May 19, 2013 8:55 PM
EDINBURG - An Hidalgo County sheriff's deputy is recovering after a crash Saturday night involving an alleged drunk driver.
DPS Sergeant Johnny Hernandez said 57-year-old Lucio Ochoa was arrested last night for drunk driving, failure to stop and render aid and driving without a license.
Authorities said the... more »
May 16, 2013 1:00 PM
MCALLEN - A Rio Grande City man will spend more than 11 years in prison, after his conviction on drug possession charges.
Jorge Eduardo Lopez admitted to driving more than 600 pounds of marijuana north from the river. It happened in October near La Grulla.
The 21-year-old sped... more »
May 13, 2013 7:44 PM
HARLINGEN - The mother of a child killed in a drunk-driving crash watched as the man responsible for her son's death pleaded guilty to intoxication manslaughter.
"I don't hate him ... I leave it in God's hands," Yvette Villegas said.
Villegas' son, Mason Villegas, died of massive head... more »
May 8, 2013 4:11 PM
EDINBURG - A teenager accused in the death of nine illegal immigrants has been indicted on nine counts of murder and nine counts of evading arrest.
Court records show the 16, was fleeing from Border Patrol agents when his van flipped in Palmview. The incident happened in April, 2012.... more »
May 6, 2013 1:00 PM
EDINBURG - Officers are searching for a driver involved in a deadly crash in northeast Edinburg.
The crash happened Sunday on Tower Road and Mile 17. DPS Sgt. Johnny Hernandez said the driver of a Ford Focus missed a stop sign, and the driver of a Dodge SUV slammed... more »
May 1, 2013 10:46 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - A man was flown to a hospital in San Antonio Wednesday after an accident on Highway 281 in Edinburg.
The man and his son, both from Mission, were traveling north on the highway when the vehicle hit the Jersey barrier and then a tractor-trailer. The accident... more »
May 1, 2013 4:15 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - A major accident forced the closure of the northbound lanes of Highway 281 in Edinburg.
The accident happened this afternoon north of Monte Cristo Road. A BMW lost control and hit the Jersey barrier. The car then hit a tractor-trailer.
A man and his son... more »
April 20, 2013 10:07 PM
SAN JUAN - Several people are hospitalized after a crash with a trailer truck.
The accident happened on Frontage Road near Raul Longoria in San Juan.
Authorities say the injured are expected to be okay.
April 19, 2013 1:01 PM
EDINBURG - A woman crashed into a light pole in Edinburg and ended up in a canal. It happened near Schunior and Depot roads.
Edinburg police suspect the woman veered off the road and hit the pole, before falling into the canal. They found her white, four-door Chrysler partially... more »
April 16, 2013 12:58 PM
MISSION - The charges are piling up for a woman accused of leading police on a chase in Mission.
Corporal Manuel Casas of the Mission Police Department said the woman was involved in a crash with another vehicle around midnight. It happened on the 1500 block of Adams.
... more »
April 14, 2013 9:46 PM
NEAR RIO GRANDE CITY - The driver involved in a deadly auto-pedestrian accident will not be charged. One person was killed after being struck by an SUV.
DPS troopers said the accident happened Saturday night on U.S. 83, six miles east of Rio Grande City. The victim was identified... more »
April 14, 2013 10:12 AM
NEAR RIO GRANDE CITY - One person is dead after getting struck by an SUV. DPS troopers said the accident happened Saturday night on U.S. 83, six miles east of Rio Grande City.
The victim was identified as 39-year-old Alberto Martinez. According to DPS troopers, Martinez was crossing the... more »
April 11, 2013 1:17 PM
MCALLEN - A crossing guard for McAllen ISD is still in the hospital, after a morning accident. A car hit the crossing guard and two McAuliffe Elementary students at a crosswalk moments before the morning bell.
A school district spokesperson said the crossing guard took the brunt of the... more »
April 6, 2013 10:57 PM
EDINBURG - One person is dead and four more are hospitalized after a collision Saturday afternoon.
