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  • Bail Out Turns Deadly Play Video

    September 29, 2014 5:08 PM

    SAN MANUEL - A vehicle hit and killed a Peruvian man as he ran across Highway 281 on Saturday morning in northern Hidalgo County. Border Patrol agents tried to stop the driver of a red suburban. The vehicle stopped and several people jumped out. Agents said they have five... more »
  • High Water Boom for Mechanics Play Video

    September 15, 2014 10:56 PM

    WESLACO - Repair shops are seeing a surge in customers after recent storms. Mechanics said many of the vehicles they get had water damage to the electronic components. Ashley Luna took her vehicle to All Electrical Work. Luna said her car wouldn't start a day after she... more »
  • Lab Results Pending in Investigation into Agent's Death Play Video

    August 18, 2014 12:56 PM

    WILLACY COUNTY - It'll be weeks before the Willacy County District Attorney's Office is handed the investigation into the fatal shooting of an off-duty Border Patrol agent. That's according to the Willacy County Sheriff's Office. Two men are accused of shooting Javier Vega Jr. It happened during a robbery... more »
  • Vehicle Strikes Woman in McAllen

    July 21, 2014 7:40 AM

    MCALLEN - A woman was treated for non-life threatening injuries after getting struck by a vehicle Sunday in McAllen. The incident happened at approximately 10 p.m. in the 500 block of S. 29th St. McAllen police say an investigation is pending. more »
  • Border Patrol Unit Involved in Crash Play Video

    July 7, 2014 4:30 PM

    McALLEN - Authorities are investigating a crash involving a Border Patrol vehicle. Police say the Border Patrol unit collided with several vehicles just before noon Monday on Interstate 2 near Ware Road. Police say the agent, who was off-duty, was not hurt. He was taken to a hospital... more »
  • State to Merge Vehicle Inspections and Registrations into one Sticker Play Video

    June 24, 2014 4:23 PM

    WESLACO - In March of 2015, Texas drivers will no longer be required to have an inspection sticker on their vehicles' windshields. Vehicles still will have to be inspected. The inspection must happen within 90 days from the time when the registration expires. Officials say the state will... more »
  • Vehicle Crashes into Rio Grande City Home Play Video

    June 12, 2014 1:30 PM

    RIO GRANDE CITY - A vehicle crashed into a home, after a chase through Rio Grande City. Police said Border Patrol agents and DPS troopers were chasing a Ford Explorer Wednesday. The pursuit ended on the 1000 block of North Avasolo Street, where the suspect's vehicle crashed into a... more »
  • Several Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash in Edinburg Play Video

    May 29, 2014 4:20 PM

    EDINBURG - Doctors are treating four people injured in a major crash in Edinburg. Police say a pick-up truck and an SUV rolled over in someone's yard. Rescue crews pull one person from the crash. Police say the accident happened at the intersection of "M" and Rogers... more »
  • Man Drives Vehicle Into the Rio Grande Play Video

    May 18, 2014 8:53 PM

    RIO GRANDE CITY- A man who drove a drug load into the Rio Grande managed to escape into Mexico. Sergeant Johnny Hernandez with the Department of Public Safety says the driver refused to stop during an attempted traffic stop. The car was driven over the river bank and into... more »
  • Mission Police Use Military Vehicle during Standoff Play Video

    May 15, 2014 4:27 PM

    MISSION - Police officers in Mission used a military surplus vehicle during a standoff on Wednesday. The MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected) vehicle came to Mission from Afghanistan. The vehicle is designed to withstand explosions and gunfire. Mission police used the vehicle to get close to the... more »
  • Man Arrested for Crashing Vehicle and Trying to Flee

    April 17, 2014 1:59 PM

    BROWNSVILLE - Police say two flat tires prevented a suspect from driving away from the scene of a crash. The crash happened at the intersection of Expressway 77 and Rancho Viejo in Brownsville. Police say Eric R. Puga, 32, was driving recklessly when he crashed into another car. ... more »
  • Starr County Running Out of Space to Store Confiscated Vehicles Play Video

    April 10, 2014 7:28 PM

    RIO GRANDE CITY - Starr County authorities are running out of space to store the vehicles and machinery confiscated from alleged drug and human smugglers. Agents with the Starr County High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force seize about two heavy drug loads a day. Each load averages about... more »
  • 2nd Vehicle Possibly Involved in Deadly Accident Play Video

    February 3, 2014 1:02 PM

    BROWNSVILLE - Police in Brownsville said a second vehicle may have been involved in a deadly accident last week. They're now looking for the driver of that vehicle. Last Monday, a vehicle hit 45-year-old Alejandro Abundis, who was riding a bicycle. The accident happened on Charlie Clark Drive and... more »
  • Bar Patrons' Vehicles Remain at Scene of Shooting Play Video

    January 31, 2014 1:05 PM

    MCALLEN - A bar shooting last night in McAllen left one man dead and another in the hospital. McAllen police said a fight broke out inside Gamehaus around 12:30 a.m., and two groups of people were kicked out. Shortly after that, the groups opened fire on one another. Two... more »
  • San Benito PD to Get New Patrol Vehicles

