Latest Del Rio News

Venezuelan girl drowns in Rio Grande amid migration to US

Jan. 21, 2022 13:52 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Just days before Mexico began requiring visas for Venezuelan visitors in an attempt to slow their migration to the U.S. border, Mayerlin Mayor left her native Maracaibo with her 7-year-old daughter Victoria. The 36-year-old school teacher living with her parents...

State climatologist: Texas had hottest December since 1889

Jan. 04, 2022 15:31 PM EST

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Last month was the hottest December in Texas since at least 1889, state Climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon said. Gammon found that temperatures from Dallas through Abilene to Del Rio averaged 5 to 9 degrees above normal, according to a Texas A&M...

New Mexico tribes concerned about plan to power nuclear lab

Dec. 29, 2021 12:39 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Indigenous leaders are concerned about a proposed multimillion-dollar transmission line that would cross what they consider sacred lands. The transmission line planned by the U.S. government would bring more electricity to Los Alamos National...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Dec. 06, 2021 10:02 AM EST

Houston Chronicle. Dec. 5, 2021. Editorial: Abbott guarantees Texas grid is ready for winter. Where have we heard that before? Take it with a grain of salt, we’re told, about information from an questionable source. Gov. Greg...

Washington rallies for 4th straight win, 17-15 over Raiders

Dec. 05, 2021 21:07 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Brian Johnson made quite the first impression on his new Washington teammates. Johnson kicked the go-ahead 48-yard field goal with 37 seconds remaining five days after joining the team and Washington beat the Las Vegas Raiders 17-15 on Sunday for its...

1 pilot killed, 2 injured in crash involving 2 jet trainers

Nov. 19, 2021 20:00 PM EST

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — A crash involving two jet trainers Friday left a pilot dead and two other pilots injured, one critically, at the Laughlin Air Force Base in West Texas, Air Force officials said. It happened about 10 a.m. on the ground at the base near Del Rio,...

Many moving parts go into Auburn gameday military flyovers

Nov. 14, 2021 00:08 AM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — There’s something special about standing in a packed Auburn football stadium with 87,000 other passionate fans when military aircraft fly over as the “Star Spangled Banner” is ending. Whether it’s an F-16 jet or the low, slow rumble of a...

Friday's Scores

Nov. 13, 2021 01:08 AM EST

PREP FOOTBALL= Class 6A Division I= Region I Bi-District= Allen 59, Lewisville Hebron 30 Euless Trinity 47, Keller 21 Lewisville 27, McKinney Boyd 17 Midland Legacy...

Inside Biden’s border plans: How optimism turned to chaos

Nov. 03, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — For about four months before President Joe Biden took office, advisers engaged in intense internal debate about how quickly they should undo his predecessor's hardline border policies. The answer, almost always, was that Donald Trump's mark...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 30, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= CLASS 6A= ¶ Abilene 42, Midland 28 ¶ Alief Taylor 21, Alief Hastings 0 ¶ Arlington 45, Arlington Lamar 38 ¶ Arlington Martin 66, Grand Prairie 20 ¶...