The crash happened around 12:30 PM at the intersection of Rogers Road and Sharp Road.
D.P.S. said a stop sign in the area had knocked down leading to the accident.
When CHANNEL... more »
April 3, 2013 7:17 PM
EDINBURG - Hidalgo County sheriff's investigators are trying to determine what led a man to ram an ambulance while it rushed to a hospital in Edinburg.
The Valley EMS ambulance was transporting an assault victim from Hargill to the hospital. Paramedics said the 18-minute ride turned violent.
"The... more »
April 1, 2013 1:01 PM
MCALLEN - Crews for the city of McAllen added an extra sign to keep drunk drivers off private property. The sign with a yellow arrow was installed to prevent wrecks just west of 23rd Street and Freddy Gonzalez Drive.
People living in the subdivision have seen two suspected drunk... more »
March 31, 2013 10:20 AM
LA JOYA - Thirty-two suspected illegal immigrants are in Border Patrol custody. They were found crammed into a van following a police chase.
According to La Joya police, they tried to pull the driver over after they ran the van's license plate. They said the van was reported stolen.... more »
March 21, 2013 10:31 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - A man died Thursday after a traffic accident in La Joya.
The victim's brother also was in the car. He survived the crash.
The one-vehicle accident happened just after 4 p.m. near the intersection of South Garza and 9th streets.
A brother of the... more »
March 21, 2013 8:13 AM
KINGSVILLE - Six people died in a car crash in Kingsville. Nine others were severely injured. The wreck happened around 11:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Troopers said the truck involved had 15 illegal immigrants inside. We're told Kingsville police tried to get the driver to pull over. Instead, the driver headed... more »
March 12, 2013 10:23 PM
WESLACO - A man and his 7-year-old daughter are in critical condition after an accident Tuesday north of Weslaco.
The man and his daughter were riding a mini-motorcycle when they collided with a Jeep. Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Johnny Hernandez said they were not wearing helmets.
... more »
March 7, 2013 1:00 PM
RIO HONDO - The Rio Hondo community came together to help a grocery store re-open. A van crashed into the front entrance of Mike's Supermarket yesterday.
The store was able to re-open less than 24 hours later, thanks to help from community members.
"Jason from the Rio Hondo... more »
March 4, 2013 5:31 PM
PHARR - A driver has been charged after colliding with a day care van in Pharr.
Police said the driver did not heed a stop sign at the intersection of West Cherokee and Hibiscus roads and plowed into the Baby Angels Day Care van. Three children and the driver... more »
March 4, 2013 12:39 PM
PHARR - Police are investigating a day care van accident in Pharr. A vehicle hit the driver's side of the van. Three children were inside the van.
The accident happened at the West Cherokee and Hibiscus Road intersection, just after 8:30 a.m.
The owner of Baby Angels Day... more »
February 22, 2013 9:51 AM
SAN BENITO - Police are investigating a deadly accident in front of a San Benito elementary school. It happened this morning at Leal Elementary, which is located on FM 732.
Investigators told us a car and motorcycle crashed around 8 a.m., and the motorcyclist was killed.
A viewer... more »
February 19, 2013 12:40 PM
NORTH OF MISSION - Border Patrol agents are in northern Hidalgo County, searching a neighborhood off of Western Road and Santa Monica Road. They're checking to see if they caught everyone involved in an earlier pursuit.
We learned authorities chased a truck, starting in Penitas and ending north of... more »
February 18, 2013 4:25 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - An Edinburg resident is recovering at a local hospital after spending 12 hours in a partially submerged car.
Texas Department of Public Safety troopers said the man crashed his car into a canal west of Rooth and Mile 17 ½ roads late Friday.
Rescue workers... more »
February 18, 2013 9:57 AM
LAGUNA VISTA - A three-car pileup in Laguna Vista is under investigation. It happened on Highway 100 and FM 510 around noon Sunday.
