The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office is investigating an overnight kidnapping that left one man wounded. Five people have been arrested in the case. Deputies found the injured man near Hargill. Deputies found the victim around midnight near FM 493 and Nittler Road.
An overgrown lot is causing major headaches for a McAllen man. He said the property’s overgrown weeds are attracting pests. Christian de la Garza says his family feels like prisoners in their own home.
Criminals continue to create new tactics to smuggle people and drugs north past the checkpoints. An increasing trend is getting the notice of both, law enforcement and businesses. Smugglers are using rental cars to transport illegal crossers and drugs.
Charity bingos across the Rio Grande Valley are experiencing a major drop in business. Operators blame their losses on illegal 8-liners operating in Hidalgo and Starr counties. The loss in revenue is a major blow to the organizations that depend on the money.
Hurricane season is coming up June 1. People in Cameron County will be able to take advantage of three severe weather shelters. The dome in La Feria is hurricane proof. The problem is, right now there are no facilities inside to care of people.
Two years ago, an explosion rocked the town of West. A total of 15 people were killed, and more than 100 others were hurt. For the first time since the disaster, state legislators have proposed fixes to prevent it from happening again.
The Red Cross and emergency management offices are preparing for storms to hit the Rio Grande Valley. Hidalgo County emergency management met with the Salvation Army and the American Red Cross Friday morning.
Firefighters Valley-wide are watching the radar. Crews in Palmview and Edinburg already battled fires sparked by lightning strikes within the last several days. Firefighters in Alamo are making space for ambulances in case it hails.
BMW of North America will recall 91,800 Mini Coopers because of a faulty sensor that might not trigger the front-passenger air bag during a crash, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Saturday.