County, TX, McAllen, TX

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Perry expected to call up National Guard to Rio Grande Valley

Hidalgo County Precinct 3 Constable Lazaro Gallardo, Jr., and a deputy talk with a 4-year-old boy and his 17-year-old uncle from Honduras who approached Gallardo in Anzaldulas Park after crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico in Mission.


Related Topix: San Antonio, TX, Mission, TX, World News, Mexico,

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Sheriff gets firsthand look at immigration crisis

Looking down from a plane over the river that divides the United States from Latin America, Sheriff Tom Hodgson spotted a raft attempting to reach the U.S. side.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, McAllen, TX

Progress Times

County Health Department denies immigrants bringing many diseases

Current Conditions: Mostly Cloudy, 82 F Forecast: Fri - Partly Cloudy. High: 101 Low: 79 Sat - Partly Cloudy.


Related Topix: Olivarez, TX, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Health, Immigration Reform, Chickenpox, McAllen, TX

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Official: Fewer kids detained recently at border

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers looks at photos provided by Hidalgo County Judge Ramon Garcia about the recent influx of undocumented minors at the U.S.-Mexico border Thursday July 3, 2014.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, McAllen, TX

The Beaumont Enterprise

Ex-sheriff to be sentenced for money laundering

Former Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino walks past members of the media with his attorney Robert Yzaguirre after leaving the McAllen Federal Court building, Monday, April 14, 2014, in McAllen, Texas.


Related Topix: McAllen, TX, Edinburg, TX

Wed Jul 16, 2014

RGV judge charged in DWI case showed badge, asked officers to let her go

Former state district court judge Angus McGinty: A federal grand jury on June 19, 2014, indicted McGinty on 15 counts related to allegations of bribe-taking and misdeeds.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas

American Thinker

Feds to pay for $50 million resort for illegal alien teens

Do you wish you were able to afford to go to a resort with pool, sauna, tennis courts, exercise room, sauna, steam room, racketball courts, and all the trimmings? Too bad you aren't an illegal alien teenager, maybe a member of MS 13 .


Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News, Weslaco, TX

Gateway Pundit

Feds to Open $50 Million Resort for Illegal Children - Complete With Tennis Courts, Sauna & Pools

The Obama administration has awarded a $50 million contract to a charitable group to buy a Texas resort hotel and transform it in to a 600 bed facility for juvenile illegal aliens.


Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Weslaco, TX, Conservative Political News

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Sheriff travels to border region to assess immigration crisis

Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson is travelling to the U.S./Mexico border to assess the tide of unaccompanied youth flocking into the country from Central America.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, McAllen, TX

Gateway Pundit

Dead Immigrant Boy Found Floating in Rio Grande

Following on the heels of the Fox News report highlighted by The Gateway Pundit of unreported bodies of young illegal immigrant children being found on the Texas side of the banks of the Rio Grande comes a news report of the discovery of a Central American boy's body floating in the Rio Grande.


Related Topix: Journalism, Matt Drudge, US News, Illegal Immigration, Hidalgo, TX, Immigration Reform, Conservative Political News

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Texas Highways

An Interwoven Legacy The Guerra family cultivates new culture with deep roots

Most Texans with deep roots in the state treasure the contributions their ancestors made to its unique history.


Related Topix: Texas, San Antonio, TX, Spain, World News, McAllen, TX

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Progress Times

County seeks to eliminate concern over immigrant diseases

Current Conditions: Fair, 80 F Forecast: Fri - Partly Cloudy. High: 95 Low: 75 Sat - Partly Cloudy.


Related Topix: McAllen, TX, Chickenpox, Health, US Military, US Air Force, Lackland Air Force Base

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Texas Tribune

Mayor Confident City Will Be Reimbursed for Relief Costs

Humanitarian relief efforts being provided to the some of the undocumented immigrants seeking aid here will cost local governments more than $1.1 million if the crisis continues through the end of the year, officials said on Thursday.


Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, McAllen, TX, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn