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Free Healthcare for RGV Residents at Free Mega Clinic

So far 900 people have applied to receive free healthcare at the “Free Mega Clinic” in McAllen this weekend and they expect thousands more. Over 200 volunteer providers and licensed professionals from around the world come to help the under-privileged and underinsured. The clinic has been put on by the Seventh Day Adventist Church for 11 years and has visited major cities around the world and visits South Texas for the first time this weekend. If you need health care of any kind, the clinic will be happening through the weekend. Free Mega Clinic June 24th, 2016 – June...

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Dead Man Discovered Behind a Dollar Store Dumpster

In the city of Hidalgo, authorities investigate the discovery of a man found dead in the street near a dumpster behind a dollar store. The body was found near Brady and Bridge streets. So far the information is sparse, the chief of police confirming only that the man was elderly. Even though police seem to know his identity, authorities are not revealing his name until his family is notified. We’ll keep you updated. Recommended: EXCLUSIVE: Pursuit Leads to Arrest of Undocumented Immigrants Deliberations Continue in Murder Case of Man Accused of Killing Baby Investigations Underway after Body Found in...

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FOX 2 EXCLUSIVE- Police Investigate Death on Melba Ave in McAllen

A FOX 2 EXCLUSIVE in south McAllen, where police are investigating another death tonight at a home located on the 2400 block of Melba Avenue. You can see in the video as police and a forensic team go in and out of the home. Photojournalist, Juan Beltran who was at the scene saw an unidentified man be led out of that home by police. He was not arrested or placed into custody at the time. We have reached out to McAllen police for further details on this case but, as of news time we have not heard back. We’ll...

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FOX 2 EXCLUSIVE- Man Dies in Apartment Complex in McAllen

A FOX 2 EXCLUSIVE at an apartment complex in north McAllen on the 400 block of North 28th Street and Datepalm Drive where a man was found dead late this afternoon. Witnesses on scene say the family of the victim was outside in tears as police investigated. Police carted him out on a stretcher. An autopsy will be ordered to determine the cause of death. At this hour we have no official word from authorities as to what happened. We’ll keep you updated. Recommended: Brownsville Man Found Dead on Side of Road Body of Man Matching Description of Missing...

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FOX 2 EXCLUSIVE: La Feria Police Chief Garcia Resigns

After more than three decades at the helm, the police chief in La Feria, Donatelo Garcia has resigned and will leave the post at the end of the month. Garcia says, “The new chief that’s coming in, I’ve known him and have worked with him and leave the department in good hands.” The man Garcia is talking about is Cesar Diaz who worked hand and hand with the La Feria Police Department as a Constable for Precinct 5 and will now have the task of leading the department into the future. Recommended: EXCLUSIVE: Roma ISD Board Members Vote to...

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Two Men Charged After Aggravated Robbery At A Barbershop In Edinburg

Two men are behind bars and police say one of the suspects went into a local barbershop armed with a shotgun and demanded cash while the other waited outside in the getaway car. Just minutes after the two men fled the scene, they were caught by Hidalgo County Sheriff’s officials. 24 year old, Jaime Ismael Rico, who was in the getaway car and 23 year old, Miguel Angel Escudero Rico who held up the place, went before a judge today facing aggravated robbery charges. Investigators say the robbery happened at a barbershop located on the 24000 block of Toucan...

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FOX 2 NEWS Exclusive: Man Dangerously Sits on Roof of Building

Police responded to an emergency call made in Edinburg, that a man was sitting on top of the roof of the Region One Education Services Center near UTRGV. Police Spokesman Oscar Trevino says the man was around 40 years old and has a history of psychological problems and was possibly hallucinating. Witnesses say he was shirtless and wielding a screwdriver. Also suspected the man could have been under the influence of drugs. Authorities managed to lower him unharmed and he was transported to a local hospital for a psychological evaluation. Recommended: Naked Man Causes Three-Vehicle Pileup in Donna No...

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McAllen Fake Citation Email Scam Alert

MCALLEN – The city is sending out a scam alert to all residents. One person reported receiving a traffic fine via email. The citation said the person had to pay hundreds of dollars for a traffic violation. If you receive a similar email, contact local authorities to report the case. Recommended: SIDEWALK PARKING COULD COST YOU UP TO $400 Authorities Asking Residents to Pay Attention to Amber Alerts Edinburg North High School Students Face Judge Following Terroristic Threats Robbery Suspect Armed with Screwdriver...

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Drug-Induced Abortions in McAllen Clinic Rise 70%

The number of women opting for drug-induced abortions has increased in Texas according to Whole Women’s Health. This increase impacting one of the last abortion centers in the state here in McAllen. More women are choosing to abort using pills. Officials from Whole Women’s Clinic, say a change from the FDA is the likely cause. Today only 19 abortion clinics remain open around the state, one of them being in McAllen. This after Texas lawmakers passed House Bill 2 in 2013, requiring new and strict regulations in these establishments. According to Whole Women’s Health Corporate Vice President Andrea Ferrigno,...

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McAllen Fire Destroys Woman’s Home and Car

MCALLEN – A resident is left without a home after a fire destroys it Monday evening. He says his mother left for a few hours, with never a thought she would return to her home in flames It was before midnight Monday that the fox 2 news cameras caught video of the mobile home fire on uvalde drive. A call to the homeowner by her neighbors alerted her about the incident. Her son, Reynoldo Sanchez, says he feared his mother was inside. “I was scared she was inside. Thank god she was not at home and it didn’t go...

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Three Arrested in Narcotics Raid

EDCOUCH – The Hidalgo county sheriff’s office executed a search warrant that ends with three people arrested.. This happened on the 300 block of Juanita Street where multiple law enforcement agencies showed up. Authorities say it was an ongoing narcotics investigation.. two males and one female were arrested at this home for possession of a controlled substance..they are expected to face drug charges in tomorrow. Recommended: Cameron County Tax Assessor Escorted out of Tax Office in Handcuffs Teen Accused of Using Shotgun to Rob City Employee, Mall Shoppers Two Additional Suspects Arrested following Edinburg Home Invasion FAA Investigating Small...

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FEMA Disaster Center Opens in Mission

The FEMA Disaster Center will officially open its doors to all residents of Hidalgo County who were affected by recent storms. Not only for homeowners but business owners also– who have suffered any damage can apply for assistance. These business loans will be available by the u-s small business administration with low interest rates. To apply you can call 1-800- 621- FEMA. Log into www. Disasterassistance.Gov Or download the “FEMA” app to your mobile phone. The fema center will open Wednesday from 8 am to 6 pm and will be located at 115 south Mayberry street in Mission. Recommended:...

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