Increased ICE Arrests Effects on Valley Immigrant Communities

The fiscal year of 2018 was a record year for Immigration and Customs Enforcement.... -

Body of Deported Veteran Returned to US

The family of a deported veteran is welcoming him back home.... -

Cameron Co. Man Convicted of Sexually Abusing 5 Children over Course of Several Years

Jose Garcia Ramirez was sentenced to 65 years in prison. ... -

DPS Investigating Hit-And-Run Fatality in Alamo

The Alamo Criminal Investigations Supervisor says law enforcement agencies count on eyewitnesses in these situations.... -

Accident Involving Fire Marshal Under Investigation

The San Juan police chief explains rules that must be followed in emergency response situations. ... -

US says 7-year-old who died in custody had not appeared ill

Immigration officials say an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death of a 7-year-old migrant girl who suffered seizures in custody and later died.... -

Facebook Says Software Bug Potentially Affected 7 Million Users

Facebook says a software bug potentially affected 7 million people who uploaded pictures to third-party applications.... -

Local Agency Assisting People in Need with Electric Bill Payments

Those looking for assistance must turn in an application with proof of income, a current electric bill and proof of citizenship or residency.... -

DPS Report Finds Thousands of Gang Members Operating in U.S.

The ‘Texas Gang Threat Assessment’ is a newly released report by DPS which shows an update on gang activity in Texas.... -

Local Woman Concerned About Air Pollution Caused by LNG Projects

A local woman is concerned about the air pollution caused by Liquefied Natural Gas projects in her area.... -

Mississippi Man to Stand Trial in Michigan Student's Death

A 30-year-old Mississippi man has been ordered to stand trial for murder in the fatal off-campus shooting of a 22-year-old Michigan State University student.... -

Area of at least 30 Businesses in Mercedes Without Running Water

An area of at least 30 businesses and lots in Mercedes have no running water.... -

Investigation Involving Officer Shooting Could Take Months to Resolve

Officials say 21-year-old Ricardo Trevino drove toward officers, hitting a police-unit when officers opened fire.... -

New High-Tech Radar Placed in San Benito to Monitor Traffic

The radar has a built in GPS, ability to record video and track information.... -

Annual shoe giveaway brings smiles to Head Start students

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School finance reform faces new challenges

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Deported vet laid to rest, honored for his service

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TSTC grad looks forward to healthy future

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Mission Mayor Says City Hired Consultant to Specialize in Cartel Activity

The city mayor of Mission says they recently hired a consultant who specializes in cartel activity.... -

Briseno Construction Owner Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison

The indictment against Adelina Briseno named 47 victims.... -

Entire Valley Under Red Flag Warning

The cold front is bringing critical fire weather conditions. ... -

72-Year-Old Missing Man Found

Sergio Acosta was last seen in the area of the 100 Block of Erie Avenue.... -

Bomb Threat in Alamo Under Investigation

McAllen Bomb Squad evacuated the building Thursday afternoon. ... -

Christmas Exhibits on Display at Brownsville Museum

Nativity scenes and holiday villages are on display at the Brownsville Historical Museum. ... -

FBI: 1 Person Arrested in Raid North of Edinburg

Federal agents were at the 1000 block of West Monte Cristo and Rodriguez roads Thursday morning.... -

Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident, DPS Searching for Driver

Police say the driver hit a pedestrian and did not stop to help; the person died as a result.  ... -

Harlingen Native aboard USS Chung-Hoon Participates in Naval Exercise

The Navy Office of Community Outreach sends the information they collect about soldiers back to their hometown.... -

Brownsville Police Search for Robbery Suspect

Police ask for community’s help in finding Mark Anthony Gant who is wanted for robbery and organizing in criminal activity.... -

New App to Help Veterans Access Health Records

The ‘Health Application Programming Interface’ will make it easier to receive data.... -

Brownsville Woman Faces Over a Dozen Criminal Charges

The owner of a used car dealership is facing more than a dozen new criminal charges.... -

Man Sleeping in Dumpster Saved Moments before Potentially Fatal Incident

Officials say it’s all thanks to a city employee’s quick actions.... -

Local Veterans with Disabilities to See Increase in VA Checks

Local veterans with disabilities could see an increase in U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs checks starting next year.... -

Efforts Underway to Fund Emergency Shelter for Children in Hidalgo County

Safe Haven will be compensated once paperwork is filed and funding goes through.... -

Windy Forecast Could Impact RGV Businesses

A red flag warning has been issued after the front, meaning hazardous fire conditions exist.... -

Mexican Authorities Send Troops to Border, Residents on Edge with Recent Trends

A Reynosa resident tells CHANNEL 5 NEWS their levels of fear increase during the holidays.... -

Border Patrol Arrests 2 Gang Members, 2 Child Predators in Less Than 24 Hours

Rio Grande City agents working near Roma arrested a Salvadoran man, also an MS-13 member, Tuesday night.... -

Local Man Charged for Abusing 911 System Could Face More Charges

A local man charged with a terrorist threat by abusing the 9-1-1 system could face more charges.... -

McAllen Drivers to Benefit from Traffic Light Project

A total of 98 cabinets are being connected to a city-wide grid, which will allow lights to be synchronized to keep smooth flow of traffic.... -

Troopers Investigating Rollover Accident near Hidalgo-Brooks County Line

One person has been air-lifted and another person was taken to the hospital by ambulance.... -

UTRGV, HCISD to form high school to medical school pipeline for health professions

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Silver Alert Discontinued for 72-year-old Edinburg Man

Dale William Dupree was last seen today, near West Freddy Gonzalez and South McColl Road at 6 p.m.... -

Rio Grande Valley under a Fire Weather Watch for Thursday

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TxDOT Beginning Plan for Transportation of Older Texans

The Texas Department of Transportation is beginning the multi-million dollar transportation plan aimed at helping older Texans....