Three days after having apologized during a city commission meeting for calling two black county prosecutors “niggers,” as well as calling other female officials “bitch” and “twat,” among other things during a secretly recorded conversation between himself and Carlos Elizondo, and concluding the message affirmatively stating that he would not resign, Brownsville City Commissioner Cesar De Leon has resigned from his post effective immediately in the most bullshit way possible. Keep Reading
Brownsville City Commissioner Cesar De Leon took the stand to read a prepared statement during last night’s City Commission meeting, apologizing for calling two black county prosecutors “niggers,” calling other female officials “bitch” and “twat,” among other things during a secretly recorded conversation between himself and Carlos Elizondo. In the statement, De Leon expressed that he would continue his “commitment to the people of Brownsville, nor will (he) back down in (his) fight for (their) great community.” In other words: he’s not resigning and that’s bullshit.
Earlier this year, Donna ISD’s newly elected school board reached out to the law firm of Weaver and Tidwell LLP to conduct a forensic audit “related to certain allegations of improper and/or fraudulent conduct on the part of Donna (ISD) employees, contractors, vendors and others” to cover between 2013-to-date and, by God, what a fucking mess. Keep Reading
Audio has been circling around social media over the last 24 hours of Brownsville City Commissioner Cesar de Leon’s conversation with Brownsville fire chief, Carlos Elizondo, criticizing Cameron County District Attorney hiring of two black prosecutors, calling them “fucking niggers.” Keep Reading
The Texas Workforce Commission sent out a press release earlier this week entitled “Texas Economy Adds 5,500 Jobs In August.” None of those jobs, seemingly, made their way to the Rio Grande Valley as McAllen-Edinburg Metro’s unemployment rose from 7.6% to 8.0% between July and August and Brownsville-Harlingen Metro’s unemployment rose from 7.0% to 7.3% in the same time period. Collectively, the Rio Grande Valley scored the highest unemployment rate for the month of August in the entire state. Keep Reading
These are the top headlines for today, Monday, September 11th, 2017 (Presented alphabetically). Keep Reading
If you were wondering why on Earth so many people were waiting over 2 hours to pump gas last night, you can thank the producers over at KRGV for unleashing an unnecessary wide-spread panic over a report that likely had nothing to do with the Rio Grande Valley’s gas supply. Keep Reading
Current Progreso Police Department Sergeant Geovani (Not, “Giovani,” Valley Central) Hernandez has been charged with aiding and abetting the trafficking of narcotics stemming from a sting operation lasting between March through July of 2017, as announced in a news release by acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez. Keep Reading