Newscasts Now Available in Spanish

Newscasts Now Available in Spanish

KRGV CHANNEL 5 NEWS is proud to introduce live Spanish translations of all its newscasts. Viewers watching CHANNEL 5 NEWS in English won’t see any change.

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Valley First Responders Urge Safety While Lighting Fireworks

Valley First Responders Urge Safety While Lighting Fireworks

Weslaco's Fire Department is urging safety on the 4th of July.
"If you're going to pop fireworks, we recommend that you have the adults do it.  Just have the children watch at a safe distance," says Mike Swinnea.

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Single Vehicle Rollover Leaves One Man Dead

Single Vehicle Rollover Leaves One Man Dead

DPS Troopers are investigating a single vehicle rollover that left one man dead.
It happened just before 7:30pm Saturday.

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Fourth of July

Tips to Remain Safe this Fourth of July

More fires happen on July 4th than any other day of the year. There are some ways to protect you and your family.

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Stolen Visas Recovered

Stolen Visas Recovered

Nearly all of then 12,600 visas stolen in Northern Mexico have been recovered. A group hijacked a truck carrying the visas from Brownsville in early June.

RGV Veterans Deal With PTSD

RGV Veterans Deal with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Many veterans deal with post-traumatic stress disorder. CHANNEL 5 NEWS spoke to veterans from several wars, they said they are fighting a battle that seems as real as when they were on enemy territory. They said the loud noise from fireworks sends them back to battle.

Power Outages Restored

Power Outages Restored

As of 10 p.m. Friday night 600 homes remained without power in the lower Valley. AEP says at the height of the outage just after 5 p.m. Nearly 15,000 customers were affected.

Power Outages in Cameron County

More than 6,000 AEP customers are without power in the Cameron County Area. Frank Espinoza with AEP told CHANNEL 5 NEWS, they experienced a transmission related outage affecting the Harlingen and San Benito area.

Colonia Cleaning Up Flood Damage during Holiday Weekend

Colonia Cleaning Up Flood Damage during Holiday Weekend

El Jay Drive in Alamo was submerged in water two weeks ago. County crews are off for the holiday weekend, but many residents on this street are still cleaning up the damages.

Authorities on High Alert for July 4 Weekend

Authorities on High Alert for July 4 Weekend

Terror warnings have law enforcement across the country and around the world on alert for the July 4 holiday weekend. Authorities will be on the lookout for suspicious activity that could be linked to terrorism.

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News in Brief

  • One Mexican and one El Salvadoran citizen will be behind bars for years for…

    One Mexican and one El Salvadoran citizen will be behind bars for years for trafficking cocaine. Aldo Teyes-Sanchez and Antonio Rivas-Vargas were arrested following an investigation into a Houston gang. Teyes-Sanchez will be in prison for 70 months. Rivas-Vigars will be spend 41 months behind bars. They will be deported after they serve their sentences.

  • Customs and Border Protection seized $180,000 in heroin at the Gateway International…

    Customs and Border Protection seized $180,000 in heroin at the Gateway International Bridge earlier this week. Border Patrol arrested a Brownsville man in connection to the bust. The man was coming into the U.S. from Matamoros. The drugs weighed about eight pounds. The suspect was turned over to Homeland Security agents.

  • Police arrested a drug cartel leader. Martin Villegas Navarretes is accused of…

    Police arrested a drug cartel leader. Martin Villegas Navarretes is accused of bringing cocaine into Texas, He was once a powerful leader of the Beltran Leyva drug cartel. He was arrested in the Roma Norte district of Mexico City.

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