Dead Man Found At Bus Stop Not A Victim Of Foul Play

It’s going to take toxicology tests to learn what killed a man found dead at a bus stop near McAllen Medical Center this week. An autopsy did not determine a cause of death, except to conclude the man was not a victim of foul play. The 37-year-old Hispanic man was found lying on the ground […]

Cuellar Sues Fuentes Over Alleged Campaign Finance Violations

Outgoing Hidalgo County Commissioner A-C Cuellar has slapped a lawsuit against the man who defeated him, claiming David Fuentes committed numerous campaign finance violations. The lawsuit accuses Fuentes of funneling secret cash into his campaign, and of failing to report tens of thousands of dollars in expenditures and contributions, including a 400-thousand dollar personal loan. […]

Former Police Dispatcher Charged In Deadly Car Wreck

A little more than two months after a deadly car crash in Palmview, police have charged the driver with murder. 22-year-old Jacob Rivera, who worked as a Palmview police dispatcher, was taken into custody last night and charged with murder and evading arrest. Rivera, who’s from Mission, was speeding away from a state trooper early […]

‘Cops’ Grant To Provide Mission PD With 8 New Cops

More cops will soon be on the Mission police force. The Mission PD is on the receiving end of a federal COPS grant that will allow it to hire eight additional officers. The grant, totaling 1-million dollars, is from the Justice Department’s Community Oriented Policing Services, or COPS, program. A news release says the eight […]

Second Victim Dies From Weekend Hit-And-Run Collision

A second person has died from injuries suffered in a deadly hit-and-run wreck in Edinburg this past weekend. 28-year-old Marco Tulio Aguilar-Chirinos, a Honduran native, died at the hospital last night. He was one of four people in a Pontiac SUV that collided with a Porsche SUV at the intersection of Alberta and Raul Longoria […]

South McAllen IHOP Heavily Damaged By Fire-Again

For the second time in five months, a fire has heavily damaged the South 10th Street IHOP restaurant in McAllen. The fire broke out early this afternoon and flames could be seen shooting through the roof along the base of the chimney. McAllen fire officials say a construction crew was dismantling ventilation hoods, and a […]

TSTC Promising Students A Job Or ‘Your Money Back’

They admit it’s unconventional, but officials with Texas State Technical College are offering all of its students a “get a job or your money back” initiative.  Starting next month at all 10 of its campuses, TSTC will offer a money-back guarantee to students who haven’t found a job within six months of graduating from a […]

Second Suspect In Custody, Facing Murder Charge In Deadly Bar Fight

The second suspect sought in connection with a McAllen bar fight that left a man dead, has turned himself in. 34-year-old Humberto Sanchez surrendered himself Thursday, a day after police had put out a warrant for his arrest. Police say Sanchez is the man seen on surveillance video inside 23rds Bar and Grill kicking and […]

Man Charged With Murder In McAllen Bar Fight Death

A 22-year-old man remains behind bars in the McAllen bar fight death of a 53-year-old man. Kevin Pineda is charged with first-degree murder and is jailed on a 350-thousand dollar bond. He’s accused of attacking Anastacio Ramirez at 23rd’s Bar and Grill on North 23rd Street early Saturday morning. According to court records obtained by […]