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  • Furniture Store Closure Causes Problems for Layaway Customer Play Video

    October 20, 2014 6:56 PM

    MCALLEN - A Rio Grande Valley man is out more than five hundred dollars because a furniture store where he bought a bed on layaway closed unexpectedly. Chris Beltran said he and his daughter visited Furniture Discount Center at McColl and Business 83 in McAllen. His daughter wanted a... more »
  • Motorcyclist Killed in McAllen Accident Play Video

    October 20, 2014 7:49 AM

    MCALLEN - Police in McAllen are investigating a deadly motorcycle accident. It happened on FM 107 and La Lomita Road around 8 p.m. Sunday. McAllen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez said no other vehicles were involved. The motorcyclist died overnight. The man was identified as Baldemar Martinez Islas, 63. ... more »
  • Border Patrol Seize Drug and Save Man's Life

    October 18, 2014 4:25 PM

    MCALLEN - Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector saved a man's life and seized nearly 50 pounds of cocaine in two separate incidents Thursday. Agents were patrolling the Rio Grande by boat near Penitas, when fishermen on the Mexican side of the river caught the agents'... more »
  • McAllen Announces Amnesty for Outstanding Citations Play Video

    October 17, 2014 5:18 PM

    McALLEN - The city of McAllen announced an amnesty period for those with outstanding traffic tickets. The city will not charge the failure-to-appear fee for traffic violators who have warrants out for their arrest. McAllen Municipal Court Coordinator Eva Mendoza said the court has more than 24,000 active... more »
  • Faith Helps Cancer Victim Overcome Disease Play Video

    October 16, 2014 6:35 PM

    McALLEN - Love and a deep faith in God helped a McAllen woman deal with breast cancer. Meldie Pro remembers the day she was diagnosed with the dreaded disease. "I wasn't scared for me; I was scared for my kids, for my mom," Pro said. Pro survived... more »
  • Search Continues for Bank Robbery Suspect Play Video

    October 16, 2014 12:38 PM

    McALLEN - Police continue searching for a man wanted in a bank robbery. The robbery happened at about 10:20 a.m. Wednesday at the Capital One Bank branch in the 4900 block of North 10th Street in McAllen. Police said the man approached the bank counter and demanded money.... more »
  • Man Arrested for Sexual Abuse of a Child

    October 15, 2014 7:36 PM

    MCALLEN - U.S. Marshals arrested 48-year-old Juan Xavier Nichols at a home in McAllen yesterday. Nichols was wanted by Houston police for continuous sexual abuse of a child. Nichols was arrested near the 2700 block of West Tamarack Avenue. Nichols is being held at the Hidalgo County... more »
  • McAllen Abortion Clinic to Reopen Play Video

    October 15, 2014 5:21 PM

    MCALLEN - The Whole Women's Health Clinic will soon reopen. The McAllen abortion clinic made the announcement during a conference call. The CEO said services will resume. A Supreme Court ruling allowed 13 clinics to reopen while the legal process involving the state's abortion law plays out. ... more »
  • Federal Agent Prompts Lockdown at McAllen High School Play Video

    October 15, 2014 10:47 AM

    McALLEN - A Homeland Security agent's visit to McAllen High School prompted a lockdown at the campus, school officials said. School officials said a student reported an "unfamiliar person with a holster weapon." That triggered the lockdown. McAllen Independent School District police searched the campus and determined that... more »
  • Travelers on Edge after Bus Passengers Robbed in Reynosa Play Video

    October 14, 2014 6:46 PM

    McALLEN - Rio Grande Valley residents who travel to Mexico by bus are on edge after an armed man robbed passengers. The robbery happened Thursday in Reynosa. The man boarded a Lineas Panamericanas bus and took the passengers' money and valuables. The bus was traveling to McAllen when the... more »
  • Kidney Transplant Center Off Federal Watch List Play Video

    October 14, 2014 4:50 PM

    MCALLEN - A kidney transplant center located at a Rio Grande Valley hospital is no longer on a federal watch list. Last October, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services singled out McAllen Medical Center's South Texas Transplant Center... more »
  • Officials: Protective Gear Crucial in Fight against Contagious Diseases Play Video

    October 13, 2014 6:22 PM

    WESLACO - Officials in Dallas are trying to figure out how a nurse contracted Ebola even though she used protective gear to treat a patient infected with the virus. Experts believe she may have become infected while she was removing the equipment. Officials with the Centers for Disease Control... more »
  • McAllen Police Search for Suspect in Car Theft

