Author: Fox South Texas Newsroom

Homeland Security Raids Harlingen Home for Child Exploitation

Homeland security agents raiding a house on the 1900 block of Washington avenue in Harlingen. The search warrant led to the arrest of an unidentified man for child exploitation.. Hsi was at the scene early this morning for several hours collecting evidence for their investigation. No other details on the suspect or victim have been revealed. The case is being worked with the Rio Grande Valley Child Exploitation Investigations Task Force. We will keep you updated as more information is made...

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Student detained after allegedly passing out THC brownies

Student was detained by the Weslaco police department after allegedly passing out brownies baked with marijuana. Weslaco ISD responded by issuing these two press releases about the arrest of a Weslaco east high school student after they supposedly passed out brownies with pot in them… Last Wednesday the district released a statement on the detention of the student but they did not specify the reason for the arrest. In the press release, they reaffirm their position in providing a safe environment for students. They have not released the details of the incident because the student is a minor and...

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Murderer’s get life in prison for Killing an ICE Agent

Jose Manuel Garcia-Soto and Jesus Ivan Quezada-Pina are going to serve time for murder, attempted murder and a weapons charge in connection to the death of 32-year-old, immigration and customs special agent, Jaime J. Zapata who was killed in February of 2011. The two cartel members are among nine men implicated in an ambush which left Zapata dead and his fellow ice agent, victor Avila, seriously injured in San Luis Potosí in 2011. According to the Brownsville herald, Mexican authorities say the attack on Zapata and Avila was a case of mistaken...

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Fatal Late Night Car Accident in Laredo

Police in Laredo investigate a fatal car accident that happened last night. It was on Highway 35 heading towards San Mateo Drive. Upon arriving, officers discovered the driver outside the vehicle. It is believed the vehicle spun around several times ejecting the driver. The identity of the man has not been released. Authorities are waiting on autopsy results to determine the cause of...

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