Firefighters and police both responded to the scene. A black Jeep was flipped on its side, next to a white pickup. A third vehicle was also... more »
February 14, 2013 1:00 PM
MCALLEN - A McAllen homeowner wants something done after a driver plowed through his fence. The vehicle slammed into a parked SUV and a new Camaro. It also knocked out power to Juan Buentello's home and damaged his fence.
It happened early this morning near Freddy Gonzalez Avenue and... more »
January 31, 2013 4:17 PM
WESLACO - Texas Department of Public Safety troopers converged on Expressway 83 near the Weslaco-Donna boundary after a truck slammed into the rear of an 18-wheeler.
The accident happened at approximately 2 p.m. between the Victoria Road and Westgate Drive exits.
One of the trucks lost its load... more »
January 4, 2013 9:12 PM
BISHOP - Three Rio Grande Valley residents died Friday after an accident south of Corpus Christi.
Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Johnny Hernandez said troopers were reconstructing the accident to determine what caused the crash.
The accident happened on FM 70 and Nueces County Road 73A.
... more »
December 31, 2012 5:37 PM
McALLEN - Officials have identified the pilot of a small airplane that crash-landed Tuesday morning at McAllen-Miller International Airport.
McAllen city officials said Remey Russell of Rancho Viejo was behind the controls of the single-engine aircraft when it slammed into the ground short of the runway. The pilot walked... more »
December 28, 2012 12:55 PM
BROWNSVILLE - Police are processing the scene of a deadly morning crash in Brownsville. It happened a little after 8 a.m. along Highway 281 and Torres Road.
No details have been released about the victim at this time. We're working to get details.
December 10, 2012 4:28 PM
MEXICO CITY (AP) - The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is confirming that famed Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera died in a plane crash in northern Mexico. It is the first official confirmation of Rivera's death, although she has been widely presumed dead since the wreckage of her plane was found... more »
December 6, 2012 1:37 PM
BAYVIEW - DPS troopers are investigating a two-car accident in the Lower Valley. It happened at the intersection of FM 510 and Hamaca Lane in Bayview around 9 a.m.
Troopers say it's a dangerous intersection. A driver was T-boned at the intersection. The collision sent one car flying into... more »
December 4, 2012 1:03 PM
MCALLEN - Police are looking for the cause of a crash in McAllen this morning. It happened at the corner of Pecan and McColl around 7:30 a.m.
A car slammed into the Commerce Center sign. Lt. Joel Morales told us a woman was taken to McAllen Medical Center to... more »
November 25, 2012 10:13 AM
SAN BENITO - A 29-year-old woman is dead following a crash Saturday morning.
According to San Benito police, the accident happened on the intersection of South Frontage and Sherer Road.
When officers arrived at the scene, they found a white, four-door car engulfed in flames. Police suspect the... more »
November 24, 2012 9:19 AM
WESLACO - A stretch of Westgate Drive is back open following a head-on collision.
The accident happened just before 4 a.m. near Mile 10 and Westgate.
The street closed off while police investigated.
It's not clear if anyone was seriously hurt.
We are working to gather more... more »
November 22, 2012 5:43 PM
WESLACO - Staff at a church say they will get an engineer to make sure their building is safe after car crashed into the building Wednesday night.
Witnesses reported seeing a car skidding along on it's side before landing on the Valley Baptist Association's headquarter sign and building. The office... more »
November 20, 2012 8:17 AM
WILLACY COUNTY - Four people died in an overnight crash near the Willacy-Kenedy County line. That's according to DPS spokesperson Johnny Hernandez.
He added four others, including a 3-year-old, are in critical condition. We learned a GMC Yukon was heading south on U.S. 77, when it drove off the... more »
November 14, 2012 1:11 PM
HIDALGO - The two children hurt in a crash at the Hidalgo International Bridge last week are now out of the hospital. That's according to the Hidalgo police chief.
