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    MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Two police officers were shot and killed Saturday by a suspect who later fatally shot himself in a South Texas border town after responding to a domestic disturbance call, authorities said. McAllen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez identified the slain officers as Edelmiro Garza, 45, and Ismael Chavez, 39. Garza was an officer with the police department for more than eight years while Chavez had over two years of experience. “We have lost two brave public servants...
    A Texas millennial died after attending a “COVID party” and later contracting the illness. “I thought it was a hoax,” the patient, who was in their 30s, told their nurse moments before passing away. Chief Medical Officer of Methodist Healthcare in San Antonio Dr. Jane Appleby told the local NBC affiliate: “This is a party held by somebody diagnosed by the COVID virus and the thought is to see if the virus is real and to see if anyone...
    MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Two police officers were shot and killed Saturday by a suspect who later fatally shot himself in a South Texas border town after responding to a domestic disturbance call, authorities said. McAllen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez identified the slain officers as Edelmiro Garza, 45, and Ismael Chavez, 39. Garza was an officer with the police department for more than eight years while Chavez had over two years of experience. “We have lost two brave public servants...
    MCALLEN, Texas – Two police officers died after a local man shot them several times as they responded to a domestic disturbance call. The gunman caught the officers by surprise and then turned the gun on himself as other officers responded to the shooting. “They were doing their job,” said McAllen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez during a streamed news conference on Saturday night. “They never had the chance to suspect deadly assault on them, much less death.” The officers responded...
    Two police officers were killed in a Texas border town Saturday in what authorities described as an ambush shooting. The gunman later killed himself after engaging in a shootout with other responding officers, The Monitor of McAllen, Texas, reported. The slain McAllen officers were identified as Edelmiro Garza, 45, and Ismael Chavez, 39. They were killed while responding to a domestic disturbance complaint, The Monitor reported. BRONX MAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULT AFTER 2 MEN STABBED IN NYC SUBWAY INCIDENT: POLICE “We...
    Two McAllen police officers were fatally shot on Saturday after responding to a domestic disturbance call. YouTube/City of McAllen Two police officers in McAllen, Texas, were killed in a shooting after they responded to the scene of a domestic disturbance, authorities said. McAllen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez said a suspect opened fire when the officers approached the door of the home, adding that they never had a chance to suspect a deadly assault. The suspect turned his gun...
    KINGSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Navy has welcomed its first Black female Tactical Aircraft pilot. “MAKING HISTORY!” the U.S. Navy tweeted Thursday in response to a post that Lt. j.g. Madeline Swegle had completed naval flight school and would later this month receive the flight officer insignia known as the “Wings of Gold. The Naval Air Training Command tweeted that Swegle is the Navys “first known Black female TACAIR pilot.” According to Stars and Stripes, Swegle is from Burke,...
    1 of 4McAllen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez, foreground, is hugged by a Texas Ranger after speaking at a news conference near the scene of a shooting where two of his officers were shot and killed reportedly responding to a disturbance call, Saturday, July 11, 2020, in McAllen, Texas. (Delcia Lopez/The Monitor via AP)1 of 4McAllen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez, foreground, is hugged by a Texas Ranger after speaking at a news conference near the scene of a shooting where two...
    MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Two police officers were shot and killed Saturday in a South Texas border town after reportedly responding to a disturbance call, authorities said. The McAllen police officers were shot on the south side of the city and transported to an area hospital, said Lt. Christopher Olivarez, spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety. A suspect in the shooting was also shot, though that person’s condition was not immediately available. “We have lost two brave public...
    KINGSVILLE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The U.S. Navy has welcomed its first Black female Tactical Aircraft pilot and she is assigned to a squadron in Texas. “MAKING HISTORY!” the U.S. Navy tweeted Thursday in response to a post that Lt. j.g. Madeline Swegle had completed naval flight school and would later this month receive the flight officer insignia known as the “Wings of Gold.” MAKING HISTORY! https://t.co/jKJONHvL7S — U.S. Navy (@USNavy) July 9, 2020 The Naval Air Training Command tweeted...
    Two Texas police officers were killed in the line of duty on Saturday after they were reportedly ambushed while responding to a call, according to McCallen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez. “We have lost two brave public servants who sought only to keep peace in our City,” Rodriguez said via text message Saturday, according to The Monitor. Officers Edelmiro Garza and Ismael Chavez were identified as the officers who were killed. Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott addressed the news via Twitter on Saturday evening...
