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San Antonio Wagner ends Mission Veterans’ historic season
SAN ANTONIO — One or two pass rushers isn’t enough to derail Mission Veterans quarterback Landry Gilpin’s playmaking ability. The senior built his game on his elusiveness to extend plays or, sometimes, leave pass rushers in the dust.
Patriots’ historic season comes to an end in Regional Championship
Mission Veterans Head Coach David Gilpin guaranteed his team wouldn’t go down without a fight and he was right as the Patriots fought ‘til the clock read 0:00 in a 54-21 loss to the Wagner Thunderbirds in the Region IV Class 5A-DI Championship game Saturday at the Alamodome.
Second Valley Doctor Accused of Fraud
MCALLEN, Texas - A second valley doctor is now being accused of defrauding patients in connection with Dr. Jorge Zamora-Quezada. A suit was filed in October in Cameron County against Dr. Fulgencio Salinas and Dr. Jorge Zamora-Quezada. The petition alleges Dr. Fulgencio Salinas entered into a scheme
Protecting the park: Environmental allies camp out at Bentsen to protest border wall
MISSION — A modest but committed group of people gathered here Saturday at Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, camping in the cool weather for a cause: the opposition of a planned border wall.
Sheriff’s Office arrests former police officer accused of running game rooms
Investigators with the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office arrested a former coworker on gambling charges last month. Deputies booked Pedro Cruz, 31, of Pharr at the Hidalgo County jail — where he once worked as a detention officer — on Nov. 20.
Butterfly Sanctuary Says Trump's Border Wall Will Plow Through Crucial Habitat
A nature center in Mission, Texas, is bracing for impact after the Supreme Court refused to hear a case challenging Donald Trump’s proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall on environmental grounds.
Attorneys file arguments in appeal of Mission elex
Attorneys for Mayor Armando O’Caña filed their brief to the 13th court of appeals late last month, detailing their arguments for why the trial court’s decision to void the June mayoral runoff election should be overturned.
Lawsuit Against Valley Doctor Arrested for Sexual Assault
EDINBURG, Texas - Court records released exclusively to Local 23 News reveal a woman’s story of assault allegations against Oncologist Eugenio Galindo, a cancer treatment doctor.
Good Bye & Good Luck!
MISSION - It was a Friday send off for the Mission Veterans football team and their return trip to the Alamodome in San Antonio. Saturday's 4th round contest with Wagner starts at 10 on Saturday morning. CHANNEL 5's Erica Ross has the story of the continuing strong support for this developing succes
The Eve of the Fourth Round
SAN ANTONIO - The time for talking about Mission Vets and Wagner is almost over. The 5A Regional Final comes Saturday morning at 10 in the Alamodome. Before the kickoff, CHANNEL 5's Joel Villanueva and Ruben Juarez share some thoughts from the site of the game.
"The Only Thing a Corporation Understands is Getting Hit in the Pocketbook", Says Valley Attorney
MCALLEN, Texas - Rio Grande Valley Attorney Bobby Garcia is representing more than a thousand clients treated by Dr. Jorge Zamora-Quezada. As this case unfolds, there may be more individuals and corporations involved. Mr. Garcia said this about the case and Dr. Zamora-Quesada.
Noon Fix: Palmview election error; Crazy 8 Kids shutting down in the RGV; Letters to Santa; Mission Veterans football
Palmview finalizing review, will meet with county over election error. The city is wrapping up a review of what led to an error on the ballot for the city’s municipal election that resulted in the secretary of state’s office to recommend a new election, according to interim City Manager Leo Olivares
Mission residents gather at annual Holiday Lights & Delights event to celebrate Christmas season
Ready for the holidays, Mission held an event that has been a tradition in the city for years. The annual Holiday Lights & Delights event, held last Friday night at Leo Peña Placita Park, drew Missionites from every corner of the city. Incorporating live musical performances, several food stands run
Nearby Residents React to New Respite Center in McAllen
MCALLEN – A temporary location for a McAllen respite center is catching the attention of nearby residents. The new center is located off of Hackberry Avenue in McAllen. KRGV’s Sierra Pizarro spoke with residents who live near the center to get their opinions about the change.
Bill to Honor Mission Veterans Signed into Law
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Ted Cruz, John Cornyn, and U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar release the following statements after the President signed their bill to rename the U.S. Postal Office in Mission, Texas as the “Mission Veterans Post Office Building” into law:
Flash Flood Watch in effect from noon through 6am Friday
Flash Flood Watch in Effect From Noon Today through 6 AM Saturday. Strong to Severe Thunderstorms Possible through Late Tonight with Large Hail, Damaging Winds and an Isolated Tornado.
Team of the Week - Mission Veterans Patriots Football
(CBS 4 Sports) - The Patriots of Mission Veterans are making history. They join legendary Valley teams like Port Isabel, Mission High, Harlingen, and Edinburg as among the few who have advanced this far in recent Valley sports history. They have won 12 games in a row and have won four "gold balls" a
Mexican man who tried using tractor to smuggle cocaine pleads guilty
McALLEN — A Mexican national who attempted to use a tractor trailer to smuggle 75 kilos of cocaine into the country has pleaded guilty, court records show. In exchange for his plea, government prosecutors agreed to dismiss the remaining three counts against him.
Butterfly sanctuary expected to be plowed over for Trump's border wall
MISSION, Texas -- A protected habitat of butterflies along the Rio Grande is expected to be plowed over to clear the way for President Trump's border wall after the U.S. Supreme Court rebuffed a challenge by environmental groups. The justices this week upheld a District Court ruling to allow the Tru
David Gilpin – The man, the coach, the prophet
As the Mission Veterans Patriots football team prepares for their Regional Final playoff game against the San Antonio Wagner Thunderbirds tomorrow morning, some may be surprised by the fact that they have advanced into the fourth round of the UIL state playoffs for the first time in school history.