Tag: pregnant

Woman Gives Birth in the Back of a Border Patrol Vehicle

GRANJENO (KFXV) — A woman gives birth in the back of a Border Patrol’s vehicle.This just a day after Border Patrol agents encountered another woman who was with a 7 month old infant who was unresponsive at the time. After a long journey crossing the border, a pregnant woman is encountered by Border Patrol in Granjeno where moments after she gives birth in the back of a Border Patrol’s vehicle. Elizondo states there are over 200 EMT Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley. While the mother also remains in the hospital, Elizondo states once she is released,...

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‘Pregnant’ Woman Sought in Stripes Robbery

Weslaco (KFXV) — Weslaco police are asking for your help in locating a possibly pregnant woman involved in a robbery of a stripes convenience store. Authorities issued out these images of the woman during the incident. According to investigators, she is described as a Hispanic woman, around five foot, four inches. She has dirty blonde hair, and may be pregnant. Witnesses last saw the woman driving a Dodge Charger. If you have any information, contact the Weslaco Crime Stoppers at (956)...

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Planned Parenthood Hosts Health Fair

In the city of Brownsville Planned Parenthood will be hosting a health fair to raise awareness on cervical cancer. They will be offering free pap smears to the first 25 women. Pregnant women or those seeking to conceive will also receive a free Zika kit and tips on how to prevent the Zika virus. Paola Saldana of planned parenthood said, “First of all so that women can prevent Zika they need to get informed they can go get tested and request a test from the doctor especially if they’re pregnant. They need to wear long sleeves and try to...

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Woman Accused of Sexually Assaulting 16-Year-Old

McALLEN (KFXV) — In McAllen, police announced the arrest of a 29-year-old woman accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy. The woman is identified as Ashley Yvonne Contreras. Investigators say the boy’s mother called the police and told them she had caught Contreras being intimate with her son. The woman reportedly admitted to police she had sex with the 16-year-old and could be pregnant. Contreras has a history of charges including drug possession and a DWI. She is now charged with sexual...

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Zika ravages testes of mice; study raises concern about men

NEW YORK (AP) — Zika virus ravages the testes of male mice, sharply reducing sperm counts and fertility, says a study that raises a new specter about its threat to people. Experiments found testes of infected mice shrank about 90 percent by weight, while their output of useful sperm fell by three-quarters on average, and often more. Now it’s time to find out if Zika causes similar damage in men, experts said. “We just don’t know that yet,” said Michael Diamond of the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, a senior author of the study. The virus...

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