Hidalgo County Precinct 1: Sunrise Hill Park-Mile 11 N. and Mile 1 1/2 W., Mercedes, TX Sept.18- 1 PM to 5 PM Sept.19- 8 AM to 1 PM 6 bags per vehicle bring your own shovel Precinct 4: M Road Recovery Center- 1124 N. M Road, Edinburg,TX Sept. 18- 10 AM to 6 PM 6 […]
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An 11-year-old student from Mercedes ISD was detained and placed in juvenile detention after for showing harmful material during virtual class. Mercedes Chief of Police tells Fox News the incident was reported on September 4th. Click on video to view full story.
The Eli Jackson Church is a vital part of South Texas history. The owner of this place of worship and its adjacent cemetery says it is now in danger because of the border wall. Click on video to view full story.
The City of Laredo offered an opportunity for small business owners to apply for grants that would help them continue operating. Half of the applicants did not complete the required paperwork. Click on video to view full report.
On September 5th, authorities responded to a report of attempted suicide on the 5200 block of South Sugar Road. 31-year-old Christian Chastain was found unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the back of his head.His wife,35-year-old Lucinda Diaz, voluntarily provided her account of what led up to Chastain’s death. An autopsy on the victim showed […]
DPS troopers are investigating a crash that left one person dead in Weslaco this evening. Officials say a Silver Saturn was travelling north on Midway near Mile 5 Road at an unsafe speed at around 6:35 PM. Click on video to view full story.
One of the over 400 patients in this trial shares his experience participating in this research. The trial for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine will last for about two years. Click on video to view full story.
Laredo Health Authority Dr. Victor Treviño says the safety measures in place have proven effective in slowing the spread of COVID-19. Click on video to view full story.
Deputy Chief Raul Ortiz told Fox News the South Texas region is the area with the highest threat in the United States. Tactic groups from the U.S. Department of Defense were deployed to our border a few weeks back.
The threat came just one day before the 19th anniversary of the Queen Isabella Causeway collapse. The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office received the call around 8 PM Monday.
City council members approved removing the curfew for adults and extra measures to ensure bars and restaurants are operating safely.
Two men have been sentenced to federal prison following their convictions of being previously convicted felons in possession of a firearm, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Benny Guadalupe Garcia, 34, Weslaco, and Rodolfo Rodriguez Jr., 26, Edinburg, pleaded guilty Jan. 30, and Jan. 21, respectively. Today, U.S. District Judge Randy Crane sentenced Garcia to […]
According to Councilwoman Nelly Vielma, the majority of the visits are to check the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths. She is now looking for a way to balance the information posted on the website. Click on video to view full story.
Local leaders propose a “pilot program” that’ll reopen international bridges by conducting health screening to those who seek entry into the U.S. Click on video to view full story.
Giancarlo is fighting for his life at DHR Health. The judge’s decision today will allow him to remain on life support until September 25th. Giancarlo’s aunt tells Fox News they have hope that he will soon be responsive. Click on video to watch full story.
There are 12 different types of cancer that children can be diagnosed with. Everyday, there are 43 new cases in the U.S. 10-year-old Lindsey shares with us her story and why we need to bring more awareness to this illness.
For the first time in weeks, Laredo city officials are reporting no new COVID-19 related deaths. Medical experts hope, with the cooperation of the community , this trend may continue.
Doctors across South Texas say medical complications can exist after recovering from COVID-19, a pattern they have seen among once critically ill patients. During the first few weeks of summer, doctors from New York reported treating patients who,after having beating coronavirus, had developed severe medical conditions . Doctors at local hospitals say they have already […]