May 20, 2013 7:43 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - Police are searching for the people responsible for a vandalism outbreak in Donna.
Investigators said the vandals used an air rifle or pistol to damage 18 homes, businesses and vehicles. Even a sheriff's vehicle was targeted, they said.
"We want to catch these guys. They... more »
May 20, 2013 1:01 PM
DONNA - Authorities are searching for the vandals who caused about $20,000 in property damage.
At least 18 windows were shot out in Donna. That includes windows from cars, homes and businesses. One target was a clearly-marked Hidalgo County sheriff's mobile command unit.
Police suspect the vandals used... more »
May 17, 2013 1:01 PM
EDINBURG - A man is accused of letting his nephews and niece wander off. Benicio Villarreal was charged with three counts of felony child endangerment.
His bond was set at $80,000. The three children, who are all less than five years old, were found wandering north of Donna on... more »
May 16, 2013 5:25 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - Donna residents say packs of wild dogs are growing increasingly dangerous.
Residents fear the dogs will attack children in the area. Animal advocates say that will not happen if they trap the dogs first.
"I am afraid to let my girls out because I don't... more »
May 15, 2013 8:58 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - Residents who live near a water tower in Donna say a leak in the tank is wasting thousands of gallons of the precious fluid.
Residents said the leak has been a problem for years.
"The last few months, it was every other day ... we... more »
May 3, 2013 8:38 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - Federal authorities are investigating the theft of an income tax return check from a mailbox in Donna.
Yarizette Saenz said she waited weeks for her tax return. She called the Internal Revenue Service on Thursday and found out someone already had cashed the check.
Saenz... more »
May 3, 2013 5:27 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - Some Rio Grande Valley residents say their income tax refunds have been stolen right out of their mailboxes.
Yarizette Saenz said she waited weeks for her tax return. She called the Internal Revenue Service on Thursday and found out someone already had cashed the check.
... more »
May 1, 2013 5:28 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - Sunday's storm and a human error left one road damaged in Donna. Crews now are rushing to complete the repairs on the crumbling thoroughfare.
The long stretch of Hutto Road now is cracked and undrivable.
"The road is bumpy. ... It's cracked, and we get... more »
April 17, 2013 7:58 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - Donna Independent School District officials have turned to technology to fight drivers who don't stop for their buses.
School buses now will be equipped with cameras to catch those who don't stop. District officials said they will concentrate on routes with the most traffic.
"State... more »
April 12, 2013 11:31 PM
DONNA - Sharyland jumped out with three runs in the top of the first inning at Donna, and remained unbeaten in 30-5A baseball, in another "On the Diamond" performance before the CHANNEL 5 cameras. The Rattlers won 12-1. More baseball and softball scores from Friday night's Valley play are available... more »
April 10, 2013 7:05 PM
DONNA - Hidalgo County sheriff's deputies are searching for several suspects in the kidnapping and shooting of a man Wednesday near Donna.
Investigators said the suspects abducted the victim and shot him in the arm before leaving him in rural Hidalgo County along FM 493.
The victim is... more »
April 10, 2013 5:24 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - Border Patrol agents say they confiscated a considerable amount of marijuana today after a chase that ended near Donna Lake.
The drugs were in a white Chevrolet Suburban. Agents arrested several suspects who bailed out of the SUV after the chase.
The chase began shortly... more »
April 10, 2013 4:30 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - Donna police and Border Patrol agents are at the scene where a chase ended near Donna Lake.
Authorities pulled several bundles from a nearby field. There is no word yet on the contents of the bundles.
The chase came to an end near Valleyview Road,... more »
March 25, 2013 1:13 PM
DONNA - A boater in Donna could end up with a citation. The man was hauling his boat on Expressway 83, near Hutto Road, when the trailer fell off the hitch.
Police had to call a tow truck to remove the boat from the expressway. Officers are still working... more »
March 20, 2013 1:04 PM
DONNA - Fire officials are investigating a blaze that destroyed a mobile home north of Donna. It happened earlier today near Val Verde and Nolana.
The flames were so intense the frame of the home buckled in half. We're told two dogs inside the home died in the blaze.... more »
March 13, 2013 1:03 PM
DONNA - A fire destroyed a home in Donna. A woman and her four children were able to escape the blaze.
