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School shooting hoax in Weslaco lands a student in hot water

A Weslaco East High School student was taken into police custody after making a threat on social media, claiming she was planning some type of shooting. Weslaco Police took the girl in after she posted threats online of a possible shooting at the high school. Fox News spoke to police and school district officials but, they chose not to go on camera, however, they did confirm that the threat was fake. Weslaco ISD sent us a press release saying that they took this threat and all threats with seriousness, assuring the safety of the students by increasing security. Charges...

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Roma Shooting Hoax Spread Online

An online Hoax on Social Media overnight caused major concerns in one valley city. The post, which was circulated online between students, said there would be a school shooting at Roma high school. Roma ISD police were made aware of the online threat and immediatly reached out to the student making the claim. Police tell parents they are now investigating the case and that school will resume as normal throughout the rest of the...

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