April 17th Morning Cutins
POSTED: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 8:17am
UPDATED: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 8:20am
RIO GRANDE VALLEY (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — Multiple vigils were held in the Boston area honoring the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.
Hundreds of friends and neighbors turned out for a candlelight vigil to mourn the life of little 8-year-old Martin Rrichard. Martin was among three killed when two bombs detonated near the finish line of the Boston marathon.
The Cameron County Sheriff’s office is looking for a fourth suspect in Monday’s shooting.
18 year old Gerardo Montejano is wanted by authorities for his role in the shooting. Deputies have already arrested three other people.
The victim, 35-year old Roman Garcia, was shot in the head while pumping gas at a store off Ruben Torres Monday morning.
He was air lifted to a San Antonio hospital.
If you have any information on Montejanos whereabouts, contact the Cameron County Sheriff’s office.
The drought outlook for 2013 is getting worse -- and a growing list of Texas leaders are now demanding that Mexico release more water into the Rio Grande.
State agriculture commissioner Todd stables -- and the commissioner of the Texas commission on environmental quality Carlos Rubenstein made a plea to federal officials asking them to intervene.
They want President Obama and State Department officials to compel Mexico to release water to the US.citing a stipulation in the 1944 Water Treaty Act. Texas leaders warn several communities in the state could run out of water this summer.
The Gladys Porter Zoo family continues to mourn the loss of Moja, a 29-year old silverback male, Western Lowland gorilla.
He was a big part of the zoo and gorilla family.
He fathered 15 offspring over the past 16-years.
Keepers say the Goriallas are adjusting to having the dominate male gone.
Initial reports indicate Moja died of cardiac disease.