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Friend of Hit and Run Victim Speaks Out

Friend of Hit-and-Run Victim Speaks Out

A Rio Grande Valley teen remains in critical condition, after a hit-and-run accident occurred over the weekend. Police are warning people against posting about parties on social media.

Donna Chase Suspect in Pursuit

Manhunt Under Way for Chase Suspect

Law enforcement from multiple agencies searched for a suspect in an area just west of Goolie Road in Donna. The chase started in Elsa and ended near Goolie Road in the westbound frontage road of Expressway 83.

Hidalgo County Crews Cleaning Flooded Areas

Hidalgo County Crews Cleaning Flooded Areas

Hidalgo County crews continue working overtime to cleanup areas that are heavily flooded. Crews said this is the ninth week of they are working on this issue.

Water Plant in La Villa up to Standards

Water Plant in La Villa up to Standards

The water plant in La Villa is now up to standards, according to the Texas Commission on Environmental Equality (TCEQ). Some residents have lost confidence in their water supply and their city leader.

Water Heater Hassle

Water Heater Hassle

An Edinburg couple purchased a water heater, along with an extended warranty, from a major national store. Their heater broke days ago and they have yet to get help in fixing the problem. They called 5 On Your Side for help.

Investigators Working to Identify Bodies

5 Dead Bodies Recovered in Reynosa

Monday night bodies of five men were found in two separate graves in Mexico. One of the bodies had a bullet wound; the others were stabbed or beaten.

Suspect Charged with Aggravated Assault

Suspect Arrested in Hit-and-Run Case

Over the weekend, a teenage girl was left with two broken legs after a driver hit her and pinned her between two cars. The suspect turned himself into the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office today and is charged with aggravated assault.

Texas Receives Disaster Relief

Texas Receives Disaster Relief

For the past month, Texas communities have been hit with storms leaving residents with damage to their homes and properties. Now state and federal dollars are reaching the victims to help them recover.

Gaming Parlor Raided in La Feria

Gaming Parlor Raided in La Feria

Cameron County's Operation Bishop raided Lucky Big Bees Gaming Parlor off of Expressway 83 in La Feria. Investigators seized about 30 machines.

Inside Look at Bortac Unit

Inside Look at Valley’s BORTAC Unit

The Border Patrol agent who shot and killed the New York escapee was part of a special unit. The unit is called Border Patrol’s Tactical Team or BORTAC.

2 Charged with Selling Fake Documents

2 Charged with Selling Fake Documents

Court records state the men agreed to sell an undercover agent three sets of false documents for $600. More documents were later found at one of the men’s home.

Boat Capsized on Falcon Lake

Boat Capsized on Falcon Lake

Game wardens rescued three people. They’re trying to find out if the boat was overcapacity.

Overnight Rain Caused Power Outages

Overnight Rain Caused Power Outages

Cameron County Emergency Management officials said they don’t expect any major flooding, but they will continue to monitor the rain.

Texas Abortion Clinics to Remain Open

Texas Abortion Clinics to Remain Open

Texas’ 19 abortion clinics will remain open. The Supreme Court refused to allow the state to enforce restrictions that would force at least 10 clinics to close down.

Hidalgo County Crews Helping Residents in Need

Hidalgo County Crews Helping Residents in Need

Hidalgo County workers are helping residents that have been affected by recent flooding. The county is passing out flyers with information to raise awareness of flooding dangers.

Insurance Company Cancels Customer s Insurance

Insurance Company Cancels Customer’s Insurance

The family called the insurance company, United Healthcare, and they told them that the payment was received, but it was not posted. CHANNEL 5 NEWS contacted the company; they said the company had a technical issue.

La Villa Properties Infested with Bees

La Villa Properties Infested with Bees

Hundreds of honey bees built their hive around a home next to Rodriguez’s. The home is abandoned. He called the city for help with this problem.

RGV Cities Notify Property Owners to Cut Overgrown Grass

Valley Cities Notify Property Owners to Cut Overgrown Grass

Rio Grande Valley cities are sending letters to residents informing them to maintain a clean yard. To report an overgrown lawn, residents can call their city office.

Cameron County Warns Residents about Bee Safety

Cameron County Warns Residents about Bee Safety

Cameron County is warning residents about the potential of aggressive bee attacks this summer. A San Benito farmer was killed yesterday after he encountered a bee hive.

FEMA Extends El Nino Declaration

Disaster Declaration Extended

Hidalgo County judge confirmed the disaster declaration will be extended. The extension could help anyone with damage to their homes that were previously denied.

1 areas are now under advisories, watches or severe weather warnings.
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