August 23, 2014 9:41 PM
EDINBURG- An Edinburg family wants your help finding a family member. Edinburg police say they're concerned about the man's welfare.
Twenty-year-old Eric Samora was last heard from on Wednesday under unusual circumstances.
He told a family member over the phone he was in the brush in Brooks county,... more »
August 22, 2014 10:29 PM
BROOKS COUNTY - A Edinburg family is searching for their loved one who went missing in Brooks County.
Edinburg's Police Department put out a welfare concern for 20 year old Eric Samora. Edinburg PD say the man went missing in Brooks County so they have no jurisdiction to file... more »
August 22, 2014 12:01 PM
HARLINGEN - A man reported missing in Harlingen is now back with his family.
Mission police found 28-year-old Aaron James Cantu Wednesday night, when they responded to a criminal trespass call. We're told he was unharmed.
It's unclear how Cantu got to Mission, after he was released from... more »
August 21, 2014 8:12 PM
HARLINGEN - Police are asking for help to locate a McAllen man.
Aaron James Cantu, 28, was last seen Wednesday when he was released from the Rio Grande State Center on Rangerville Road in Harlingen.
His family is concerned because he suffers from mental and emotional disorders.
... more »
August 8, 2014 6:34 PM
EDINBURG - An audit revealed that nearly a third of all the assets under the care of the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department were missing or stolen.
The audit started in June. It was the first done in 10 years.
The sheriff's department had 5,431 assets worth nearly $20... more »
July 27, 2014 9:30 PM
HARLINGEN - Police are still asking for your help in finding a woman who's been missing for several days.
Twenty-year-old Krista Garcia from Harlingen.
She's 5' 4" and weighs about 120 pounds.
She was last seen Wednesday.
Harlingen police say the family saw her leave with... more »
July 26, 2014 8:05 PM
HARLINGEN - A woman who has been missing for several days. Now, police are asking for your help in locating her.
Twenty-year-old Krista Garcia is from Harlingen.
She's 5' 4" and weighs about 120 pounds. She was last seen Wednesday.
Harlingen police say the family saw her... more »
June 23, 2014 7:27 AM
UPDATE: The Amber Alert for 8-month-old Genesis Haley was canceled, after she was found unharmed. According to Houston officers, a jogger heard a baby crying and found the baby still in her car seat in a brushy area.
HOUSTON (AP) - An Amber Alert has been issued for an... more »
June 13, 2014 4:46 PM
EDINBURG - Auditors are putting pressure on the Hidalgo County's Sheriff's office.
They say 60 weapons issued by the department were unaccounted for during their investigation.
The sheriff addressed the Hidalgo County Auditor's preliminary findings during a press conference Friday afternoon.
The office is undergoing what's known... more »
June 5, 2014 3:40 PM
MCALLEN - Police in McAllen are asking for help in locating Robert Presas. The 57-year-old has been missing since Tuesday.
He was last seen on the 1200 block of West Cardinal, wearing red pajama pants and a white shirt. Officers said he appeared disoriented. Presas takes medication for high... more »
May 15, 2014 12:21 PM
MCALLEN - A missing man found safe in Mexico is back with his family in McAllen. A Silver Alert was issued Tuesday night for 91-year-old Jose Alvaro Martinez.
Family members said Martinez suffers from memory loss. Officers told us the 91-year-old was found in Reynosa yesterday. He was returned... more »
May 14, 2014 4:50 PM
MCALLEN - The search for a 91-year-old man who crossed into Mexico Tuesday has just ended.
McAllen police officials say he has been located in Mexico and they are attempting to reunite him with his family.
Family members say Jose Alvaro Martinez has a memory loss and they... more »
May 10, 2014 4:52 PM
STARR COUNTY - The District Attorney in Starr County says an investigation involving missing taxpayer money will result in justice.
Omar Escobar says county employees are on a "need to know basis" about the status of the year long investigation into the tax assessor's office.
