Mexican Officials Release Details about Missing Students

Mexican Officials Release Details about Missing Students

Mexican federal officials releasing new details about the disappearance of 43 students in the state of Guerrero. Mexican federal officials are relying on confessions and forensic evidence in the release of these latest findings.

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14-Year Prison Sentence Handed Down in Money Laundering Case

14-Year Prison Sentence Handed Down in Major Money Laundering Case

A judge handed down the sentence in a major money laundering case for a Mexican citizen legally living in Brownsville. Federal agents call the case a complex financial scheme that stretched from Florida to Brownsville.

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Victims Tired of Waiting for Hayes-Sammons Settlement Money

Victims Tired of Waiting for Hayes-Sammons Settlement Money

Victims of a toxic site in Mission say they are tired of waiting for the disbursement of funds from a lawsuit settlement. More than 1,800 people are waiting for settlement checks to cover medical expenses.

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Confusion Leaves Child without Birth Certificate

Confusion Leaves Child without Birth Certificate

A Weslaco mother says the hospital where her child was born made a mistake on the birth certificate. CHANNEL 5 NEWS found out the problem is easy to fix, but the young mother never got the information necessary to correct the mistake.

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Feds Increase Patrols between River, Brooks County

An increase in law enforcement in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley is pushing smugglers to the fringes of the region, officials said. Border Patrol agents increased their presence between the Rio Grande and Brooks County.

Special Investigation at Cameron Co. Jail Will Not Be Conducted

Special Investigation at Cameron County Jail Will Not Be Conducted

The Texas Commission on Jail Standards said they will not be conducting a special investigation at the Cameron County jail. Two inmates have died while in custody in three months. The first inmate died of natural causes.

Website Could Help Family with Missing Son

Website Could Help Family with Missing Son

A Weslaco family is concerned over the disappearance of a loved one. He was last seen at his grandmother's house in Matamoros on Friday. Authorities on both sides of the border are aware that 34-year-old Arnulfo Castillo Sandoval is missing.

One Person Arrested in Connection with Progeso Children’s Death

One Person Arrested in Connection with Progeso Children’s Death

A Progreso mother believes there will be answers to her children’s death. Raquel Alvarado's three children were found dead in a town near Matamoros last October. Alvarado said there is progress in her children's case, but not much is being done.

Family on Edge after Shots Ring Out Near La Blanca

Family on Edge after Shots Ring Out Near La Blanca

A family near La Blanca is on edge after two men opened fire on a car right in front of their home. The family is worried the shooters may return to the scene of the crime. They say the attackers opened fire on their elderly mother. She was not injured.

Border Patrol Agents Seize 4 Million Worth of Cocaine

Border Patrol Agents Seize $4 Million Worth of Cocaine

Border Patrol agents found $4 million worth of cocaine in a vehicle this morning. Agents stopped the male driver near the river on Military Highway between the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge and the Hidalgo International Bridge.

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