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Law Enforcement Officer Arrested

Federal investigators have arrested a Starr County Law Enforcement Officer.

The arrest came as Homeland Security Investigations were conducting a narcotics investigation in the Starr County area.

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Donna Store Robbed Twice In Fifteen Minutes

Donna Store Robbed Twice in Fifteen Minutes

The owner of a convenience store is hoping you can help track down the men who broke in twice early Saturday morning.

It happened at the Koko Loko Drive Thru in Donna.

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Fire at Pleasures Gentleman s Club

Fire at Pleasures Gentleman Club

The Hidalgo County Fire Marshal's office is investigating a fire at Pleasures Gentleman Club. That's located west of 107 off Byran Road in Mission.

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Violence in Reynosa, Mexico

The U.S. Consulate in Matamoros is warning Americans of violence in Reynosa, Mexico. At least 3 people have been killed.

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Deputies Investigate Kidnapping Where Man Was Assaulted

Multiple People Arrested in Kidanpping and Assault Case

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office is investigating an overnight kidnapping that left one man wounded. Five people have been arrested in the case.  Deputies found the injured man near Hargill. Deputies found the victim around midnight near FM 493 and Nittler Road.

Child Hospitalized In Alleged Abuse Case

Child Hospitalized in Alleged Abuse Case

A woman and her alleged boyfriend are facing charges including injury to a child. The duo was arraigned Friday evening. A warning the material in this report is graphic.

Homeowner Says Weedy Lot Is Attracting Pests

Homeowner Says Weedy Lot is Attracting Pests

An overgrown lot is causing major headaches for a McAllen man. He said the property’s overgrown weeds are attracting pests. Christian de la Garza says his family feels like prisoners in their own home.

Increase In Smugglers Using Rental Cars

Authorities: Increase in Smugglers Using Rental Cars

Criminals continue to create new tactics to smuggle people and drugs north past the checkpoints. An increasing trend is getting the notice of both, law enforcement and businesses. Smugglers are using rental cars to transport illegal crossers and drugs.

Charity Bingos Experiencing Major Drop in Business

Charity Bingos Experiencing Major Drop in Business

Charity bingos across the Rio Grande Valley are experiencing a major drop in business. Operators blame their losses on illegal 8-liners operating in Hidalgo and Starr counties. The loss in revenue is a major blow to the organizations that depend on the money.

Severe Weather Dome Shelters Almost Complete

Severe Weather Dome Shelters Almost Complete

Hurricane season is coming up June 1. People in Cameron County will be able to take advantage of three severe weather shelters. The dome in La Feria is hurricane proof. The problem is, right now there are no facilities inside to care of people.

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News in Brief

  • A massive fish killing is being reported across the Rio Grande. Photos from Rio…

    A massive fish killing is being reported across the Rio Grande. Photos from Rio Bravo, Mexico show dead fish in a canal that flows into the Rio Grande. It is unclear what caused the fish to die. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality said they are not aware of any chemical spills. The International Boundary and Water Commission said they are looking into it and that mass killings are…

  • New drainage ditches in Cameron County will be tested. The tiny town of La Tina was…

    New drainage ditches in Cameron County will be tested. The tiny town of La Tina was just overhauled. The county teamed with the state to dig up drains earlier this year. The county's public works director said right now there is no standing water in La Tina. Crews will be monitoring a low-lying street there throughout the weekend.

  • The inspector general for the Department of Homeland Security is warning Congress…

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    The inspector general for the Department of Homeland Security is warning Congress that drug cartels are specifically recruiting DHS employees. John Roth told representatives that agents along the border have received cash bribes, sexual favors, and other gratuities to let contraband through inspection lanes at border crossings. He said there have been 112 criminal convictions.

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