"We're very fortunate that this fire did not take any lives as the family was home. We did make a very good exit, so we're very fortunate in... more »
March 13, 2013 12:07 AM
MISSION - Regardless if the pitching is overhand or underhand, you can expect to see a diamond and four bases on Tuesday's CHANNEL 5 NEWS. On the Diamond highlights included baseball action from Sharyland and softball competition from Mercedes. The highlights also included a pair of lopsided final scores. Sharyland... more »
March 12, 2013 3:33 PM
DONNA - A new medical procedure gave Arnold La Count a new lease on life.
La Count lost 300 pounds in less than a year.
"My highest weight was 504 pounds. Now I weigh 202 pounds and 3 ounces. It's been a life-changing event," La Count said.
... more »
March 11, 2013 10:36 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - Three defendants face charges after a raid at a stash house in Donna.
The raid happened Wednesday in the 3200 block of Sparrow Drive. Prosecutors said agents found 30 illegal immigrants in the house.
Ismael Chavez Cortez, Rosbin Gutiel Lopez Perez and Israel Hinojosa Jimenez... more »
March 10, 2013 10:41 PM
DONNA - A man test driving a truck steals the vehicle at gunpoint.
Authorities say the vehicle was taken from Trevino's Auto Repair Shop. They say during the test drive he pulled a gun on the vehicle's owner and forced him out of the truck.
The vehicle is described... more »
March 7, 2013 4:33 PM
DONNA - Police gathered at an apartment complex in Donna after reports of intruders at one of the units, officials said.
The incident happened near 3rd and Roberts streets. The apartment's residents arrived and heard noise inside their unit. They called police and officers were dispatched to the scene,... more »
March 6, 2013 4:29 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - Border Patrol agents raided a home north of Donna and arrested 31 illegal immigrants Wednesday afternoon.
Border Patrol agents also arrested two suspected human smugglers.
The raid happened in the 3200 block of Sparrow Drive, near Bellman and Nebraska roads.
Border Patrol officials said... more »
March 1, 2013 5:34 PM
DONNA - The international bridge in Donna is costing taxpayers an average of $6,800 each day, official records show.
City leaders insist the $30 million project eventually will pay off.
Donna officials said there are two factors working against the chances of the bridge making a profit.
... more »
February 21, 2013 6:44 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - Two carjacking suspects were arrested Thursday as they tried to leave the United States through the Hidalgo port of entry.
Both suspects are linked to an armed robbery, officials said. Their arrests happened at different times at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge.
Customs and Border Protection... more »
February 19, 2013 12:35 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal from a Rio Grande Valley gang member sent to death row.
Robert Garza was convicted in the fatal shooting of four women 10 years ago in Donna. Without comment, the high court refused to review the 30-year-old's case.
... more »
February 18, 2013 12:20 PM
DONNA - A team from the Environmental Protection Agency said they've narrowed down the area of contamination at Donna Lake.
Donna Lake is considered an environmental superfund site. It's also on the National Priorities List for cleanup. PCBs, cancer-causing chemicals, were detected in the water and fish at Donna... more »
February 12, 2013 12:59 PM
NEAR DONNA - The Hidalgo County fire marshal said two 14-year-olds admitted to burning down a travel trailer.
The fire happened near Mile 10 and FM 493 Monday evening. The fire marshal told us the property owner doesn't want to press charges.
He said the property owner worked... more »
February 7, 2013 5:53 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - The city of Donna has launched a marketing campaign to promote its international bridge.
Donna City Manager Oscar Ramirez said border crossers are not familiar with the bridge. The $30 million crossing opened more than two years ago.
The city of Donna paid for a... more »
February 4, 2013 2:49 PM
DONNA - A McAllen Monitor newspaper street vendor was struck and killed by a car early Sunday.
The accident happened near Salinas Blvd. and Expressway 83 in Donna. Police said the newspaper vendor was struck while he crossed the street.
No charges were filed against the driver.
February 3, 2013 9:26 PM
Donna - A man is killed after getting hit by a car while crossing the street.
It happened near the intersection of Salinas Boulevard and Expressway 83 early Sunday morning.