    October 10, 2014 11:40 AM

    McALLEN - Police are searching for a suspect in a car theft in McAllen. Officials said the 2002 Ford Mustang was taken early Thursday from a parking lot the 5300 block of North 23rd Street. The victim told police he noticed a suspicious man hanging around the parking... more »
  • 3 Arrested in Connection with Drug, Money Laundering Conspiracy Play Video

    October 8, 2014 9:14 AM

    CORPUS CHRISTI - Authorities arrested three Rio Grande Valley men in connection with a cocaine trafficking and money laundering conspiracy. The suspects are: Mario Capote-Morejon, 43, McAllen, Enrique Artiles-Mata aka Calvo, 54, McAllen, and Helvis Artiles, 25, Mission. The two McAllen men are expected... more »
  • Sienna Gil - McAllen High School Play Video

    October 7, 2014 3:51 PM

    Growing up with a single parent had its ups and downs. I never knew what it was like to grow up with both parents because my father passed away in 1998; a year after I was born. So, I grew up with a strong, independent mother and one older sister.... more »
  • Illegal Immigrants Continue To Seek Help at McAllen Church Play Video

    October 6, 2014 7:18 PM

    MCALLEN - Illegal immigrants continue to seek help at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McAllen. The number of immigrants visiting the shelter has declined, but spending has not decreased at the same rate, church officials said. McAllen's Health Director Josh Ramirez said, "The amount of people we receive... more »
  • Mexican Federal Judge Will Surrender $1 Million Play Video

    October 6, 2014 5:25 PM

    HIDALGO COUNTY - A Mexican federal judge agreed to surrender about $1 million to Hidalgo County. That was the settlement in Judge Luis Jerezano Trevino's money laundering case with the Hidalgo County District Attorney's office. Investigators said Trevino used McAllen banks to stash bribe money he received from drug... more »
  • Second Suspect in Custody for Copper Theft Play Video

    October 6, 2014 4:31 PM

    MCALLEN - A second suspect is in custody in connection with two copper thefts in McAllen last month. Police said the thefts occurred in the 4200 block and 2300 block of North McColl Road. Police arrested 24-year-old Armando Trevino in Cameron County. Trevino was charged with two counts of... more »
  • Former Tamaulipas Gov's Brother-in-Law Indicted Play Video

    October 3, 2014 12:42 PM

    CORPUS CHRISTI - A former Tamaulipas governor's brother-in-law has been indicted in a money laundering scheme. Oscar Gomez Guerra, 43, was indicted by a federal grand jury in Corpus Christi on charges of conspiring to launder monetary instruments and aiding and abetting the operation of an unlicensed money transmitting... more »
  • Last Abortion Clinic in McAllen Stands to Close Play Video

    October 2, 2014 11:02 PM

    MCALLEN - The only abortion clinic in McAllen now stands to close its doors only after reopening less than a month ago. A federal judge had blocked some key parts of an abortion law. That decision was overruled by an appeals court. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court in New... more »
  • Teens Accused of Car Burglary Ring Play Video

    October 2, 2014 5:58 PM

    MCALLEN - Three teens are accused of working a car burglary ring. McAllen police think there could be more cases linked to the trio. Police tracked the teens to a car parked along West Pelican Avenue near 29th Street. They found stolen property inside their vehicle. Five vehicles in... more »
  • 8-liner Business Raided in McAllen Play Video

    October 1, 2014 10:59 PM

    MCALLEN - Eight-liner businesses are coming up with creative ways to keep their businesses hidden. The Hidalgo County District Attorney's Office said some of these illegal gambling establishments are moving to Hidalgo County from Cameron County, where Operation Bishop has put a strangle hold on 8-liner businesses. The district... more »
  • Local Immigrant Shelter Still Operating Play Video

    September 30, 2014 7:19 PM

    MCALLEN - Sacred Heart Catholic Church serves about a third the number of people they were serving at the height of immigration surge. While most the people the shelter serves are still mothers with their children from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, they are now starting to see more... more »
  • License of McAllen Doctor Temporarily Suspended Play Video

