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McAllen Police Investigating After Woman’s Body Found

MCALLEN (KFXV) — Police are looking into a woman’s death whose body was found at an apartment complex in McAllen. McAllen police investigate the death of a woman whose body was found last night inside an apartment located at the 2400 block of Hibiscus Avenue. Upon arrival officers reported the death of a 24 year-old identified as Jessica Hernandez. An autopsy and a toxicology report were ordered – results are still pending. Some nearby residents say this is the first time they hear anything like it and worry that it happened close to their home. The case remains under...

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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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15-Year-Old Teen’s Body Found in Rural McAllen

Edinburg (KFXV) — The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a teenage girl. The body was found in the brush on the side of a road. A family friend initially called our newsroom to report her missing, and today, we confirmed through them that she had been missing for at least a day and a half. The victim has been identified as 15-year-old Kassandra Ramirez. Kassandra had been reported as a runaway last Wednesday to the San Juan Police Department…The teenager’s body was found near the intersection of North Rooth Road and West Schunior Street in...

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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 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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Willacy Co. Sheriff Under Investigation for Misuse of Funds

WILLACY COUNTY (KFXV) — The Willacy County Sheriff, Larry Spencer confirmed that their office is under investigation by the Texas Rangers and Homeland Security. It stems from discrepancies found in use of funds from the “Stone Garden” and “Border Star” grants that pay for overtime work. As part of their protocol, the investigation will audit records regarding dispersal of funds. Sheriff Spencer told FOX NEWS that his office is fully cooperating with the investigation and providing all records asked for, and adds he hopes the investigation is resolved soon due to the financial situation the county finds itself in....

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Largest Meth Bust Recorded at Pharr International Bridge

Pharr (KFXV) — Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Pharr International Bridge made their largest seizure of methamphetamine ever. On March 3, agents sent a commercial trailer to a secondary inspection where they discovered 53 bottles of cleaning solutions, containing 615 pounds of methamphetamine. The alleged narcotics are valued at over 12 million dollars. The driver, trailer and drugs were handed over to Homeland Security for further investigation. Recommended: $150,000 Worth of Marijuana Seized in Pharr Domestic Disturbance Leads to Officer Involved Shooting CBP Seizes More than $3k in Cocaine 3.7 Million Dollars Worth of Meth...

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$187K of Cocaine Seized at Gateway International Bridge

Brownsville (KFXV) — One-hundred eighty-seven thousand dollars of alleged cocaine was seized the Gateway International Bridge. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers confiscated the alleged narcotics from a 19-year-old male driving a 1998 Ford Mustang. Upon secondary inspection, agents discovered 10 packages within the vehicle, totally over 24 pounds. The case is still under investigation, and the driver, vehicle and narcotics were handed over to Homeland Security. Recommended: $35,000 Worth of Cocaine Seized in Brownsville Over $78K Worth of Cocaine Seized at Gateway...

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Child porn case dropped as US refuses to show software code

SEATTLE (AP) — Federal prosecutors have dropped child pornography charges against a Washington teacher after the U.S. Justice Department refused to disclose information about a software weakness it exploited during an investigation last year. Charges against Vancouver, Washington, teacher Jay Michaud in U.S. District Court in Seattle were dismissed Monday. In 2015, Michaud was arrested and accused of downloading child pornography. During the child porn investigation, the FBI allowed a secret child porn website on the largely anonymous Tor network to run for two weeks while it tried to identify users by hacking into their computers. The child porn...

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