Daniel Peña, 44, probably woke up last Friday morning never thinking he’d be in police custody that afternoon, but such is life. Now known across social media as “Chainsaw Man,” Peña made the mistake last Friday of accosting peaceful protesters in downtown McAllen who were marching in support of Black Lives Matter. His fate may not have proven as bad as it did if Peña hadn’t made the mistake of pulling a chainsaw from his company pickup, revving up the saw, and yelling repeatedly at the marchers: “Go home. Don’t let those f###ing n###ers out there control you. This is the Valley.”
Did IDEA Public Schools CEO and Co-Founder Tom Torkelson’s big-spending, high-end corporate jet-flying ways finally catch up with him, or was it simply his time to walk away from the charter-school empire he helped found 20 years ago?
EDINBURG – Edinburg City Councilman David White says in a lawsuit filed last Wednesday (May 20) that his city should pay him more than $200,000 but no more than $1 million for his demotion as chief at the Edinburg PD
Pharr Police Chief Jose Luengo was suspended last week for three days without pay. City officials have declined to say what led to the chief’s suspension, which is standard protocol in such matters (no comment). To get at the real story, one has to dig deeper and find sources willing to talk under condition of anonymity because they aren’t authorized to speak about the matter.
Love him, hate him, believe him or not, CDC’s Dr. Anthony Fauci said Tuesday that he doesn’t believe that opening schools up to students this fall is a good idea considering that no available vaccine is yet in place.