Escobar launched the... more »
May 5, 2014 5:21 PM
WESLACO - The search for a missing former Army ranger off the coast of Belize is going cold. One of his friends now is asking the Rio Grande Valley's faithful to pray for the missing solider.
Shane Leesman, 29, hasn't been seen since April 29. Leesman went missing while... more »
April 22, 2014 10:20 AM
MCALLEN - McAllen police are searching for 76-year-old Roushdi Abedelmessih Farag.
His family reported him missing last night. He was seen driving a silver 2009 Nissan Rogue with California license plates. Police said Farag voluntarily left his residence, but his family is concerned for his well-being.
He's described... more »
April 1, 2014 9:25 PM
EDINBURG - A La Villa woman is behind bars after she lied to investigators about the whereabouts of two teenage runaways, authorities said.
Christina Garcia-Cervantes was charged with enticing a child and harboring a runaway. She was booked into the Hidalgo County jail Tuesday afternoon.
Isidares Garcia told... more »
March 31, 2014 4:07 PM
PHARR - Authorities are waiting for the results of an autopsy to help identify a body found near a canal in Pharr.
The decomposing remains were found Saturday near the 200 block of Ruisenor Drive.
Authorities believe the body may be that of Sandra Fiscal, 41. The woman... more »
March 29, 2014 8:15 PM
PHARR - A body has been found in Pharr, and police said they are working to find out if it is the body of a missing woman. The body was found on the 200 block of West Ruisenor.
According to Pharr police, a passerby noticed the body in a... more »
March 21, 2014 8:13 PM
MONTE ALTO - Two mothers ventured into Mexico to look for their missing daughters. A day later, one of the women and her child are stuck in that country.
The girls were missing for two days. One of the mothers told CHANNEL 5 NEWS they had been kidnapped and... more »
March 17, 2014 4:21 PM
PHARR - Police are asking for the public's help to locate a missing woman.
Sandra Fiscal, 41, disappeared on March 8, officials said.
Fiscal has two palm trees tattooed on her right leg. She was last seen wearing a gray sweater and blue jeans.
Anyone with information... more »
January 23, 2014 8:11 PM
MISSION - A Mission woman is asking for help to find her missing son.
Blanca Gomez said her son, Joel Molina, disappeared eight months ago. Authorities say surveillance video caught images of the man and his friend crossing into Mexico.
"At first, I wanted to go crazy ...... more »
January 9, 2014 1:03 PM
MCALLEN - The search for a missing woman is leading a California family to the Rio Grande Valley. Sandra Yaneth Calderon reportedly crossed the border illegally in November and hasn't been seen or heard from since then.
Her family told us the 26-year-old left El Salvador in June and... more »
January 8, 2014 10:57 AM
CORPUS CHRISTI - A good Samaritan assisted the Coast Guard in saving two men, ages 45 and 24, near Redfish Bay in Port Aransas, Tuesday.
At about 1:55 a.m., one of the men's wife called Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi reporting that her husband had left on a fishing... more »
December 27, 2013 7:14 PM
ESCOBARES - An elderly man who was missing for almost three days and was found about 2 miles from his house is listed in critical at Mission's hospital.
Ariel Moreno's son found him Thursday. The 83-year-old man was naked in a mechanic-shop pit, covered with a piece of plywood.... more »
December 27, 2013 12:42 PM
STARR COUNTY - An elderly man who was missing for almost three days was found naked in a hole covered with a piece of plywood.
Ariel Moreno, 83, wandered away from his home on Christmas Eve. State officials issued a Silver Alert for the dementia patient.
Escobares police... more »
December 26, 2013 9:54 PM
STARR COUNTY-The search for an elderly man is over.
Ariel Moreno was found Thursday after search efforts were sent out on Christmas Eve. The 83 year old man was found naked in a hole two miles from his home in Escobares. That hole was covered with a piece of... more »
December 26, 2013 7:39 PM
ESCOBARES - A Starr County family has expanded the search for their missing loved one south of the border.
They worry that the inclement weather could further endanger their missing father.
