Tag: holiday

Sears and Kmart brands: A disappearing act this holiday season

15 NOV 17 14:44 ET Chris Isidore (CNN Money) — Sears used to be one of the holiday shopping season’s biggest stars. But deep cuts to an already small ad budget puts the once iconic brand in danger of becoming invisible this year. Ads for retailers of all kinds dominate television and the internet during the holiday shopping season. And until very recently Sears and Kmart, which merged in 2005, were two of the biggest voices out there. Now Sears Holdings is in big trouble — stores are closing and billions of dollars in losses are piling up. So...

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When’s the best time to buy holiday plane tickets?

Image License Photo: Pixabay 14 NOV 17 19:56 ET By Katia Hetter, CNN (CNN) — While travel advice abounds for the best times to buy the most affordable holiday plane tickets, flying during some of the year’s busiest travel periods generally isn’t cheap. In this era of packed airplanes, smaller seats and fees for extra leg room, what airline is going to offer inexpensive fares around Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s? Common business sense dictates that high prices will follow high demand. What are procrastinating travelers to do besides drive or take the train to get to their destinations? CNN checked...

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Man Charged For Four Deaths After Accident

Raymondville (KFXV) — The man responsible for the death of four family members after an accident with his 18 wheeler is charged. The fatal accident in happened over the holiday weekend. A tractor trailer struck a family’s vehicle on FM 186, killing four of them. The victims were 34-year-old Luis Cantu, 37-year-old, Elizabeth Murad, 14-year-old Delroy Cantu, and 8-year-old, Luis Cantu Jr. 38 year old, Antonio Quintero-Valdez Jr is charged with four counts of criminal negligent homicide. A judge set Quintero’s bond at...

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Family of Four Displaced After Fire

Laguna Heights (KFXV) — A family of four gathered for the holiday loses their home. It happened on Saturday at around 4:40 in the afternoon, as the family of migrant workers was preparing food in the kitchen the home caught on fire. Port Isabel Fire Department responded to the emergency call and helped prevent any injuries but unfortunately the family’s home was a total loss, including all of their possessions. Officials are still investigating the exact cause of the fire. We’ll keep you updated with all of the details as they are released. The community has helped and continues...

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Caught on Camera: Thieves stealing Christmas decorations

Pharr (KFXV) – Caught on camera; thieves making off with Christmas decorations off someone’s front lawn. Take a look on your screen if you can see in the video to people taking Christmas lights and a second camera caught another subject is carrying an inflatable decoration that was still attached to a wall. This surveillance video provided by the Montes Family has been turned over to the Pharr Police Department who is reviewing images of those responsible. Sergeant JP Rodriguez of the County Sheriff’s Department recommends not confronting thieves because they could be armed. If you have information to...

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