Police tell CHANNEL 5 NEWS the victim was a local newspaper vendor in his fifties.
The driver of... 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 28, 2013 1:04 PM
DONNA - The Hidalgo County sheriff said a 37-year-old man was the target of a hit, and the men who killed him are on the run.
According to Sheriff Lupe Trevino, three or four armed men stormed a home in rural Donna. It happened off of Stites Road Sunday.... more »
January 26, 2013 10:57 PM
DONNA - Students raise money to help fellow classmate's family who lost their home in a fire.
18-year-old Darien Hernandez and his family lost their home on January 17th to a fire. Hernandez is a football player for the Donna High School Redskins and a member of the school's AVID... more »
January 26, 2013 12:22 AM
BROWNSVILLE - A battle of Brownsville highlights the current edition of Fast Break Friday. 32-5A boys action sent Hanna to face Porter. It was a tussle for the Cowboys before emerging with a 56-51 victory. In boys' play in 31-5A, Weslaco East played host to PSJA. The Bears were road... more »
January 21, 2013 10:30 PM
DONNA - A new head football coach at Donna high school is now settling into his duties and facing the preparation needed for the 2013 season. CHANNEL 5's Joel Villanueva reports on an off-season without spring football with new coach Ramiro Leal. more »
January 18, 2013 11:00 PM
McALLEN - The Nikki Rowe boys' basketball team scored the first ten points of the game, and cruised past PSJA 71-25 to remain unbeaten in 31-5A district play. That contest was just part of the night's action for Fast Break Friday. On the girls' side, Edinburg North traveled to Donna... more »
January 15, 2013 10:48 PM
DONNA - A group of veterans in Donna said they have been left in the dark - literally.
They said the lights are not working outside VFW Post 10802. The post commander said she can't get answers on when AEP will fix the problem. She decided to call 5... more »
January 14, 2013 12:28 PM
DONNA - Hidalgo County sheriff's deputies have requested a helicopter, as they search for suspects in Donna.
CHANNEL 5 NEWS learned deputies were pursing suspects in a black Ford Taurus, after the driver refused to pull over. The chase ended near Business 83 and Val Verde and the people... more »
January 9, 2013 5:18 PM
DONNA - Strong winds on Tuesday left a Donna resident with an uprooted tree on his front yard. Now he is waiting for insurance adjustors to calculate the damage before he removes the massive nuisance.
Jose Chavarria said the tree was at least 30 years old. It damaged Chavarria's... more »
January 9, 2013 1:06 PM
DONNA - Police are still sorting out charges for a man accused of flashing a gun at a clerk in Donna.
The incident happened at Ruben's Meat Market on Hutto Road, north of Business 83, yesterday afternoon. Lt. Rick Suarez told us it stemmed from a feud between a... more »
January 8, 2013 12:49 PM
DONNA - A Donna homeowner is dealing with a big mess, after heavy winds uprooted a large tree.
It happened on 7th Street this morning. Jose Gustavo Echaveria said, "I heard a loud wind, a very loud wind... It was very strong. Then boom. I've never heard anything like... more »
January 3, 2013 12:21 AM
WESLACO - Mid-Valley competition was the focus of CHANNEL 5 cameras on Wednesday for the first day of 2013 basketball. The Valley's lone ranked team in state basketball polls is the Weslaco girls. The ladies were home for rival Weslaco East in a 31-5A match-up. Weslaco, number 25 in the... more »
December 30, 2012 9:25 PM
DONNA - Hidalgo County Sheriff's Investigators are looking for three men who robbed a drive-thru store.
The robbery happened after 9 o'clock at night at the Nieto's Drive-Thru south on FM 493 near Mile 12.
Investigators say three men pulled up to the store in a green passenger vehicle.... more »
December 26, 2012 7:39 PM
DONNA - Rio Grande Valley RV park operators say there has been a decrease in the number of Winter Texans visiting the region.
Victoria Palms Resort Manager Karen Pike said they have seen a steady decrease in the number of Winter Texans during the past few years.
"They're... more »
December 26, 2012 7:02 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - Police continue searching for three suspects wanted in the armed robberies of two fireworks stands Tuesday near Donna.