State officials issued a Silver Alert for Ariel Moreno, 83, of Escobares. Authorities said he went missing... more »
December 26, 2013 5:22 PM
ESCOBARES - A Starr County family worries that the inclement weather could further endanger their missing father.
State officials issued a Silver Alert for Ariel Moreno, 83, of Escobares. Authorities said he went missing Tuesday from his home on Victor Road.
Moreno's relatives are canvassing the area and... more »
December 24, 2013 10:18 PM
STARR COUNTY - Authorities are searching for an elderly man who went missing Tuesday morning in Escobares.
Ariel Moreno, 84, needs medical attention, his family said. He suffers from Alzheimer's and diabetes.
Moreno was last seen outside his home in Escobares in the vicinity of Victoria Street. His... more »
December 9, 2013 8:28 PM
EDINBURG - The lack of an identification card made it difficult for law enforcement officials to return a runaway teen to his home.
Rene Martinez, 17, was reported missing Sunday. He walked away from his house after an argument with his mother.
"The third time I checked on... more »
December 5, 2013 8:30 PM
PALMVIEW - An old, missing-person flyer may have led to a confusion that kept a Palmview man from reuniting with his family for several hours.
A Silver Alert was issued Monday for Nicolas Salas, when he disappeared. He's now back home safe. His family said they had to pick... more »
December 4, 2013 7:44 PM
PALMVIEW - The family of an 80-year-old man who was reported missing wants answers.
A Silver Alert was issued Monday for Nicolas Salas, when he disappeared. He's now back home safe. His family said they had to pick him up from the McAllen-Hidalgo International Bridge early Wednesday morning. The... more »
November 26, 2013 8:52 PM
HARLINGEN - A Harlingen man remains missing almost a month after being released from a psychiatric hospital in Brownsville.
Stephanie Contreras said this is not the first time a person with a mental illness goes missing after leaving a Rio Grande Valley hospital. Contreras said she faced a similar... more »
November 15, 2013 12:50 PM
HARLINGEN - A Harlingen family is holding onto hope, as they continue searching for their missing loved one.
Ricardo Zamora disappeared after he was released from a Brownsville psychiatric unit two weeks ago. This morning, the 42-year-old's mother said she still hasn't seen or heard from him.
Zamora... more »
November 7, 2013 3:43 PM
HARLINGEN - A Harlingen family is worried about a missing man with a history of mental illness.
They've been trying to find him for eight days, since he was released from a psychiatric unit. He's 42-year-old Ricardo Zamora.
Zamora has a history of schizophrenia and other disorders.
... more »
October 18, 2013 11:28 AM
HARLINGEN - Harlingen police are searching for 13-year-old Alexandra Garcia. Her mother reported her missing last night. Police and her family are concerned for her welfare. She was last seen wearing a white shirt, tan Capri pants and black-and-white Jordan shoes.
If you have information on her whereabouts, you're... more »
September 10, 2013 10:45 PM
WESLACO - Weslaco Independent School District officials are conducting a review of their transportation policies after a 4-year-old boarded a bus she wasn't supposed to take.
The panic-stricken mother demanded answers from school officials after she couldn't find her daughter when she went to pick her up at Roosevelt... more »
August 24, 2013 11:10 PM
MISSION - A mutli-agency man hunt turned up empty. Law enforcement officials searched Saturday for an injured illegal, lost in the brush.
Fighting the heat and the terrain Mission police, Mission fire and U.S. border patrol officers were in a race against time.
Rescue workers believed a 29-year-old illegal... more »
August 22, 2013 4:22 PM
MISSION - Authorities located an elderly woman who went missing Thursday morning.
Obdulia Garcia, 70, wandered away from her home near Mayberry and Business 83 at 8:30 a.m. She was missing for about five hours. Authorities located her a few houses away from her home.
Garcia suffers from... more »
July 23, 2013 4:29 PM
EDINBURG - Authorities continue searching for a 90-year-old man who disappeared over the weekend in Edinburg.
A Texas Department of Public Safety helicopter is searching miles of brushy land for Ernesto Mendiola Salinas.
