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Pharr Police Investigate Fatal Accident

Pharr Police Investigate Fatal Accident

[KGVID]https://dcl9dohvvr1qz.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/22205839/01.mp4[/KGVID] Pharr — An 11-year-old girl is dead tonight after being struck by a vehicle, this afternoon in the city of Pharr. The incident happened at the 1200 block of West Polk Avenue, when a red pickup truck struck the 11-year-old child as she was walking on the road with her older siblings. The unidentified […]

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Woman Sentenced For Trafficking Meth With Teen in Car

Woman Sentenced For Trafficking Meth With Teen in Car

MCALLEN (KFXV) — A woman is sentenced for trafficking methamphetamine with her teen in tow. 37 year old, Dina Maria Palacios — ordered to serve over 7 years in federal prison. The judge noted that meth is one of the worst drugs that destroys people and the high purity level involved made the drugs even […]

Pharr Police Respond to Overnight Collision

Pharr Police Respond to Overnight Collision

PHARR (KFXV) — Pharr Fire and Police Departments responded to a crash on the Nolana overpass last night. Our photographer caught as medical staff transported two people to an area hospital for treatment. The collision occurred on the northbound lanes of Highway 281 around 10:30 last night, prompting traffic onto the frontage road. We’ve reached […]

Betancourt Still on the Run

Betancourt Still on the Run

Pharr (KFXV) — A Pharr man sentenced to life in prison remains on the run, and the police still need your help locating him to place him in federal prison. Court documents show that 21-year-old, Luis Gerardo Betancourt received a life sentence for bringing undocumented immigrants into the U.S. and holding them hostage, to extort […]

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Man Wanted for Assault

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Man Wanted for Assault

Hidalgo County (KFXV) — The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Department needs the help of all FOX viewers to locate a man wanted for assault. Today, the sheriff’s department released this photo, of 41-year-old, Hector Ramiro Banda, whose last known address is in Pharr. He is described as 5’6″, approximately 175 pounds, with brown hair and brown […]

Over $201,000 worth of Drugs Seized at International Bridge

Over $201,000 worth of Drugs Seized at International Bridge

Pharr (KFXV) — Over $201,000 worth of drugs are seized at the international bridge. Customs and Border Protection Agents seized 26 pounds of cocaine in 11 packages at the Pharr International Bridge after running a secondary inspection on a 2010 Jeep Compass. The vehicle was driven by 19-year-old male from Alamo. Agents seized the narcotics […]

Intoxication Manslaughter Trial Rescheduled

Intoxication Manslaughter Trial Rescheduled

PHARR (KFXV) — The trial against a man facing intoxication manslaughter charges has been rescheduled for the middle of summer. According to court documents, a judge rescheduled Dominique Bustos Quintanilla’s case for July. He is accused of causing the death of 73-year-old, Fernando Luna in May of last year. The document also states that Quintanilla […]

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One Arrested in Multiple Vehicle Theft Incident

One Arrested in Multiple Vehicle Theft Incident

Pharr (KFXV) – Police in Pharr respond to an auto dealership on the 1800 block of North cage after three vehicles were reported stolen. According to investigators taken from this car lot. That same morning, during a traffic stop, police located one of the vehicles being driven by a male identified as Marlin Maldonado near […]

Woman Detained By BP Back With Family

Woman Detained By BP Back With Family

Pharr (KFXV) — A young mother, and resident of Pharr, who border patrol detained at a checkpoint as she traveled to her immigration hearing is now back with her family. Anahi Salinas’s family claims border patrol agents detained her even though a judge had previously given her an order to allow her to travel to […]

Woman Detained by Border Patrol While Visiting Child During Surgery

Woman Detained by Border Patrol While Visiting Child During Surgery

PHARR (KFXV) — A family in Pharr lived moments of uncertainty because one of their family members was detained by border patrol agents in Falfurrias. The mother of two was on her way to an appointment with the American Consulate in Ciudad Juarez. The family says they were not told where they would be taking […]

Pharr West Oak Manor Subdivision construction underway

Pharr West Oak Manor Subdivision construction underway

Pharr is ripe for the development of housing opportunities and West Oak Manor is just another example of increased development to meet that demand. The subdivision is a controlled hundred and forty-six lots single-family home community in the first phase of two phases will be developed to the south as well. “What it means to […]

200K of Cocaine Seized at Pharr International Bridge

200K of Cocaine Seized at Pharr International Bridge

Weslaco (KFXV) – On April 14th Customs and Border Protection Agents along with the help of K-9 discovered 12 packages allegedly containing over 27 lbs of cocaine valued at around $213,000 in a vehicle that was driven by 27-year-old female US citizen from San Benito Texas. The woman was arrested and the vehicle and narcotics, […]

Pharr Man Arrested for Holding Two Honduran Nationals Hostage

Pharr Man Arrested for Holding Two Honduran Nationals Hostage

MCALLEN (KFXV) — Today, a federal jury convicted a Pharr man for taking two Honduran nationals hostage, and harboring undocumented people. According to officials, it took the jury less than 45 minutes to convict 32-year-old, Jesus Manuel Ramirez. Witnesses — including two of the victims — testified that on May 4th 2014, Ramirez along with […]