Tag: fatal

Toddler and Mother Struck by Vehicle in Tragic Fatal Accident

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — Police in Brownsville are investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian accident. According to the Brownsville Fire Department, a woman and her child were crossing near the 5200 block of Padre Island Highway when a vehicle struck them, around one this afternoon. The driver of the vehicle did stop to render aid, however the 2-year-old toddler did not survive. The mother — whose condition is critical — is reportedly still receiving medical care. We will bring you updates as they are made...

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20-Year-Old Identified After Crashing Car into Arroyo

La Feria (KFXV) — Several agencies responded south of La Feria, after receiving reports that a vehicle fell into an arroyo. EMS, authorities from La Feria, Cameron County Sheriff’s Office, Weslaco’s dive team, and DPS all responded to the scene. The one-vehicle accident happened before 2:30 this afternoon, on FM 2556 south of Business 83 in La Feria. According to the Department of Public Safety — which is the leading agency in this investigation — 20-year-old, Kayla Linette Ruelas lost control of her vehicle, spinning at least one time and then falling into the Arroyo Colorado. The road was then...

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Weight swings may be risky for overweight heart patients

BY LINDSEY TANNER CHICAGO (AP) — Losing and regaining weight repeatedly may be dangerous for overweight heart patients, a study suggests. Heart attacks, strokes and death were more common in patients whose weight changed the most over four years. For some, weight changes might have reflected yo-yo dieting, which some previous studies have suggested may be unhealthy for people without heart problems. That means a hefty but stable weight might be healthier than losing but repeatedly regaining extra pounds. But big weight fluctuations in heart patients studied could also have been unintentional and a possible sign of serious illness...

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11 Arrests in Underage Drinking Sting

Starr County authorities executed in operation during spring break to crack down on underage drinking. After receiving reports that various businesses were selling to minors in total 26 businesses were investigated netting a total of 11 arrests. Authorities remind businesses that the consequence for selling to minors could cost them their license to sell alcohol. They also remind the public that although underage drinking is considered a minor crime it can have fatal...

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Illegal Gaming Operation Nets Over 100 Machines

EDINBURG (KFXV) — In Edinburg, authorities raid an eight-liner establishment this afternoon. Fox News was the first on scene. Half a dozen people are in police custody tonight after an illegal gambling establishment was raided this afternoon. 104 illegal gambling machines, vehicles and cash were seized out of the premises of the illegally operated business– located on FM 2812 and Brushline in Edinburg. Police arrived at approximately three o’clock this afternoon but while searching the area discovered fire hazards– that they say, could be fatal. Eight-liner businesses continue to be a target for authorities, who encourage people to report...

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