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Sheriff s Searching For Fifth Suspect In Aggravated Robbery

Sheriff's Searching For Fifth Suspect in Aggravated Robbery

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department is asking for your help in tracking down a suspect in an aggravated robbery.
It happened early Wednesday morning.  Investigators say five men forced their way into a home near mission and stole several items.
The home owner and his family hid in a closet, but managed to get a…

Police Arrest Suspect After Chase That Spans Three Cities

Police Arrest Suspect After Chase That Spans Three Valley Cities

A high speed chase that started in Pharr ended with a crash in McAllen.
Police say they were trying to pull over a vehicle that had been reported stolen when the driver sped off.  The chase went through San Juan.  That's where San Juan Police Joined The Chase.

Crash Leaves Elderly Man Dead

Crash Leaves Elderly Man Dead

The Texas Department of Public Safety continues to investigate a two vehicle accident that left a 79-year-old man dead.

Police Charge Man In Palmview Murder Case

Police Charge Man In Palmview Murder Case

A man arrested in connection with a murder in Palmview is being held on 1.5 million dollars bond.
Twenty nine-year-old Juan Carlos Hernandez Lara turned himself in at the Hidalgo International Bridge on Friday.

School District Taking Measure to Prevent Animal Abuse

School District Beefing up Security Following Animal Abuse Incident

School officials at La Villa ISD are taking measures to make sure another incident oes not happen again. Several animals were tortured and wounded when a small group of juveniles broke into an FFA corral.

Man Wanted for Shooting Turns Himself In

Man Wanted for Shooting Turns Himself Into Police

Neighbors in a Palmview neighborhood are breathing a sigh now that a wanted man is behind bars. Police said the man wanted for murder has turned himself in.

2 Vehicle Accident Kills Elderly Passenger

2 Vehicle Accident Kills Elderly Passenger

DPS is investigating a two-vehicle accident in Weslaco that claimed the life of one person. DPS Sergeant Johnny Hernandez said the accident happened about 7 p.m. on the U.S. 83 frontage road east of Victoria Road Friday.

Murder Suspect in Custody

Murder Suspect in Custody

Pharr police have a capital murder suspect in their custody. That suspect has not been arraigned. The man is accused of killing 28-year-old Ernesto Xavier Avitia.

San Benito Resident Accuses Officials of Bending Zoning Rule

San Benito Resident Accuses Officials of Bending Zoning Rules

A San Benito resident says city officials are bending the rules so his new neighbor can build a bigger home. Kim Trinkley said the construction could affect his property. He called 5 On Your Side for help.

Sheriff s Office Reviews New Federal Forfeiture Policy

Sheriff’s Office Reviews New Federal Forfeiture Policy

A federal policy on property seizures changed one week ago. The change, though, will not drastically affect the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office, officials said.

Expert Zetas Gaining Strength in Mexico

Expert: Zetas Gaining Strength in Mexico

New intelligence reports indicate the Zetas cartel is expanding while other criminal groups are weakening. “This year Mexico City is likely going to be more aggressive at pursuing los Zetas,” Stratfor Mexico Security Analyst Tristan Reed said.

Man Faces Attempted Murder Charges in Shooting

A 24-year-old man faces attempted capital murder charges for a case kept quiet for more than a month. CHANNEL 5 NEWS received the probable cause statement for Christian Coronado's arrest after making a request this morning.

CPS Anyone Can Help Prevent Child Abuse

CPS: Anyone Can Help Prevent Child Abuse

CPS said anyone can help prevent child abuse and neglect in their community. Not only does everyone have a moral obligation to report any suspicions, but they actually have a legal obligation as well.

Alamo Water Customers on Edge

North Alamo Water Customers on Edge

North Alamo Water Supply Corporation customers are on edge after getting a warning about chemical compounds in their water. Customers received a letter saying the water has high levels of trihalomethanes.

Volunteer Firefighters Reach Plea Deal with Prosecutors

Volunteer Firefighters Reach Plea Deal with Prosecutors

Several volunteer firefighters investigated by police after a series of fires at abandoned buildings in the Rio Hondo area have now reached a plea deal with prosecutors. Six volunteer firefighters ultimately charged by the Cameron County District Attorney’s Office.

Feds Report Increase in Document Fraud

Feds Report Increase in Document Fraud

Federal officials say there has been an increase in document fraud by those trying to enter the country illegally. The incidence increased by 23 percent from the previous year, officials said.

Police: No More Details on Kidnapping Rescue until Arraignment

Police: No More Details on Kidnapping Rescue until Arraignment

McAllen police are not releasing any more details regarding yesterday's kidnapping rescue. They said more details will be released after an arraignment. The men in custody are expected to face the judge for aggravated kidnapping charges sometime today.

Immigration Program may Benefit Central American Children

Immigration Program may Benefit Central American Children

Applications are open for a new program to grant some Central American children refugee status in the United States. The program is part of President Obama's executive action on immigration.

Fire Breaks Out at Mission Law Office

Fire Breaks Out at Mission Law Office

Firefighters were called to a law office in Mission after flames broke out Friday. The fire happened at approximately 11 a.m. on Frontage Road near Steward Road. The building houses the law firm of Daniel Garcia.

Mexico to Crackdown on Organized Crime

Mexico to Crackdown on Organized Crime

Mexican state police said they have arrested a Zetas cartel leader and five other people. It happened over the weekend in two separate operations along the border. Security analysts said there will be more arrests in neighboring Mexican state this year.

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