We're told a woman injured in the crash is still in critical condition.
Two people are facing charges for... more »
November 13, 2012 1:02 PM
EDINBURG - The Hidalgo County sheriff's deputy involved in a head-on crash is now recovering at home. That's according to the sheriff.
The crash happened east of Edinburg on Val Verde Road, south of Curve. The sheriff said Jose Luis Pena, a 52-year-old Mexican national, was drunk when his... more »
November 12, 2012 10:18 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - A sheriff's deputy is in stable condition after an accident Monday east of Edinburg.
The accident happened when a motorist driving on the wrong side of the road slammed into the deputy's patrol unit.
Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Johnny Hernandez said the deputy... more »
November 9, 2012 4:22 PM
COMBES - Crews are working to clear the site of a collision between a train and a trailer hauling sugar north of Harlingen.
The collision happened today at a railroad crossing at Business Highway 77 and FM 107.
No one was injured in the collision, police said.
... more »
October 17, 2012 5:30 PM
EDINBURG - Hidalgo County deputy constables are looking for the driver of a van who led them on a high-speed chase Tuesday in Palmview.
Two deputy constables chasing the van crashed into a parked semi-tractor trailer after going through a dust cloud. The incident happened on La Homa Road.... more »
October 16, 2012 4:06 PM
PALMVIEW - Two Hidalgo County Precinct 4 Constable deputies are in a hospital after their patrol truck crashed with a parked semi-tractor trailer near Palmview.
The deputies were chasing a vehicle loaded with illegal immigrants when the accident happened.
Some of the immigrants tried to flee on foot... more »
October 16, 2012 1:06 PM
BROWNSVILLE - Police in Brownsville are asking witnesses of a deadly wreck to come forward.
A Jeep Grand Cherokee carrying illegal immigrants from Mexico and Honduras rolled over. It happened on the 100 block of Ruben Torres Boulevard around 10:45 p.m. Monday.
A 13-year-old boy and a 19-year-old... more »
October 9, 2012 4:10 PM
McALLEN - Two of seven illegal immigrants hurt in an accident Sunday have been released from a hospital.
The accident happened on FM 493 in Donna. Border Patrol officials said agents spotted a vehicle leaving the river banks. The driver sped away but lost control a short distance later.... more »
October 9, 2012 12:41 PM
RIO GRANDE CITY - A head-on collision in Rio Grande City left one person dead. Rio Grande City police and DPS troopers are working to find out what caused the driver of a black truck to veer into oncoming traffic.
Police say the truck crossed the center lane on... more »
October 8, 2012 5:44 PM
WESLACO - Officials are investigating an airplane crash that took the life of a Rio Grande Valley dentist.
Dr. Leonard Ledet, his two sons and his brother died after their small plane crashed in North Texas. Officials said the aircraft took off Saturday from an airport near Roanoke.
... more »
October 3, 2012 4:09 PM
WESLACO - A deputy with the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office is back at work after recovering from a September accident in Weslaco.
A driver crashed into a patrol vehicle with two deputies near Westgate Drive, Weslaco police said.
The sheriff's office conducted an internal investigation and concluded there... more »
October 2, 2012 10:41 PM
DONNA - A teenager is in critical condition after a car crashed into a canal in Donna.
The accident happened at around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Victoria and Lott roads.
Texas Department of Public Safety Spokesman Johnny Hernandez said two 15-year-olds were in the car... more »
October 1, 2012 5:30 PM
HARLINGEN - A Lyford teenager hurt in an ATV accident that cost a 15-year-old her life has been released from a Harlingen hospital. Texas Department of Public Safety troopers said the girl was released after two weeks at Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen.
She was one of eight girls riding... more »
September 26, 2012 7:11 PM
EDINBURG - A Ford Expedition overturned near Edinburg High School Wednesday afternoon, police said.
Officials said 10 students riding in the vehicle were taken to hospitals throughout Hidalgo County. Two are listed in critical condition.
