Army officials say Capt Bruce Kevin Clarke died of natural causes
Non-combat related death and not suicide
Family said: ‘Although the circumstances were unimaginable, Bruce’s wife and extended family will be forever thankful that he and his wife were together in his last moments.’
The family of a Texas-based Army medic serving in Afghanistan says his wife witnessed the officer’s death, which happened as the two were video chatting via Skype.
A spokesman at the William [...]
A prom queen who raised $17,000 after convincing her hometown she was dying of leukaemia has been arrested.
Nineteen-year-old Angie Gomez, from west Texas, told concerned friends, family and even her fiancé she had just six months to live, and the community rallied around her with offers of support.
A police investigation led to the teen’s arrest at her place of work on Friday, on a charge of theft-by-deception.
Charged: Angie Gomez, 19, [...]
By Lourdes Cardenas \ El Paso Times
Posted: 04/15/2012 12:00:00 AM MDT
A man thought to be a businessman who accused 10 federal polices officers of kidnapping and extortion in September 2011 was killed Thursday night in his home in Juárez.
Officials identified the victim as Eligio Ibarra Amador, 62, but they could not confirm that he is the one who reported the federal police officers.
But Gustavo De la Rosa Hickerson, the ombudsman [...]
The good news is she doesn’t have cancer.
The bad news is she faces criminal charges.
The Horizon City Police Department has filed criminal charges against a young woman who raised the sympathy of a community along with thousands of dollars in donations by claiming she was dying from cancer.
Police officials said Tuesday that a three-month investigation found that Angie Gomez, 18, had no record of having [...]
Federal agents in the U.S. okay’d tons of cocaine in exchange for info from drug cartel.
Documents: US fed agents allowed cartel to traffic cocaine in exchange for information
Diana Washington Valdez
El Paso Times
August 3, 2011
U.S. federal agents allegedly allowed the Sinaloa drug cartel to traffic several tons of cocaine to the United States in exchange for information about rival cartels, according to court documents filed in a U.S. [...]
Phil Jordan, a former CIA operative and one-time leader of U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s El Paso Intelligence Center, claims that the Obama administration is running guns to the violent Zetas cartel through the direct commercial sale of military grade weapons:
Jordan, who served as director of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s El Paso Intelligence Center in 1995, said the Zetas have shipped large amounts of [...]