Puro 956: One sticker at a time, De La Garza champions RGV near and far
Ask those restless with the region’s image outside the area, and they’ll tell you that the Rio Grande Valley has been seen through a lens that only represents a border crisis. But for most Valley residents their hometown goes beyond what’s portrayed to the rest of the country.myrgv.com
Murder investigation leads to videos of attacks on homeless
Police investigating two brothers for a killing in South Carolina have found videos of them and others beating up at least five people at homeless camps in Greenville, authorities said. Greenville County deputies released parts of the videos Thursday on Facebook showing several men repeatedly punching and kicking at least three different people inside tents or outside. Investigators were able to identify five of the men attacked and charged three of the suspects with attempted murder and a fourth with second-degree assault and battery by a mob.news.yahoo.com
Wealthy Dentist Accused of Wife’s Safari Slay: We Were ‘Happy’ in Open Marriage
FacebookLarry Rudolph, the multi-millionaire dentist who’s accused of murdering his wife Bianca on a 2016 hunting trip in Zambia and framing it as an accident to bank millions in insurance cash, testified in federal court Wednesday for the first time.Rudolph vehemently denied accusations he killed his wife to receive a $4.8 million payout and finally be with his supposed lover, Lori Milliron, who faces an obstruction of justice charge herself.Defense attorneys claim the ordeal was a tragic accidnews.yahoo.com
Artists come together for Uvalde 'Healing Murals' project
As part of a project called "Healing Uvalde," 21 artists have made their way to the small Texas community to create murals of each victim and honor the lives lost during the Robb Elementary mass shooting in Uvalde earlier this year.lmtonline.com
Ukrainian Armed Forces kill 100 Russian soldiers in a hotel in Krasnyi Luch
ROMAN PETRENKO - MONDAY, 25 JULY 2022, 09:18 The Strategic Communications Centre reports that on the night of 23-24 July, the Ukrainian Armed Forces struck a hotel in the city of Krasnyi Luch, in Luhansk Oblast, killing 100 Russian soldiers.news.yahoo.com
Stay hydrated: Local firefighters share the dangers of and preventions to heat exhaustion
According to Gloria, the basic signs of heat exhaustion are dizziness, feeling faint, excessive sweating and having cold, clammy skin. He adds that, in some extreme cases, a person experiencing heat exhaustion could feel nauseous which could lead to vomiting. “Your pulse says a lot about what your condition is and so, during the heat exhaustion phase, you may experience a very rapid pulse but very weak. “When it comes to the pulse, contrary to the heat exhaustion in this case, your pulse will continue to be really fast but it will be a very strong pulse,” Gloria said. Across the board, the number one way to combat heat exhaustion is to stay hydrated.myrgv.com
Arrest made after vandalism at Lake in the Hills’ UpRising Bakery and Cafe that led to cancelation of much-anticipated drag show
UpRising Bakery and Cafe was hosting a “Starry Night Brunch Drag” show at the store beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, according to Facebook. The event, which was sold out, was advertised as a family-friendly evening filled with food and entertainment.chicagotribune.com
It’s a bird, it’s a plane....it’s Corn Husks?
You’ve probably heard corny jokes, but how about a corny story? Well, Gail Galloway on my Facebook page posted the above picture with this yesterday: We had over 50 corn husks falling from the sky. What do you know about this. We are in Hockley...at Someday Farm. And Gail says they have horses, not corn. You can see a few scattered corn husks here from around 4pm:
KPRC 2 Investigates: Warning about fake Astros tickets
The Houston Astros start their series against the Los Angeles Angels at Minute Maid Park this weekend. One Magnolia family hoped they would be there in person cheering on the Astros and celebrating their son’s 11th birthday, but their mom reached out to KPRC 2 with a buyer beware.
EXPLAINER: How platforms dealt with 'RINO hunting' video
When a GOP Missouri U.S. Senate candidate released a video Monday in which he cocked a gun after calling for a hunt of fellow Republicans who he believes are “RINOs,” or Republicans in Name Only, Facebook scraped it off its platform within a few hours.
Study: Facebook fails to catch East Africa extremist content
A new study has found that Facebook failed to catch Islamic State group and al-Shabab extremist content in posts aimed at East Africa as the region remains under threat from violent attacks and Kenya prepares to vote in a closely contested national election.
Boards for Meta, Twitter face backlash from NY pension fund
A major New York pension fund that has invested in both Facebook’s corporate parent and Twitter believes it’s time to shake up the companies’ boards of directors because of their inability to keep violent content off their influential social media services.
KPRC 2 Investigates: New twist on old puppy scam
Puppy scams are not new. Con artists play on your emotions with the promise of a sweet, new furry friend that, in the end, victims learn may not even exist. The KPRC 2 Investigates team has a new twist on the old puppy scam that uses real pictures and videos of puppies that are actually for sale.
Big Tech faces 'major' EU law on hate speech, disinformation
European Union officials are nearing agreement on a sweeping new law aimed at protecting internet users by forcing big tech companies like Google and Facebook to step up their efforts to curb the spread of hate speech, disinformation and other harmful content.
Instagram adds fundraising to Reels to help nonprofits
Meta Platforms Inc., the social media giant formerly known as Facebook, plans to celebrate Earth Day by expanding its offering of fundraising tools and making them more easily available to more than 1.5 million nonprofits on its Facebook and Instagram platforms, including those involved in fighting climate change.
What’s a Coatimundi? Dogs, armadillos, ducks and more found inside stolen vehicle reeking of ammonia, police say
A constable had quite a bizarre find when they pulled over a vehicle for a traffic stop in the Denver Harbor area. It wasn’t just a case of the vehicle allegedly being stolen, but rather what was inside. Not drugs or guns, but dozens of animals, ranging from house pets, to armadillos and some species many of us have never heard of before.