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2015 Brownsville Hit and Run Trial Begins

Brownsville (KFXV) After 2 years Marisa Govea Hernandez’s trial begins. She’s accused of causing the death of 37 year old Mary Tipton after an alleged hit-and-run. According to the investigation the victim was walking on FM 803 visiting family when Govea struck her. It’s said that she didn’t stop to aid Tipton, and today a hundred jury candidates were present in court. Twelve will be chosen for the trial. Fox News will keep you informed Recommended: Parental Kidnapper and Son Found in Cameron County Boil Water Advisory Remains in Effect in San Benito Traffic Stop Leads to Discovery of...

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Brownsville Police Still Searching for Murder Suspect

Brownsville (KFXV) — Authorities in Brownsville continue their investigation into the murder of a man we reported on yesterday. Police responded to the discovery of the body of 50-year-old, Jose Guadalupe Martinez inside his place of business who had gunshot wounds to his head. The business is located at the 2400 block of Military Highway. If you have any information related to this case, call Brownsville Crime Stoppers at (956) 546-TIPS (8477). All information remains anonymous. Recommended: No...

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Brownsville Man Charged For Criminal Negligent Homicide

Brownsville (KFXV) — A man dies, pinned in his car after a three car collision. Near the 400 block of Boca Chica Boulevard around 8 yesterday evening. The driver of a white truck — identified as 23-year-old, Marving A Resendiz Zumaya, allegedly drove against traffic and struck a Ford Ranger driven by a 79 year old man head on. The elderly man pronounced dead at the scene. Zumaya fled, but minutes later, police apprehended him. The driver of the third vehicle was treated for minor injuries. Witnesses placed Zumaya at the scene, and described his driving as erratic. He...

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Brownsville Police Search for Suspect in Murder

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — In Brownsville, a 50-year-old man is found dead with gunshot wound to his head at his business. Authorities remained at the scene throughout the day gathering evidence and interviewing neighbors. Brownsville police identified the victim as 50-year-old Jose Guadalupe Martinez. Martinez’ body was found in his place of business faced down with an injury, which according to authorities appears to be a gunshot wound to the head. The death is being investigated as a homicide. One nearby resident tells us what he saw. Police responded to a call at 7:50 pm Wednesday evening about a body...

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Over $78K Worth of Cocaine Seized at Gateway Bridge

Brownsville (KFXV) — At the Gateway International Bridge, CBP officers intercept more than $78,000 in cocaine. These four packages containing around 10 pounds of the stuff – found inside a passenger car. The driver identified as a 19-year-old male from Brownsville. His name was not released. A secondary inspection of his vehicle lead officers to the drugs, after a K-9 agent alerted them. The 19-year-old faces federal drug charges. Recommended: $35,000 Worth of Cocaine Seized in...

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Brownsville Man on Texas Most Wanted List

TEXAS (KFXV) — Authorities needs your help locating a Brownsville man, and confirmed member of the Texas Syndicate Gang, who is now on the Texas Top 10 Most Wanted List. Agapito Salinas, is wanted for parole violation since April of 2015. He has ties to his last known address in Brownsville, and in the state of Georgia. Salinas also goes by the name “Pito,” and served multiple sentences for aggravated robbery, and for drug and burglary convictions. He is described as five feet, nine inches, approximately 185 pounds, with teardrop tattoos on both his cheeks, a tattoo of a...

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Brownsville Man Sought on Theft Warrant

Brownsville (KFXV) — Police are searching for one man with a warrant out for his arrest. Thirty-seven-year-old, Jose Torres is wanted for felony theft. If you have any information about his whereabouts, you are asked to contact Brownsville Crime Stoppers at (956) 546-TIPS. Recommended: No...

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Two Arrested for Prostitution in Brownsville

Brownsville (KFXV) — Police arrested two women accused of prostitution. According to a statement released by the department, during an investigation in downtown Brownsville Wednesday, two females identified as Shirley Mendoza and Maria Guadalupe Gomez-Gutierrez solicited and offered to engage in sex acts with undercover officers for money — both were charged and booked into the Cameron County jail. Recommended: Officials Warn Community of Sign Scammer Backpage.com CEO Arrested Gonzalez Elementary loses power because of car accident Surveillance Video Catches Brazen...

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International Kidnapping Charges for Brownsville Man

Brownsville (KFXV) — A Brownsville man is arrested for taking off to Mexico City with his child and charged by authorities with international parental kidnapping. Authorities arrested, 36-year-old, Ismail Khaleel Al Gebory after receiving a criminal complaint in Brownsville alleging Al Gebory had taken the child after a weekend visitation. The mother has sole custody of the child while Al Gebory has regular visitation rights. When Al Gebory picked up the child and did not return her that weekend, the mother contacted authorities telling them Al Gebory had relatives in Iraq ,according to charges. The criminal complaint further alleges...

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TRLA Wins Against FEMA Denying Hurricane Dolly Applicants

RGV (KFXV) — New developments in an eight-year legal battle between Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid and FEMA. Several Rio Grande Valley families will now be able to have their cases reviewed once again. 26 families will have their applications for assistance for Hurricane Dolly, reevaluated– after a district court ordered FEMA to stop using one rule used to determine damages. Single mother of five, Agustina Iglesias refers to aftermath caused by Hurricane Dolly in 2008. Iglesias was one of dozens of valley residents, who were denied home-repair assistance by FEMA but, is now hopeful things might change. This...

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