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Local Woman Has Car and Dog Stolen at Gunpoint in Mexico

EDINBURG, Texas - What should have been a quick trip to Mexico turned into a nightmare. McAllen resident Sheila Garay was faced with kidnappers who took her beloved pet. "I just want the dog back. I know if I don't see him in a while in like a month or two months, I know he will die of sadness becau

KVEO - 2018-03-23 21:58:14

Authorities Continue Manhunt for Donna Shooting Suspect

DONNA - Donna police are doing what's necessary on this side of the border to track down a suspect involved in a shooting. He's believed to be in Mexico. Early Friday morning, Donna police and San Juan SWAT Team conducted a search warrant at a home, located on 5th Street and Business 83, officials b

KRGV - 2018-03-23 19:58:00

Donna Family Left Without Home after Trailer Stolen

DONNA - A family is without a home after it was stolen off the property early Tuesday morning. Crystal Lopez says she and her husband bought the trailer earlier this month with money they earned from a year's work. The mother of three said she doesn't come from a wealthy family. The family realized

KRGV - 2018-03-24 03:24:00

Spending Bill Signed By President Trump Includes 33 Miles of Border Wall In The Rio Grande Valley

MISSION, Texas - Part of the funds from the spending bill President Trump signed Friday afternoon are set to go towards the construction of a border wall along the Rio Grande Valley. "We are terribly disappointed. We are disappointed for our community and for all of south Texas, that we have been of

KVEO - 2018-03-24 03:30:18

Harlingen Man Allegedly Opens Fire on Handyman, Residents Feel Unsafe

HARLINGEN - Tense moments for some Harlingen residents Thursday after a man opened fire just steps from their homes. The day began with routine maintenance work at the apartments on the 300 block of Eye Street in Harlingen, but things took a dramatic turn in a matter of minutes. "I heard the gunshot

KRGV - 2018-03-23 02:11:00

Priest Rapes & Kills Beauty Queen In 1960, Church Covers It Up - Until Now

McALLEN, TX - On April 16, 1960 - the Saturday before Easter Sunday - Father John Feit administered the sacrament of reconciliation to Irene Garza inside the rectory of the Sacred Heart Church. It would prove to be the 25-year-old schoolteacher and former beauty queen's last confession. Related: Did


Sheriff's division chief to helm Weslaco police

WESLACO - The city commission Tuesday agreed to a one-year contract with sole police chief finalist Joel Rivera following three weeks of negotiations. Rivera will leave his current job as a division chief for the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office to lead the Weslaco Police Department effective April 2

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-03-23 02:58:00

Brother Shoots Brother In A Domestic Dispute

EDINBURG, Texas - A man is now stable condition after a gunshot wound after a domestic dispute with his brother. Tuesday night authorities were called north of Ramseyer and Cesar Chavez Roads in Edinburg. They responded to a man down, and a suspect is wanted for a first-degree felony. Jena Pacheco


Former County Deputies Formally Charged

RAYMONDVILLE, Texas - Two former Willacy County deputies are formally charged with falsifying a government record. Former Deputy Sergeant Guillermo Salinas and Deputy Investigator John Reyes turned themselves in, in Raymondville. Both received $15,000 bonds. It all happened after a grand jury indict


Motive remains unclear in Edinburg murder trial

EDINBURG - A woman once romantically linked to a man on trial for murder took the stand Wednesday to give her eyewitness account of the night she said she lost two men in her life. Nancy Lopez testified that Victor Lee Alfaro, a man she was seeing, shot and killed her brother a little after midnight


Sheriff's Office: 30-year-old man wanted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

David Moreno, 30, is wanted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. (Photo: Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office) The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man accused of shooting his brother in Edinburg on Tuesday. At about 7:14 p.m. Tuesday, deputies responded to the area north of Ram


Man Accused Of Killing Girlfriend's Brother In 2016 On Trial

EDINBURG, Texas - The trial for a man accused of killing his girlfriend's brother in 2016 is underway. Day two of Victor Alfaro's trial had key witnesses testified today. One of them was the victim's sister, Nancy Lopez. She was unable to tell the jury why Alfaro shot her 21-year-old brother, Reynal


Palmview, Crime Stoppers clash over presence in city

PALMVIEW - Questions about the relationship between the city and the Palmview Crime Stoppers culminated Tuesday in a heated confrontation between the council members and Crime Stoppers representatives. It was during a council meeting Tuesday that elected officials asked why the organization appeared

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-03-23 03:06:00

Local Street Racers Putting Rio Grande Valley In National Spotlight

EDINBURG, Texas - Local car racers are helping put the Rio Grande Valley in the national spotlight. Of the 32 fastest street car drivers in the nation, five valley drivers made it to the Discovery Channel's Street Outlaws list. Dozens gathered last night to watch the new episode of "Street Outlaws:

KVEO - 2018-03-22 19:22:54

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


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


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


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


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.


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