Tag: attack

Weslaco Home Goes Up In Flames

Weslaco (KFXV) — A home goes up in flames. Fire department fire crews fought the fire on Westgate Dr. and Sugarcane on the northwest side of the city. En route crews called out heavy smoke visible from the distance and reported a working duplex apartment structure fire upon arrival. With heavy smoke and flames consuming the south side of the structure, fire crews mounted an aggressive interior attack and were able to save the structure and a second residence exposed to the north. No injuries were reported and the fire was under control in about the first 15 minutes...

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San Benito Native Recovering After Attacks in Berlin

Berlin/ San Benito (KFXV) — Fox News spoke to the family of a San Benito native who was injured in the Berlin attack. Richard Ramirez moved to Germany over a decade ago to live with his partner. The Ramirez family tells Fox News although Richard survived the attack the physical and emotional damages are far too extensive. Armando Ramirez says his brother remains hospitalized with severe injuries. The family says Richard was at the Christmas market with his partner the moment the semi-truck stuck multiple people, killing 12 of them including richard’s companion–something the San Benito native is battling...

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Border Patrol Agents Attacked

RGV (KFXV) — The National Security Agency reports that just in 2016 alone Border Patrol agents have endured 176 attacks. Just in the last week, 3 aggressions towards officers. One agent, Randy De Leon was recently attacked by assumed drug traffickers with a stone that caused serious injury to his face. De Leon is recovered and continues to carry out its work on the South Texas border. Border Patrol authorities ask you if you see any suspicious activity call 1 (800)...

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McAllen ISD Arrests Three in Clown Hoaxes

Mcallen/Pharr (KFXV) — The McAllen ISD Police Department made three arrests in connection to a clown-threat hoax. According to authorities, these students ages 15 to 16 threatened to attack several schools through their instagram accounts. The juvenile suspects will be charged with making a false report. The PSJA ISD District also issued alerts to parents about these clown-threats. If students and parents believe they are being targeted or in any form of danger they are are asked to notify their school and call local...

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Tour de France to continue as planned after attack in Nice

LA CAVERNE DU PONT-D’ARC, France (AP) — The Tour de France rode on as planned Friday, with thousands of fans lining the roads and amid reinforced security a day after the deadly attack in Nice. France was reeling again after a large truck mowed through a crowd of revelers gathered for a Bastille Day fireworks display in the Riviera city of Nice, killing at least 84 people on Thursday night. The attack, on France’s national holiday, followed attacks last November in Paris that killed 130. But the carnage did not deter fans from showing up in numbers at the...

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