Tag: Florida

Friends Remember Man Killed During Pulse Shooting

RGV (KFXV) — On the one year anniversary of the Pulse Night Club shooting in Orlando that dozens dead, including one man right here from the Rio Grande Valley. Monday marks one year since the Pulse shooting that left 49 dead and dozens of injured in Orlando, one of those victims, was from the Valley, and Monday, family and friends still mourn his loss. Twenty-seven-year-old, Frank Escalante was among the victims in the deadliest mass shooting in the country. David Juarez, who was a close friend of Frankie’s, says his loss affected everyone he ever crossed paths with and...

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Precinct 4 Constables Arrest Man With Runaway Minor

Hidalgo County (KFXV) — Constables with Precinct 4 arrested two individuals after a pursuit yesterday that involved various agencies. Today, according to authorities, the driver of the truck involved in the pursuit that ended near Miller Road and Highway 281 harbored a minor in the vehicle. Police identified the minor as a runaway from Florida. Today the driver received charges for evading...

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Cubs win first World Series title since 1908

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on Game 7 of the World Series between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians early Thursday (all times local): 12:47 a.m. Mike Montgomery retired Michael Martinez for the final out with a runner on in the 10th inning, and the Chicago Cubs ended baseball’s longest championship drought by beating the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in Game 7 of the World Series. The Cubs won their first championship since 1908, becoming the first team to rally from a 3-1 deficit by winning Games 6 and 7 on the road since the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1979. Ben...

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LSU at Florida game postponed as Hurricane Matthew nears

MIAMI (AP) — No. 18 Florida’s home game against LSU has been postponed because of looming Hurricane Matthew, which has already been blamed for more than 100 deaths and is threatening the southeastern U.S. coast. The Southeastern Conference announced the decision on Thursday. The SEC said efforts would be made to reschedule the game, though the Gators and Tigers do not have a common open date. Earlier Thursday, U.S. Sen. David Vitter of Louisiana urged Florida Gov. Rick Scott to intervene in hopes that the Florida-LSU game would be either moved or...

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Valley Symphony Orchestra to feature Asiya Korepanova, Russian pianist on October 20

The Valley Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Peter Dabrowski presents “Exquisite Chopin,” at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 20, at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Performing Arts Complex in Edinburg. Doors open as early as 7pm where guests can enjoy a fully stocked cash bar before and during intermission. Patrons will marvel over classical favorites such as Mozart’s “Marriage of Figaro Overture, KI. 492,” Grieg’s “Peer Gynt Suites” and Chopin’s “Piano Concerto No. 1, E minor, op. 11” with Russian virtuoso guest pianist, Asiya Korepanova sponsored by Acura of the Rio Grande Valley. Korepanova’s piano repertoire includes over...

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