Dive teams are scouring irrigation canals in search for Mendiola, officials said.
Authorities said... more »
July 22, 2013 7:36 PM
EDINBURG - Authorities have issued a Silver Alert for a man who went missing over the weekend in Edinburg.
Bloodhounds from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice were brought to Edinburg to search for Ernesto Mendiola Salinas, 90.
Authorities said Mendiola has the beginning stages of Alzheimer's disease... more »
July 22, 2013 4:19 PM
EDINBURG - Authorities brought in bloodhounds from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to search for a 90-year-old Alzheimer's patient in Edinburg.
Authorities said Ernesto Mendiola Salinas has the beginning stages of Alzheimer's disease and heart problems.
He went missing between 11 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday.... more »
July 19, 2013 5:21 PM
WESLACO - A Guatemalan national is searching for answers after his mother disappeared while being smuggled into the United States through South Texas.
The woman intended to reach Houston where she planned to reunite with her family.
Pedro Llanes said his mother made it to Falfurrias.
"All... more »
July 15, 2013 7:27 PM
McALLEN - A McAllen resident is searching for answers after her son disappeared more than three months ago in California.
Neal King, 29, was last seen near his home in Butte County. His girlfriend reported him missing on March 29.
"It's been very hard. No answers ... nobody... more »
July 10, 2013 12:40 PM
HOUSTON - A Silver Alert has been issued for an 81-year-old Fort Bend County resident.
Kenneth Panton went missing at about 2 a.m. Wednesday. He is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weights about 155 pounds.
Fort Bend County sheriff's investigators said Panton may be driving a silver,... more »
July 10, 2013 12:30 PM
SAN BENITO - Authorities are asking for help to find a teenager they say disappeared Monday afternoon in San Benito.
Alondra Galvan, 15, could be in danger, police said.
Anyone with information on her whereabouts should call San Benito police at 956-361-3880.
June 13, 2013 4:29 PM
MISSION - Five agencies have joined the search for an elderly man who went missing over the weekend in Mission.
Police said Modesto de la Rosa, 70, disappeared after he went for a walk on Saturday.
A command center has been set up near Mile 2 and Los... more »
June 4, 2013 9:06 AM
WESLACO - The FBI is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the people responsible for kidnapping a former Marine, who's from the Rio Grande Valley.
Armando Torres III, along with his father and uncle, was last seen on May 14. A relative told CHANNEL 5 NEWS the three... more »
May 30, 2013 12:46 PM
MATAMOROS - The list of people missing in Matamoros continues to grow. The inside walls of a government building in Matamoros are covered with photos of people being sought by loved ones.
Not all of the missing are Mexican citizens. The U.S. Consulate in Matamoros will not say how... more »
May 28, 2013 4:25 PM
CAMERON COUNTY - Federal investigators continue their probe into the disappearance of three Hargill residents in Mexico.
Authorities said one of the missing is U.S. Marine Armando Torres III.
Torres, his father and uncle disappeared after crossing into Mexico on May 15 at the Los Indios international bridge.... more »
May 27, 2013 8:48 PM
MEXICO CITY- Mexico's government says it has created a special investigative unit to search for missing people. Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam says the unit will include 12 federal investigators and a group of federal police agents as support. He said Monday the unit will be part of the Attorney... more »
May 27, 2013 8:12 PM
HARLINGEN - A Harlingen mother is waiting to find out how her son died in Mexico. Ana Sanchez says her son, Polo Sanchez, went missing the day before Mother's Day.
Sanchez said her greatest fear came true Sunday, when her son's body was found in Matamoros. His youngest brother... more »
May 20, 2013 7:46 PM
WESLACO - The family of a missing South Texas journalist is holding on to hope one year after his disappearance in Mexico.
Zane Alejandro Plemmons disappeared in Nuevo Laredo on May 21, 2012. His family said they never got answers from Mexican or American authorities.
His sister, Lizanne... more »
May 16, 2013 8:40 PM
WESLACO - Relatives of an illegal immigrant missing in Brooks County fear he will not be found alive.