    (CNN)Two police officers in McAllen, Texas, were killed while answering a domestic disturbance call Saturday afternoon, according to the police chief.The officers were shot by a suspect as they approached the door of a home, McAllen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez said during a press conference Saturday evening.The officers never had a chance to suspect a deadly assault on them, much less death, at that moment in time, a very emotional Rodriguez told reporters.Rodriguez said the police department found out the...
    MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Two police officers were shot and killed Saturday in a South Texas border town after reportedly responding to a disturbance call, authorities said. The McAllen police officers were shot on the south side of the city and transported to an area hospital, said Lt. Christopher Olivarez, spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety. A suspect in the shooting was also shot, though that person’s condition was not immediately available. “We have lost two brave public...
    KATY, Texas -- A popular water park known for night hours that include neon displays is defending its crowds during the COVID-19 pandemic.The pools and slides at the 25-acre Typhoon Texas Houston water park were packed with guests Friday night.We have taken several steps to ensure a safe, family-friendly water park experience with acceptable social distancing for loungers, cabanas and seating areas, water park representatives said in a statement. Measures taken include hand sanitation stations, tube disinfecting at every use,...
    MCALLEN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Two Texas police officers were shot and killed Saturday after reportedly responding to a disturbance call, authorities said. The McAllen police officers were shot on the south side of the city and transported to an area hospital, said Lt. Christopher Olivarez, spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety. A suspect in the shooting was also shot, though that person’s condition was not immediately available. “We have lost two brave public servants who sought only to...
    MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Two police officers were shot and killed Saturday in a South Texas border town after reportedly responding to a disturbance call, authorities said. The McAllen police officers were shot on the south side of the city and transported to an area hospital, said Lt. Christopher Olivarez, spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety. A suspect in the shooting was also shot, though that person’s condition was not immediately available. “We have lost two brave public...
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    MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Two police officers were shot and killed Saturday in a South Texas border town after reportedly responding to a disturbance call, authorities said. The McAllen police officers were shot on the south side of the city and transported to an area hospital, said Lt. Christopher Olivarez, spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety. A suspect in the shooting was also shot, though that person’s condition was not immediately available. “We have lost two brave public...
    MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Authorities say shootout in south Texas border town leaves 2 police officers dead, suspect wounded. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    SAN ANTONIO – An additional 535 COVID-19 cases and 9 deaths were announced Saturday for San Antonio and Bexar County. This brings the total case count to 19,137 and the death toll to 175. A total of 6,182 patients have recovered from the virus and 12,780 are still ill, according to the city’s website. COVID-19 related hospitalizations are also still on the rise, and available capacity at area hospitals is dwindling. City officials said as of Saturday, hospitals in Bexar...
    AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The surge of COVID-19 cases in Texas continues as the state reported its highest daily count on Saturday with 10,351. Saturday’s count brought the total cases of the novel coronavirus to just over a quarter-million, dating to the start of tracking in early March. The true number of cases though is likely higher because many people have not been tested, and studies suggest people can be infected and not feel sick. A record 10,083 COVID-19 patients are...
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The new coronavirus continues to cut its record-setting swath through Texas as state officials reported a record 10,351 new cases for the day Saturday. That brought the total cases of COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus, to just over a quarter-million dating to the start of tracking in early March. The true number of cases Arkansas though is likely higher because many people have not been tested, and studies suggest people can be infected and...
    AUSTIN, Texas – The new coronavirus continues to cut its record-setting swath through Texas as state officials reported a record 10,351 new cases for the day Saturday. That brought the total cases of COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus, to just over a quarter-million dating to the start of tracking in early March. The true number of cases Arkansas though is likely higher because many people have not been tested, and studies suggest people can be infected and not...
    AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — U.S. Army officials announced Friday they will begin an independent review of the command climate at Fort Hood following calls from members of Congress and community activists for a more thorough investigation into the killing of a soldier from the Texas base. Secretary of the Army Ryan D. McCarthy said he was directing the review and that it will be conducted by an independent panel of congressional representatives selected in collaboration with League of United Latin...
    Juan Pablo Garnham July 11, 2020 9:16PM (UTC) This article originally appeared on The Texas Tribune. The Texas Republican is criticizing calls for a boycott because the Hispanic food companys CEO praised President Donald Trump. U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz on Friday said calls for a boycott of Goya Foods because its CEO praised President Donald Trump were an attempt to silence free speech. But one year ago, the Texas Republican encouraged people to boycott Nike after the company halted plans to...