Tag: Texas

Food Stamp EBT Cards Working Again Following Glitch

Over a dozen states are getting some relief, including here in Texas, after a glitches prevented food stamp recipients from using debit-style “E-B-T” cards. Those cards were unable to be used in 17 states, from California, Michigan, Texas, to Ohio, meaning many shoppers were unable to get groceries. A Xerox spokesperson said everything is back at full functionality. The problems were not related to the government shutdown....

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Texas Residents must show US Government issued ID for title transfers and license place renewals

This new law is one more measure in Texas that requires the possession of an official ID, which is not only affecting the undocumented population but local businesses as well. A new state vehicle requirement went into effect on September 1st and asks to show a U.S. government issued ID for title transfers and license place renewals. This means anyone who lives in Texas and does not hold a proper ID will not be able to register a vehicle in their name.  A measure that has taken a toll on local auto sales. This particular demographic happens to be...

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Man Found Dead Near Ware Road

DPS troopers are investigating the death of a McAllen man early this morning. 27 yr old James Edwin Vogel was found dead inside his vehicle in a canal near Ware Road North of Mile 17th. DPS officials tell Fox2 News they suspect Vogel might have been driving under the influence when somehow he lost control of his 2004 Chevy Silverado. An autopsy was ordered to determine exactly how Vogel died. [wp_gmaps address=”Ware Road North of Mile 17th mcallen texas”  zoom=”13″...

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