Pedro Lozano's girlfriend, Skyla Thomas, said he crossed the border on March 20. He was being smuggled from Mexico to Oklahoma, but he never made it to his destination. She said... more »
May 16, 2013 4:22 PM
WESLACO - Relatives of an illegal immigrant being smuggled from Mexico to Oklahoma said he never made it to his destination.
Pedro Lozano's girlfriend, Skyla Thomas, said he crossed the border on March 20. She said he called her from a stash house in McAllen.
Thomas said Lozano... more »
May 8, 2013 8:31 PM
BROWNSVILLE - The Cameron County District Attorney's Office has new information linked to the disappearance of Abigail Estrada of Harlingen.
Estrada went missing in 2007. The case is now a murder investigation.
Police never found Estrada or her body. Investigators now submitted new evidence that could form a... more »
April 25, 2013 8:09 PM
BROWNSVILLE - A Rio Grande Valley mental health patient has gone missing again in Central Texas.
The man's relatives said they were taking him to a hospital in North Texas when he ran off from a convenience store where they stopped. Ricardo Spendler Jr. suffers from a bipolar disorder.... more »
March 9, 2013 10:41 PM
HARLINGEN - A family is asking the state to step up after missing man is found away from home after more than a week.
Justin Lawrence was found in Austin Friday night; he is diagnosed with Bi-Polar Disorder and Anxiety and needs medication.
He left home more than a... more »
March 1, 2013 4:10 PM
CAMERON COUNTY - Authorities are searching for a man who went missing in Harlingen.
Justin Lawrence may be in the Corpus Christi area, his wife said. Lawrence is bi-polar and suffers from anxiety, she said.
The woman said Lawrence left home without his medication. She filed a missing... more »
February 18, 2013 10:39 PM
MEXICO CITY (AP) - The police chief of the violent Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo is missing, authorities said Monday. Tamaulipas state prosecutors said they have opened an investigation into the whereabouts of Roberto Balmori Garza, police chief of the city across the border from Laredo, Texas. Tamaulipas prosecutors... more »
February 2, 2013 9:33 PM
Lyford - Autopsy is scheduled tomorrow for woman who went missing more than a week ago.
Maria Guadalupe Hernandez's autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow. Hernandez's body was found Saturday afternoon by her father and brother in a brushy area outside Lyford city limits.
Police are treating the case... more »
February 1, 2013 10:32 PM
WILLACY COUNTY - The Texas Rangers have joined the search for a missing Lyford woman.
Maria Guadalupe Hernandez, 41, went missing on Jan. 23. when she went out for a walk.
Her father, Juan Hernandez, was the last one to see her before her disappearance. She lived in... more »
January 30, 2013 10:44 PM
McALLEN -Winter Texan Frank Wadge is frantically searching for his home. He parked his RV in a mobile home park three days ago, but he can't remember which park.
Wadge said his main concern is his medications. He has gone three days without them.
"I'm feeling it a... more »
January 28, 2013 5:39 PM
WILLACY COUNTY - The search continues for a 41-year-old woman who disappeared on Thursday from Lyford.
Maria Guadalupe Hernandez, 41, is about 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighs about 130 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a blue shirt, black pants and... more »
January 28, 2013 5:37 PM
CAMERON COUNTY - A Harlingen family has finally received news from their missing daughter. Still, they don't know her whereabouts.
Police said Daniela Diaz Arellano, 17, went missing Saturday after she drove to Valle Vista Mall in Harlingen. Officials say she may be in Mexico.
Diaz remains listed... more »
January 27, 2013 10:42 PM
ALAMO - The driver responsible for a deadly auto-pedestrian accident has been charged.
Jaime Perez has been charged with intoxication manslaughter, his third D.W.I. and accident involving death. Investigators told CHANNEL 5 NEWS a Ford F-150 hit the victim as he was walking along Business 83. The victim later died... more »
January 27, 2013 10:41 PM
Harlingen - A high school student goes missing after going shopping.
