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Tall Grass Filled Alley Worries Resident

Tall Weed Filled Alley Worries Resident

A Mercedes woman is concerned about an alley behind her home that is overrun with tall grass. She said she wants to know who is responsible for the up keeping.

Floodwater Threatens Houston Business

Floodwater Threatens Houston Business

A Valley man, who now resides in Houston, said his business could be destroyed by floodwaters. The water in the area is expected to crest.

TEA Launches Investigation into Superintendent Arrest

TEA Launches Investigation into Superintendent Arrest

Following the arrest of Jesus Reyna, Texas Education Agency announced they opened their own investigation. The process could take years.

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Teen Missing After Swimming in Laguna Madre Bay

Three teens were swimming in the Laguna Madre Bay when they became distressed. Game Wardens are leading the search for the missing teen.

School Board President Speaks Out About Arrest

School Board President Speaks Out About Arrest

Jesus Reyna, Donna ISD superintendent, was arrested and charged with bribery and retaliation. Albert Sandoval, school board president, said the board’s priority is to continue their day to day operations.

Woman s Account Unintentionally Compromised

Woman’s Account Unintentionally Compromised

Elizabeth Gonzalez checked her car insurance bill online only to find out her account belonged to another Elizabeth Gonzalez. She called 5 on Your Side for help.

River Levels Rise In Houston

River Levels Rise In Houston

Rivers in the Houston area are under watch for possible flooding. Some residents have evacuated but others have decided to stay.

Woman s Death Investigation Continues

Woman’s Death Investigation Continues

The Coast Guard continued investigating the death of Guadalupe Cervantes Garcia. They’re looking for a connection between her death and a purpose craft.

Flood Insurance Policies Rising Water Coverage

Flood Insurance Policies, Rising Water Coverage

Families across Texas are discovering the importance of flood insurance. However, some of the damage done to their homes won't be covered.

Jury To Determine Verdict in 1998 Murder Case

Jury To Determine Verdict in 1998 Murder Case

In 1998, Evelyn Santos was found dead in her home. Her husband, Antonio Santos, was charged with her murder and a jury is deciding his fate.

Reyna Out On A Personal Recognizance Bond

Donna ISD Superintendent Charged with Bribery, Retaliation

Jesus Reyna is out on a personal recognizance bond. The bribery charge allegedly involves a direct attempt to bribe the Donna ISD police chief.

TEA Decides Jurisdiction In La Joya ISD Case

TEA Decides Jurisdiction In La Joya ISD Case

The Texas Education Agency is still reviewing a complaint made against the school district. If they decide they have jurisdiction, then they will move forward with the investigation.

New Mexican Consul in McAllen

New Mexican Consul in McAllen

Mexican Consul Guillermo Ordorica said he’s committed to educating people about the risks of crossing the borders illegally. Border Patrol officials said the increase of rescues is due to the dedication of agents.

Tribe Wants Religious Equality

Texas Tribe Wants Religious Equality

In 2006, the federal government confiscated 50 golden eagle feathers from the Lipan Apache Tribe. The feathers were recently given back to the tribe. However, a judge ruled against the dismissal of the case and a court will decide if the tribe can use the feathers or not.

Man Pleads Guilty in McAllen Kidnapping

Man Pleads Guilty in McAllen Kidnapping

McAllen police responded to a man’s call for help as he ran down 5th Street. Police said they found the suspect, that kidnapped the man and another individual, trying to flee.

Growing Concern Over Rising Waters

Law Enforcement Concerned with Future Drowning

Mexico began releasing water into the Rio Grande River about two weeks ago from their dams. Law enforcement said the rising water levels could cause more drownings.

Family Waits It Out

Red Cross Workers Head to Victoria, Dewitt Counties

Red Cross workers from the Valley headed to the counties last night to help. No one stayed at the shelter overnight, but workers expect the shelter to be busy tonight. Residents along riverbanks are under mandatory evacuation as waters continue to rise.

Cats Found Dead Inside Home

Cats Found Dead Inside Home

Pharr police are investigating what led to over a dozen dead cats inside a home. They said they suspect the owner abandoned the property weeks ago.

San Benito CISD Layoffs

More San Benito CISD Staff Cuts

The school board voted to not renew 8 employee contracts for the next school year. The district previously announced they are working to save millions from their budget.

Former Students Hoping to Save Mural

Former Students Hoping to Save Mural

Two buildings on a Mission school campus are set to be demolished this summer. Alumni are hoping the mural, that has been on display for 35 years, will be saved.

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