Related(UPDATED) BREAKING: Woman arrested in connection with hit-and-runBy DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press [email protected] Update, 5 p.m.: The City of South Padre Island has just released a statement saying two women are now in custody in connection with the hit-and-run accident which injured five people early this morning. Acting on a tip from a member of the…March 17, 2017In “News”Child struck by vehicle on beachBy DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press [email protected] A 3-year-old child was struck by a motorist on the beach Sunday, reports the Cameron County Park Rangers. The accident occurred at approximately 4:30 p.m. Saturday about a mile north of County Beach Access No. 5, said Horacio Zamora, chief of police for…March 31, 2017In “News”UPDATE: Huerta arrested in connection with death of former PRESS reporterBy DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press [email protected] Port Isabel police today arrested a man in connection with the death of former Port Isabel – South Padre Press journalist Elizabeth “Liz” Sweeten. Ronnie Huerta, 33, was arrested at his home in Mercedes Monday by members of Port Isabel police. Huerta was…October 29, 2018In “News” Share By DINA ARÉVALOPort Isabel-South Padre [email protected] volume was up over the extended holiday weekend, and an accident involving a golf cart and a vehicle led to serious injuries for one young child, authorities said.“A vehicle turned in front of a golf cart,” South Padre Island Chief of Police Randy Smith said in a phone interview Wednesday. “It flipped on its side and caused about four injuries,” with patients needing transport to area hospitals.One of the victims was a 7-year-old child who sustained a visible fracture to one leg, SPI Fire Chief Doug Fowler said. “There was an open fracture,” he said of the child’s injuries. The child was transported to a nearby hospital but was ultimately transferred to another facility with a pediatric trauma center, he said.Want the whole story? Pick up a copy of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here.
IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5 GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMES Three bombs exploded in Athens on Wednesday, 100 days before the start of the Olympics. (The Associated Press) Japanese Olympic officials are preparing an emergency manual for their athletes going to this summer’s Athens Games. The JOC said it had no plans to tighten security following Wednesday’s bomb blasts in the Greek capital, and that the manual was intended to instruct athletes on how to act in case of an emergency.
On Saturday, with the second day of competitions at Ogre Stadium, the President’s Prize in Athletics will end, in which several leading Latvian athletes will start. Content will continue after the ad Advertising The President’s Award in Athletics will take place this year from 14 to 15 August in Ogre, Ogre County Sports Center Stadium. For two days, the strongest athletes in the Baltic States will compete both in individual disciplines and for the title of the strongest athletics team.Portal “Delfi” in cooperation with the Latvian Athletics Union and the portal “sportacentrs.com” offers live video of the competition.