The first robbery happened on 11 ½ North Road and FM 433 around 9 p.m. The thieves got away with $40 and the cash box.
The second... more »
December 26, 2012 1:03 PM
DONNA - The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office is investigating two aggravated robberies in Donna. We're told three Hispanic men armed with guns robbed two fireworks stands.
The first happened on 11 ½ North and FM 433 around 9 p.m. Tuesday. The thieves got away with $40 and the cash... more »
December 20, 2012 4:03 PM
DONNA - Firefighters from several cities were called to help douse a raging grass fire that spread to an abandoned home in Donna.
The blaze happened at about 2 p.m. Thursday. Neighbors used garden hoses to keep flames from spreading to their properties.
Fire officials said the damage... more »
December 19, 2012 7:42 PM
DONNA - The father of a teenager attacked during a Donna High School football game in Corpus Christi is demanding justice.
Hugo Yanez said his son Kristopher was brutally attacked more than a month ago and no suspects have been identified. Yanez said his family's sense of security has... more »
December 19, 2012 5:42 PM
EDINBURG - Hidalgo County investigators continue searching for a man who was kidnapped from his property north of Donna one week ago.
Officials said Jose Luis Lopez was pulled from his truck in front of his home. He was forced into a dark-colored Astro Van.
The crime happened... more »
December 18, 2012 7:21 PM
DONNA - Police continue searching for the suspects who shot a man while he pushed his motorcycle Monday night north of Donna.
The shooting happened near Hutto Road and Marie Drive. Investigators said the victim told them he was pushing his motorcycle when the attack happened.
There is... more »
December 15, 2012 11:08 PM
DONNA - Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department searching for three or four suspects in an alleged drive by shooting.
Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department responded to shots fired outside Donna city limits north of Mile 9 ½ and Victoria Road.
Investigators say four or five men opened fire on an abandoned... more »
December 12, 2012 5:34 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - Residents of a neighborhood north of Donna say crime is on the rise. The statements come in the wake of a kidnapping in that area.
"It's scary, because I have family and, well, you can imagine, they can get me, and I wouldn't be at fault,... more »
November 27, 2012 5:36 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - A Donna high school student is back in the Rio Grande Valley after he was stabbed during a football game two weeks ago in Corpus Christi.
The teen had been recuperating in a Corpus Christi hospital from the wounds he suffered during a game between Donna... more »
November 19, 2012 7:24 PM
DONNA - Police are looking for two persons of interest in the attack of a Donna High School senior Friday in Corpus Christi.
The teenager is recovering in a Corpus Christi hospital, Donna school officials said.
The student traveled with the school to watch Donna's playoff match against... more »
November 19, 2012 12:44 PM
DONNA - The Donna ISD superintendent said a student attacked at a football game underwent surgery and is now recovering at a Corpus Christi hospital.
We're told several men attacked the Donna High School senior at Friday's playoff game against Laredo Alexander.
Superintendent Roberto Loredo said the student... more »
November 18, 2012 10:07 AM
HOUSTON - A Houston fugitive arrested in Donna is charged with capital murder.
Houston police along with Donna and San Juan police arrested 20-year-old Neil Mukherjee Thursday.
Mukherjee is accused of killing a woman in her Houston apartment on November 8th.
Police believe he was hiding out in... more »
November 15, 2012 11:59 AM
DONNA - Houston police arrested a murder suspect in Donna. It happened on Salinas Boulevard, just north of Mile 9 1/2. The San Juan police chief said they got a call from Houston officers around 9 a.m. They asked for assistance from San Juan and Donna officers in capturing a... more »
November 5, 2012 7:22 PM
DONNA - A Catholic priest is asking his parishioners to pray after discovering what he called black magic at a local cemetery.
The discovery was made Friday at Donna's city cemetery. The priest was called to investigate a tombstone where he found pepper on the tombstone and a bowl.... more »
October 29, 2012 5:40 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - Fire crews responded to a fire north of Donna. The blaze destroyed a mobile home and a car.
Donna and Alamo firefighters tried to get the fire under control but the blaze destroyed the structure and vehicle.
