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Mercedes man arrested after fatal family argument

A Mercedes man was arrested Wednesday for his role in a New Year's Day family argument that turned fatal. Alfonso Flores Alejandro, 40, was formally charged with criminal negligent homicide, a state jail felony with a maximum sentence of two years if convicted. His bond was set at $100,000. Alejandr

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-01-20 04:07:00

Nearly 2 tons of marijuana seized at border

EDINBURG, TEXAS - Border Patrol agents working along the U.S.-Mexico border seized nearly two tons of alleged marijuana in a four day period. The first incident happened on Jan. 13 when agents spotted several individuals carrying large bundles towards a residence in La Rosita, Texas. The five bundl

KENS 5 - 2018-01-20 21:42:58

Crime rate in McAllen goes down for eighth consecutive year

McALLEN - The city's crime rate has gone down every year since 2009, and in 2017 it decreased by 12 percent - the most it's gone down since 2011 when the crime rate plummeted by 22 percent. In total, the McAllen Police Department saw 492 fewer offenses in 2017 than in 2016, according to annual crime

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-01-21 02:20:00

Bathroom Ventilation Fan Sparks Edinburg Apartment Fire

EDINBURG - A woman and her grandmother are relieved they weren't present at an apartment fire investigators found was sparked by the ventilation fan in their bathroom. The fire started in the apartment's attic Monday, officials say. "I got a phone call that there was a fire at the apartment. When I

KRGV - 2018-01-20 00:24:00

Brownsville Police Looking To Identify Car Theft Suspects

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Brownsville Police are looking for the identity of two people suspected of auto theft. On January 5, a red 2014 Chevy Camaro with TX License plates GKJ-2081 was stolen from the 1300 block of E. Jackson St. The vehicle was seen crossing into Mexico at about 1:44 p.m. the same day

RGVPROUD.COM - 2018-01-19 19:00:06

FREE DHR Health Community Health Fair

The FREE DHR Community Health Fair will take place on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance, located at 118 Paseo del Prado behind the Cancer Center at Renaissance in Edinburg. The FREE DHR Community Health Fair is open to the public

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-01-20 16:00:00

Teenage Female Body Carrier Caught Attempting to Smuggle $6K in Cocaine Across US/Mexico Border

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry intercepted a load of alleged cocaine at the Gateway International Bridge. CBP officers discovered the alleged narcotics, valued at approximately $6,180, hidden under the clothing of a woman attempting


Government Shutdown to Affect Valley Parks

BROWNSVILLE, TX - This is Palo Battlefield National Historical Park. They achieved a record number of 84,000 visitors at the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park sites in Brownsville. It is the only National Park Service park site south of san Antonio. Currently the park is run by about a

RGVPROUD.COM - 2018-01-20 02:49:55

Charge: Woman plunged axe into uncle's head in Auburn

A man was intubated at Harborview Medical Center Jan. 9 after his niece allegedly plunged an axe into his head in an unprovoked attack at her Auburn home, police reports say. A 33-year-old woman is charged with first-degree assault and second-degree assault for reportedly swinging the axe at her aun


Ex-treasurer charged with stealing from King County corrections officers' union

Mike Music, a veteran corrections officer, is accused of embezzling $1,300 in guild funds. But that figure is a pittance compared with what was first reported stolen - and the wages paid to Music and four others since they were placed on leave. After an 18-month investigation by Tukwila police, pros

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-01-20 03:27:10

Pho Aroma closes after suspected Norovirus outbreak

Pho Aroma in West Seattle closed Thursday after a suspected norovirus outbreak at the restaurant. Three people became ill after eating at the restaurant on Saturday, according to Seattle & King County Public Health. During the health department's visit to Pho Aroma on Thursday, investigators found o

KING-5 - 2018-01-19 18:52:00

Could Jim Zorn return to the Seahawks as quarterbacks coach?

Then-QB coach Jim Zorn gives a word to Matt Hasselbeck at 2007 training camp. (Jim Bates / The Seattle Times) Zorn hasn't coached since 2012, but he's been involved in the game - including stopping in at a few Seahawks practices. A report Saturday said Seattle had "strong interest" in bringing him b

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-01-20 19:50:12

Do you recognize him? Police say he's robbed 10 cellphone stores at gunpoint

Two armed men have robbed at least 10 cellphone stores in Pierce County in the last month. One man would go inside the store carrying a handgun and round up the employees, forcing them into a back room. "He would walk in and tell the clerk 'My partner is outside with a rifle and if you don't do wha

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-01-19 21:41:00

High wind watch goes into effect Saturday evening

The National Weather Service has issued a high wind watch effective from Saturday evening through Sunday morning. The wind is expected from the south and southeast, 20 to 40 mph with gusts as high as 60 mph. It is likely to affect Westport, Ocean Shores, Hoquiam, Taholah, Aberdeen and Pacific Beach,

DAILY WORLD - 2018-01-20 07:00:00

Round 2: 100+ events in Seattle area Sunday to promote women's rights, social justice

Following the Seattle Women's March, businesses and nonprofits are hosting gatherings ranging from potlucks to panel discussions to performances to keep the activism going. From Seattle to Sammamish, nonprofits and businesses will host a series of activism gatherings Sunday - Round 2 after Saturday'

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-01-21 00:58:31

Combating norovirus: It's not just spread in restaurants

SEATTLE - It's not just the flu. The norovirus is suspected in sickening several more people, the latest incident at a restaurant in West Seattle. That's in addition to the hundreds of people who got sick after likely being contaminated at Pierce County restaurants. But as Steve Kiggins shows us, do

Q13FOX.COM - 2018-01-20 02:37:10

PHOTOS: Warrensburg-Latham Rallies Around Couple With Cancer

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HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-01-20 23:42:00

5 Questions with ... Matt Whitehead, CEO of the Decatur Family YMCA

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. Name: Matt Whitehead Age: 43 Occupation: CEO of the Decatur Family YMCA City of residency: Decatur What's new at the Y for 2018? This year, we actually just launched a "Pedaling for Parkinson's" program. Several YMCA

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-01-20 18:00:00

The Latest: GOP says Trump trying to cushion shutdown impact

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on how the government shutdown is affecting national parks (all times local): 6:25 p.m. A Republican senator from Montana says the Trump administration is trying to minimize the effects of the government shutdown by keeping at least some national parks open, but former P

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-01-20 23:51:57

Two new bakeries bringing sweet temptation to Springfield

Temptation just got stronger for all those still clinging to New Year's resolutions to shed those extra holiday pounds with the openings of two new bakeries in the Springfield market. SMALLCAKES CUPCAKERY & CREAMERY is set to open Thursday at 2300 Wabash Ave., bringing the first of the Kansas City,

THE STATE JOURNAL - 2018-01-20 20:00:00