Car Crash Kills 2 In San Benito

Two people were killed and a third critically hurt in a 1-car crash in San Benito early Friday morning. Police say the driver of a 2015 Nissan Sentra lost control and the car rolled several times. The driver was found dead at the scene, one passenger died shortly after at the hospital, and another is […]

Rio Hondo Man Killed In West Texas Crash

A Rio Hondo man has been killed in a collision near the West Texas city of Big Spring. A vehicle driven by 32-year-old Emmanuel Garza crashed into a tractor-trailer rig. State troopers say the semi-trailer was heading east on FM 2230 north of Big Spring but failed to stop at an intersection, and Garza ran […]

Gun Used In Recent Robberies Was Stolen From Brownsville City Commissioner

Brownsville City Commissioner Ben Neece is confirming that a handgun used in two recent robberies in the city had been stolen in a burglary of his vehicle. Neece says early Monday morning, two suspects burglarized his vehicle which was parked in front of his home. He adds his surveillance cameras got footage of the suspects […]

Human Remains Confirmed To Be Those Of Edinburg Home Invasion Victim

Hidalgo County sheriff’s officials are now confirming that the human remains they have found are those of the man killed in a home invasion in rural north Edinburg last week. Investigators Wednesday served a search warrant on ranch property in rural north Mission, and brought in heavy equipment to dig the property in their effort […]

Cameron County To Open Breast Milk Bank

Cameron County will soon be opening its first breast milk bank. County commissioners have approved the service to be offered at the WIC Clinic in San Benito. The breast milk bank will be operated in partnership with the group Women’s Milk of Austin. The group also has depots in Brownsville, at Valley Regional Medical Center, […]

Man Condemned For Killing Donna Man Granted New Punishment Hearing

An Alabama man condemned for killing and robbing a man in Donna 11 years ago has had his death sentence thrown out. In a 5-to-4 decision, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Wednesday granted a new punishment trial for Douglas Armstrong. A Hidalgo County jury had sentenced Armstrong to death after finding him guilty of […]

Mexico, U.S. Law Enforcement Officers Engage In Border Security Training In McAllen

Officers with five different Mexican law enforcement agencies are on this side of the border undergoing training aimed at boosting cooperation with the U.S. in securing the border. The Mexican law enforcement officials are taking part in a 3-day training program, hosted by McAllen and involving their counterparts from the FBI, Border Patrol, Texas Department […]

Judge Orders $10 Million Bond For San Benito Man Accused Of Killing Wife

A San Benito man Wednesday morning was ordered jailed on a $10 million bond on a charge of murder, a day after being arrested for killing his wife. 39-year-old Alvaro Mata was apprehended hours after Cameron County sheriff’s deputies found the body of 36-year-old Jessica Cortina in the bedroom of the couple’s home early Tuesday […]

Fourth Suspect Arraigned In Rio Grande City Teen’s Murder

The fourth and final suspect arrested in connection with the killing of a Rio Grande City teenager this summer is now formally charged for his role in the death. 18-year-old Salvador Martinez has been arraigned on charges of tampering with evidence and tampering with a corpse, and he is jailed on bonds totaling 750-thousand dollars. […]

Deputy Marshal Shoots At Fugitive In Shopping Center Parking Lot

A deputy U.S. Marshal opened fire outside a shopping center in Mission around noon Tuesday as he tried to nab a fugitive. According to the Marshals Service, the deputy approached the suspect in his car in the Sharyland Town Crossing parking lot. But the suspect suddenly sped toward the officer. The deputy opened fire. The […]