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Dallas woman held for bringing boy, 14, into US illegally

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A 27-year-old Dallas woman is in federal custody on charges she tried to smuggle a 14-year-old boy into the U.S. from Mexico by using an illegal Georgia birth certificate. Joanna Gamez-Aguillon was arrested last week at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge in the Rio Gr

KRGV - 2018-03-18 18:19:00

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

KRGV - 2018-03-18 05:32:00

Police Searching for Attackers Following Assault of Harlingen Skating Center Employee

HARLINGEN - The Harlingen teen at the center of an attack caught on camera is now speaking out about what happened. CHANNEL 5 NEWS is protecting his identity for his safety. For this story, we'll refer to him as "John". "The kids that were giving us trouble, we asked them to leave, they didn't want


Son of Cartel Leader Arrested at Local Bar

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Brownsville is getting the attention of some lawmakers in Washington. The son of the founder and leader of the Gulf Cartel is arrested in Brownsville this week. 26-year-old Osiel Cardenas Jr. is in federal custody following his arrest Tuesday. He was allegedly waving a handgun i


Man busted at bridge with 241 pounds of pot

BROWNSVILLE - A Brownsville man is finding out the hard way that attempting to smuggle nearly 241 pounds through an international port of entry isn't a good idea, according to officials. On Wednesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protections turned 20-year-old Tomas Carrizales over to Homeland Security

VALLEYMORNINGSTAR.COM - 2018-03-18 01:25:00

1 Dead in 2-Vehicle Crash Involving Motorcycle

HARLINGEN - A motorcyclist is dead after suffering serious injuries in a crash in Harlingen. It happened Thursday morning on the 200 block of North Ed Carey Drive in Harlingen. Police say the 75-year-old driver of the motorcycle was traveling south in the middle lane ahead of a passenger truck on th


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


Harlingen man found dead on Mount Rainier

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A missing snowshoer found dead at Mount Rainier National Park Tuesday has been identified as 24-year-old Kevin Kim. The News Tribune reports the man from Harlingen, Texas, accompanied a friend on skis Monday during an attempt to reach 10,188-foot Camp Muir. Park officials say th


5 Things to do - Valley Morning Star : Local News

There is no occasion quite like the annual style show luncheon that will bring glitz and glamour to town to help Loaves & Fishes keep on giving. The 12th Annual Luncheon & Style Show is Wednesday, 11:30 a.m., at the TSTC Cultural Arts Center, 1825 North Loop 499, in Harlingen. Women from the area wi

VALLEYMORNINGSTAR.COM - 2018-03-19 05:48:00

Police Hopeful Recovery of Vehicle Will Solve Open Murder Investigation

HARLINGEN, Texas - An open homicide investigation for Nahomi Rodriguez has been on the minds and hearts of the Harlingen Police Department for nearly two years. "Until we have somebody in custody and closure for this family we're going to keep working on this," said Daniel Villarreal, Deputy Chief


Son of Former Gulf Cartel Leader Arrested at Texas Border City Bar

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The son of the man who once was considered the top leader of Mexico's Gulf Cartel is facing various charges after allegedly brandishing a handgun at a local bar. Brownsville Police arrested Osiel Cardenas Junior at Skybar off U.S. Expressway 83 after he allegedly pulled out a h


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


DPS: One dead, three hospitalized after head-on crash near Sebastian

A female driver is dead and three hospitalized after a head-on crash near Sebastion Friday afternoon. A female driver is dead and three have been transported to a local hospital after a head-on crash Friday afternoon near Sebastian, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Preliminary in


Deadly Vehicle Pedestrian Accident Victims Identified

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Brownsville Police are investigating an Auto Pedestrian fatality accident that occurred at about 9:15 p.m. on March 14 on the 3500 block of FM 802. A Chevrolet Suburban struck two females that were crossing the street on an undesignated area. The driver, who remained at the scen


Harlingen bank robber sentenced to 42 months in federal prison

A federal judge sentenced Adrian Paul Ross, 34, to 42 months in prison on Wednesday. (Photo: Harlingen Police Department) A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a 34-year-old Harlingen man to 42 months in prison, according to a news release from the United States Attorney's Office Southern District


Police Looking to Identify Suspect in Burglary Investigation

HARLINGEN - Police need the public's help to identify a person allegedly involved in a burglary in Harlingen. The suspect caught on video surveillance at a building on the 1200 block of East Polk Avenue last Wednesday. If you have any information, you're asked to contact Harlingen police at 956-425-