Tag: Thanksgiving

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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Sacred Heart Church Hosts Thanksgiving Meals for Refugees

McAllen (KFXV) — Hundreds of people at The Sacred Heart Church Respite Center shared a Thanksgiving meal for the first time. Several local businesses got together to organize a turkey meal for 500 hundred refugees in McAllen, an effort they say is well worth it. Immigrants like Amparo Linares who left her native Guatemala says she is grateful she made it to the land of opportunities. Here in McAllen, Amparo received the care she needs while she waits to take a bus to meet with family up north. Sister Norma pimentel explains the humanitarian response from the community is...

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‘We want Dallas!’ Skins go to Big D after 42-24 win vs. Pack

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — As the chants of "We want Dallas! We want Dallas!" reverberated through the stadium, it was clear Washington Redskins fans already were looking forward to a Thanksgiving Day showdown against the NFC East-leading Cowboys. Redskins players were ready to think about what’s ahead, too. "A quick turnaround week," Redskins wideout DeSean Jackson said. "Everybody’s focused on this next game coming up. It’s going to be another big one." Thursday’s game at Dallas – the current division leader hosting last season’s division champion – would not have been as meaningful had Washington (6-3-1) not won for...

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Feast of Sharing Helps Fight Hunger in RGV

MCALLEN (KFXV) — The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce along with H.E.B. will host their annual “Feast of Sharing” helping fight hunger during the Thanksgiving holiday here in the valley. The event will take place this Sunday – November 13th at the McAllen Convention Center from 2 to 6 pm. Feast of Sharing representatives say they hope to feed over 1200 people this Sunday. There is no fee to attend and everyone no matter what city you live will be...

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