Noon Fix: Affidavits shed new light on sexual assault allegations against local oncologist; UTRGV accreditation probation; Trump says military to build border wall if Democrats refuse

Eugenio Gerardo Galindo

Affidavits: Local oncologist sexually assaulted staff members

Probable cause affidavits released Monday by the Edinburg Police Department shed new light on the sexual assault allegations against a local oncologist who turned himself in to police last week.

U.S. Border Patrol agents stand guard on the other side of the border in San Diego as they prepare for the arrival of hundreds of pro-migration protestors, seen through the border fence from Tijuana, Mexico, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. (Rebecca Blackwell | The Associated Press)

Trump says military to build border wall if Democrats refuse

President Donald Trump sought Tuesday to pressure Democratic congressional leaders into supporting his demand for billions of dollars to build his promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, threatening to have the military build it “if Democrats do not give us the votes to secure our Country.”

UTRGV’s accreditation probation lifted by SACSCOC board

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has finally achieved a clean accreditation slate as the accrediting entity decided to lift the probation on Tuesday.