| Feb 16, 2011
| 4:51 PM
The day after the deadly ambush of two Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents across the Mexican border, leaders in Texas and Washington are talking about what should happen next.
The attack killed ICE agent Jaime Zapata of Brownsville and wounded...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 1:25 PM
Well it's been awhile since I've blogged. I took a few days off last weekend after the seminar and am back at work now for a few more days. We're quickly coming into vacation season in the weather office and for the next several months our schedules...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 2:48 PM
Instead of being at the playground, about a dozen kids took to the streets in protest of a new homeless shelter coming to their Brooklyn neighborhood.
"It's a good lesson for them in speaking out for what they believe in," said Deborah Henry, from...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 12:56 PM
The U.S. Consulate is warning U.S. citizens that new information suggests cartels may be targeting ports of entry, consulate employees and “the public in general” in response to a crackdown on criminal gangs in Ciudad Juárez...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Pepe Mar’s collages, sculptures and mixed-media installations share a distinctive style, yet his approach to making them seems as fluid as the club, music and fashion scenes that inspire them. His works include big-lipped, snarly-faced collage...
| Oct 22, 2010
| 7:44 PM
A man accused of robbing and sexually assaulting an elderly Brooklyn woman is in police custody, authorities announced Friday.
The suspect -- who has not been identified -- broke into the 78-year-old's victim's apartment in East New York around 5:30 a.m....
| Mar 4, 2011
| 4:52 AM
A four-alarm fire erupted at a Brooklyn church early Friday morning, consuming it and spreading to four neighboring buildings.
Fire officials say the the blaze was reported just before 5 a.m. at the MT Horeb Spiritual Baptist Church, located at 1108...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 3:38 PM
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...
| Feb 20, 2012
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...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 3:16 PM
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...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:56 AM
Janet S. McKegg, whose career with the Department of Natural Resources spanned nearly three decades, died Friday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Elternhaus, a Dayton assisted-living facility.
The former West Friendship resident was 58....