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Weslaco Police Search for Dollar General Robbery Suspects

Posted 8:46 PM 5/20/2019

WESLACO – Authorities are searching for the suspects involved in an aggravated robbery in Weslaco.

The robbery happened at the Dollar General on 1015 and Pike Boulevard.

Authorities say they found the suspect’s getaway car at a home in Huatulco Street.

The vehicle is now in police custody; no arrests were made.


Cameron County Residents Questioning Wind Farm Project

Posted 9:27 PM 5/19/2019 by Cecilia Gutierrez

ARROYO CITY- A new wind farm project in Cameron County is prompting questions from residents.

The Palmas Altas wind farm will add wind 46 turbines east of Rio Hondo.

They have the ability to generate more than 1,440 megawatts of power.

An event was held Sunday to address resident's concerns.

CHANNEL 5'S Cecilia Gutierrez was there to speak to them.

Click the video above for the full story.


Weslaco Police Seeking to Identify Aggravated Robbery Suspect

Posted 8:46 PM 5/18/2019

WESLACO- Weslaco police are asking for the public's help in identifying an aggravated robbery suspect.

The incident happened around 7:30 Saturday night at Little Caesar's on West Business 83.

Police describe the suspect as a Hispanic male in his mid-20's.

He was seen on surveillance video wearing a grey hoodie, fishing mask and white football gloves.

Anyone with information is asked to call Weslaco crime stoppers at (956) 968-8477.


Feds Relying on Local First Responders for Help with Illegal Crossers

Posted 7:59 AM 5/18/2019 by Taylor Winkel

WESLACO – With the increase in border crossings, the Weslaco Fire Department says they’ve been busier with calls to the border.

Customs and Border Protection is now requesting help from the department’s Ambus, a special ambulance-bus that can treat large groups of people (More)

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