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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. […]

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Suspect Barricades Himself Inside Family Home

Suspect Barricades Himself Inside Family Home

A Rio Grande City man arrested after barricading himself and threatening an officer. Christopher Olivarez was detained after Rio Grande City police were called to a burglary on the 200th block of Roosevelt Street Friday morning.Olivarez allegedly knocked down the back door of his family’s home to commit an assault.  Click on video to view […]

Citations Will Be Issued For Not Wearing  Face Masks

Citations Will Be Issued For Not Wearing Face Masks

City council voted to issue out citations as part of their efforts to continue encouraging the use of face masks. This citation won’t require you to pay a fine or appear in court. Laredo was the first city in the United States to fine people for not wearing a face cover. Councilmember Roberto Balli says these […]

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Alton Police Name 9-Year-Old Boy Honorary Captain

Alton Police Name 9-Year-Old Boy Honorary Captain

Alton, Texas — Today, a young boy battling liver cancer had his dream come true of becoming a police officer. Brandon Tadeo Alvarez was diagnosed with the disease in 2018. He was cleared in September of the same year but in January 2019, it came back more aggressive. The 9-year-old’s aspiration was to be part […]

Donna High School On Lockdown After Social Media Threat

Donna High School On Lockdown After Social Media Threat

This afternoon, Donna High School was placed on lockdown after a student posted a threatening photo on social media. According to Donna ISD police, the lockdown was lifted after officials conducted an investigation.  The incident was reported around 1:30 pm after a student posted a picture of a gun with the school logo around it. […]

How cops could get your data without unlocking your phone

How cops could get your data without unlocking your phone

Image License Photo: Apple Inc. 10 NOV 17 15:34 ET Selena Larson (CNN Money) — Apple once again is finding itself at the center of a debate around law enforcement and encryption. On Thursday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein cited the recent Texas mass shooting as an example of why encryption backdoors — or ways […]

Trump demands Congress terminate diversity immigration lottery

Trump demands Congress terminate diversity immigration lottery

Photo: White House 01 NOV 17 14:02 ET By Dan Merica and Tal Kopan, CNN (CNN) — President Donald Trump, during a White House Cabinet meeting Wednesday, said he wants to terminate the Diversity Visa Lottery, a program that distributes around 50,000 visas to countries where there is a low rate of immigration to the US. […]

Police Chief Cleared After Conversations Are Leaked

Police Chief Cleared After Conversations Are Leaked

SAN BENITO (KFXV) — New details emerge in the investigation against their police chief regarding the legality of his privately recorded conversations. An investigation determines Police Chief Michael Galvan did not violate any law stemming from hundreds of privately recorded conversations. According to San Benito Mayor Ben Gomez’ comment to the Brownsville Herald – an […]

Texas legislators discuss how SB4 will impact the Valley

Texas legislators discuss how SB4 will impact the Valley

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — After new laws were approved during the last legislative session in Texas, many people are living in uncertainty. Today Texas legislators discussed how this will impact on our communities. Representatives like Eddie Lucio III among others, were present with several valley leaders to discuss topics that will impact residents of the Rio […]

Gov. Abbott Addresses Controversial SB4 ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Bill

Gov. Abbott Addresses Controversial SB4 ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Bill

Texas (KFXV) — Governor Greg Abbott send a message to Hispanics more than a week after signing senate bill for into law. He says the Sanctuary Cities ban won’t hurt those who stay out of trouble. Governor Abbott says the community has nothing to fear about SB4 – denying rumors that the measure would subject […]

Two Suspects Wanted in Separate Thefts of Same Store

Two Suspects Wanted in Separate Thefts of Same Store

Harlingen (KFXV) — The Harlingen Police Department needs the help of all Fox viewers locating two individuals wanted for robbery. According to law enforcement, last Tuesday, a male suspect entered a store located at 2700 W. Expressway and took merchandise valued at $118. Three days later, on Friday, a woman entered the same store and […]

Woman Arrested for Negligent Homicide of Toddler

Woman Arrested for Negligent Homicide of Toddler

HARLINGEN (KFXV) — Police in Harlingen have detained one woman for the negligent homicide of her two-year-old daughter. According to law enforcement, officers responded to reports of a two-year-old female child who fell down a flight of stairs near the 1800 block of South 3rd Street on April 19th around 4 in afternoon. EMS transported […]