RSS Daily Dispatch: Texas News

  • Police: Package detonated before police arrived at Beaumont church May 11, 2018
    Beaumont police and federal officials are investigating an explosion that damaged St. Stephen's Episcopal Church when a package detonated late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning - the second time in one month that an explosive device has been found in Beaumont. BPD Chief Jim Singletary declined to comment on the contents of the device […]
  • Sachse fire chief uses service project to start club at Hudson Middle School May 11, 2018
    While being in charge of a major city’s Fire Department is enough work for most people, Sachse Fire Chief Martin “Marty” Wade somehow finds time to serve as a Kiwanis Club advisor to a newly-formed Builders Club at Hudson Middle School. Builders Club is the largest service organization for middle school and junior high students, […]
  • Midland Fire Department: Family-like environment eases transition for female firefighter May 11, 2018
    While Laura Ochoa was on a path toward becoming a teacher, she started exploring other options. So when a mentor in El Paso introduced her to firefighting, she decided to give it a try. “I did my EMT-Basic, and I liked the medical part of it,” said Ochoa, 27. “And when I was doing my […]
  • Peer support training helps save lives of San Antonio first responders May 11, 2018
    First responders training to help themselves through tragedy with peer support training, and one firefighter in particular who said this training helping him move on from a major tragedy. Carlos Cardenas has seen a lot in his 18 years as a firefighter. "Car wrecks, families caught in car wrecks is always one that sticks in […]
  • Video shows close-up look at massive San Antonio blaze during 2-alarm fire May 10, 2018
    While more than 20 San Antonio Fire Department units responded Wednesday night to a two-alarm fire on the city’s Northwest side, a resident and bystander captured the massive blaze on video. A video captured by resident Francisco Murillo, who was standing near the fire, shows his apartment building fully engulfed in flames as he said, […]
  • Ex Brownsville Fire Chief Arrested Again, DA's Office Confirms May 10, 2018
    More charges are being added to Brownsville's former fire chief's name. Carlos Elizondo was arrested Wednesday, May 9th, 2018. According to Cameron County District Attorney Luis V. Saenz's spokesperson Victoria Cisneros, "under the authority of an arrest warrant, Carlos A. Elizondo was arrested for Breach of Computer Security. - PUB DATE: 5/10/2018 11:56:08 AM - […]
  • Raging fire destroys pallet warehouse in northwest Harris County May 10, 2018
    A raging fire at a pallet company in northwest Harris County lit up the sky Wednesday night. The fire was reported around 11 p.m. at Kim's Pallet Inc., in the 5400 block of Cunningham. Police said a large pile of wooden pallets caught fire for an unknown reason. Investigators said one person lives in the […]
  • Fire damages nearly a dozen cars at San Antonio apartment complex May 10, 2018
    Fire has caused damaged to eleven cars parked under a carport at a West Side apartment complex. San Antonio firefighters responded to a 911 call around 3:00 a.m. Thursday and found five cars fully engulfed in flames. They were all parked under a single carport at The Preserve at the Port apartments, located in the […]
  • Two from Lindale graduate from Tyler Junior College Fire Academy May 10, 2018
    Graduation ceremonies for 16 cadets in Tyler Junior College Fire Academy 13 including two from Lindale, was held Monday, April 30 on the TJC West Campus, publicity officials said. Lindale graduates were Ryan Alvey and David Nees. Special guests included guest speaker Chaplain Doug Haning, pastor of Lone Star Church, and Dr. - PUB DATE: […]
  • Judge rules against former Brownsville Fire Chief Carlos Elizondo’s request May 10, 2018
    A visiting judge denied a request for a hearing to challenge the search warrant that resulted in the arrest of Brownsville’s former fire chief on theft charges. In late December, former Brownsville Fire Chief Carlos Elizondo’s attorney, Eddie Lucio, filed a writ of habeas corpus challenging whether “good ground” existed for the issuance of a […]
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