Texas Department of Public Safety Spokesman Johnny Hernandez said the SUV flipped on... more »
September 25, 2012 5:29 PM
McALLEN - An ambulance overturned at an intersection in McAllen tying up traffic near Expressway 83.
Police redirected traffic around 23rd Street and Expressway 83 as emergency crews worked to clear the scene of the accident. The accident happened at approximately 4:30 p.m.
There is no word yet... more »
September 25, 2012 4:06 PM
McALLEN - The driver of a pickup truck on Tuesday lost control and crashed into a utility pole in north McAllen.
The accident happened on the 6000 block of North 10th Street. The impact caused the truck to roll over, officials said. Police closed the street while rescue personnel... more »
September 20, 2012 4:27 PM
EDINBURG - A Border Patrol agent on Thursday refuted claims that they caused a deadly rollover accident earlier this year in Palmview.
The agent testified in court as part of a detention hearing in a teenager's murder case. Prosecutors claim the 15-year-old was the driver of a van full... more »
September 20, 2012 4:20 PM
BROWNSVILLE - An elderly driver will be cited after his pickup truck collided with a moving train on Thursday.
Brownsville police said the man's truck began to move forward before the train cleared the intersection at Alton Gloor Blvd. The truck struck the last railcar.
"You want to... more »
September 18, 2012 6:35 PM
McALLEN - A witness on Tuesday testified that Border Patrol agents may have caused a crash that left nine illegal immigrants dead in Palmview.
The man said in court that Border Patrol agents bumped a van full of illegal immigrants causing it to flip. The crash happened in April.... more »
September 18, 2012 4:24 PM
PALMVIEW - A witness on Tuesday said in court that Border Patrol agents may have caused a crash that killed nine illegal immigrants earlier this year in Palmview.
The man said he saw agents bump the van from behind on Expressway 83. The driver of the van, a 15-year-old... more »
September 13, 2012 6:49 PM
HARLINGEN - Doctors didn't expect Mason Villegas to live past Monday. But the 6-month-old baby fought for three days.
Mason died Wednesday of injuries he suffered in a hit-and-run accident on Sunday in Harlingen. A suspected drunk driver on Thursday was charged with intoxication manslaughter in connection with the... more »
September 13, 2012 6:01 PM
HARLINGEN - Members of Mothers Against Drunk Driving are stepping up to help the family of a child who died as a result of injuries sustained in a hit-and-run crash.
The South Texas MADD office offers information and help to cope with the legal system and medical and financial... more »
September 13, 2012 4:14 PM
EDINBURG - The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department will launch an internal investigation into a crash involving two deputies, officials said.
The accident happened Tuesday in Weslaco. A driver exiting a restaurant parking lot on Westgate Avenue did not yield to the deputies' vehicle, officials said.
The investigation will... more »
September 11, 2012 9:41 PM
WESLACO - Three people are being treated for injuries after a one-vehicle accident Tuesday north of Weslaco.
Officials said the accident happened at approximately 6 p.m. on Mile 14 ½ west off FM 88.
The driver of a Ford Explorer apparently lost control on a gravel road and... more »
September 6, 2012 6:44 PM
MERCEDES - Motorists on Thursday helped rescue an accident victim after his truck slammed into another vehicle on the westbound lanes of Expressway 83 in Mercedes.
Rescue crews had to use the Jaws of Life to pull the man out of the wreckage. The accident happened near the Mile... more »
September 6, 2012 6:34 PM
SAN JUAN - Family and friends gathered Thursday afternoon at a San Juan home to pay their respects for a fallen military helicopter pilot.