The teen is 17-year-old Daniella Diaz Arellano she went missing Saturday. Family members tell CHANNEL 5 NEWS she went shopping and never came home. Arellano's vehicle was found later at the Valle Vista Mall in Harlingen.
She is... more »
January 27, 2013 10:36 AM
MISSION - Authorities are waiting on autopsy results after finding a body in a canal.
The body was pulled out of the water last night near the intersection of 495 and Los Ebanos in mission. This is the same area where a 17-year-old disappeared last month. Aaron Juan Garcia was... more »
January 26, 2013 11:08 PM
ALAMO - Police are looking for information leading to the identity of a auto-pedestrian victim.
The driver of the vehicle turned himself in an hour after the early morning accident on 400 Business 83 near Tower Road.
Investigators say it happened after the driver of a truck crashed into... more »
January 26, 2013 11:00 PM
LYFORD - Police are looking for a woman suffering from medical illnesses who went missing.
The family reported 41-year-old Maria Guadalupe Hernandez missing January 23rd. Hernandez reportedly suffers from depression and anxiety.
Lyford Police say she purchased a weapon just before she went missing.
Lyford Police and Willacy... more »
January 22, 2013 4:18 PM
BROWNSVILLE - A family in Brownsville continues searching for answers after their relative went missing while trying to enter the country illegally.
Belinda Ayala on Monday said her 39-year-old cousin Mario Martin was supposed to swim across the Rio Grande last weekend. The family has not heard from him... more »
January 21, 2013 7:33 PM
MISSION - The search continues for a 17-year-old who went missing more than a month ago in Mission.
Aaron Juan Garcia disappeared on Dec. 6. He was last seen walking near a canal on FM 495 and Los Ebanos Road. His family waited almost a month before reporting his... more »
January 21, 2013 5:23 PM
CAMERON COUNTY - A Brownsville woman is searching for answers after her cousin went missing while trying to enter the country illegally.
Belinda Ayala said her 39-year-old cousin Mario Martin was supposed to swim across the Rio Grande last weekend. The family has not heard from him since then.... more »
January 18, 2013 7:18 PM
MISSION - Investigators will hold off on draining a canal as part of their search for a teenager missing for more than six weeks.
Aaron Juan Garcia, 17, was last seen Dec. 6 south of FM 495 and Los Ebanos Road. He was reportedly walking along the banks of... more »
January 17, 2013 10:41 PM
MISSION - A family is asking the public for help in finding their teenage son.
Aaron Juan Garcia, 17, went missing more than a month ago after he walked away from his home on Washington Avenue in Mission. He was last seen near a canal on Dec. 6.
... more »
January 17, 2013 4:19 PM
MISSION - Police are asking for help in locating a 17-year-old who went missing from his home in Mission.
Aaron Juan Garcia has been missing for six weeks, officials said. Police said he was last seen at his home on the 2100 block of Washington Street.
Anyone with... more »
December 7, 2012 7:27 PM
STARR COUNTY - A man in Starr County is searching for answers after his brother-in-law disappeared in Mexico.
Joe Victoria said his relative, Jose Angel Serrano, crossed the border and boarded a bus in Reynosa headed for Rio Bravo. He was going to see a doctor. That was on... more »
December 3, 2012 5:49 PM
WESLACO - Police have few clues in the disappearance of a Carrollton man.
Noel Shankle, 28, went missing 10 months ago after he crossed into Mexico, police said. Shankle flew to the Rio Grande Valley from North Texas. He rented a car in Harlingen.
His family said the... more »
November 26, 2012 10:05 PM
STARR COUNTY - Authorities are searching for a Waco man who disappeared more than a month ago after visiting relatives in Alto Bonito.
Starr County Sheriff's investigators said Edward "E.J." Garcia Jr. was last seen on Sept, 26 in Alto Bonito.
Garcia, 22, is a specialist in the... more »
November 6, 2012 5:35 PM
SAN BENITO - Two off duty jailers rescued a missing elderly woman Sunday in San Benito.
