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Explosion at Fertilizer Plant May Have Killed 15 in Texas

Explosion at Fertilizer Plant May Have Killed 15 in Texas

An explosion at a fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas, near Waco, may have killed between five and 15 people, and wounded at least 179 others, a police spokesman said Thursday. continue reading »

JUST IN:   Massive Explosion Near Waco, Texas Multiple Injuries Reported

JUST IN:  Massive Explosion Near Waco, Texas Multiple Injuries Reported

Texas authorities are reporting a massive explosion at a fertilizer plant 19 miles north of Waco, Texas with multiple injuries. Initial reports indicate that people might be trapped in a nearby nursing home and residential apartment building. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Stabbing Violence Comes to Lone Star College, 12 Reportedly Hurt

JUST IN:  Stabbing Violence Comes to Lone Star College, 12 Reportedly Hurt

Houston authorities are reporting a lock down situation at the Lone Star College Cy-Fair campus where 12 to 14 people were randomly stabbed. Two suspects were implicated in the attack one has been captured and the other suspect remains at large. continue reading »

JUST IN: Texas District Attorney and Wife Found Shot Dead in Their Home

JUST IN: Texas District Attorney and Wife Found Shot Dead in Their Home

Texas District Attorney, Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia were found shot to dead in their home Saturday night. McLelland is Kaufman County’s district attorney. These killings are the third killings of Kaufman County officials this year – some believe they are all related. continue reading »

University of Texas Looking to Replicate Harry Potter’s Invisibility Cloak

University of Texas Looking to Replicate Harry Potter’s Invisibility Cloak

Most readers of the Harry Potter franchise experience such wonder, awe and adventure in the magical realm that is Hogwarts and its affiliates, however, researchers at the University of Texas have decided to take that experience to the next level and apply it to real life. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER UPDATE: Woman Who Stole Teacher’s Identity Sentenced

LATINO BLOTTER UPDATE: Woman Who Stole Teacher’s Identity Sentenced

On Monday, a Texas elementary school teacher was able to look at the face of the woman who turned her life upside down with she stole her identity. continue reading »

Sometimes Redundancy is a Good Thing

Sometimes Redundancy is a Good Thing

I know I have written several columns or essays decrying the dangers of guns. But in light of the recent Senate debate, highlighted by our own embarrassing United States Senator from Texas, que desmadre that guy is! But, anyway. What really gets me is the debate going on in Texas right now. Our esteemed (in the old days one of my camaradas would ask me if the vatos were steemed?) Texas state legislature is contemplating legislation that would allow students to carry concealed weapons on campuses. continue reading »

Texas Mariachi Band Director Charged with Having Sex with 16-Yr Old Student

Texas Mariachi Band Director Charged with Having Sex with 16-Yr Old Student

A 35-year-old former Mariachi director at a local Texas school has been charged with having sex with one of his 16-year-old students. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Sisters Throw Down at Hospital Following “Offensive” Facebook Post

LATINO BLOTTER: Sisters Throw Down at Hospital Following “Offensive” Facebook Post

A trio of Texas sisters was arrested last week after a Facebook post sparked an argument. On March 14, Becky Valdez Garcia, 42, Maria Dolores Torres, 50, and Victoria Valdez Flores, 43, were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, and continue reading »

El Paso’s Raymond Telles Dies - 1st Big-City Latino Mayor and U.S. Ambassador

El Paso’s Raymond Telles Dies - 1st Big-City Latino Mayor and U.S. Ambassador

Latino political pioneer Raymond Telles has died at age 97. Telles was the first elected Latino to serve as Mayor of a major city - El Paso, Texas and he was also the first Latino to serve as a U.S. Ambassador. continue reading »

Latino Priest Arrested for Vandalizing Property of Local Residents

Father Eusebio Martinez has been arrested in Texas for vandalizing the property of a local resident family, the Villanuevas. Father Martinez is Pastor of the Holy Family Catholic Church in the border town of Edinburg, Texas which has a continue reading »

San Antonio Trying to Attract Spanish Investors

San Antonio Trying to Attract Spanish Investors

San Antonio, Texas, the seventh-largest city in the United States, wants to attract Spanish investment and the attention of Spain to its historic heritage, especially its Franciscan missions, a continue reading »

Robert Rodriguez and His Tres Pistolero Studio Land Major Production Deal

Robert Rodriguez and His Tres Pistolero Studio Land Major Production Deal

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez and his Austin based Tres Pistolero Studio announced that they are entering in a three-year, 13 episode television deal with Georgeville Television. The six series will be featured on Comcast’s El Rey Network. continue reading »

Get the Tissues: Special Needs Teen Scores Thanks to Opposing Team Member (VIDEO)

Get the Tissues: Special Needs Teen Scores Thanks to Opposing Team Member (VIDEO)

Earlier this month, a Texas teen with a developmental disability was given a moment he'll never forget. The team manager for El Paso's Coronado High School, Mitchell Marcus, has always be continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Has Nephew, 11, Drive to Pick Up Sister

LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Has Nephew, 11, Drive to Pick Up Sister

A Texas woman was arrested after she allowed her young nephew to drive her car to pick up his sister. According to police, Carolina Romero-Gonzalez, 40, gave her 11-year-old nephew the keys to her car to meet up with his sister. continue reading »