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Pharr Firefighters Extinguish Early Morning Fire at Home

Pharr Firefighters Extinguish Early Morning Fire at Home

Posted 8:19 AM 9/22/2019

PHARR- The fire department in Pharr remains on scene at a house where a fire broke out early Sunday morning. 

The fire started at a home along the 300 block of W. Kelly Ave. 

The fire is out but firefighters remain on the scene to make sure it does not flare up again. 

A neighbor tells CHANNEL 5 NEWS the four people inside the home were able to get out safely. 

The cause of the fire is unknown at this hour. 


Brownsville Police Seeking to Identify Person of Interest in Theft Case

Posted 10:19 PM 9/21/2019

BROWNSVILLE- Brownsville police are asking for the public's help identifying a person of interest.

They say a man is linked to a theft case that happened July 14.

Details are limited, but the incident reportedly happened at a business on Old Port Isabel Road.

Anyone with information is asked to call Brownsville Crime Stoppers at (956) 546-8477.


Weslaco Man Seeks Answers After Working 2 Months Without Pay

Posted 4:42 PM 9/20/2019 by Monica De Anda

WESLACO - A Weslaco man says it's been nearly two months since he received his last pay check.

Antonio De La Cruz has worked at Dixieland mobile home and RV Park in Harlingen for the past eight years.

Last month a new management company took over and he hasn't seen a pay check (More)


Wipes Causing Sewer Pumps to Clog

Posted 8:55 PM 9/19/2019 by Taylor Winkel

SAN PERLITA – A simple household item is causing major problems in one Rio Grande Valley community.

Officials warn the public to stop flushing wipes down the toilet  before the city's budget is drained by repairs.

Make up wipes, hand wipes, surface wipes, even baby wipes (More)

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