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24 Years Without Running Water

Hidalgo County (KFXV) — The Espinoza family tells Fox News they’ve been living without water services for the last 24 years in rural Mission. Without water services extended to their rural home, Gamaliel Espinoza has found a way to provide water on a daily basis. But on days rainy days, that every day chore becomes somewhat difficult to achieve. Gamaliel says, “It’s inconvenient for my wife to have to carry water from outside to wash dishes. We don’t have warm water to shower with. We have to heat it up on the stove.” Gamaliel transports a tank on his...

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Former Mailman Enters ‘Guilty’ Plea in Bribery Case

McAllen (KFXV) — Today former U.S. mailman, 43-year-old, Noe Olvera entered a “guilty” plea before a U.S. Federal judge. Olvera admitted to accepting one thousand dollars in exchange for addresses of postal ballot recipients, during the 2014 Hidalgo County Sheriff’s race. Olvera wore his official postal carrier uniform, while he drove an official vehicle on his route in Mission when he accepted the bribe. His sentencing is set for May 25th, and he faces a maximum sentence of 15 years in a federal prison, with up to a $250,000 fine. Recommended: No...

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3 captured after foot pursuit in Palmhurst

Near the city of Palmhurst, three people are now Behind Bars after leading various agencies on the foot pursuit this afternoon. Fox cameras were rolling as Mission police, DPS, Border Patrol, and also Palmhurst police search a brushy area near Lahoma Rd around one this afternoon. Law enforcement used Aerial and canine resources to search for the suspects. According to a DPS official the three individuals were captured, arrested, and handed over to border patrol for processing. Recommended: New Intelligence Center to Be Built in RGV DEA Seizes Property From Multiple...

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3 Sentenced for Criminal Activity

Edinburg (KFXV) — Today three Valley natives learned their fate after facing charges of intent to distribute cocaine, money laundering and possession of a firearm. Authorities say all three belonged to a criminal organization. U.S. District Judge, Nelva Gonzalez Ramos announced each of their prison sentences, more than a year after accepting their guilty pleas for several of these crimes. 37 -year-old, Efrain Cisneros received a sentence of over 13 years behind bars, 27-year-old, Mayra Alejandra Cervantes will pay for her crimes with more than 6 years in prison and 43-year-old, Norma Argelia Ramirez was sentenced to 7 years...

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‘German’ Removed from Man Accused of Animal Abuse

Mission (KFXV) — To a story now, that made national headlines, last week. The dog in this video dragged by Mario Cardona last week is now in custody of a local dog shelter. This after, the recording of the incident went viral. A judge ruled that ‘German’ should be removed from Cardona’s family custody after the video went viral. An officer with the Mission Animal Control Department and Rosa Maria Cardona– wife of the suspect– testified this afternoon in court. The hearing stems from the incident that took place on February 16th, where 59-year-old, Mario ‘scooterman’ Cardona was recorded...

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Undocumented Immigrants Detained in Mission Raid

Mission (KFXV) — More than a dozen undocumented immigrants are rescued from a home by immigration officials. A Fox viewer recorded these images of the moment where the group of immigrants were detained during a raid executed by what can be seen on the video as Hidalgo County Sheriff’s along with undercover officers. The incident happened on the 800 block of Leandro Street. An exact number of detainees rescued from the homes has yet to be released by law enforcement, but we will bring you more details, as they are made available. Recommended: 51 Undocumented Immigrants Rescued Police Raid...

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Mission Family Lose Everything in Blaze

Mission (KFXV) — A mother and her three children are on the streets after a fire consumes their home. We spoke with the family who say they are now faced with how to survive. This after coming home to firefighters battling to extinguish the flames inside their house. Pieces of burnt clothing, what’s left of a fan and family memories that are now ashes are all what’s left on this family’s property. Fire officials with Palmview and Alton responded to the 5000 block of Janice Drive and put out the fire but unfortunately say the home was declared a...

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Elderly Woman’s Body Found Four Days after passing

Mission (KFXV) An elderly woman is found dead inside her home. Fox cameras were there are the body was transported off the property. Several Mission Police Department units responded to the 700 block of Aries St. Officials say she passed away over 4 days ago, but was just discovered today by a family friend. The Texas Department of Aging and Disability wants you to help avoid similar situations. Consider senior housing options, find reputable home care providers and install an emergency phone line in their home. Police say this investigation does not point to foul play. Recommended: Hidalgo County...

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Animal Abuse Video Goes Viral; Leads to Arrest

MISSION (KFXV) — Caught on camera in Mission, a man faces charges after dragging a German Shepherd with his motorized scooter. The video surfaced on social media accounts, and was sent to various media outlets. 59 year old, Mario Cardona captured on video saying it is his dog and not to worry. Animal Control inspected the canine, revealing the dog had injuries. Mission police investigators made contact with the suspect at his home advising Cardona of a warrant for his arrest for animal cruelty. Cardona received a $10,000 bond. Recommended: Hidalgo County Sheriff Investigating Series of Robberies New Smoking...

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Mission Residents ‘On Edge’ After Series of Thefts

Mission (KFXV) — Residents of Mission are “on edge” after they say there have been several thefts to vehicles in the “Tierra Dorada” subdivision. The latest happening this Monday as the owner of the pickup was burglarized, the victim suspects the thieves are professional because they opened the door without forcing it, taking out his stereo and the dvd player. Several neighbors have filed police reports. If you have any information about this string of burglaries call Mission Crime Stoppers line at (956) 581-8477. Recommended: Surveillance Camera Captures Work Tool Thieves School Threat A Cover Up for An Armed...

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