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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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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.

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.

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.

Reports of High-Risk Situation in Reynosa

Reports of High-Risk Situation in Reynosa

Mexican media, city government and a Mexican senator are warning of a high-risk situation in Reynosa. CHANNEL 5 NEWS is reaching out to intelligence experts in the U.S. to get more information.

Warden Last MTC Employee Left at Correctional Facility

Warden Last MTC Employee Left at Correctional Facility

The warden is the last man standing at the Willacy County correctional facility. Management and Training Corporation laid off nine staff members Friday. The warden is the only MTC employee left.

West Explosion State Legislators Have Proposed Changes for

West Explosion: State Legislators Have Proposed Changes for Prevention

Two years ago, an explosion rocked the town of West. A total of 15 people were killed, and more than 100 others were hurt. For the first time since the disaster, state legislators have proposed fixes to prevent it from happening again.

Research Organization Executive Action Would Increase Tax C

Research Organization: Executive Action Would Increase Tax Contributions

A research organization said tax contributions of undocumented immigrants would increase if President Obama's executive action on immigration makes it past the courts.

Red Cross and Emergency Management Prepare for Storms

Red Cross and Emergency Management Prepare for Storms

The Red Cross and emergency management offices are preparing for storms to hit the Rio Grande Valley. Hidalgo County emergency management met with the Salvation Army and the American Red Cross Friday morning.

Immigration Action Case in Appellate Court

Immigration Action Case in Appellate Court

A federal case that started in Brownsville and has nationwide implications is before an appellate court. The court heard the case on Friday amid protestors outside and heated arguments inside.

Chase Ends South of Donna

Chase Ends South of Donna

The authorities are searching for suspects after a high speed chase ends in a bailout. The chase ended at Military Highway and Highway 281 about an hour ago.

Firefighters on Standby for Severe Weather

Firefighters on Standby for Severe Weather

Firefighters Valley-wide are watching the radar. Crews in Palmview and Edinburg already battled fires sparked by lightning strikes within the last several days. Firefighters in Alamo are making space for ambulances in case it hails.

Investigators Release Photos of Persons of Interest

Investigators Release Photos of Persons of Interest

Hidalgo County sheriff's investigators are releasing new clues in their search for suspects in a recent double murder near Donna. Authorities are calling them persons of interest in the case.

Lightning Safety Tips

Lightning Safety Tips

When a storm has quite a bit of lightning, you need to stay safe. One of the best safety tips is to go inside. The old saying is "When thunder roars, go indoors". Being inside is the safest place you.

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