    September 30, 2014 4:27 PM

    MCALLEN - The Texas Medical Board has temporarily suspended the license of a McAllen doctor. Last week, the board found the practice of Dr. Raja Nicolas Salameh would constitute a continuing threat to public welfare. The board said an evaluation indicated that Dr. Salameh is unsafe to practice medicine... more »
  • McAllen Increases Water Rates

    September 30, 2014 2:43 PM

    McALLEN - The city of McAllen approved an increase to water rates to fund growth and major expansions. The average customer will see an increase of approximately $3.80 per month, according to the city. The rate increase was approved during the past joint McAllen city commission and public... more »
  • Trial Postponed for McAllen Attorney Play Video

    September 30, 2014 12:48 PM

    McALLEN - The trial for a McAllen attorney accused of committing professional misconduct has been postponed. The trial of Attorney Mark Cantu was set to start today, but there were two problems at the courthouse - too many trials and not enough jurors. There were at least 11... more »
  • McAllen Airport Begins Runway Safety Improvements

    September 29, 2014 9:24 PM

    MCALLEN - The McAllen International Airport will soon begin construction on critical runway safety enhancements after receiving a multimillion dollar Federal Aviation Administration grant will fund 90 percent of the venture. Congressman Rubén Hinojosa said, "The $10 million we have received from the Federal Aviation Administration will provide much... more »
  • Attorney Accused of Professional Misconduct Play Video

    September 29, 2014 4:09 PM

    McALLEN - A McAllen attorney accused of committing professional misconduct will go on trial Tuesday. The Texas State Bar brought the case against Attorney Mark Cantu. The alleged misconduct charges stem from Cantu's bankruptcy case. The federal judge in that case found that Cantu had made false statements, had... more »
  • Marijuana Trafficker Sentenced to Nearly 20 Years

    September 29, 2014 2:43 PM

    McALLEN - A federal judge on Monday sentenced a Mission resident to nearly 20 years in prison for his role in a marijuana conspiracy. Rogelio Guerrero, 46, was convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and possession with intent to distribute large amounts of marijuana, U.S. Attorney... more »
  • Suspect Arrested in McAllen Double Shooting Play Video

    September 29, 2014 10:30 AM

    McALLEN - Police arrested a 24-year-old woman in connection with a double shooting Friday in McAllen. The incident happened at approximately 7:19 p.m. in the 4800 block of West Sycamore Avenue. Police said two men were shot in the attack. Both were hospitalized. Police on Monday said Laura... more »
  • McAllen Residents Want Possible Drive-By Shooting Investigated Play Video

    September 28, 2014 8:53 PM

    MCALLEN - Residents of one McAllen neighborhood want answers, following a possible drive-by shooting. McAllen police say they responded to a call of shots fired at the 4800 block of West Sycamore Street about 7pm Friday. Two people were taken to the hospital. Police are still investigating... more »
  • Drivers on Edge as Chase Winds through McAllen Streets Play Video

    September 26, 2014 7:09 PM

    McALLEN - A high-speed chase from Rio Grande City to McAllen drew the attention of countless residents Friday. The chase covered more than 50 miles. One driver said the fleeing driver nearly slammed into his car. "I heard some sirens," the man said. The man said he... more »
  • Two Bee Attacks in McAllen Play Video

    September 26, 2014 6:22 PM

    MCALLEN - A McAllen couple is recovering after being attacked by a swarm of bees this morning at their home. A city worker saw what happened and called for help. McAllen City Worker Rolando Garza said he was glad to be in the right place at the right time... more »
  • Police Chase Suspect from Rio Grande City to McAllen Play Video

    September 26, 2014 3:34 PM

    McALLEN - One person is in custody after leading police on a chase Friday from Rio Grande City to McAllen. The chase ended near the intersection of 11th Street and Dove Avenue. Police say they discovered bundles of marijuana in the suspect's car. more »
  • Police Search for Suspect in Attempted Robbery Play Video

    September 26, 2014 3:14 PM

    McALLEN - Police are searching for a suspect in an attempted robbery at a business in McAllen. The incident happened at approximately 7:30 a.m. Friday in the 700 block of East Jackson Avenue. The victim told police he was about to enter his business when the suspect threatened him.... more »
  • Man Hospitalized after Bee Attack Play Video

    September 26, 2014 10:19 AM

    McALLEN - A McAllen resident was hospitalized after a swarm of bees attacked him Friday morning. The man was mowing his lawn when the attack happened. The incident happened near 12th Street and Highland Avenue. Firefighters found a beehive in a tree on the man's property. A... more »
  • Local Officials Make a Push for Proposition 1