    December 26, 2013 7:43 PM

    SAN BENITO - The San Benito Police Department will get new patrol units. City officials said the current patrol vehicles are too old and need to be replaced. "It's very critical that we have vehicles that can respond," said Art Rodriguez, San Benito's assistant city manager for public... more »
  • Cloned Police SUV Confiscated in Falfurrias

    February 4, 2013 7:35 PM

    BROOKS COUNTY - Falfurrias authorities say their officers confiscated a cloned police SUV. Investigators said the SUV is one of the latest cloned vehicles confiscated in the region. "It's just a constant flow, a constant flow of vehicles coming in and out of this county having to do... more »
  • Police Searching for Driver who Plowed Vehicle through RV Park

    November 22, 2012 8:58 PM

    EDINBURG- Police are searching for the driver of a truck that plowed into an Edinburg RV park Thursday morning. Edinburg police tried pulling over the driver of an F-250 for running a red light. Police say the driver then turned off the truck's lights and continued to drive. Officers... more »
  • Short Manhunt Ends in Several Arrests

    August 2, 2012 1:33 PM

    WESLACO - Several people were arrested after a short manhunt in the Mid-Valley. It happened after a morning pursuit involving Border Patrol agents. We're told the driver of a Grand Prix refused to stop for agents and led them on a chase. One of the vehicle's tires blew out,... more »
  • Police Searching for Vehicle Used in Drive-By Shooting

    May 22, 2012 12:36 AM

    MISSION - Investigators are searching for a dark-colored pickup truck used in a drive-by shooting. It happened just after 9:30 p.m. Monday. It happened on the 900 block of Hidalgo Street near the intersection of the westbound Frontage Road and Los Ebanos Road in Mission. Investigators say there are... more »
  • Spotting a Human Smuggler

    May 2, 2012 7:14 PM

    MISSION - It takes a trained eye to spot a human smuggler. "It's like a puzzle you start putting it together," said Corp. Manny Casas of the Mission Police Department. Big puzzle pieces stand out. "The vehicle is riding low when normally the vehicle shouldn't ride that low...... more »
  • Child in Hospital After Vehicle Rollover

    April 5, 2012 9:06 AM

    NEAR SAN ISIDRO - A child is recovering in a hospital after a one-vehicle rollover near San Isidro. It happened this morning on FM 1017, west of FM 681. DPS troopers tell us the driver fell asleep. The car swerved off the road, hit a fence, and flipped over. ... more »
  • 2 killed, 12 Hurt In Crash On I-40 In West Oklahoma

    April 1, 2012 10:57 AM

    ERICK, Okla. (AP) - At least two people have been killed and 12 others injured in a fiery, 16-vehicle pileup on Interstate 40 near Oklahoma's western border with Texas. Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Betsy Randolph says she was notified of the accident about 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Interstate 40 remained closed... more »
  • Man Helps Save 2 People From Burning Vehicle

    February 21, 2012 7:07 PM

    EL RANCHITO - A law enforcement officer is being called a hero after a daring rescue at a Lower Valley gas station. The Cameron County Fire Marshal's Office is investigating how the vehicle caught on fire Saturday night in El Ranchito. Two residents pulled up to a Stripes on... more »
  • Mission Fire Investigators Trying to Track Down Suspicious Vehicle Seen at Arson

    February 8, 2012 7:11 PM

    MISSION - Mission fire investigators are getting some help in their search for a possible serial arsonist. They released video of a car law enforcement wants to find. January 25 at 1 a.m., home surveillance video shows as a suspicious vehicle casing 28th and 29th streets. The car eventually... more »
  • Police Say Suspects in Chase Were Driving Stolen Vehicle

    February 1, 2012 12:55 PM

    BROWNSVILLE - Police have charged three men in a police chase that ended with a crash in downtown Brownsville. Police say the three men were driving a stolen car. Luis Enrique Espinoza, Jose Alfredo Espinoza and Jesse Rodriguez Jr. are all facing a long list of charges, including theft... more »
  • Firefighters Says Burned Up Car Teaches Important Lesson for All Drivers

    January 20, 2012 6:32 PM

    CAMERON COUNTY - She thought her car was overheating, but a Cameron County woman is out a car and her cash. Firefighters say her mistake should be a lesson for all drivers. A heap of charred twisted metal is all that's left of Armandina Troncoso's 1997 Toyota Camry. An... more »
  • Donna Man Trying to Get Title for Car He Says He Bought

    December 22, 2011 7:38 PM

    DONNA - A Donna man is dealing with title troubles. He bought a used car in good faith, and now he's left with few options. This title tug-of-war may end up forcing the buyer to go to court to get his money back. Enrique Rada daydreamed about fixing up... more »
  • Los Fresnos Teen Dies After Being Run Over

    December 9, 2011 2:28 PM

    LOS FRESNOS - A Los Fresnos teen dies after he's run over on Highway 100. Authorities say 17-year-old John Paul Burnett was pronounced dead at a Brownsville hospital. Investigators say he accidentally fell out of a car near a Dairy Queen in Los Fresnos. When he hit the... more »

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