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Investigation Involving Officer Shooting Could Take Months to Resolve
SAN BENITO – An officer-involved shooting investigation could take months to solve. Officials say 21-year-old Ricardo Trevino drove toward officers, hitting a police-unit when officers opened fire.
Man Gets 65 Years of Prison for Sexually Abusing 5 Children
A man accused of sexually abusing five children from two different families will spend 65 years behind bars, 50 without the possibility of parole. Jose Garcia Ramirez, 25, was sentenced to 50 years for one count of Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child Under 14 years of age, 10 years for each of two co
Deadly San Benito Police Shooting Under Investigation
Officials are keeping tight-lipped as the investigation continues into the circumstances surrounding the police shooting death of a San Benito man. 21-year-old Ricardo Trevino was shot to death in an incident that started when officers tried to pull him over on Expressway 83 south of Sam Houston Bou
Former Valley Special Needs Educator Arrested for Injuring Disabled Student
LOS FRESNOS, Texas - On November 14, a Grand Jury for Cameron County indicted Geronimo Martinez, a former Los Fresnos CISD employee, for two counts of Injury to a child/disabled individual.
Police say San Benito man attempted to evade traffic stop
SAN BENITO — The fatal shooting of a San Benito man Friday resulted after an officer attempted to make a traffic stop. Ricardo Trevino III, 21, was shot by police after he led them on a chase, authorities said.
Harlingen Veterans Group to Lay Wreaths at Grave Sites
Harlingen, Texas– Each December Veterans groups and volunteers across the nation place a Christmas Wreath at as many veteran grave sites as they can. This year, with the help of the Harlingen Advisory Board, National Wreath Day which is observed on December 15, will also be celebrated here.
Harlingen Police Department Vehicle Auction
HARLINGEN, Texas - The City of Harlingen through the Harlingen Police Department is currently auctioning off a number of vehicles on a public auction website. These vehicles vary in condition and are all being sold as-is with no warranty being expressed or implied.
25-Year-Old Robbery Suspect Wanted In Brownsville
Authorities in Brownsville need the help of the community to locate a suspect. 25-year-old Mark Anthony Gant has two active warrants for robbery and engaging in organized criminal activity. In late November, two male suspects walked into a business, stole alcoholic beverages and assaulted a store cl
Texas Rangers have identified the suspect killed in San Benito pursuit
CBS 4 has learned the identity of the male suspect killed when evading police yesterday in San Benito. 21-year-old Ricardo Trevino III refused to stop and evaded law enforcement in his vehicle yesterday just after 3 p.m.
No serious injuries in expressway accidents
Monday, a driver fell asleep at the wheel southbound I-69E/Expressway 77 and crashed into a “transmigrante” pulling two other vehicles. The driver who rammed the threecar rig was taken to Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen, but did not have life-threatening injuries, Frank Torres, Willacy Count
Harlingen Acquires a fleet of 65 Gas Powered Golf Carts
Harlingen, Texas – Christmas came early for golfers at Tony Butler Golf Course. On Friday, December 7 three 18 wheelers rolled in with 65 brand new golf carts. The carts were purchased in lieu of financing them, which saved the golf course additional expense.
VIA offers complimentary skycap service
HARLINGEN — A complimentary skycap program to aid departing and arriving passengers with their luggage is now operational at Valley International Airport. They also will assist inbound passengers from the baggage claim area to the curb or to the parking lots.
Body of 15-year-old girl found near tourist attraction in Edinburgh
The body of a missing 15-year-old girl has been found near a tourist attraction in Edinburgh. An investigation has been launched by Police Scotland after the body was found at around 6.30am on Calton Hill on Saturday, December 8.
Arrest Report Shows Alamo Commissioner Was Speeding, Failed Roadside Sobriety Test
It was a speed limit violation that prompted a state trooper to pull over Alamo City Commissioner Trinidad Medina last weekend, leading to his arrest for drunken driving. An arrest affidavit states Medina was clocked going 56 in a 30 mile-an-hour zone near North Tower Road and FM 495 a little before
Local Health Officials Warn about Illegal Street Vendors
HARLINGEN – Local health officials say buying certain foods from home street vendors can be illegal. Harlingen Senior Health Inspector James Padilla says reports of illegal food vendors increase this time of year.
Rangers called to investigate officer-involved shooting
LOS INDIOS — The Texas Rangers are investigating an officer-involved shooting which occurred during the afternoon hours today, Friday, December 7, which sources close the investigation say resulted in the death of a 21-year old San Benito resident at the end of a car chase that ended south of Los In
Shots Fired in High-Speed Chase in Cameron County
SAN BENITO – Shots were fired during a high-speed chase that began in San Benito. The Chase ended as constables and sheriff’s deputies came to halt on Military Highway in El Ranchito, just miles from the border, Friday afternoon.
Texas border patrol arrests more sex offenders, MS-13 gang member from El Salvador, drug runners
U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley arrested two sex offenders and a gang member in separate incidents. Friday, agents from the Fort Brown Station working near Brownsville, Texas, arrested a Salvadoran man whose record checks confirmed as a Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang member.
Police: 17-year-old shot in Brownsville, suspects at large
A 17-year-old was shot twice in Brownsville this morning, according to police. They say they responded to the call around 8:45 a.m. The victim was taken to Brookdale Medical Center, where he's in stable condition.
5 New Harlingen Area Houses For Sale
HARLINGEN, TX — On the hunt for a new house nearby, but tired of seeing the same old listings every time you search online? Thanks to our weekly list of new houses in your area, you can stay on top of the scene.