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Texas Senator Ted Cruz Suspends Presidential Bid

A major announcement from Senator Ted Cruz and his campaign just moments ago… the Texas senator says he’s out of the race. The announcement comes after preliminary results show a majority of Indiana residents voted for Donald Trump. Cruz surrounded by his family and running mate Carly Fiorina, tells supporters his time has come. “From the beginning I’ve said that I would continue on as long as there was a viable path to victory,” Cruz said. “Tonight I’m sorry to say with a heavy heart but with boundless optimism for the long-term future of our nation we are suspending...

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Student Accused of Terroristic Threat Faces Edinburg School Board

Edinburg(KFXV) — The future of the students accused of issuing a terroristic threat to Robert Vela High School last week, is being debated. Today one of the students involved in this case faced school administrators to decide if he will be expelled. The hearing took place at the Edinburg ISD administration building, where the 18-year-old was accompanied by numerous family members. The student arrived with his parents, and his lawyer, Hector Hernandez. Many family members showing their support for the teen waited patiently outside the school district wearing Robert Vela alma mater shirts, in hopes that the school board would...

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Aggravated Robbery Suspect Identified, Remains on the Run

A man wanted for an aggravated robbery at a Mission business has now been identified. Police are hoping to find the suspect and recover the stolen items. With a knife in hand, the suspect threatened one money loan business employee to which he demanded money along with other items At just 20-years-old, the robbery suspect was identified as Christopher Gabriel Guerra. “He held a knife to the clerk and told her he would stab her.” According to police, Guerra arrived to ‘Approved Money Center Loan Company’ on the 300 block of West Griffin Parkway Monday morning. He entered the...

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Valedictorian Lawsuit Continues in Edinburg

Just weeks before graduation, a lawsuit has been filed against the Edinburg school district to prevent them from releasing student grade point averages and rankings. The mothers of two students and a counselor took the stand today, in day two of the trail. The lawsuit comes after the plaintiff Mayelli Rebollar, who is a senior and attends Robert Vela High School, claims she was told by her counselor that if she took a certain course her GPA would be rounded off to be higher, making her valedictorian of her class. The school district admitted that was a mistake. Recommended:...

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Dramatic Video: Woman & Children Escape Fire by Jumping from 4th Story

Video emerges of out South Korea showing a dramatic rescue of three children escaping a burning building and being saved by U.S. servicemen. A mother drops her baby from a fourth story window… The only way out as a fire ripped through a south Korean apartment block last Saturday. Three children, aged one, three and four are caught in blankets held by U.S. soldiers down below who were passing by and stopped to help. Then their 30-year-old mother jumps herself. They all survive without even a scratch. Recommended: Fire Rips through Edinburg House, Family left Homeless Donna Woman in...

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Mother Locks Children in Car outside McAllen Walmart

A moment of anguish as a mother pleads with police to break the window of her car. The incident happened at Walmart on 29th and Nolana in McAllen on Saturday. McAllen Police Department had to break the car window, shattering the glass and saving the girls inside, one just a few months old, the other a year old. After being rescued the girls were checked by paramedics. At this point we have not been informed whether the mother will face charges. Recommended: Man Shot to Death by Teenage Son in Mercedes One Injured, One Killed in Officer-Involved Shootout ‘Women...

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Payday Loan Center Robbed in Mission, Suspects at Large

A payday loan center is robbed this morning in Mission. It happened at ‘Approved Money Center’ located at 302 Griffin Parkway in Mission. Officials say the suspect entered the store threatening an employee with a knife. He left with an unknown amount of money and titles of different cars. Witnesses say he fled in a gray car, possibly a Chrysler. If you have any information on this case, call (956) 581-TIPS. Recommended: EXCLUSIVE: Surveillance Footage Captures Drive-Thru Robbery Suspects Man Accused of Assaulting People with Knife Faces Judge 19-Year-Old Dies in Crash, Wasn’t Wearing Seat Belt Suspect Armed with...

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Victim in Fatal Rio Hondo Crash Identified

Rio Hondo(KFXV) — Authorities have identified the victim of a fatal accident that happened Friday night. 17-year-old Talisa Cruz was thrown from her vehicle. She was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. It happened on the corner of Centerline and FM 106. Authorities say the driver of the white Chrysler van did not respect the traffic sign and drove into the opposite lane and collided with a vehicle that was headed north. Cruz’s car ran into an electric post and hit a parked trailer. The case remains under investigation. Recommended: Freak Accident Claims Life of Farmer...

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100% Smoke-Free Ordinance in Pharr to Include Bars and Restaurants

The city of Pharr is one step closer to adopting a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance. Hannah Mackenzie reports how the move means more to one woman in attendance at tonight’s meeting, than anyone else. Tonight the Pharr city commission’s board voted unanimously on the ordinance, which would ban smoking in all public areas including bars and restaurants; a big win for one woman in attendance tonight. “I lost my daughter to a brain aneurism… She was at work… She was a healthy 29-year-old.” Analisa Tristan wasn’t a smoker, but her mother, Rosalie blames cigarettes for her death. “During a shift...

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Weslaco Residents to Vote on Multi-Million Dollar School Bond

Early voting elections are going on in Weslaco. Citizens will get to vote on a multi-million dollar bond, and some residents are concerned about what that means for them. The $109 million bond was proposed by the district; authorities say residents will see a slight increase in taxes. This book located at the entry of the Weslaco school district administrative building explains what the bond is and how it will help the district. Officials proposed 12 construction projects that will benefit the schools. 64.3% of the bond money will come from the state; the school district would be responsible...

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Edinburg North High School Students Face Judge Following Terroristic Threats

Four students have been identified in connection to the terrorist threats made at Robert Vela and Edinburg North High Schools last week. Two students from Edinburg North High School went before a judge today. The young man and the young girl seemed nervous and scared in court today. The mother of one of the suspects says her daughter is being unjustly accused. Today in court the judge lamented the situation of these two students. Authorities have found they participated in the terroristic threats made toward Edinburg North High School this week. The mother of the female student says the...

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Gas Station Pump Scammers Stopped through ‘Skimmer’ Sting

Mission police help dismantle a criminal cell dedicated at stealing credit card information with ‘skimmers’ installed at gas stations. The men were arrested during a raid last night after one victim noticed unauthorized transactions on her bank statement and reported the crime. 42-year-old Guadalupe Gutierrez was taken in front of a municipal court judge who charged him with engaging in organized crime and credit card abuse. Investigators say Gutierrez was caught on surveillance video using cloned credit cards produced by an accomplice who placed skimmers in gas pumps. “This is the first time we’ve seen it done in the...

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