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Man Robs Stripes With Hammer and a Knife

MISSION (KFXV) — Authorities are asking for the help of all Fox 2 viewers help catch a thief. The incident took place at a Stripes on Highway 492 and Mile 7 around the 3 am. The suspect entered the establishment threatening the employee. The man wore a white short sleeved shirt and dark pants, he also has a skull tattoo on his right arm. If you have information contact McAllen Crime Stoppers at (956) 668-8477. Recommended: No...

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Body Found On Vermont Street in Mercedes

MERCEDES (KFXV) — Authorities inform Fox 2 News that they have found a body near Vermont Street and Business 83. The incident was reported at 8 this evening. Mercedes police arrived on the scene. As of this hour, authorities have not made us aware of the cause of death or the identity of the person. We’ll keep you updated as the story develops. Recommended: No...

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Woman Faces Charges For Assaulting Officers

In McAllen, 31 year old, Eva Garcia faces two counts of aggravated assault on public servant, evading and resisting arrest, as driving while intoxicated. According to authorities, Garcia struck two officers while trying to avoid a traffic stop. Her bond is now set at $187,000. Meanwhile, Vanessa Yvette Lopez, who was traveling with garcia at the time of the incident, faces public intoxication charges. Recommended: No...

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Feds Investigate Body Found on Military Highway

La Joya (KFXV) — Federal agents and border patrol are investigating a body found near Patricio Perez Street and Military Highway. Initially, Hidalgo County officials responded to the incident but, the body was found on federal property so federal agents took over the investigation. Authorities have not revealed the possible circumstances leading to this death. We will keep you updated as the story develops. Recommended: No...

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Man Dies After Being Ejected From Truck

LOS FRESNOS (KFXV) A man dies after being ejected from his vehicle. According to the Department of Public Safety, the incident happened yesterday on FM 1575. The driver who died is identified as 56 year old, Ruben Garcia Rios. Investigators say garcia drove his black truck under the influence of alcohol while speeding and without his seatbelt. He lost control and was ejected from his vehicle. Rios died at the scene. The accident continues under investigation. Recommended: No...

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Fire Destroys Three Homes in Progreso

PROGRESO (KFXV) — In Progreso, one 87-year-old man and several other families’ homes are left in ashes after a fire today.  Officials responded to the massive fires on Maria Street this afternoon in Progreso where 87-year-old, Jesus Gonzalez Benavidez lived for the past 25 years. Mr. Gonzalez recalls his neighbor storming through his door and urging him to get out of the house.  As soon as he was out the door, he realized the magnitude of the situation. He says he hoped the fire would be put out, however it was too late the fire had spread. Mr. Gonzalez’s...

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Three Hospitalised After Accident on McColl and Pecan

McAllen (KFXV) — Three people are hospitalized after a two car accident. The incident occurred at the intersection of McColl and Pecan Street around 11 in the morning. Two SUVs crashed into each other causing traffic delays. The three people transported to the hospital are recovering from minor injuries. We will keep you updated as soon as we learn more. Recommended: No...

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Arrest Video Released, Officer Faces Indefinite Suspension

McAllen (KFXV) — An investigation of excessive force led to the dismissal of one officer and the resignation of another and the incident was all caught on camera. An internal investigation by the McAllen Police Department, determined two officers didn’t provide accurate information on police reports and used excessive force against a man who was being arrested. These are the images that lead to the suspension of Ulysses Bautista indefinitely. Luis Zuniga, the other officer involved is restricted to non-law enforcement duty until his resignation becomes effective – September ninth. Said actions stem from a traffic stop on may...

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Law Enforcement Agencies Gets On the Same Wavelength

La Joya (KFXV) — It’s been two years since a shootout broke out between a gang member and several state local and federal officers. Authorities say a lack of communication was a factor in the outcome but now they’re doing something about it. Communication during the fatal shooting, police say, was bad due to to officers being on different frequencies. However that has changed due to a new radio system. Nearly every law enforcement agency in Hidalgo County were at a La Joya neighborhood where a gang member barricaded himself inside a home after shooting and injuring several officers...

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Officials Investigate Officer Involved Shooting

Brownsville (KFXV) — Sheriff investigators also looking into an officer involved shooting. They say it happened when they were called out to a domestic violence incident. When deputies arrived at the home on Paredes Road, a man identified as David Garcia tried to run one of them over causing the officer to open fire. Garcia remains at a Brownsville Hospital and will be taken into custody when released and will facing charges for trying to run over the officer and evading arrest. In the meantime, the officer involved is on administrative leave as the Texas Rangers investigate the use...

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