Chief Warrant Officer Juan Luis Montenegro, 32, died in Afghanistan after his helicopter crashed. He was the first San Juan serviceman from San Juan to... more »
September 1, 2012 9:05 AM
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A tour bus carrying the popular Mexico-based Banda El Recodo toppled onto its side, injuring seven occupants, when it was sideswiped by a car on a South Texas highway. The driver of the car also suffered minor injuries in the Friday morning crash on Texas 123... more »
August 23, 2012 4:46 PM
McALLEN - A group of motorcyclists ran into trouble on Expressway 83 after large pieces of foam flew out of the bed of a truck.
About 30 members of the Vertical Concepts motorcycle group were riding west on Expressway 83 through McAllen when the accident happened. Two bikers lost... more »
August 22, 2012 8:40 PM
WESLACO - A two-vehicle accident on Wednesday sent one person to the hospital.
Police said one of the trucks crashed through a fence and plowed into a building. The accident happened on Sgt. Rosas Road and Texas Avenue in Weslaco.
"There was a loud crash. I guess he... more »
August 20, 2012 4:58 PM
McALLEN - Police are interviewing witnesses after a 4-year-old boy was killed in a rollover accident.
Officials said the accident happened at approximately 11 a.m. west of Second Street on Expressway 83 in McAllen. The child was ejected from the vehicle, police said. Three other passengers in the SUV... more »
August 10, 2012 12:52 PM
DONNA - Troopers identified the driver killed in a crash in Donna.
Authorities said 24-year-old Francisco Morales died after losing control of the vehicle and hitting a tree. The vehicle caught fire. The accident happened at 3:30 a.m. Thursday.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation. An... more »
August 9, 2012 1:02 PM
NORTH OF HIDALGO COUNTY - The northbound lanes of Highway 281 are back open. A major accident just north of the Hidalgo-Brooks county line shut down one northbound lane this morning.
It took hours to clear the scene. Hundreds of small car parts were scattered throughout the area. A... more »
August 9, 2012 1:01 PM
DONNA - An autopsy was ordered for a driver involved in a deadly early morning accident.
It happened in Donna around 3:30 a.m. DPS spokesperson Omar Monrreal said a driver lost control and hit a tree at Mile 10 and Victoria. The vehicle caught fire and the driver died... more »
August 8, 2012 1:15 PM
PHARR - Police identified the victim of a deadly crash at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge.
Investigators said 18-year-old Gerardo de la Rosa Montoya of Reynosa was driving a small passenger vehicle that crashed head-on with a semi-truck. The accident happened in the middle of the bridge just before 6... more »
August 8, 2012 1:15 PM
MCALLEN - Three people are in serious condition at two hospitals after an overnight accident in McAllen.
Lt. Joel Morales with the McAllen Police Department said a black F-150 was involved in a single-vehicle accident at around 2:30 a.m. The truck slammed into a wall at a sewer lift... more »
August 6, 2012 6:55 PM
STARR COUNTY - Investigators are trying to find out if two men detained after a crash were involved in a recent home invasion.
Rio Grande City police said the vehicle crashed into a wall near U.S. Highway 83 and Hermosa Street just after 3 p.m. today.
Police found... more »
August 3, 2012 9:03 AM
EDINBURG - Edinburg police are looking for a man accused of stealing a car, leading officers on a chase and then crashing into a bystander. Lt. Oscar Trevino tells CHANNEL 5 NEWS the suspect stole a vehicle from an apartment earlier this morning. He and another man took off in... more »
August 1, 2012 12:49 PM
MCALLEN - A car accident in McAllen left more than 800 people without power for several hours.
It happened around 2 a.m. Officers tell us the driver of a Chevy truck was heading down Savannah Road, when he lost control near the McAllen Medical Center and crashed into a... more »
July 26, 2012 9:00 AM
DONNA - State troopers are investigating a morning accident north of Donna. It happened just before 8 a.m. Troopers told CHANNEL 5 NEWS it appears a man driving north on Val Verde fell asleep. He lost control of his truck and crashed into a pole, near FM 495.
Paramedics... more »
July 24, 2012 5:03 PM
GOLIAD - Officials said a 15th person has died as a result of a deadly weekend crash southwest of Victoria.