The woman, Dorothy Powell, 79, of Jim Wells County left her son's house Sunday afternoon but never arrived at her destination in Premont.
Police said the woman suffers from dementia. She kept... more »
November 5, 2012 7:27 PM
WESLACO - A woman says she has gotten few answers two years after her son disappeared in Matamoros, Mexico.
"My dearest son ... it's been two years today," Debbie Parks wrote. "No word from you. I love you and miss you."
"He went missing two years ago today,"... more »
October 23, 2012 10:19 PM
WESLACO - The family of a missing Tamaulipas man is asking for help to find him.
Christian Gonzalez entered the United States illegal last month. He went missing several days later.
Gonzalez was heading to East Texas. He wanted to see his sister make it through her last... more »
October 19, 2012 7:37 PM
WESLACO - Brooks County officials on Friday said they've recovered a body that may match the description of a missing Guatemalan.
The officials asked CHANNEL 5 NEWS for more information to aid them in their investigation.
The missing man, Irving Jancarlo Monterroso Monterroso, 18, went missing in August.... more »
October 2, 2012 5:26 PM
ROMA - The family of a woman missing in Mexico said they are running out of options.
The woman, Carmen Gonzalez, was last seen on Aug. 1. She crossed the border into Miguel Aleman and took a bus headed for Cerralvo, her family said. She never returned home.
... more »
September 27, 2012 5:32 PM
HARLINGEN - A Harlingen man found dead north of the Rio Grande Valley will be buried in La Feria.
David Garcia went missing in early August. A driver found his body just off Highway 77 near the town of Riviera in Kleberg County. The 52-year-old's body was found under... more »
September 26, 2012 10:30 PM
HARLINGEN - The body of a missing Harlingen man was found near the town of Riviera north of the Rio Grande Valley.
David Garcia, 52, was reported missing in early August. Kleberg County sheriff's deputies found his body under a tree near Highway 77. Officials said the body had... more »
September 25, 2012 10:41 PM
PHARR - Police on Tuesday said the body of a local man named Leonel Rodriguez was recently discovered in Mexico.
Pharr police have yet to release details on how the man died or where his body was found.
The FBI on Monday confirmed to CHANNEL 5 NEWS they... more »
September 11, 2012 4:03 PM
BROWNSVILLE - Police on Tuesday found a man who went missing from San Benito on Sunday.
Officials said Jesse Valdez, 29, checked himself into a hospital in Brownsville the same day he went missing.
Police said the three-day search was called off immediately after the man was located.... more »
September 11, 2012 12:51 PM
SAN BENITO - Police in San Benito are searching for a 29-year-old man, who's been missing since Saturday.
Officers said Jesse Valdez suffers from a medical condition. We're told he was last seen near his home around the 700 block of South McCullough in San Benito.
If you... more »
September 4, 2012 4:10 PM
HARLINGEN - Investigators combed several areas over the weekend in Harlingen in connection with the case of a missing teen.
Police said they were looking for the body of Abigail Estrada. She went missing in 2007 and police suspect foul play in her disappearance.
Investigators used cadaver dogs... more »
September 3, 2012 5:59 PM
WESLACO - A man who went missing Sunday has been found dead. The body of 56-year-old Heston Owens was found Monday afternoon near an orchard on Chaparral and Texas Blvd.
That is less than half a mile from his home. The case remains under investigation. We'll bring you the... more »
August 31, 2012 4:25 PM
HARLINGEN - Police on Friday searched an area east of Valley International Airport in Harlingen. Officials said they were looking for evidence in the Abigail Estrada disappearance case.
Investigators searched an area near a canal off FM 509, about half a mile south of the Combes-Rio Hondo Road.
... more »
August 30, 2012 11:19 PM
SAN ANTONIO - A family says it's getting harder to cope with their relative's disappearance in Mexico.
Zane Alejandro Plemmons Rosales was last seen leaving a hotel on May 21 in Nuevo Laredo. He was a journalist and his family fears that's what got him into trouble.
"There's... more »