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Vandals Caught on Surveillance Camera in Edinburg Neighborhood

EDINBURG - Vandals were caught in surveillance video targeting a neighborhood in the northwest part of Edinburg. One of the three incidents happened at a home on the 200 block of North Comino Street. The homeowner says a young man exited a white truck and grabbed a planter outside her home. She says

KRGV - 2018-03-21 00:20:00

Trial begins for man accused of killing girlfriend's brother

EDINBURG - Trial began Tuesday afternoon in the case of a man accused of killing his then-girlfriend's younger brother almost two years ago. Victor Lee Alfaro is charged with murder in the shooting death of 21-year-old Reynaldo Reyes Jr., which occurred a little after midnight on May 4, 2016, inside

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-03-21 02:29:00

Jury Selection to Begin in Edinburg Murder Case

Victor Lee Alfaro is accused of shooting and killing Reynaldo Reyes in 2016. Police responded to the 700 block of 4th Avenue, where they found Reyes with gunshot wounds. Victor Lee Alfaro is accused of shooting and killing Reynaldo Reyes in 2016. Police responded to the 700 block of 4th Avenue, wher

KRGV - 2018-03-21 03:23:00

Living Conditions for Immigrants Hidden in Edinburg Apartment

EDINBURG - An immigration raid in Edinburg lands 19 people suspected of coming into the U.S. illegally in federal custody. CHANNEL 5 NEWS discovered more about the place where authorities tracked them down. Stash houses are not limited to houses. They're sometimes apartments, mobile homes, motels, e

KRGV - 2018-03-21 06:24:00

Undocumented immigrants found in apartment complex connected to Edinburg mayor, brother

U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended 18 to 20 undocumented immigrants Monday at an apartment complex connected to Edinburg Mayor Richard Molina. Hidalgo County Precinct 4 Constable J.R. Gaitan said his office assisted agents in the raid, which occurred in the 2400 block of East Rogers Road in Edinb

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-03-19 23:43:00

Convenience Store Shooter On The Run

DONNA, Texas - The Donna Police Department is searching for a suspect involved in a deadly shooting over the weekend. Police raided the home of 38-year-old Fidencio Castillo. He is wanted for allegedly shooting and killing 35-year-old Efren Quiroz at convenience store Saturday night, March 17. Capt.

KVEO - 2018-03-20 19:15:05

19 People Detained by Border Patrol Following Apartment Raid in Edinburg

EDINBURG - An immigration raid leads to a number of questions in Edinburg. Authorities say the immigrants were found in a two bedroom apartment. No food was in the refrigerator and just a few possessions were found lying about the unit. The raid happened Monday around 4 p.m. Border Patrol detained 1

KRGV - 2018-03-20 06:10:00

Learn about colon cancer - Brownsville Herald: Letters To The Editor

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the incidence rate for colorectal cancer in Florida is 35 cases per 100,000. Colorectal cancer is a deadly but preventable disease. It helps to understand the facts about it because information is power. Knowledge and awareness can be the

BROWNSVILLE HERALD - 2018-03-21 07:15:00

Police ID woman whose body was dumped outside Mission hospital

Authorities have identified the woman whose body was dumped outside Mission Regional Medical Center Friday night by a man believed to be her boyfriend. Palmview Police Chief Chris Barrera said charges against 39-year-old Jaime Sandoval Trevino Jr., which are related to the death of 28-year-old Cydni

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-03-19 22:31:00

SUGHED: Police looking for Donna murder suspect

DONNA - Police here are looking for a suspect in a fatal shooting Saturday night outside a Stripes convenience store. Police believe 38-year-old Fidencio Alberto Castillo of the Donna-Alamo area shot 33-year-old Efren Quiroz Jr. on March 17 as Quiroz exited the Stripes located at 1009 West Frontage

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-03-20 00:58:00

Donna Man Focuses on Security after Weekend Shooting at Convenience Store

DONNA - Donna Police are searching for a suspect in a fatal shooting over the weekend. Police say the victim, 35-year-old Efren Quiroz, Jr. of Alamo, was shot multiple times as he was walking out of a convenience store. The incident took place at the Stripes on Val Verde and Expressway 83. Police id


Death Penalty Taken Off Table for Inmate, Given Life Sentence Instead

EDINBURG, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley has one less person on death row. Hidalgo County District Attorney's office decided to take the death penalty off the table for 47-year-old Douglas Armstrong. They decided to sentence Armstrong to life in prison without parole. In 2007, a Hidalgo County jury

KVEO - 2018-03-19 22:59:12

Man's Attempt to Kill Fleas, Ticks Sparks Garage Fire

EDINBURG - Edinburg police say a man was uninjured after he lit his garage on fire. The fire broke out before midnight Sunday at a home on Hill Street, near 4th Street. Edinburg Fire Chief Shawn Snider says the fire was contained to the garage area. Watch the video above for more information.


Authorities searching for Donna murder suspect

Donna police are working with the U.S. Marshals in the hunt for Fidencio Castillo, who is accused of shooting Efren Quiroz Saturday night at a Stripes convenience store. (Photo: Donna Police Department) Donna police are working with the U.S. Marshals in the hunt for Fidencio Castillo, who is accused


State opts against death penalty in 2007 Donna murder case

EDINBURG - A man sentenced to death more than a decade ago was given a different type of death sentence Monday: life in prison without parole. Douglas Armstrong was sentenced to life after prosecutors decided not to seek the death penalty against him. The 48-year-old won a new punishment trial late

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-03-19 23:38:00

Suspects Arrested by New Major Crimes Response Unit Charged

A pair of suspected drug traffickers appeared before an Alamo judge Saturday evening. 53-year-old Raul Salinas and 42-year-old Silvia Contreras are both charged with a state jail felony for possession of marijuana. Their bonds were set at $25,000 each. Salinas and Contreras were arrested Friday morn


Palmview police investigating woman's death as homicide

A Palmview man was arrested after allegedly dropping off his girlfriend's dead body outside of Mission Regional Medical Center last night, according to Palmview Police Chief Chris Barrera. The man was arrested in Pharr with an unknown amount of drugs and was turned over to Mission police for questio


Edinburg Police Searching for Burglary Suspect

The Edinburg Police Department is asking for the public's help finding a burglary suspect. Miguel Vidales-Sarmiento is accused of breaking into a home on Campanario Circle March 7. Police warn the public to take caution because the suspect may be armed due to stolen weapons. Anyone with information


Fatal Crash in Willacy Co. Under Investigation

NEAR SEBASTIAN - Emergency crews responded Friday to two crashes north of Willacy County. The first accident involving multiple vehicles along US 77 was reported around 2 p.m. and left several people injured. Hours later, a second crash reportedly claimed the life of at least one victim. Authoritie


Former Building Inspector Arrested, Charged With Bribery

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - A city of Brownsville employee is behind bars charged with bribery. Brownsville Police arrested 25-year-old Antonio Zamorano on the 1000 block of east Levee. Zamorano was employed with the city as a building inspector since January 2016. Investigators say Zamorano solicited mon