    September 25, 2014 8:25 PM

    EDINBURG - Hidalgo County, Edinburg City and hospital representatives made a strong push for Proposition 1, which would create a Hospital District for Hidalgo County. Edinburg Mayor Richard Garcia, Senator Juan Hinojosa, McAllen Medical Center's CEO Elmo Lopez and Doctor Carlos Cardenas said creating a hospital district would help... more »
  • Salesman Still Waiting for Paycheck Play Video

    September 25, 2014 7:49 PM

    MCALLEN - Salesman Randy Ramirez wants the roofing company Quick Roofing to pay him for work he has done more than two years. The work was completed, but the homeowner had not paid the roofing company the full amount owed. That homeowner said there is a good reason. ... more »
  • McAllen Garbage Truck Caught on Fire Play Video

    September 25, 2014 12:28 PM

    EDINBURG - A McAllen garbage truck caught fire, while traveling north on I-69C/US 281. Police closed one lane, while the Edinburg Fire Department worked to extinguish the fire. The driver of the truck wasn't hurt. He was headed to a landfill north of Edinburg, when the container area of... more »
  • McAllen Nursing Home Cited for Neglect Play Video

    September 23, 2014 10:43 PM

    MCALLEN - State investigators said they have confirmed a case of neglect at the Briarcliff Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in McAllen. They want to impose a $2,000 fine to the facility. The Briarcliff Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is a 194-bed facility open since 1997 with a few different owners.... more »
  • Suspect in Church Copper Theft in Custody Play Video

    September 23, 2014 12:30 PM

    MCALLEN - One suspect in a McAllen church theft is in custody. Police said they're searching for another suspect. Thieves stole more than $3,000 worth of copper from The Family Church on North McColl Road last week. The crooks used a long PVC pipe to disconnect the power supply... more »
  • Technology Helps McAllen Code Enforcement Play Video

    September 22, 2014 6:57 PM

    MCALLEN - After several days of rain, McAllen Code Enforcement officers start following up on complaints of tall grass and weeds. Code Enforcement Officer Arcelia Chavez said the concerns with the high grass are snakes and other rodents. Keeping overgrown lots mowed is one of the first lines of... more »
  • McAllen High School Student Recovering from Dangerous Virus Play Video

    September 18, 2014 3:22 PM

    MCALLEN - A high school student infected with a strain of the corona virus is at home resting and catching up on school work. CHANNEL 5 NEWS reached out to the Lamar Academy senior today. She decided not to speak on camera. Classmates say she visited campus today.... more »
  • Car Found Abandoned in Canal Play Video

    September 18, 2014 12:42 PM

    MCALLEN - Police are investigating why and how a car ended up in a canal in McAllen. They received a call just after 8 a.m. Police found a blue Chevy Cruze in the canal near Yuma Avenue and McColl Road. Firefighters said they responded because they thought someone might... more »
  • Copper Thieves Target Churches Play Video

    September 17, 2014 11:02 PM

    McALLEN - Police are searching for a pair of suspects in the theft of copper wiring from churches. The pair's most recent target was The Family Church on North McColl Road. The Rev. Alan Weber said the thieves made off with approximately $3,350 worth of copper wiring. Police... more »
  • Student Released from Hospital After Contracting Rare Virus

    September 17, 2014 11:00 PM

    McALLEN - A Lamar Academy student who contracted a rare virus has been released from a hospital. The teen was diagnosed with the Corona NL63 virus. It's the first confirmed case of the illness in Hidalgo County. Patients infected with the highly-contagious virus have symptoms similar to those... more »
  • McAllen Students Concerned about Contagious Virus Play Video

    September 17, 2014 6:57 PM

    McALLEN - Officials with the McAllen Independent School District remained tight-lipped Wednesday about a student who tested positive for a rare virus. The Lamar Academy senior was hospitalized Tuesday. School officials would only say that parents were alerted about the incident. Student Kristen Pena, 17, expressed concerns... more »
  • Officials: Contagious Virus Different from Infection in Other States Play Video

    September 17, 2014 5:31 PM

    McALLEN - A rare virus confirmed in McAllen is different to the one that was linked to 27 states, officials said. A Lamar Academy senior tested positive for the Corona NL63 virus. Officials with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention said the virus affecting the other states is... more »
  • McAllen School on Alert after Student Contracts Virus Play Video

