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Police Weigh in on Enforcing Trump’s Orders

RGV (KFXV) — The immigration executive orders recently signed by President Donald Trump could expand the power of federal agents to local officers. President Trump plans to empower local law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration laws. Trump’s plan to allow local police ‘to perform the functions of an immigration officer’, could spark distance between officials and immigrant communities. And while some individuals agree on some level. Others think it’s incorrect to give more power to police officers. Despite trying to maintain a good relationship with local residents– and enforcing criminal laws, Palmview Police Captain, Saul Uvalle says they...

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Domestic Disturbance Leaves Three Dead; Community Mourns

MCALLEN (KFXV) — Police continue investigating a double homicide. Investigators say a domestic dispute turned deadly taking the life of a 16-year-old girl and her mother; while a second teen is still hospitalized. Right now police are still investigating what led this man, 30 -year-old, Cruz Orlando Pinon to murder his wife and stepdaughter right in front of several police officer. Family and friends are still trying to process the violent loss of this young girl and her mother. The 900 block of 3rd Street in McAllen was filled with police units and officers collecting evidence Friday night. According...

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Pharr Police Searching for Missing K-9 Officer

PHARR (KFXV) — The Pharr Police Department needs your help locating a K-9 officer that went missing Thursday. According to a press release issued today by the Pharr Chief of Police Ruben Villescas, the canine went missing Thursday near Military Highway and S. McColl Road in Pharr. The dog answers to “Bomber.” If you have any information, or see “Bomber,” you are asked to contact the Pharr Police Department at (956) 787-8477, or Lieutenant Jose Luengo at (956) 402-4700. Recommended: Burglar Leads Police on Chase in Indian Hills Bank Robbery Caught on...

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Two UTRGV Students Arrested

Edinburg (KFXV) –Two UTRGV students were detained. Markeisha Nicole Watson and Santana Barrera were both arrested this past Saturday after police stopped their vehicle on the 1600 block of west Khun Street– when an officer smelled a strong marijuana odor emanating from the vehicle. Inside, law enforcement found the narcotics, including a bottle of liquor. Watson received charges for purchasing liquor for a minor while Barrera received charges for driving while under the influence, and for possession of marijuana. Recommended: Edinburg Firefighters Rescue Man From Fiery Accident New Smoking Ordinance Raises Concerns Among Local Businesses Suspected Burglars Caught on...

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Two Armed Men Rob Man; Still Wanted

Palmview (KFXV) — We begin tonight in Palmview where two aggravated suspects are on the run after an aggravated robbery. Neighbors of the alleged victim say they now fear for their safety. The Palmview Police Department investigate an aggravated robbery – it happened around one this morning at the 300 block of Butch’s Drive. Authorities say the alleged victim reported two armed men entered his apartment took his cellphone and fled the area. A neighbor shared what she was told took place next door. She adds this incident make her feel unsafe. This woman asks that police increase their...

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Police Searchin for Periko’s Drive-Thru Thief

Hidalgo County (KFXV) — Authorities have released video of a robbery at Periko’s Drive-Thru in Mission, hoping the public can help identify the individual. It happened on Thursday of last week, north of 8 and 1/2 Road around 8:30 in the evening. The suspect reportedly demanded cash from the register, and is described as wearing a grey hooded sweater, blue jeans, and carrying a weapon. The suspect fled on foot, and luckily, no injuries were reported. The owner of the drive-thru saw two suspicious men in a tan GMC Terrain with a partial license plate of 1190, prior to...

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Wheelchair Fire Ruled Cause of Death of Elderly Woman

McAllen (KFXV) — Authorities are now releasing the identity of woman who died after suffering severe burn injuries. Fox News was first on scene and brought you these images the moment the body was being transported to medical examiners. The woman has been identified as 83-year old Jeanette Richardson Hawkings. We spoke to neighbors who say she lived alone and often kept to herself. It all happened at the 1500 block of West Fern Street in McAllen. Authorities say Hawkings was out in her backyard and still in flames when officials arrived at her home. But it was too...

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McAllen Police Search for Auto Thief

McALLEN (KFXV) — In McAllen police are asking for the help of all Fox viewers to locate a suspect in connection to an auto theft case. Police have identified the suspect as Cesar Cruz Valdes, also known as “Pelon.” The theft occurred on December 15 of last year. Valdes is described as a Hispanic male, 5′ 8″, weighing around 190 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. If know where police can find him call McAllen crime stoppers at (956) 687-8477. Recommended: Road Rage Chase Ends in Shootout Hidalgo County Authorities Searching For Purse Thief Police Search For Stripes...

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Confrontation With Los Fresnos Police Caught on Camera

LOS FRESNOS (KFXV) — In Los Fresnos, the images speak for themselves — a frantic scene with police and community members on hand – as Alberto Camarillo is tazed and drops to the ground after a standoff. Police say he threatened an officer with a knife. The officer fired his weapon missing Camarillo, and that’s when another tazed him, Camarillo is facing one charge for aggravated assault to a peace officer and another for resisting arrest. Authorities spoke to us about the moments leading up to the confrontation between police and Camarillo. Here’s what we know, authorities say Camarillo’s...

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Road Rage Chase Ends in Shootout

Palmview (KFXV) — A man remains hospitalized and one more is recovering after a police chase ends in gunshots. Police say it all started with what seems to be a road rage incident. We spoke to a family member who witnessed the police chase ending in a shooting.. everything captured on cellphone video. These are the images caught on camera by Gisselle Amador. A young girl who witnessed how one of the suspects falls to the floor after being shot by police. She tells me she saw how the suspect’s vehicle stopped in front of her home after reaching...

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