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Alton Beer Run Turns Into Hostage Situation

ALTON (KFXV) — In Alton, a hostage situation had authorities on alert today. A man is behind bars tonight, after a beer run escalated into a hostage situation at an Alton convenience store. The incident happened at a Stripes store located on the 500 block of West Main Avenue. This is video sent by a FOX viewer, showing the active scene. As officers arrived, they observed a man who barricaded himself inside the store and held the cashier hostage– with what seemed to be a weapon– while ordering everyone in the establishment, outside. Alton police attempted to negotiate with...

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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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Two San Benito Women Arrested On Drug Charges

San Benito (KFXV) — The San Benito police department arrested two women on Sunday for their involvement in narcotic activity. After receiving a tip, officers searched the home of Alicia Rodriguez — who consented to the search — on the 100 block of Wild Olive. There, they found a gram of cocaine, and an ice chest containing 26 ounces of marijuana. 46-year-old Alicia Rodriguez, along with 21-year-old, Anaisha George were arrested, arraigned and were issued a $30,000 bond. They are both currently out on bond. Recommended: No...

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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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McAllen Police Busts 19 For Prostitution

McAllen (KFXV) — More than a dozen arrests for prostitution in the city of McAllen. In total, 19 people are arrested and charged with prostitution, ranging in ages from 22 to 76 years old. Fox News has learned McAllen police officers conducted a special operation spanning over 2 days. Two females and one male arrested on February 27th, another 11 males were arrested on February 28th and 5 more on March 1st. All the mug shots you see on your screen were provided by McAllen P.D. after the suspects were booked into jail. They all face prostitution charges and...

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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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Man Charged In Lovett Street Shooting

EDINBURG (KFXV) — In Edinburg, a discussion sends a man to the hospital and the suspect faces charges. The suspect of shooting a man in the head was formally charged this afternoon. 30-year-old, Jose Alfredo Rios told the judge he did not mean to hurt 24-year-old Oscar Perez before being charged with attempted murder and tampering with evidence. His bond was set at a combined $350,000. According to Edinburg police, officers responded to the 900 block of Lovett Street where they found the victim. Investigators say that’s when Rios allegedly took out a .22 caliber pistol and shot Perez...

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EXCLUSIVE: Former Edcouch Judge Arrested for Drug Charges

EDCOUCH (KFXV) — A Fox News Investigation: Tonight we have confirmed the arrest of a former Edcouch Municipal Judge, Daniel Guzmán. He remains in federal custody tonight on drug-related charges. It’s a story you’ll only see here on Fox. Daniel Guzman, II who took over as Alderman for the city of Edcouch in 2013 is behind bars tonight in Montgomery, Alabama on drug-related charges. As part of an investigation by Fox News, we were able to confirm the arrest of Guzman through the district attorney’s office in Alabama. After a joint investigation by the DEA offices in McAllen and...

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Mom Behind Bars for Leaving 4-Day-Old in Car

In McAllen, a mother is facing charges after police say she left a newborn baby of 4 days inside her car while she shopped at a local pharmacy. She’s identified as Diana Laura Barrios. The 20 year old was arrested after officers pulled up to the pharmacy and say the child was inside the car. The incident took place on the 7000 block of 10th street yesterday around 1 pm. The child was taken to the hospital for medical evaluation and handed over to Child Protective Services. Recommended: No...

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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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