    September 17, 2014 12:16 AM

    McALLEN - A volleyball game between McAllen Memorial and James Nikki Rowe high schools was postponed Tuesday after a player came down with a contagious upper respiratory infection, school officials said. The coach for McAllen Memorial High School was notified about the student's condition two hours before the game,... more »
  • Property Dispute Leaves Vendor without Ice Machine Play Video

    September 16, 2014 10:09 PM

    McALLEN - A McAllen businessman can't retrieve an ice machine because of a dispute between a landlord and a nightclub operator. Joe Bravo called 5 On Your Side for help. "They are sealed shut, so what do you do?" Bravo said of the building doors. "Anyone that... more »
  • Copper Thieves Target McAllen Church Play Video

    September 16, 2014 8:58 PM

    McALLEN - A church and school were forced to shut down after thieves made off with the copper wiring. The theft happened at First United Methodist Church near McColl Road and Nolana Ave. Church officials said thieves took the wiring from a secure building. The theft left the... more »
  • McAllen City Crews Clear Standing Water Play Video

    September 16, 2014 7:42 PM

    McALLEN - City crews are trying to remove as much standing water as possible before the next storm moves through. The crews are familiar with problem areas. "Yesterday we were here and we did seven of these trucks," McAllen Public Works Director Carlos Sanchez said. The crews... more »
  • McAllen Police to Install More Surveillance Cameras Play Video

    September 15, 2014 8:48 PM

    McALLEN - Police say they may add more traffic surveillance cameras in the streets of McAllen. The city has 101 cameras in the area bordered by Interstate 2 on the south, 10th Street to the east, Houston Avenue to the north and Bicentennial Blvd. to the west. A... more »
  • McAllen Woman Concerned About Mosquito Propagation Play Video

    September 15, 2014 8:43 PM

    McALLEN - A McAllen woman says she is not safe in her own home. Patricia Morales says mosquitoes surround her home. Morales said she complained to the city several times. Morales said her house has an overgrown lot to one side and a drainage ditch in the front.... more »
  • Authorities Release Calls of Kidnapping Victim Play Video

    September 11, 2014 10:44 PM

    DONNA - Authorities released the calls made to emergency dispatchers shortly after a woman escaped from her kidnappers south of Donna. Emergency dispatchers got the first call at 2 p.m. Aug. 25. Police records show drivers found the woman crawling in a ditch off FM 493. She was frantic... more »
  • Search Continues for Kidnapping Suspects Play Video

    September 11, 2014 7:55 PM

    DONNA - Police are searching for two suspects accused of beating, kidnapping and threatening a McAllen woman. The victim escaped from a house on FM 493 south of Donna. Drivers saw her crawling in a ditch and called 911. "There's a lady ... her mouth was tapped up,... more »
  • DME Owner Indicted on Health Care Fraud Charges

    September 9, 2014 2:35 PM

    MCALLEN - A McAllen man was indicted for allegedly defrauding Texas Medicaid. Willie Chester Mitchell, the owner of Illusion Medical Equipment and Illusion Medical Equipment II LLC, is facing seven counts of health care fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft. According to the indictment, the 33-year-old submitted... more »
  • Wedding Photographer Wanted in McAllen Play Video

    September 8, 2014 10:56 PM

    McALLEN - Police are searching for a wedding photographer who may have skipped town. Three newlyweds say the photographer took their money and left them empty-handed. They called 5 On Your Side for help. Stacey Silva signed a contract with photographer Jesus Casal, but says he didn't follow... more »
  • Police Search for Burglary Suspect Play Video

    September 5, 2014 4:20 PM

    MCALLEN - Police are searching for a burglar who hit three homes in McAllen. Police say the burglaries happened with in 2 weeks of eachother in August. Investigators believe 26 year old Christopher Fuentes is behind the three robberies. The first robbery took place at the 6800... more »
  • 2 Trapped in Vehicles after McAllen Wreck Play Video

    September 5, 2014 8:22 AM

    MCALLEN - Police said a chase in McAllen ended in a major accident. According to officers, a driver who refused to stop for police passed a red light and hit three vehicles. The crash happened near Ware Road and Frontage Road around 11 p.m. Thursday. We're told the driver... more »
  • McAllen to Renovate Wastewater Plant Play Video