One man was taken to a local hospital.... more »
October 24, 2012 11:23 PM
WESLACO - One of the Valley's hottest football teams has brought home a win at the "Pick the Play" ballot box for week seven. Port Isabel's pitch out for a touchdown against La Feria was part of the team's fifth straight win this season and moved the Tarpons to first... more »
October 24, 2012 1:12 PM
DONNA - A man caught on camera taking a wallet from a counter turned himself in to police.
Surveillance video showed Abel Garcia leaving his wallet on the counter. He said it had $400 he was going to use to pay for day care.
The video also shows... more »
October 23, 2012 10:45 PM
DONNA - A Weslaco family is asking for help in finding a man who stole a wallet from a local convenience store.
The thief was caught on tape swiping the wallet from the store counter. The wallet had the cash a mother needs to pay her bills.
The... more »
October 19, 2012 11:41 PM
MISSION - Top-ranked Donna and 2nd-ranked Sharyland traded touchdowns for the first 56 points of the First & Goal "Game of the Week" on Friday night. The Rattlers scored first. Donna answered. Back and forth they went until half time found Sharyland ahead 28-21. The Redskins had one more answer... more »
October 19, 2012 1:02 PM
DONNA - One teen was officially charged in a Donna purse snatching. A second teen detained in the case was released to his parents.
Donna police say two 15-year-olds tried to yank a purse off a woman at an HEB parking lot Wednesday night. One of the teens dragged... more »
October 18, 2012 1:14 PM
DONNA - Two teens are in a juvenile detention center, after allegedly trying to steal a women's purse. Donna police say the victim held onto the purse and was dragged several feet.
Doctors are checking to see if she broke her arm. The victim said she didn't let go... more »
October 16, 2012 10:28 PM
DONNA - Federal scientists are utilizing new tactics to control a chemical contamination around Donna Lake.
Scientists with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the EPA are using electrical charges to capture fish at the lake and nearby canals. They said the fish are contaminated with PCBs, a... more »
October 16, 2012 4:46 PM
DONNA - A 16-year-old injured Tuesday in an auto-pedestrian accident has been taken to a hospital in San Antonio.
The Donna ISD student suffered head trauma, police said.
The driver likely will not be charged, police said. The incident was an accident.
October 16, 2012 1:06 PM
DONNA - A 16-year-old hit by a truck in Donna remains hospitalized.
The driver, who stayed at the scene after hitting the teen, isn't expected to face charges. Police are calling it an accident.
Donna Police Chief Ram De Leon said the 16-year-old wasn't in a crosswalk, when... more »
October 15, 2012 7:13 PM
DONNA - A young man is in stable condition at a local hospital after being struck by a truck Monday afternoon.
The incident happened at approximately 4:30 p.m. near the intersection of Salinas and Hester streets.
A single tennis shoe was circled in police chalk about 20 feet... more »
October 15, 2012 5:33 PM
DONNA - A young male was taken to a hospital after being struck by a pickup truck near a school in Donna.
Police said the accident happened just south of the W.A. Todd Ninth Grade Campus. Officials would not say if the victim is a student at the school.... more »
October 15, 2012 12:55 PM
DONNA - Federal investigators are back at Donna Lake, working to find the source of its contamination.
They'll be using special electromagnetic equipment to look for buried pieces of metal. Some people claim transformers were tossed into nearby canals and the lake decades ago. Transformers contain PCBs, a chemical... more »
October 12, 2012 10:59 PM
WESLACO - The top two teams in the Dave's Dozen 5A poll both took care of business on Friday night to set up next week's showdown for bragging rights and first place in 30-5A. Donna stormed to 45 first half points, en route to a 55-0 victory over winless Vela.... more »
October 11, 2012 12:58 PM
DONNA - DPS troopers are trying to figure out how a minivan full of illegal immigrants rolled over in Donna last weekend.
Investigators recreated the crash that killed four people. They shut down FM 493 this morning, so they could map the scene of the accident with GPS coordinates... more »
October 9, 2012 5:42 PM
DONNA - School officials have stepped up security at the district's ninth grade campus after a fight that sent one security guard to the hospital.
The incident happened Friday at the W.A. Todd campus. A security officer trying to break up a fight among several groups of teenagers ended... 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 8, 2012 1:01 PM
DONNA - Two illegal immigrants injured in a deadly rollover are heading to San Antonio hospital. They're in critical condition.
