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Texas cop suspended after suspect kills self in squad car

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) A Texas police officer has been suspended for 20 days without pay after an internal investigation of a handcuffed suspect who killed himself in the back of the officer's patrol car.  Officer Iven Wall was suspended for violati More...

Raymondville Cowboy

TOVIO “TOBY” ESCOBAR and his horse were seen trotting west on Hwy. 186 early Monday morning. More...

Oil Exports, Illegal for Decades, Now Fuel a Texas Port Boom

Crude from West Texas shale fields is increasingly making its way abroad as a pipeline system is expanded to take it to market through Corpus Christi. The New York Times   More...

Soccer game turns violent as fans of Mexican teams brawl

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) A friendly weekend game in California between former players of two professional Mexican soccer clubs turned violent during halftime when dozens of fans rushed the field and brawled.  More...

Record-breaking hammerhead shark caught near Texas City

TEXAS CITY, TX - There’s no doubt Tim McClellen will be framing the picture of him with the massive, record-breaking hammerhead shark he caught.  McClellen won 1st place when he caught the 1,033-pound shark in the 55th Annual Texas City Ja More...

F-16 jet catches fire, crashes during takeoff in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) Officials say a pilot ejected from an F- 16 fighter jet that caught fire and crashed during takeoff from Ellington Airport in Houston while on a training flight.  Authorities say the pilot was treated for minor injuries following th More...

“OBSERVATIONS”

Memorials are easy to find in Washington, DC

Washington, D.C. has a large number of great places to eat and they’re not that expensive.   They are also very crowded. On that Friday night, the place we wanted to eat had a two hour wait so we went to a place on the Georgetown Campus. More...

Trump calls last-surviving member of WWII Doolittle Raiders

WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump has spoken with the last surviving member of the World War II-era Doolittle Raiders ahead of Independence Day.  The White House says that Trump spoke Sunday with 101- year-old Lt. Col. More...

State police kill man who fired at them on I-25

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) New Mexico State Police say an officer fatally shot a 36-year-old man early on Monday morning after a long standoff.  Police say they were called to a small market in Pecos, New Mexico, around 8:30 p.m. More...

City looking for next EDC director

The search is on for a new director of the Raymondville Economic Development Corp., Mayor Gilbert Gonzales said Monday.  More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, July 17, 6:30 p.m. in the RHS Old Gym, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX.  New members are welcome.   More...

Steve McQueen: The salvation of an American icon

This spring they actually found it. Steve McQueen's iconic 1968 Ford Mustang GT. Only traces of its original highland green paint job remained as it had sat unnoticed in a backyard in Mexico for years. More...

Couple, found shot dead in pickup in New Mexico, were Texans

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) New Mexico State Police say a man and a woman found fatally shot inside a pickup truck parked along Interstate 40 west of Albuquerque were a married couple from Texas.  Lt. More...

10-foot alligator roped, wrangled off East Texas ranch

HAWKINS, Texas (AP) A Texas rancher lassoed a 10- foot alligator and wranglers crawled atop the thrashing reptile’s back after it got a little too close to the landowner's cattle.  Bystanders shot video of the recent takedown near Hawkins, More...

San Perlita School News

San Perlita High School is recognized in the U.S. News & World Report national ranking of the Best High Schools and has earned a bronze medal. More...

Dairy cow carcasses pile up following California heat wave

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Central California's largest rendering plant is overwhelmed by the number of cows that died during a June heat wave, so officials are allowing dairy farmers to bury or compost hundreds of carcasses.  More...

Strangers buy car for Texas man who walked miles to work

ROCKWALL, Texas (AP) A Texas man’s 3-mile daily walk to work has inspired a group of strangers to collect enough money to buy him a car.  Andy Mitchell spotted 20- year-old Justin Korva walking to the suburban Dallas taco restaurant where More...

Soccer game turns violent as fans of Mexican teams brawl

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) A friendly weekend game in California between former players of two professional Mexican soccer clubs turned violent during halftime when dozens of fans rushed the field and brawled.  More...

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