    September 4, 2014 7:55 PM

    McALLEN - Officials with the city of McAllen are hoping a $40-million investment will keep a water plant working for the next 30 years. The city's south wastewater treatment plant reached the end of its lifespan. City officials said several of the treatment components are in poor condition. ... more »
  • Man Helps Pull Crash Victim from Canal Play Video

    September 4, 2014 5:13 PM

    MCALLEN - An employee of a roofing company is reflecting after he helped a law enforcement officer and a by-stander pull a man from a sinking car. The car landed in a canal in McAllen after authorities say the driver lost control. Julian Villanueva's day started off just like... more »
  • Mission Man Killed in Morning Accident Identified Play Video

    September 4, 2014 12:34 PM

    MCALLEN - An off-duty Hidalgo County sheriff's deputy was released from the hospital, after attempting to save a man's life. Sgt. Johnny Hernandez, a spokesperson for the Texas Department of Public Safety, said a driver lost control and slammed into a guardrail. The impact pushed the blue Saturn into... more »
  • McAllen Abortion Clinic to Reopen Play Video

    September 3, 2014 4:29 PM

    McALLEN - A McAllen abortion clinic is scheduled to reopen at the end of this week. The clinic closed in March after a state law passed last year imposed strict regulations on abortion clinics and physicians. A federal judge recently ruled against key parts of the law, thus allowing... more »
  • Driver Slams into Police Car in McAllen Play Video

    September 3, 2014 4:26 PM

    McALLEN - McAllen police are investigating a multi-vehicle accident that involved one of their units. The crash happened Wednesday afternoon on the 23rd Street overpass of Interstate 2. Officials said an officer was helping a motorist when another driver hit the squad car. No injuries were reported. more »
  • Rain Leads to Road Closures in McAllen, Edinburg

    September 3, 2014 9:40 AM

    MCALLEN - Rain across the Rio Grande Valley caused road closures in Hidalgo County. McAllen city officials announced the following closures due to flooding: 4th Street between Primrose and Redbud 12th Street and Quamasia Avenue 11th Street and Redbud Avenue Eastbound lane at Main Street... more »
  • Man Arrested in McAllen Hit-and-Run Case Play Video

    September 2, 2014 12:32 PM

    MCALLEN - Police arrested a driver accused of hitting eight people this weekend. Aldrin Espinoza was charged with eight separate counts of aggravated assault. The 21-year-old's bond was set at $75,000 for each charge. Officers said the hit-and-run happened on the 200 block of South 15th Street early... more »
  • McAllen Chamber of Commerce Hosts Cash Mob Play Video

    August 29, 2014 12:10 AM

    McALLEN - The McAllen Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a "cash mob." The idea behind the event is to draw large crowds to local businesses. "You have a group of people show up at a specific time and spend at least $20 per person. It's a real quick,... more »
  • Couple at Odds with Furniture Store Play Video

    August 28, 2014 11:12 PM

    McALLEN - A McAllen couple says they are being billed for furniture that was never delivered. Connie Gonzalez said they needed furniture fast. Gonzalez said she thought a discount store would be the ticket. "My stepdaughter just moved down. (We) went to go purchase furniture for her," Gonzalez... more »
  • Motorcycle Bursts into Flames Minutes after Sale Play Video

    August 27, 2014 10:55 PM

    McALLEN - A man walked away without injuries after the motorcycle he was riding burst into flames. McAllen Fire Chief Rafael Balderas said a passerby alerted the rider that his motorcycle was on fire. Balderas said the flames engulfed the motorcycle in seconds. The incident happened at the... more »
  • Mobile Home Park Residents Concerned about Dead Birds Play Video

    August 26, 2014 10:14 PM

    McALLEN - Residents of a mobile home park are concerned about dead birds. Texan Mobile Park Manager Roxanne Cedillo said they want to know why birds are dropping dead at the entrance of their park. "I've been living here 8 years and I've never seen this before. I've... more »
  • Kidnapping Suspect at Large Play Video

    August 26, 2014 12:50 PM

    MCALLEN - Police identified a suspect in the kidnapping of a 58-year-old McAllen woman. According to investigators, Cesar Marin and an unknown accomplice abducted the woman Monday morning from her home. We're told the 20-year-old suspect used to work for the victim's husband. The victim was held captive... more »
  • Kidnapping Investigation Leads Authorities to Home South of Donna Play Video

