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Man Looks for Facility to Dispose Paint Cans

Man Looks for Facility to Dispose Paint Cans

Old paint cans or wood stain can be a fire hazard if left in a garage. If they end up in a land fill they may be hazardous to the environment. Disposing of the hazardous material can take some work.

Couple Faced with Costly Electric Bill

Couple Faced with Costly Electric Bill

An Edinburg family was faced with a costly bill from their power company. The family said they couldn’t pay the bill and asked the company if they would work out a plan with them.

A Long Wrong Bus Ride Home

A Long, Wrong Bus Ride Home

Parents of a 4-year-old Edcouch-Elsa student waited a long hour for their son to get home. The school informed the parents their son was on the wrong bus.

Mexican Plates Not Being Billed on Toll Road

Mexican Plates Not Being Billed on Toll Road

Drivers with Mexican license plates are getting away with a free ride on the Rio Grande Valley’s only toll road. The Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority said they plan to recoup the money they have lost.

Neighborhood Reacts to Shooting

Neighborhood Reacts to Shooting

Hidalgo County sheriff’s investigators were at a home on Las Canas Road on Friday afternoon collecting evidence. Yellow crime tape surrounded the area where investigators were forced to draw their weapons.

(img1)vid-Nephew of Fallen Trooper Reflects on Uncle s Death

Nephew of Fallen Trooper Reflects on Uncle’s Death

Chris Rucker was 14 when his uncle, David Rucker, was killed 34 years ago, outside of Los Fresnos. Rucker was a DPS trooper. Chris Rucker said anytime an officer is killed on the job, it takes him back to the day when his uncle was murdered.

Mother Blames San Benito Company for Ruining Birthday Party

Mother Blames San Benito Company for Ruining Birthday Party

A birthday party for two boys did not go as planned. The boys’ mother said she blames a San Benito company for ruining their big day.

Suspect Arraigned in Shooting Case

Driver in Shooting Expected in Court

The investigation continues in an officer-involved shooting in Mission. Authorities said weapons were recovered from the scene. One suspect is expected to go before a judge on Friday.

Final Suspect Caught in Tortured Tortoise Case

Final Suspect Caught in Tortured Tortoise Case

Weslaco police released new surveillance video in search of a third suspect in an animal cruelty case. On Thursday, the third suspect, known as “Bear,” was caught and is in custody.

Texas Law Enforcement Pay Tribute to Harris County Deputy

Texas Law Enforcement Pay Tribute to Harris County Deputy

Governor Greg Abbott asked officers on patrol, around the state, to turn on their vehicles’ flashing lights for a minute on Friday. It was to pay tribute to Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Darren Goforth.

1 Hospitalized after La Feria Accident

1 Hospitalized after La Feria Accident

Police said the driver of a pickup truck slammed into the back of a semi. The impact knocked the semi’s trailer off the hitch.

Harlingen Woman Behind Bars for Aggravated Assault

Harlingen Woman Behind Bars for Aggravated Assault

The assault happened back in June.

Officials Working to Prevent Future Flooding in East La Feria

Officials Working to Prevent Future Flooding in East La Feria

Some La Feria officials are spending millions of dollars in hopes of saving the city from any destructive weather. Tio Cano Lake puts fear into some residents when heavy rains threaten the area.

Special Report Living Witness

Special Report: Living Witness

Before the horror in Houston, before the end of watch for so many, before the now active alert for police to watch their six, David Rucker and Enrique Carrisalez died, 34 years ago.

Gangs Causing Trouble for Local Law Enforcement

Gangs Causing Trouble for Local Law Enforcement

The Texas Chicano Brotherhood and Tri-City Bombers gangs are listed in the recently issued Texas Gang Threat Assessment. The report from the Texas Department of Public Safety details how the two gangs are involved in criminal activity in the Rio Grande Valley.

Brownsville Officer Charged with Animal Cruelty

Brownsville Officer Charged with Animal Cruelty

A Brownsville police officer was charged with the death of his K-9 partner. Investigators said the officer failed to follow protocol.

Authorities Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Mission

Authorities Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Mission

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened just north of Mission. J.P. Rodriguez with the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office told CHANNEL 5 NEWS that the shooting happened near Monte Cristo and Moorefield.

Firefighters Working with Faulty Equipment

Fire Equipment Not Meeting State Standards

Edcouch Fire Department assistant fire chief said the department would be shut down. The equipment they are using is in poor condition.

Shooting Investigation Ongoing in San Juan

Shooting Investigation Ongoing in San Juan

San Juan Police are investigating a shooting incident on Business 83 and Stewart Road. One person was injured in the shooting.

TEA Concludes Accreditation Investigation for Progreso ISD

TEA Concludes Accreditation Investigation for Progreso ISD

A special accreditation investigation from the Texas Education Agency was concluded. A report from the TEA stated that Progreso ISD has suffered a severe loss of credibility because of multiple incidents of fraud in the district’s finances.

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