Officials said the crash happened when a truck packed with 23 alleged illegal immigrants lost control and hit some trees.
Federal investigators are trying to identify the victims.... more »
July 24, 2012 11:07 AM
MCALLEN - Investigators say a truck's front right tire likely caused a crash that killed 14 suspected illegal immigrants. Nine people are still in the hospital.
The crash happened near Goliad Sunday evening.
"More than likely the crash was caused by front right tire separation," said Texas Department... more »
July 23, 2012 1:00 PM
GOLIAD (AP) - A 14th person has died following the crash of a pickup truck overloaded with illegal immigrants in South Texas. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Greg Palmore says nine people remain hospitalized following the most recent death. Palmore says the 11 men and three females who died... more »
July 17, 2012 10:58 PM
PALMVIEW - Five people were hospitalized after a two-vehicle accident in Palmview. It happened near the intersection of Mile 4 and Tom Gill shortly before 8 p.m.
DPS troopers tell CHANNEL 5 NEWS a suburban collided with a Chevy Cavalier and rolled over. The driver of the suburban and... more »
July 4, 2012 12:05 AM
HARGILL - The Hidalgo County Sheriff tells CHANNEL 5 NEWS more arrests are expected following the shooting of an ICE agent near Hargill. Kelton Harrison was on surveillance working a narcotics investigation early Tuesday morning when gunmen in another car started chasing and shooting at him on FM 493. Harrison... more »
July 1, 2012 11:58 PM
EDINBURG - Jesse Guerrero Jr. and his wife Michelle Lynette were driving in Edinburg when they were rear-ended by another car. Lynette died in the crash; Jesse is hospitalized in critical condition. His father says he barely remembers the accident.
"All of the sudden he just remembers when the... more »
June 25, 2012 4:34 PM
McALLEN - Police are asking for help in finding the driver responsible for a deadly hit-and-run.
Officers said the crash happened over the weekend on the 2400 block of west Expressway 83. McAllen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez said they are looking for two pick-up trucks and a convertible car.... more »
June 24, 2012 10:30 AM
BROWNSVILLE - A man wanted for intentionally ramming his vehicle into another car and killing two people has been ruled out as a suspect. Police now have another suspect in mind.
The crash happened early Saturday morning on Highway 48 in Brownsville. Police say the driver of a Cadillac... more »
June 22, 2012 1:41 AM
WESLACO - A Donna man had to wait four days to get his car back from a towing company after being involved in an accident.
On Monday Abraham Lucio's brother was driving a SUV in Weslaco when a driver running from police slammed into the vehicle.
The vehicle... more »
June 8, 2012 6:18 PM
HARGILL - Border Patrol agents are working to identify a suspected human smuggler who crashed a truck loaded with nine illegal immigrants near Hargill.
The accident happened around 9 p.m. on Cemetery Road, just east of FM 493.
Two local teens, Arnold Alvarado and his cousin Andy Ramirez,... more »
June 8, 2012 12:43 PM
HARGILL - Quick thinking by two teenagers may have been the difference between life or death for nine illegal immigrants involved in a major crash last night.
The accident happened around 9 p.m. on Cemetery Road, just east of FM 493. Police say the teens saw the truck traveling... more »
June 5, 2012 7:08 PM
SOUTH OF ALAMO - Hidalgo County sheriff's deputies are sifting through evidence in hopes of tracking down a gunman. Esteban Rangel, a suspected gang member, was shot and killed outside his home in the neighborhood known as Little Mexico. Another man was wounded.
Investigators suspect the drive-by shooting was... more »
June 5, 2012 1:03 PM
ALAMO - Hidalgo County sheriff's deputies say a deadly shooting south of Alamo and a crash south of El Gato are connected.
We're told someone in a pickup fired at a home on the 300 block of Rancho Blanco Road. Two men were hit. A pet pony was also... more »