KARNES CITY - Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Friday will open a remodeled detention center three hours north of the Rio Grande Valley.
The Karnes City center will house women and children who entered the country illegally through the Valley.
The 532-bed facility underwent a massive renovation to... more »
SEBASTIAN - Residents in Sebastian want the burglaries to end.
Authorities arrested one burglar Friday. Sheriff Larry Spence says it is the unreported burglaries in the community that are the problem.
"You know who lives in your neighborhood, you know what kind of car they drive," said Sheriff... more »
MOORE - Residents of neighborhoods destroyed by a tornado Monday in Moore, Okla., are wondering how to begin the rebuilding process amid the massive rubble.
CHANNEL 5 NEWS crews spotted people walking around the demolished homes trying to find their belongings. Most have nothing left.
"They are picking... more »
McLENNAN COUNTY - Hundreds of West residents on Thursday registered with authorities to be allowed to go back to their properties.
The residents were forced out of their homes after a massive explosion at a fertilizer plant on April 17. Fourteen people, mostly firefighters, died in the explosion. Dozens... more »
WEST, Texas (AP) - After days of waiting, the first group of residents who fled their homes when a fertilizer plant exploded in a blinding fireball will be allowed to go home, a town official said Saturday. The news came after a nervous day where officials told residents packed in... more »
PORT MANSFIELD - Willacy County Navigation District is discussing ways to curb deer population, some residents and tourist want the deer to stay.
Deer in Port Mansfield walk around the streets and peoples yards. Residents and visitors don't mind the wildlife intrusion. They say it is the only place you... more »
HARGILL - Hargill is an unincorporated community, so it doesn't have a mayor or a town council. Only about 1000 people live there. Most people CHANNEL 5 NEWS spoke with said they knew something had happened, but they were unsure of the details. Margie and Max Pollock have lived in... more »
MCALLEN - Some people say they're still homeless following last week's major storm. Several units inside the La Haciendas Apartments are torn apart.
Enrique Santana says his unit was severely damaged. "The restroom, the windows, all damaged," he says.
Santana says he still can't stay in the apartment,... more »
EDINBURG - Three members of the Tri-City Bombers wanted in connection with the murder of Rogelio Pardo Jr. in January were found hiding in a home in north Edinburg.
Police say Rudy Ramirez, David Enriquez, and Rejino Gonzalez were staying at the home known as a safe house.
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RAYMONDVILLE - Residents living on the 400 block of White Street of Raymondville say they've put up with an abandoned house for too long.
Last November, Juan Silguero called CHANNEL 5 NEWS saying thieves ripped out the copper wiring from the walls of his rental property. He says criminals... more »
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