Tag: law enforcement

Zuckerberg urges Harvard grads to build a world of ‘purpose’ as he receives Honorary Degree

BY BARBARA ORTUTAY NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg returned Thursday to Harvard, where he launched Facebook and then dropped out, telling graduates it’s up to them to bring purpose to the world, fight inequality and strengthen the global community. “Change starts local. Even global changes start small – with people like us,” the Facebook CEO said. He shared stories about graduates such as David Razu Aznar, a former city leader who led the effort to legalize gay marriage in Mexico City, and Agnes Igoye, who grew up in conflict zones in Uganda and now trains law enforcement officers....

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Gov. Abbott Addresses Controversial SB4 ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Bill

Texas (KFXV) — Governor Greg Abbott send a message to Hispanics more than a week after signing senate bill for into law. He says the Sanctuary Cities ban won’t hurt those who stay out of trouble. Governor Abbott says the community has nothing to fear about SB4 – denying rumors that the measure would subject hispanics to racial profiling. Following the signing of Senate Bill 4 earlier this month, Governor Greg Abbott says the law does not imply people will get pulled over and detained. Abbott shut down concerns that SB4 amounts to ‘show-me-your-papers’ type legislation that will allow...

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Two Suspects Wanted in Separate Thefts of Same Store

Harlingen (KFXV) — The Harlingen Police Department needs the help of all Fox viewers locating two individuals wanted for robbery. According to law enforcement, last Tuesday, a male suspect entered a store located at 2700 W. Expressway and took merchandise valued at $118. Three days later, on Friday, a woman entered the same store and allegedly took more than $300 in products. If you have any information in either case, you’re asked to contact the Harlingen Crime Stoppers at (956)425-8477 (TIPS). Any tips that end in an arrest could lead to a cash...

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Woman Arrested for Negligent Homicide of Toddler

HARLINGEN (KFXV) — Police in Harlingen have detained one woman for the negligent homicide of her two-year-old daughter. According to law enforcement, officers responded to reports of a two-year-old female child who fell down a flight of stairs near the 1800 block of South 3rd Street on April 19th around 4 in afternoon. EMS transported the toddler to the hospital where she died from her injuries. Upon investigating, the major crimes unit — in conjunction with the District Attorney’s office — issued a warrant for 27-year-old, Samantha Lee Gonzalez. Gonzalez voluntarily turned herself...

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McAllen Police Department announces 17 new police cadets

McAllen (KFXV) – New Cadets were issued their letter of appointment this week and have begun processing and orientation. The class will begin their law enforcement career at the McAllen Police Academy. The academy is a 20-week program designed to provide instruction and to prepare police cadets for State peace officer licensing exam. Areas of instruction include: penal Code traffic law code of criminal procedure juvenile law firearms training patrol procedures administrative...

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