Several law enforcement agencies are investigating Sunday's accident. A Border Patrol spokesperson said agents spotted a vehicle leaving the river, and the driver sped away. We're told the driver... more »
October 7, 2012 10:42 AM
DONNA - A teen injured in a rollover accident has died from his injuries.
The accident happened on Tuesday near the intersection of Victoria and Lott Roads.
According to DPS Spokesman Johnny Hernandez, two 15-year-olds were in the car when the driver lost control and landed upside down in... more »
October 5, 2012 5:04 PM
DONNA - A school security guard injured during a disturbance at the W.A. Todd Ninth Grade Campus remains in a hospital.
Two students are facing charges in connection with the incident, officials said.
Donna Independent School District Superintendent Roberto F. Loredo said two students got into a fight... more »
October 5, 2012 1:04 PM
ARIZONA - The FBI is investigating the possibility the fatal shooting of a Border Patrol agent in Arizona was a case of friendly fire. That's according to law enforcement officials.
Investigators are looking into whether Border Patrol agents exchanged gunfire on each other Tuesday. Authorities suspect it may have... more »
October 5, 2012 12:26 PM
DONNA - A security guard at the W. A. Todd Ninth Grade Campus in Donna was injured, after a disturbance between students.
Donna ISD Superintendent Roberto Loredo said a security guard was breaking up a fight between students, when he either fell or was pushed to the ground. We're... more »
October 4, 2012 11:11 PM
EDINBURG - The Donna Redskins (5-0, 3-0) are now halfway to an unbeaten regular season after taking a 28-12 road win at Edinburg North (5-1, 3-1) on Thursday. The victory came in a rare Thursday night Game of the Week that matched two of the four remaining unbeaten football teams... more »
October 3, 2012 4:15 PM
DONNA - A grave spill on Wednesday stalled traffic on the eastbound lanes of Expressway 83.
A gravel truck lost its load around noon near Hutto Road, police said.
Texas Department of Transportation crews converged on the scene to clean up the mess.
The eastbound lanes of... 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 8:12 PM
WESLACO - Unbeatens collide with the lead in 30-5A on the line in CHANNEL 5's "Game of the Week." First & Goal coverage doesn't discriminate when it comes to the day for the week's best game. Thursday night at Cats Stadium in Edinburg will match top-ranked Donna (4-0/2-0) and 3rd-ranked... more »
October 1, 2012 5:25 PM
DONNA - Hidalgo County sheriff's deputies continue the search for two men wanted in connection with carjacking.
Officials said the incident happened at approximately 4 a.m. Monday near Donna Lake. Deputies said three men, armed with a knife and gun, stole a 2002 GMC Youkon from a fisherman.
... more »
October 1, 2012 1:09 PM
DONNA - Hidalgo County sheriff's deputies arrested one carjacking suspect and are searching for two more.
The crime happened at Donna lake around 4 a.m. Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino said three men used a knife and small gun to take a 2002 Yukon from several fisherman. One person... more »
September 28, 2012 11:37 PM
WESLACO - If you play the lottery in any fashion, it might be worth a look at the number 34 on Saturday. Five different teams scored 34 in Valley Friday night football. None of them were outscored, meaning that none of them lost. 34 was enough points in all five... more »
September 28, 2012 11:07 PM
WESLACO - Three more teams fell from the ranks of the Valley football unbeaten on Friday night. Mission shutout fourth-ranked Valley View 41-0 in the Tigers' first ever appearance in CHANNEL 5's Game of the Week spotlight. Another sub-5A team, Roma, lost for the first time, 34-16 at Edcouch-Elsa. And... more »
September 28, 2012 5:16 PM
DONNA - Police are searching for a man suspected in the theft of a recreational trailer.
The truck pulling the trailer crashed into a canal embankment after a chase, officials said. The trailer's owner, Bobby Leal, said his handyman stole the RV from his house Friday afternoon.
The... more »
September 28, 2012 4:34 PM
DONNA - A truck pulling a recreational trailer crashed into a canal embankment Friday in north Donna.
Texas Department of Public Safety troopers are investigating the accident scene near Goliee and Earling roads.
Police have one person in custody and are searching for a second suspect who fled... more »