Morning Cutins May 21st
POSTED: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 12:47pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 12:56pm
RIO GRANDE VALLEY (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — At least 51 people are dead after a massive tornado swept through Moore, Oklahoma Monday afternoon.
Video from the weather channel shows just how much damage the twister did.
It destroyed entire neighborhoods as well as an elementary school.
Officials say some of the students are among the dead.
The national weather service says the tornado was at least an EF-4 with winds up to 200 miles
Around 2-tons of marijuana were found in an underground bunker in La Feria.
The Department of Public Safety says the $1.6 million worth of drugs were found behind a concealed bar area at a property on Joe Ed road. One firearm was also confiscated and the investigation remains ongoing.
48 people are in custody after three police agencies raided a home in San Juan.
Border Patrol, The Alamo, and San Juan police departments took part in the immigration raid on Lily drive Monday.
Neighbors say one suspect tried to run away before officers pulled him to the ground
The State house passes the revised medical school bill.
The bill now heads to the governor's desk for approval.
RGV legislators reached the compromise on the regional medical school -- after reconciling two versions of the bill. per hour.State Representative Rene Oliveira says about 7,000 to 10,000 jobs will be created. The medical school facilities will be located in both Hidalgo and Cameron county.
The Click It or Ticket campaign is underway. That means more law enforcement will be out on the roadways. Officers will look for drivers and passengers not wearing their seat belts.
Those who don't could face a fine of up to $200. Last year during the campaign, officers across the lone star state issued more than 21,000 tickets for seat belt violations.
Extra manpower will be out until June 2nd.