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San Benito CISD Announces No Classes For January 22

SAN BENITO, Texas - There will be no classes for San Benito CISD students on Monday, January 22, due to it being a scheduled work day for the staff. Classes will resume at their normal time on January 23. SAN BENITO, Texas - There will be no classes for San Benito CISD students on Monday, January 22

RGVPROUD.COM - 2018-01-19 17:04:56

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

45-year divide: Anti-abortion marchers, counter protesters voice stances outside clinic

McALLEN - Forty-five years after the Roe v. Wade ruling, abortion access continues to be a contentious issue. On Saturday, the divisions were apparent with anti-abortion marchers gathered under a white tent next to St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church and pro-abortion rights supporters assembled se

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-01-21 03:33:00

Sanchez wins special election for San Juan commission seat

SAN JUAN - A Palmview police officer will fill a vacant city commission seat here after a resounding win Saturday. Lenny Sanchez will fill former San Juan Commissioner Raudel Maldonado's seat for the last year left in his term. Maldonado vacated the office to run for county treasurer. Sanchez, a pol

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-01-21 02:55:00

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

Hundreds sign up to take on Challenge

The farmers' market crowd at LinearPark had more company Saturday, as hundreds of people stopped by to weigh in and sign up for the ninth round of The Challenge. The 12-week weight-loss competition, organized by Brownsville officials and the UTHealth School of Public Health, aims to help participant

BROWNSVILLE HERALD - 2018-01-21 06:07:00

McShan looks back on 30 years as school trustee

HARLINGEN - Every student can and will succeed. George McShan has lived those words throughout his long career as an educator, continuously seeking new ways to open doors to generations of students. "I was one who thought outside the box," said McShan, 70, who announced this past week he will not se

BROWNSVILLE HERALD - 2018-01-21 06:30:00

Ancestor of Duchess of Mandarin Orange started first orange trees in RGV

During last November's Princess Anna Pageant, 16-year-old Alyssa Navarro and her mom came across an article of the Progress Times that would impact her family history. The article, Navarro said, detailed how the citrus industry was inspired by the Laguna Seca Ranch, a citrus growing region north of

PROGRESSTIMES.NET - 2018-01-21 15:00:00

Home In Jackson Alabama Destroyed By Fire

Jackson, AL (WKRG) - One home is destroyed and no injuries are reported after a Friday night fire in Jackson Alabama. Jackson Police Chief Jerry Taylor says the people living in the home were out at the time of the fire and no one was hurt. The Kimbrough street home is described as a total loss. Th

WKRG - 2018-01-20 13:39:39

Patrol Vehicle Struck By Unknown Driver

Authorities are searching for a vehicle and the driver who allegedly hit an Orange Beach Patrol vehicle Saturday morning. According to Orange Beach Police, around 9:07 a.m. an officer initiated a traffic stop on a dark green Honda Civic with black rims and Florida license plate for speeding. The unk

WKRG - 2018-01-20 18:22:20

Woman behind 'Flomo Klown' scare sentenced to 10 years probation

FLOMATON, AL (WKRG) - A woman behind the 'Flomo Klown' incident in September 2016 that led to several schools being placed on lockdown has been sentenced to ten years of probation. Makayla Smith, 23, of Flomaton entered a guilty plea after being charged with making a terrorist threat. As part of her

WKRG - 2018-01-19 18:58:42

Brewton woman dies after car loses control on icy road, overturns into creek

(WKRG) - A Brewton woman died in an accident after the car she was a passenger in lost control on the icy roads and overturned into a creek on US 29 Wednesday afternoon. According to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency officials, the single-vehicle accident claimed the life of 42-year-old Tressa Mechell


Boykin Community Center to upgrade fitness center

Boykin Community Center will soon have new equipment to help residents get in shape. The Auburn City Council recently authorized $72,598 for the purchase of fitness equipment for the center, part of a $1.8 million project funded through the city's Community Development Block Grant funds. Work for th


Smith, 1 of 49 sheriffs sued

Escambia County Sheriff Grover Smith is among the 49 Alabama sheriffs named in a lawsuit filed recently challenging the refusal of the sheriffs to produce public records showing whether, and if so by how much, they have personally profited from funds allocated for feeding people in their jails. The


Waves Carwash to be open soon on Hwy. 21

Atmore's newest car wash business is opening soon. Located on North Main Street, just south of Walmart, Waves Carwash is a carwash that allows customers to have their cars washed via a conveyor belt. "Technically, what it's called is a terminal carwash," Waves Co-Owner and Atmore native Greg Scheide


BREAKING: Corrections Officer Assaulted At Brewton Jail

BREWTON, AL (WKRG) A corrections officer is recovering after being attacked at the Escambia County Detention Center. The 19-year-old officer was assaulted during dinner on Saturday by three inmates, according to Escambia County Chief Deputy Mike Lambert. Other officers who witnessed the attack jumpe


County Lines: Fatal crash closes Hwy 166 for 3 hours Friday; Fire restrictions reduced in national forest

A two-vehicle crash on Highway 166 east of Cuyama resulted in one fatality and closed the roadway in both directions for nearly three hours Friday afternoon. The highway opened in both directions at about 5 p.m. Just before 2 p.m., a white Nissan sedan collided with an agricultural truck on Highway

SANTA MARIA TIMES - 2018-01-20 15:00:00

Death toll from Montecito mudslides at 21 after missing mother located

Authorities located the body of a 28-year-old Montecito woman who had been missing for nearly two weeks on Saturday morning, according to a release from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office. A search and recovery human remains detection dog team found Faviola Benitez Calderon at 10 a.m. Saturd

SAN LUIS OBISPO TRIBUNE - 2018-01-21 02:06:00

Coast Village Road closer to reopening with power washing now underway to clear mud

Power spraying has begun on a mud damaged section of Coast Village Road in Santa Barbara, but no date has been given on a possible reopening. (John Palminteri/KEYT photo) SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Crews blasting the asphalt with sprayers are removing mud from Coast Village Road after the recent storm

KEYT - 2018-01-20 17:34:11

Santa Barbara officials 'very excited' about progress made on Hwy. 101

Santa Barbara County residents who have been displaced for nearly two weeks after the deadly mudslides in Montecito could be able to return to their homes near the end of the month. Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said during a press conference Friday at Earl Warren Showgrounds that "a vari

SAN LUIS OBISPO TRIBUNE - 2018-01-20 02:31:00