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Two-Vehicle Crash Leads to Death of Two Children

Two-Vehicle Crash Leads to Death of Two Children

A two-vehicle crash near north of Edinburg took the lives of two children earlier Friday evening. Dps investigators say a silver Honda with four passengers was traveling east on FM 2812. Once approaching the intersection of Buenavista Drive. The honda tried to pass another vehicle, losing control. A white Dodge pickup truck struck the Honda […]

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One Dead after Single-Vehicle Crash

One Dead after Single-Vehicle Crash

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.

Suspect Takes Own Live After Nearly 8 Hour Police Standoff

Suspect Takes Own Live After Nearly 8 Hour Police Standoff

The man involved in a nearly 8 hour standoff with police died from a self inflicted gunshot wound. Officers responded to a domestic disturbance call in the area of Military Road and FM 1427 in Peñitas at around 12:26 PM Friday. The 25 year-old suspect barricaded himself inside of his home. Several law enforcement agencies, […]

DPS Investigates Rollover Crash

DPS Investigates Rollover Crash

Texas Department of Public Saftey officers responding to a major crash this morning in Mission. Firefighters and paramedics also on the scene of a roll-over, where they attempted to treat a man who was driving a Toyota.DPS officers are still investigating this crash and are not ruling out speeding as a factor. The driver did […]

Two-Vehicle Crash Leaves One Dead, Four in the Hospital

Two-Vehicle Crash Leaves One Dead, Four in the Hospital

DPS is investigating a two-vehicle collision that left one person dead Sunday morning. Officials say a tractor-trailer tried reversing  onto a grass portion of State Highway 4 by Lyndon B. Johnson Road at around 4:18 am. A GMC Sierra traveling west on Highway 4 crashed into the trailer’s rear.The driver of the pickup truck, 36-year-old […]

Three Children Hospitalized After ATV Crash

Three Children Hospitalized After ATV Crash

Three children are in the hospital tonight after a vehicle crashed into the ATV they were driving  in Alton. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the three kids were traveling south on cowboy lane at around 1:49 this afternoon. A black Chrysler traveling in the same direction struck the ATV, causing it to […]

Marine Marches 22 Miles to Honor Our Fallen Heroes

Marine Marches 22 Miles to Honor Our Fallen Heroes

A Corpus Christi Marine traveled to Mission to honor our fallen heroes. Starting at 5 AM, Gilbert Villareal II marched 22 miles with 22 pounds of weight on his back. He began at the Mission highway patrol office to the La Joya location to honor Trooper Moises Sanchez and raise mental health awareness. Click on […]

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Authorities Increase Patrols Over Holiday Weekend

Authorities Increase Patrols Over Holiday Weekend

Officers will increase their patrols on the highways and popular hotspots to keep an eye out for intoxicated drivers. “For us, it’s the same advice as before. If you ae going to go out and there is drinking in the agenda, make sure you have a designated sober driver.” Inv. Joe Baeza-Laredo Police Department P.I.O. […]

Failure to Wear Your Seatbelt May Cost you Your Life

Failure to Wear Your Seatbelt May Cost you Your Life

Rio Grande Valley– In the last month, 2 lives have been lost in car accidents. Both could have been prevented by buckling up. DPS officer Maria Montalvo tells us statistics show is that wearing a seat belt can help save your life in the event of a car crash.

Two Human Smuggling Cases Reported

Two Human Smuggling Cases Reported

Laredo, Texas– Local and federal authorities respond to two human smuggling cases. Both cases took place the same day but are not related. In one situation, a joint effort between the Border Patrol and the Texas Department of Public Safety.