Tag: Thanksgiving

Mission Police pass out meal boxes to families

Mission Police, Firefighters and Crime Stoppers passed out turkeys to residents Tuesday. Over thirty turkeys were given away. Police tell Fox News, this is the time of year to put differences aside and help each other out. City commissioners also delivered boxes with the food. This is the 13th year officials have organized this...

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Thanksgiving Day Fast Facts

17 NOV 17 21:12 ET CNN Library (CNN) — Here’s a look at Thanksgiving Day, celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November. In 2017, Thanksgiving is on November 23. Facts: AAA forecasts 50.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more for Thanksgiving in 2017. According to the USDA, 244 million turkeys were projected to be raised in the United States in 2016. 859 million pounds of cranberries were projected to be produced in the United States in 2016. The president traditionally receives a turkey in a ceremony at the White House a few days before...

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5 places to visit in November

Image License Cropped Photo: Pixabay 17 NOV 17 13:33 ET By Kate Mackay, CNN (CNN) — Many people stay put most of November in anticipation of the money and time they’ll spend on the impending Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas holidays. But you may want to rethink that idea. Because it’s off or “shoulder” season for numerous destinations, there are plenty of deals to be had and discounted flight and hotel rates to enjoy. Also, the Southern Hemisphere is starting to warm up in November, as it enters late spring, while the Northern Hemisphere is cooling off both in temperature and...

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Alamo Woman Faces Charges After Evading Arrest

Alamo (KFXV) — A woman in Alamo is facing charges after trying to disarm a police officer. The incident happened on the day after Thanksgiving, November 25th, at around 2:30 in the afternoon at a department store on the 3300 block on Highway 83. Lilian Nuñez Rubio was questioned about whether or not she paid for the items she had in her possession, she tried to run away. When police tried to arrest her, she tried to take the officer’s gun away. The woman faces robbery charges, evading arrest, and assault of an officer. Her bond is set at...

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Border Patrol Seizes Over $300K In Cocaine

Hidalgo (KFXV) — Border Patrol agents seize over $313,000 worth of cocaine. The seizure happened on Thanksgiving at the Hidalgo International Bridge. Officers pulled over a gold 2007 Chevrolet Equinox for a secondary for inspection. The car was driven by a 20-year-old male U.S. citizen from Pharr. They discovered 16 packages allegedly containing approximately 40.61 pounds of cocaine. Agents seized the narcotics along with the vehicle, arrested the driver, and turned him over to the custody of Homeland...

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