    August 25, 2014 9:56 PM

    SOUTH OF DONNA -- McAllen police are now investigating a possible kidnapping that led law enforcement units to a house south of Donna. Traffic was blocked off on FM 493 at the Mile 4 intersection just after 2:00 this afternoon. Earlier, a woman flagged down a passing driver.... more »
  • More Jobs Expected in the Upper Valley

    August 22, 2014 6:17 PM

    MCALLEN-The McAllen Development Corporation announced four new companies coming to the Valley. The four industries will create a total of 1,080 jobs. Teletech, SFT Food Tech, Calstrip Industries and Conn's Home Plus warehouse distributor will be located in McAllen or Mission. Keith Patridge , CEO and President of... more »
  • Valley Asks for Reimbursement for Humanitarian Relief Play Video

    August 20, 2014 4:47 PM

    RIO GRANDE VALLEY - A letter is providing a better picture of how much the Rio Grande Valley is spending on the immigration surge impacting the region. State Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa (D-McAllen) wrote the letter to Gov. Rick Perry asking for McAllen and the Valley to be reimbursed.... more »
  • Suspect in 2 Mission Robberies Expected to Face More Charges Play Video

    August 20, 2014 12:33 PM

    MISSION - A 28-year-old Alton man is facing robbery charges. Police said Joel De Leon Cuevas robbed the same Stripes store twice this weekend. The store's located in Mission on the 300 block of North Conway. Cuevas is accused of threatening the clerk with a knife Saturday. Police said... more »
  • Child Injured in Mexico Treated in McAllen Play Video

    August 19, 2014 7:49 PM

    McALLEN - A child from Rio Bravo, Tamaulipas, is at McAllen Medical Center receiving treatment for serious injuries. A CHANNEL 5 NEWS crew spoke with the 4-year-old's aunt. She said the child was sedated and being prepared for surgery. She declined to comment on the nature of the injuries... more »
  • Park Construction Leaves Neighborhood Covered in Dust Play Video

    August 18, 2014 9:55 PM

    McALLEN - People who live around a soccer field and park under construction say blowing dirt is taking over their neighborhood. The neighborhood around De Leon Middle School becomes covered in dust when the wind blows. Residents said they are tired of the problem. "When the winds are really... more »
  • Veteran Struggles to Get Care at VA Clinic Play Video

    August 18, 2014 9:41 PM

    EDINBURG - A veteran says he's waiting to see a doctor months after he had hip surgery. Rene Soliz says his trip to the veteran affairs clinic Monday ended with a police escort. Solis said it has been a constant battle to get health care from the Department... more »
  • McAllen Police Searching for Shooting Suspect

    August 15, 2014 3:57 PM

    MCALLEN - McAllen police are searching for a shooting suspect. A McAllen police spokesperson said one man was shot this afternoon near the 2100 block of West Hawk Street. Investigators are still gathering facts at the scene and at the hospital. CHANNEL 5 NEWS is working to bring you... more »
  • McAllen Store Robbery Suspect Identified Play Video

    August 15, 2014 12:40 PM

    MCALLEN - Police identified the suspect in two McAllen store robberies. Arrests warrants were issued for 28-year-old Joel de Leon Cuevas. Police said the first robbery happened at a Stripes convenience store on South 23rd Street Tuesday around 4 a.m. The second took place the next morning. Police got... more »
  • Woman Demands Refund from Car Dealership Play Video

    August 13, 2014 11:01 PM

    McALLEN - A woman said she was surprised when the car she bought for her daughter was repossessed just three weeks after they drove it off the lot. Magdalena Martinez said she bought the 2010 Dodge Charger from Dos Primos Auto Sales in south McAllen. The car was... more »
  • McAllen Neighborhood on Edge After Recent Crashes Play Video

    August 13, 2014 8:33 PM

    McALLEN - Two recent accidents in a McAllen neighborhood have one family on edge. The family is concerned that the next crash at the intersection of Datepalm and 6th streets might hit too close to home. Celeste Mariscal said her surveillance camera captured video of the crashes. Drivers... more »
  • McAllen Police Searching for Suspect in 2 Robberies Play Video

    August 13, 2014 1:01 PM

    MCALLEN - Officers in McAllen are searching for a man suspected in two robberies. The first happened Tuesday on the 1000 block of South 23rd Street at 3:48 a.m. The second took place around 1:40 a.m. today at a Valero corner store on the 3000 block of West Business... more »

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