Could the latest ‘Trump Temper Tantrum’ cause the government to shut down?

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump stands by his decision and refuses to sign legislation to keep the government running until February 8th. Claiming the essential need for a wall to protect our borders, Trump demands $5.7 billion for funding or warns us to prepare for a government shut down. To make matters worse, the secretary of defense, Jim Mattis, resigns from his position. In his …

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Who says you can’t buy liquor on Christmas Day?

Texas – That would be the Texas Liquor Control Act. If you plan on spiking your eggnog or popping a bottle of Champagne this holiday season, you may want to run over to your nearest liquor store straight away! Laws that were established a few years after the Prohibition ended, are still being administered today. The Texas Liquor Control Act, created in 1935, bans liquor …

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11 narcotic smuggling attempts result in the seizure of over 2,400 pounds of marijuana

EDINBURG, Tx. (HCBN)- Over 2,400 pounds of marijuana were seized the past weekend after U.S. Border Patrol agents put a stop to several narcotics smuggling attempts. U.S. Customs and Border Protection released a statement on December 3, 2018, saying that Rio Grande City agents were dispatched after they received a report of a narcotics smuggling attempt near La Grulla, Texas. Upon patrolling the Rio Grande …

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AMBER Alert issued for Burkburnett Tx toddler in ‘Grave’ danger

BURKBURNETT, Tx. — An AMBER Alert for Eli Smith, a 2-year-old from Burkburnett, TX, was issued at 5:55 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities say he could be in ‘grave’ or ‘immediate’ danger. Eli was reported wearing a light blue shirt and blue jeans. He has blond hair and blue eyes. Eli was last seen around 2 p.m. Tuesday in the 1200 block of E 3rd. Michael Smith, …

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Facebook HEB Coupon Scam causes computer viruses

Chances are that you have seen the fake HEB coupon, claiming that you can take $80 off of your purchase at any HEB. According to the Junction Police Department, they have been in contact with HEB, and HEB states it is a fraud. HEB and Junction Police Department are warning social media users to not click on it or pass it along. They state that …

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Stolen Uvalde truck recovered in Dilley, wanted fugitive apprehended

UVALDE, TX – Authorities recovered the truck that was stolen from Uvalde in the early Monday morning hours, approximately 58 miles away, in Dilley, TX. They apprehended a suspect who was found less than a mile away from the recovered truck. While Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office and Uvalde Police Department havn’t clearly said that Justin Jonathan Chapa was the suspect of the stolen truck, Chapa, …

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Fayette County Sheriff Deputy in critical condition after being shot in line of duty

LA GRANGE, TX – 32 year old Fayette County Sheriff Deputy, CJ Lehmann, is in critical condition in an Austin hospital after sustaining a gunshot wound last night while serving in the line of duty. KTIM-FM 98.1 reports that “CJ, along with other Fayette County Deputies were assisting La Grange Police Department in apprehending a wanted felon who had just assaulted a La Grange PD …

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Border Patrol agents seize close to a million dollars of Methamphetamine near Laredo

LAREDO, Texas- It has been reported by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection that over 25 pounds of methamphetamine were seized by Border Patrol agents at the Border Patrol Checkpoint on U.S. Highway 59 near Freer on October 18. The statement released by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection says that Border Patrol agents were questioning the driver of a white Chevrolet Aveo sedan of …

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