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FedEx Plane Stuck in Mud

A FedEx plane is stuck in mud at the Harlingen International Airport. While the plane was taxiing, the right main landing gear went off the runway and became stuck in the mud.

Pursuits in Sullivan City

Pursuits in Sullivan City

Two pursuits lead to five people in custody in Sullivan City, but two others remain on the run. The two pursuits did not appear to be related, but happened just a few hours apart.

I Want My Identity Back

I Want My Identity Back

A Rio Grande Valley man said he is still having trouble with identity theft, even though the person who stole his identity is behind bars. The man said he is doing everything he can to clear his name off the wanted list for police and sheriff's departments.

Father Wants Answers

Father Wants Answers

The father of a Rio Grande Valley child that died said he wants the truth. Diana Torres is accused in the death of two of her sons. Julio Herrera said he married Diana Torres straight out of high school, one of the children was his.

Valley Veteran Struggles

Valley Veteran Struggles

A Rio Grande Valley veteran, who is also a single mom, is struggling with the Veteran Affairs medical benefits system. She said her benefits are not fully covering her expenses.

Burglaries Rattle Mercedes Neighborhood

Burglaries Rattle Mercedes Neighborhood

Residents of a neighborhood in Mercedes are asking for help after a recent string of break-ins. Many of the homes on Vermont Avenue have burglar alarms. Others display “No Trespassing” signs and have tall fences around them. Burglar bars cover many of the windows down the street. Still area residents said they’ve been…

Collateral Damage

Collateral Damage

A landowner is trying to find a way to keep marijuana plants from growing on his property. Landowner Javier Davila was shocked to learn the plants were growing again on his property.  Federal agents pulled more than 10,900 pounds of marijuana plants from the 40-acre plot in rural Willacy County. Two men were arrested…

Health Concerns

Health Concerns

The death of McAllen City Commissioner Scott Crane sent shockwaves through the athletic community. Crane, 50, was an avid runner. The father of two had several successful races under his belt. He championed for the region to create healthy habits.

DPS Traffic Stop Leads Marijuana Seizure

DPS Traffic Stop Leads Marijuana Seizure

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers seized hundreds of pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop Wednesday in Weslaco. Officials said the load weighed more than 210 pounds and has a street value of approximately $110,000. The traffic stop happened on Interstate 2.

Judge Denies Bond

Judge Denies Bond

A federal officer accused of helping drug traffickers smuggle narcotics will stay locked up. A judge denied bond in a court hearing.

Relief for a Valley Charity

Relief for Valley Charity

A Rio Grande Valley charity is breathing a sigh of relief this holiday season. Officials with the Salvation Army say fewer people are filing through a makeshift shelter for illegal immigrants. They say that is allowing them to focus on other areas of need.

Plant Predicament

Plant Predicament

Marijuana plants are growing again at a field where federal agents discovered tons of them earlier this year. Agents pulled more than 10,900 pounds of marijuana plants from the 40-acre plot in rural Willacy County. Two men were arrested and charged in the case.

Bond Reduction Denied

Bond Reduction Denied

A judge denied a bond reduction for a woman charged in the death of her two baby sons. Bond remains at $150,000 for Diana Torres. She was charged Wednesday with criminal negligent homicide and manslaughter in the death of 17-month-old Jesse Herrera.

Financial Solvency Questioned

Financial Solvency Questioned

Texas health officials said they issued citations to a Harlingen home health care agency. CHANNEL 5 NEWS reported earlier this month that the company was issuing checks to employees, which the workers were not able to cash.

Bond Hearing Set in Baby s Death

Bond Hearing Set in Baby’s Death

A bond hearing was scheduled for Thursday for a mother facing charges in the deaths of her two children. Authorities said the woman’s babies died seven months apart.

Land Owner Speaks Out

Landowner Speaks Out

The owner of the land where marijuana was found is speaking out. He said he had no idea more plants were found on his property. Property owner Javier Davila expressed concern and thought his troubles were over.

Two Brothers Turn Themselves In

Two more people connected with the murder of Edgar Gamez have turned themselves in. According to the sheriff's department, two brothers walked into their headquarters just before 3 p.m. with their attorney.

Chase Ends in Donna

Chase Ends in Donna

A driver leads police on a chase that ends just south of Donna. The commotion had neighbors scrambling to lock their doors because they were afraid the suspects would get away and run into their homes.

Car Crashes into Restaurant

Car Crashes into Restaurant

A McAllen restaurant is picking up the pieces after a car drove into the business. Authorities said one person was injured with non-life-threatening injuries.

Fake Birth Certificates

Fake Birth Certificates

Local and federal investigators said it is harder to get away with document fraud. Even though the cases have decreased, the stakes remain high.

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