Tag: security

Assault against border patrol agents on the rise; 179% increase since October

Along the US-Mexico border border patrol agents report assaults on agents have increased dramatically this year. Assault against border patrol agents are on the rise with a 179% increase since October. Risks On the Border increase with heavy human and drug trafficking assaults are now more than ever complicating the jobs of agents attacks including the use of weapons in close quarter combat. “The last couple of weeks we’ve had incidents of rock throwing and of course we’ve had agents with been fired upon from the Mexican side.” – Marlen Castro Those most likely to be targeted are usually...

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Woman Sought for Aggravated Robbery Arrested

Edinburg (KFXV) — The woman Edinburg police were searching for after participating in an aggravated robbery this weekend has been apprehended, and faced charges this afternoon. Authorities arrested 28-year-old and Harlingen resident, Jennifer Urbina Espinal, for her involvement in the robbery of a TJ Maxx in Edinburg that left one security guard allegedly stabbed with a knife. Her accomplice, Miguel Abel Gonzalez stabbed the guard during the incident and later, was detained by law...

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Apprehension Arises With Executive Orders Implementation

RGV (KFXV) –Some Valley residents are concerned over the new changes to guidelines proposed by the president’s administration that could land them in jail. In Sullivan City, Police Chief Ricardo Ozuna says his department constantly works with other agencies like the Border Patrol, and says it does not affect the security of their community. The concern arose after a set of documents leaked highlighting sections of the president’s executive orders to use local police to enforce federal immigration...

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Oakley’s arrest lowest point in his falling out with Knicks

NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Oakley maintains he did nothing wrong before he was surrounded by Madison Square Garden security officials. Something has happened, though, to turn him from popular player to persona non grata within his former franchise. Oakley Thursday blamed his strained relationship with the New York Knicks and owner James Dolan for the altercation that led to his ejection and arrest from the Knicks’ 119-115 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday. Oakley said during an ESPN Radio interview that he had been in his seat for just a few minutes when he was surrounded...

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DPS Raises Texas’ ‘Terrorism Threat’

RGV (KFXV) – The Texas terrorism threat is now set to elevated – this according to the latest assessment from the Texas Department of Public Safety. The annual report not only states potential danger from acts of terrorism but also those stemming from drug trafficking and organized crime along the border. The Department of Public Safety raised the threat level in Texas to elevated – the agency released its annual Texas Public Safety threat overview – it indicates that threats from potential danger from international terror organizations like ISIS and drug cartels led officials to determine the level. Some...

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