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  • SUV Carrying NY Assemblyman And Son, 7, Sprayed By Bullets

    SUV Carrying NY Assemblyman And Son, 7, Sprayed By Bullets
    An SUV carrying State Assemblyman William Boyland Jr. and his 7-year-old son was hit by gunfire as it drove through the Brownsville section of East New York Wednesday night, police sources told PIX 11 News. The shooting happened around 7 p.m. at the...
  • USS Sanctuary leaves harbor to be recycled

    The former Navy hospital ship USS Sanctuary, which served in the aftermath of World War II and in Vietnam, has been sold and is now under tow from Baltimore to Brownsville, Texas, for recycling. The move marks the end of a 22-year residence in...
  • Police: robbery suspect used toy assault rifle to hold up convenience store

    Police: robbery suspect used toy assault rifle to hold up convenience store
    It is business as usual at S & S Beverages in Flower Mound, but that is far different from last weekend when the manager says a masked robber held up the store. "He put a gun to the clerk and threatened him," Nathan Ruiz said. Ruiz says the clerk was...
  • At Port of Houston, Jobs Debate Centers on Truck Loads

    At Port of Houston, Jobs Debate Centers on Truck Loads
    Texas Tribune Here's the current workflow in the Port of Houston: Freight comes in. It’s transported by truck to nearby warehouses. And then it’s put on other trucks and shipped across the country. But in Houston, if the freight coming off...
  • Catholic Texans Fight Contraception Mandate

    Catholic Texans Fight Contraception Mandate
    Texas Tribune Catholic churches and affiliated organizations in Texas say they won't stand for a new federal law that would require many employers to provide contraception coverage in their health insurance plans. Although churches are exempt, other...
  • Woman's Body Found In Laundry Bag

    Woman's Body Found In Laundry Bag
    A woman's body in a laundry bag was discovered Wednesday afternoon in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn. The disturbing discovery was reportedly made by a passerby who saw the woman's hair sticking out of the bag. Described as a middle-aged black...
  • To Keep Research Funding, Universities Mull Tobacco Ban

    To Keep Research Funding, Universities Mull Tobacco Ban
    Texas Tribune Despite polls showing overwhelming public support and endorsements from celebrities like Lance Armstrong, efforts to establish a statewide workplace smoking ban have fallen flat in recent sessions of the Texas Legislature. But a state...
  • Brooklyn Woman Fatally Shot In Face

    Brooklyn Woman Fatally Shot In Face
    Police tape still surrounds Kazan Raoul's Brownsville, Brooklyn basement apartment. It's an active crime scene following her murder - shortly before 6-30 this morning. That's when police, responding to an anonymous 911 call, found the 24-year old...
  • 9-Year-Old, Two Others Shot In Brownsville

    9-Year-Old, Two Others Shot In Brownsville
    Three people were shot in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn Wednesday night, police said. One 19-year-old male is in critical condition after being shot in the head, and a two others, ages 9 and 37, are in stable condition after being shot in the leg....
  • Two Separate Shootings Leave 5 Wounded Including 9-Year-Old in Brooklyn

    Two Separate Shootings Leave 5 Wounded Including 9-Year-Old in Brooklyn
    Five people are in in the hospital after two separate shootings that unraveled in Brooklyn Wednesday night, police said. One happened at a Brownsville playground; the other, just hours later and a mile away. Just after 7 p.m., gunfire broke out at a...
  • New Yorkers React To Councilman's Arrest During Parade

    New Yorkers React To Councilman's Arrest During Parade
    The arrests and release of Councilman Jumaane Williams and a senior New York City government staffer have brought many issues bubbling to the surface of public discussion. Race. Profiling. Abuse of power. It's not a new conversation, but many are hoping...