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La Joya ISD administrator charged with DWI, evading arrest

Officers arrested a La Joya school district administrator last week after he started driving erratically and refused to stop, according to court records. The Palmview Police Department arrested school district administrator Adalberto Javier "A.J." Chapa, 38, of Mission on March 7. Chapa is charged w

PROGRESSTIMES.NET - 2018-03-16 14:00:00

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

KRGV - 2018-03-17 01:18:00

Tejano Radio Stations Reaction To Joe Lopez Parole

MCALLEN, Texas - For fans of Joe Lopez it was the day they have waited for. Despite all the years he's been away from music his fans continue to look forward to new music. Mando San Roman, Super Tejano Morning Show Host said, "It's as big as it gets right now. Joe Lopez has been a huge icon in the M

KVEO - 2018-03-16 16:10:31

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

BREITBART - 2018-03-15 13:43:55

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

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

Dog Fights Off Javalina Protecting Weslaco Family

WESLACO - A family who got an unexpected visit from wild animals shares a warning. The city of Weslaco tells CHANNEL 5 NEWS someone brought the animals into the city. Livestock is not allowed within city limits. The Weslaco Code Enforcement Office says they believe someone brought in wild animals in

KRGV - 2018-03-16 07:02:00

Man Caught Stealing Mail at Weslaco Apartment Complex

WESLACO - The Weslaco Police Department is on the lookout for a mailbox thief. The suspect was caught driving up to the Keystone Apartments off Business 83 early Monday morning. As of Thursday, it's unclear what the suspect got away with but police do know the man took several packaged items from ov

KRGV - 2018-03-16 18:28:00

Public records are yours - Brownsville Herald: Letters To The Editor

Examples of public records used by reporters are arrest reports, mug shots, lawsuits and property records. Add a quote or two and presto! Story! "FOIA" (Freedom of Information Act) is an acronym commonly used when describing the activity of accessing records from government agencies. But each state

BROWNSVILLE HERALD - 2018-03-16 07:15:00

Edinburg Family Receives Insurance Settlement after Truck Crashes into Home

EDINBURG - Wednesday marked one week since a driver crashed into an Edinburg family's living room shortly after they'd left their home. CHANNEL 5 NEWS was on scene as crews worked to secure the scene off of Freddy Gonzalez Drive and 2nd Street. After we learned the driver wasn't cited or charged in

KRGV - 2018-03-15 19:16:00

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

KRGV - 2018-03-16 00:52:00

Alamo Police Find Large Amount of Drugs Inside Home

ALAMO - The Alamo Police Department served a search warrant in a drug investigation early Friday morning. Alamo Police Chief Baudelio Castillo says they discovered large amounts of drugs inside a home on 8th Street and Duranta. San Juan Alert Team assisted the Alamo police in the bust. Two people ar

KRGV - 2018-03-16 17:01:00