Tag: RGV

Defend Yourself Against Racial Conflicts

(RGV) — Multiple publications have surfaced on social media–especially from people publishing negative encounters after Tuesday’s election results. “Go back where you came from.” or “Your time is up girly.” are some of the phrases seen on social media of incidents happening at gas stations, buses or simply walking down the street. Doctor Usman, Sheriff Cardiologist in the valley and part of the Muslim American community says these acts of violence are against everything America stands for. Angelica Esparza is also no stranger to the recent posts of attacks after the presidential elections. We reached out to authorities on...

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Veterans Honored Across The RGV

(RGV) — We continue our salute to veterans. We recognize a special organization that helps veterans through alternative therapy. FOX followed along as the organization ” Heroes On The Water” spend a day in Laguna Madre. Recommended: No...

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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 welcomed. Recommended: Authorities Say You Can Help Undocumented Immigrants New Intelligence Center to Be Built in...

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New Intelligence Center to Be Built in RGV

McAllen (KFXV) –2.4 million dollars is approved for a new intelligence center. The Texas Department of Public Safety officially approved the funds to be invested in the Texas Transnational Intelligence Center. In the new center, local, state and federal agencies will work together in this new center to collect and disseminate information on border crimes.There will also be an anti-gang unit. According to authorities, this will bring efficiency, effectiveness and less crime to the area.The new intelligence center is expected to be completed by the end of next year. Recommended: FDA Calls for Blood Testing for Zika Health Officials...

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Mother’s Recounts Tale of Daughter’s Injury While Crossing Border

RGV (KFXV) — We begin tonight with a local story that’s gone international. A mother’s testimony reveal the story of her 4 year old daughter being shot while trying to to cross the border to the united states for a chance at a better life. The girl was rescued and cared for here in the Rio Grande Valley. Now her story is being heard around the world in hope that what happened to her won’t happen to anyone else with the same dream. In tears and remembering the still very vivid images of that day this immigrant mother from...

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‘Creepy Clown’ Hits Top of Halloween Costumes List

RGV (KFXV) — Creepy clowns have caused major stir around the nation, as they continue to make sightings but despite their sinister looks, businesses have seen an impact. Days away from Halloween, there’s a costume that is quickly selling out. The creepy clown is already one of the best seller’s but also one that has put authorities on alert. The creepy clown craze has swept the nation over the last several weeks but due to recent threats made against some valley schools, officials say it’s not a good idea to opt for this costume. Homer Martinez, who manages a...

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Clown Threats Continue Across RGV

Clown threats continue to be made against high schools in the valley causing alarm amongst some in our communities. What started as clown threats on social media in other states are now a trend amongst individuals hiding behind screens while targeting RGV schools with potential acts of violence. Officer Jose Rodriguez from the Weslaco Police Department says all threats are taken seriously. Officer Rodriguez recommends that pictures of threatening posts are taken and that students immediately notify school personnel. Weslaco ISD recently responded to a generalized threat via social media against it’s high schools prompting parents to pick up...

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Health Officials Stress Awareness of Zika

RGV (KFXV) — Health officials say we should continue our efforts in preventing the spread of Zika. Local authorities stress the importance of remaining vigilant against the spread of Zika in the Rio Grande Valley as its presence is nearing home – this after the first case of travel-related Zika was confirmed in Cameron County. Hidalgo County has investigated several cases that were of concern– possibly being travel-related – none have been confirmed. The most important thing, according to health authorities is that there are no localized cases of Zika, yet it is closer to home than ever before....

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Authorities Say You Can Help Undocumented Immigrants

RGV(KFXV) — In recent months,Fox 2 News has reported undocumented immigrants dying due to heat and dehydration. Border Patrol says that if you do see someone struggling, you can help them without consequence. Authorities collaborate with undocumented immigrants by placing drums filled with bottles of water to make sure they have something to drink. According to Border Patrol agents, human traffickers increasingly abandon their clients. However, they say you can help if you see these people in poor health walking in isolated places. The terrain where the undocumented immigrants travel are high risk, high temperature areas, in semi-desert zones...

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