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Local businesses fear financial changes if President Trump closes border

As many as 4,000 migrants are on their way to the U.S. border amid a threat by the President to keep them out. That caravan breached the Mexican border just yesterday with the intention of heading into the U.S. One of the borders where people soon could see that caravan show up is in Eagle Pass. Sea

NEWS4SANANTONIO.COM - 2018-10-21 12:42:46

State representative warns of 'complete chaos' if President Trump shuts down border

Honduran migrants are seen walking along a highway in Cocales, Gautemala, on their way to the U.S. border, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Many of the more than 2,000 Hondurans in a migrant caravan trying to wend its way to the United States left spontaneously with little more than the clothes on their bac


Boulder County DA faces possible sanction for late discovery admission in sex assault case

Longmont police recorded audio while transporting Juan Jose Figueroa, 29, from Maverick County, Texas to Boulder County. About 20 hours of audio was handed over to prosecutors on Friday, who then copied it and provided it to Figueroa's defense attorneys on Monday.


Idaho prison to modify male dorm to serve growing female inmate population

Numbering more than 1,100,women make up roughly 13 percent of Idaho’s prison population, and prison officials have said they are the state’s fastest-growing demographicin department custody. In a presentation to the Idaho Department of Correction board of directors Tuesday, Janeena White, the depart


Robotics fair coming to Laughlin AFB

Robots may not be the first things that come to mind when you mention the word rodeo, but this weekend’s robotics event may help change your mind.Laughlin Air Force Base will host the second Robotics Rodeo and Tech Expo Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to noon at the base’s Losano Fitness Center.More

DEL RIO NEWS-HERALD - 2018-10-23 05:00:00

Cancer survivor says knowledge is power

LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas— The solid gym doors swung open, spilling the warm, Texas evening light across the Losano Fitness Center carpet.


Op-ed: Trump sees opportunity in Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis as midterms approach

Venezuelan Sandra Cadiz rests on Aug. 31 with her 10-year-old daughter Angelis on a dirt floor near a gas station in Pamplona, Colombia, on their journey to Peru. Cadiz took out her life savings in Venezuelan bolivars for the trip, and by the time the two reached Lima, they didn't have a cent in the


First annexation public hearing slated for today

The Del Rio City Council will hold the first of two public hearings on five sets of proposed annexations at its regular meeting today.The city council meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. in council chambers at City Hall, 109 W. Broadway St. The hearings will start after the council’s opening


Overshadowed by Permian, but Eagle Ford making its own comeback

He left his home in Bryan to work in the Permian Basin in West Texas, making plenty of money, but growing exhausted from the grueling 450-mile trip he made every couple of weeks to visithis family, whom he missed dearly. Today, however, he wakes up in his own bed each morning and heads to a job oper


NTSB: Driver impairment caused fatal Uvalde church bus accident on U.S. 83

Drug-impaired driving led to the March 29, 2017, crash near Concan, in which 13 elderly church people from New Braunfels perished, according to a federal traffic safety agency.


Man arrested after reaching for officer’s gun

A man who allegedly attempted to take a gun from a Del Rio police officer after attempting to evade was arrested Sunday at a local grocery store.Carlos Flores, 57, was arrested at HEB, 100 E. Gibbs St., and charged with criminal trespass, a Class B misdemeanor, resisting arrest, a Class A misdemeano


Train rams truck in morning wreck

The driver of a tractor-trailer was injured Monday during a collision with a Union Pacific train near Del Rio’s Industrial Park.The driver remained inside the truck’s cab during the collision, but did not sustain any life-threatening injuries, said Union Pacific Corporate Communications Senior Direc


Kwame Rockwell Will Be the Next Disabled Person Executed by America

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice in Austin, Texas.(Photo: Wikimedia Commons)Unless last-ditch appeals are successful, the next person to be executed in the United States of America is going to beKwame Rockwell. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice hasscheduled his execution for October 2


Woman charged with stealing $4K in jewelry

A woman was charged with property theft after allegedly stealing more than $4,000 worth of jewelry from another woman’s home.Joanne Reyes Johnson, 48, was arrested at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the 600 block of Avenue T and charged with theft of property between $2,500 and $30,000, a state jail felony, a


New Hispanic chamber leadership to emphasize on ‘buy local’ efforts

Justice of the Peace Pct. 2 Antonio “Tony” Faz III, right, administers the oath of office to Sergio Diaz, left, the new president of the Del Rio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors.Karen Gleason


Del Rioan gets eight years for prohibited sexual contact

A Del Rio man was sentenced to eight years in prison last week, after he pleaded guilty to prohibited sexual contact, a third degree felony.Ricardo Rios, 38, was indicted by a Val Verde County grand jury in Jan. 2017 and arrested in November 2017, according to court documents. Rios entered his plea


Bands compete in regional contest | Pleasanton Express

Atascosa County high school bands were among the 21 showcasing their talent at Barry Field in Hondo, for the Region 11 UIL 4A and Below Marching Contest. At the Saturday, Oct. 13 competition, the Jourdanton Indian Band and Charlotte Trojan Band each received a Division I rating, while the Pleasanton


Final report on church bus crash that killed 13 released by NTSB

“He crossed the center line 19 times, 19 times, and drove onto the right shoulder 35 times in the 15 minutes leading up to the crash," Sumwalt said of the pickup driver.


Liveleak.com - Choo Chooo Go Boom Boom

Del Rio, TX this morning..got hung up on the tracks, driver is fine..video from Daniel Rangel


Man arrested with crack cocaine

A man was arrested and after reportedly brandishing a weapon and possessing 19 bags of individually packaged crack cocaine, police say.Ruben Marquez, 27, was arrested at 3:23 p.m. Oct. 9 at the 400 block of North Main Street and charged with delivery of a controlled substance and terrorist threat ca