Tag: Rio Grande Valley

Caravan Against Fear’ Stops in the Rio Grande Valley

Today, a caravan of pro-immigration activists stopped in Alamo as they make their way across the country to combat fear among immigrants, because of the president’s administration. More than 60 activists were met by local community organizations and religious entities and gathered to speak out against the president’s deportations and rhetoric. “I see that Trump and his administration is trying to put us back into a deeper recession and take us back to criminalization people and slavery, that’s what it is. We need to move forward, instead of having the 30% here, the 50% here, the 30% over there....

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Residents express concern about crossing into Mexico

Residents of the Rio Grande Valley are expressing concern when traveling to cities along the border like Reynosa, especially after a number of violent skirmishes popped up. Despite the violence, many continue to cross into Mexico to visit family or for business reasons. “ I don’t think it’s too safe to go beyond a certain area. But I think in the front where the main Centro is located it’s pretty safe there, because of the soldiers that are there to protect us.” – Kassandra Martinez Approximately two weeks ago, McAllen couple was caught in the crossfire between Mexican Marines...

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Officials Searching for Man wanted for Assault

Hidalgo County officials are asking for the help of all Fox viewers to find a man wanted for assaulting his girlfriend. On August 1st 2015 sheriff’s deputies responded to an assault call. Deputies and did find several bruises on the victim. Investigators obtained an arrest warrant for Raul Fuentes Garcia. He’s 43 years old stands at about 5’5” weighs about 190 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen right here in the Rio Grande Valley. Call Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers hotline at 956-668-TIPS if you have any information that could lead to his...

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South Texas All Hazards Conference Underway

Agencies from across the Rio Grande Valley gather today for the two-day South Texas All Hazards conference. What started as a hurricane conference and training for emergencies Beyond natural disasters. Thousands of people are expected to gather in McAllen convention center for the 5th annual South Texas all-hazards conference. This two-day event give the Emergency Services personnel and opportunity to learn Vital Information that will help them become more prepared to respond to all kinds of emergencies. The conference addresses the evolution of emergency preparedness and with constant change as a technology it to men’s agencies continue to train...

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Rep. Paul Ryan Tours Rio Grande Valley

RGV (KFXV) — Speaker of the house, Paul Ryan and a delegation from Washington toured our border. By land, air and water, Paul Ryan and others got a first hand look at security operations. This is Ryan’s first visit to the valley. The purpose – to get a first-hand look at border security operations. Speaker of the House of Representatives, Paul Ryan and a delegation of house lawmakers from southern states toured the Rio Grande Valley this morning and into the afternoon Ryan boarded a helicopter to tour the territory along the U.S.-mexico border – exploring options for increased...

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