Edinburg – Law enforcement from several departments took immediate action to secure the safety of staff and students due to an anonymous threat that was received by school officials.
Parents were notified shortly after 7 am regarding the threat, causing many parents to check in with their children to verify their safety.
Edinburg CISD police, along with law officers from the Edinburg Police Department, and Texas Department of Public Safety worked to secure school grounds. Continue reading “Edinburg High School takes action after receiving anonymous threat”
by Debi Deason
The verdict is in regarding the Kate Steinle murder.
An illegal alien with seven criminal convictions, who had been deported five times previously and was still on probation in Texas for a drug conviction picked up a gun he “found” and fired it onto a crowded pier in San Francisco, ultimately striking Kate. Continue reading “Commentary: The verdict is in on the Kate Steinle murder”
by Debi Deason, Guest Contributor
According to an article in “The Hill newspaper in April 2017 written by Ron Martinelli, in 2014 50% of all federal crimes committed in the United States were committed near the US/Mexico border.
In total, 27,436 of the 61,529 total federal crimes were committed in states that border Mexico. The Western District of Texas had the most with 6,300 followed by the southern district of Texas at over 6,000. California Arizona and New Mexico or third fourth and fifth respectively.” Continue reading “Commentary: The Cost of Criminal Illegal Immigrants in the US and Texas”
Rio Grande Valley – Liberals received their marching orders and the orders are to deflect to Trump in handling Senator Al Franken’s sexual harassment scandal. Franken has been accused of sexual misconduct when a long held photograph of him reaching out to seemingly grasp the breast of sleeping journalist Leeann Tweeden.
The photo was taken while both Franken and Tweeden were attending a 2006 USO Tour.
Liberals, rather than address the situation at hand, opted to compare the sexual advance to that of Judge Roy Moore and his sexual misconduct allegations. Moore is currently seeking a highly coveted U.S. Senate seat in Alabama.
President Donald Trump’s tweet regarding Franken’s conduct sent the liberal press into over-drive, with the press criticizing Trump’s response to Franken in comparison to his handling of Moore’s allegations.
Continue reading “Media tries to deflect Al Franken sexual harassment by blaming Trump”
Edinburg – UTRGV campus police may uphold the newly signed SB 4 bill, which will take effect September 1st. Recently, questions arose as to what University law enforcement will do in regards to the verification of someones immigration status. Under the SB 4 bill, law enforcement may face disbarment of state funding if they do not comply with the anti-sanctuary city law.
Continue reading “UTRGV Police to uphold SB 4 law”
The bill, signed on Facebook Live, served as crushing blow to local pro-illegal immigration groups, who were quick to condemn the signing.
Austin – Governor Greg Abbot (R) signed into law, SB 4, an anti-sanctuary cities bill that would outlaw municipalities and county governments from creating legislation that would serve to protect and harbor illegal immigrants. Abbots signed the bill after clearing both chambers of the Texas Legislature four days ago, and opted to mark the occasion by signing the bill on Facebook Live, rather than a traditional signing surrounded by the press. The law is scheduled to take effect September 1, 2017.
Continue reading “Governor Abbott signs ban on “sanctuary cities” local pro illegal immigration groups react”
Questions were raised on whether the CBP Agent profiled the woman before questioning her about her status.
Rio Grande City – A video surfaced on social media that depicted a woman being detained by a Customs and Border Protection Agent (CBP) at a Rio Grande City shopping center last Saturday. The woman, Leticia Garcia of Harlingen, TX, was leaving the shopping center with a family member, when US CBP Patrol units pulled them over and began questioning the pair. It was at this time that Garcia’s family member began filming the ordeal.
The family member can be heard asking the agents “Why are you harassing us?” as one of the agents instructs Garcia to exit the vehicle.
Despite the perceived profiling by the agents, the woman ultimately was determined to being in the country illegally.
Continue reading “CBP detains illegal immigrant at Rio Grande City shopping center (Video)”
Contributions amounted to over $25,000 with Hidalgo Co Judge Ramon Garcia, and Commissioner Joseph Palacios as primary benefactors.
Edinburg – Yesterday, the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FB) raided the McAllen office of a Houston based engineering firm. Around noon, agents stormed the Dannenbaum Engineering office, located on 1109 W. Nolan Ave. Agents were seen retrieving dozens of retention boxes from the building and loading them up in FBI vehicles. Information as to what specifically they were looking for was limited. Dannenbaum Engineering was involved with some high profile projects in Hidalgo County, specifically with the planning of the border-wall levee project in Granjeno, and were front-runners to secure the construction job for the proposed new courthouse in Edinburg. Since 2009, representatives of Dannenbaum Engineering have contributed approximately $25,000 to Hidalgo County officials, with Hidalgo Co Judge Ramon Garcia, and Commissioner Joseph Palacios as primary benefactors.
Continue reading “Hidalgo Co Officials Received Political Contributions from FBI Raided Engineering Firm”
McAllen – The local offices of Dannenbaum Engineering Corporation was raided by the FBI today, however the FBI is remaining silent as to what they’re looking for. The office, located on 1109 Nolana Loop was one of several offices raided by the FBI throughout the state. When pressed by CBS 4 News, FBI Spokesperson, Michelle Lee released this statement:
Per your request, I can confirm the FBI is lawfully present at the location you referenced (Nolana Loop in McAllen) conducting a law enforcement activity. While we can’t discuss the nature of the work we are doing, there is no public safety threat.
No arrests have been made. I can’t comment any further since it remains an ongoing matter.
Continue reading “McAllen Engineering firm raided by FBI is leading contender for proposed Courthouse project.”