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  • Police Report Spike in Gang Activity Play Video

    August 26, 2014 10:59 PM

    PHARR - Police departments in the Rio Grande Valley are concerned about an increase in gang activity. The San Juan Police Department reported there is an increase in three specific gangs. The department's gang unit keeps tabs on local gang activity. Investigators said they've noticed a spike in the... more »
  • MS-13 Member Arrested in Rio Grande City Play Video

    July 22, 2014 12:11 PM

    STARR COUNTY - Rio Grande City police detained a member of the Mara Salvatrucha gang (MS-13) after a noise complaint early this morning. The incident happened at approximately 1 a.m. Officers were dispatched to a home where they noticed two men and two women outside. One of the women... more »
  • MS-13 Member Arrested in La Grulla Play Video

    July 15, 2014 8:04 PM

    STARR COUNTY - La Grulla police found a member of the Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang among several illegal immigrants. A La Grulla police officer pulled over a vehicle after a traffic violation. The officer discovered several undocumented immigrants. The officer said he was shocked to find a member... more »
  • Experts Fear Election may Lead to an Empowered MS13 Play Video

    March 10, 2014 7:52 PM

    WESLACO - Intelligence experts say the hyper-violent Mara Salvatrucha gang operates in most cities in the United States. Law enforcement organizations throughout the U.S. consider the Salvadoran gang a dangerous transnational organization. Homeland Security Investigation agents track the gang's racketeering and murder cases in the U.S., and FBI... more »
  • Presidential Election in El Salvador may Impact South Texas Play Video

    March 10, 2014 7:42 PM

    WESLACO - The outcome of the presidential election in El Salvador will have a significant impact in the Rio Grande Valley, experts said. Election results give former Marxist guerrilla leader Salvador Sanchez Ceren the victory by a narrow margin. U.S. intelligence experts claim Sanchez has ties to the hyper-violent... more »
  • 21 Sex Offenders, 9 Gang Members Facing Charges

    July 10, 2013 9:11 PM

    EDINBURG - U.S. Border Patrol agents netted 21 sex offenders and street gang members during June and July. U.S. Border Patrol agent Rosendo Hinojosa said, "By keeping theses dangerous criminals off our streets, agents are helping to ensure the safety of our children and the security of our communities."... more »

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