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Deadly Shooting Impacts Nuevo Progreso

People visiting Nuevo Progreso say Custom and Border Protection officers are warning them about a deadly gun battle rang out Saturday morning.

Travelers Continue to Experience Delays and Cancellations

Travelers Continue to Experience Delays and Cancellations

Winter weather in North Texas continues to impact travel. A flight headed to McAllen from Dallas that was delayed was eventually cancelled. All the flights from McAllen to DFW were cancelled on Friday.

Man Convicted for Attempted Illegal Voting

Man Convicted for Attempted Illegal Voting

A man is convicted for an illegal voting case from an election back in 2008. He served as an election judge. The alleged election fraud took place in Progreso. Jorge Luis Martinez pleaded guilty to 6 misdemeanor counts of attempted illegal voting.

Investigators Search for Home Invasion Suspects

Investigators Search for Home Invasion Suspects

Sheriff's investigators are searching for suspects in a home invasion that left a homeowner injured. The crime happened at approximately 9:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 2800 Block of Casados Drive near Mission.

Suspension Bridge in Roma Could Be Torn Down

Officials in Roma said a historical landmark is in jeopardy of being torn down. The suspension bridge connects the city of Roma to its neighboring Mexican community of Miguel Aleman.

City Wants to Save Historic Bridge

City Wants to Save Historic Bridge

The historical Roma bridge could lose over $1 million set aside to restore it. City officials said the historical landmark is in jeopardy of being torn down. City leaders are not ready to give up on their old Roma suspension bridge.

State Does Not Regulate Gravesites on Private Land

State Does Not Regulate Gravesites on Private Land

The abandoned gravesite of World War II veteran James Robison in Rio Hondo sits near private farmland and a dirt road. CHANNEL 5 NEWS reached out the Texas Commission on Funeral Services.

Woman Charged in Baby s Death in Donna

Woman Charged in Baby's Death

A woman is behind bars for the death of a baby in Donna. The infant died in October of last year. Yamilet Riojas is charged with criminally negligent homicide and two counts of endangering a child.

Lights Added Along Tower Road

Lights Added Along Tower Road

City officials said a new light project will make the city safer. Crews are installing 40 solar lights along Tower Road from Business 83 to Nebraska Road. City Manager Luciano Ozuna Jr. said the lights will be up and running next week.

Money Missing from PTO in Mercedes

Money Missing from PTO in Mercedes

Money is reportedly missing from the Mercedes Parent Teacher Organization. Police are investigating. David Ysquierdo is president of the Mercedes PTO. He volunteered for the position. His daughter attends the Mercedes Early Childhood Center.

Report Highlights Dangers Along the Border

Report Highlights Dangers Along the Border

A "law-enforcement sensitive" report highlights dangers in the region the public was never told. The Texas Department of Public Safety sent out a report to lawmakers. The report was not to be made public, but it was leaked out. 

Feds Release Few Details About Prison Company

Feds Release Few Details About Prison Company

Federal authorities say they will not release information about the performance of the company that runs a Willacy County prison where inmates rioted. One week ago today, hundreds of inmates were rioting at a federal prison in Willacy County. 

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State: No Complaints Against Notary Arrested on Drug Charges

The Texas Secretary of State's Office said they have no complaints on file against a local notary public arrested on drug charges. Maribel Ramirez is out on bond. Investigators said they found more than 600 grams of cocaine in her home.

Indian Lake PD Audits Revealed Problems Since 2013

Indian Lake PD: Audits Revealed Problems Since 2013

The recent indictment of Indian Lake Police Chief John Chambers brought up questions about how the department was being run. Recent audits by the state showed the department had serious problems well before the chief was arrested this week.

Food Pantry Helps the Needy in Brownsville

Food Pantry Helps the Needy in Brownsville

The Catholic Diocese of Brownsville says they continue to feed the hungry. Some are locals, many others are not. The works of Mercy Food Pantry in Brownsville opens twice a week to lines of people in need.

Suspect Eludes Authorities in Starr County

Suspect Eludes Authorities in Starr County

Authorities in Starr County believe a suspected cartel member likely fled to Mexico. Sheriff’s deputies were out searching for Paulino Gonzalez, 29, for hours after a high-speed chase. He is considered to be armed and dangerous.  

16-Year-Old in Critical Condition after Moped Accident

16-Year-Old in Critical Condition after Moped Accident

DPS preliminary investigation states the teen failed to yield the right of way at an intersection north of Palmview. The moped also reportedly didn't have lights.

High-Speed Chase in Pharr

25 in Custody after High-Speed Chase in Pharr

The driver and 24 others were taken into custody. The truck used in the chase was reported stolen out of Edinburg.

HSI Agents Raid Edinburg Body Shop

Several unmarked law enforcement vehicles are at the business, and five men have been detained. A K-9 was used to search the area.

Leader of Knights Templar Cartel Arrested

Mexican federal police have captured the leader of the Knights Templar cartel.

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