Author: Maricela De La Cruz

INVESTIGATION: More Allegations Surface; Lawyer Urges Patience

McAllen (KFXV) — Alleged clients of an immigration attorney are still coming forward claiming they did not receive the legal services they paid for. Fox News spoke to the attorney in question Francisco Tipton and has the latest on this developing story. Immigration attorney, Francisco Tipton tells Fox News he’s very concerned with the amount of people coming forward claiming they did not receive the services they paid for and told us clear the air. Through a Fox News investigation, we spoke to several people who claim they’ve paid the attorney thousands of dollars for his legal representation but...

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Family and Friends Pay Last Respects to Noe Hernandez

Weslaco (KFXV) — Friends and family of Noe Hernandez had the opportunity to pay their respect during a rosary ceremony the family held for him. While investigations continue in Japan as to how exactly the deadly collision involving the U.S.S. Fitzgerald, the remains of one valley native have arrived and friends and family of the victim have united in Weslaco to pay their respects. Memorial arrangements taking place in Weslaco this week, after Noe Hernandez’s body arrived to the valley over the weekend. Friends and family gathered at San Martin De Porres Catholic Church to say their last goodbyes....

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Sergeant Resigns Amidst Facebook Live Video Controversy

MISSION (KFXV) — After 15 years of service and a Facebook Live post, today Manuel Casas turned in his resignation letter, leaving a vacancy at the Mission Police Department. This decision comes after a Facebook Live video, posted by Casas himself which shows the former sergeant along with his nephew rapping to music while drinking alcoholic beverages inside a vehicle and publicly displaying a clear plastic bag containing what looks like a green leafy substance. After making rounds on social media, Casas was suspended with pay, pending an internal investigation. Casas’ drug test came out negative. However, Mission officials...

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Increase in Women being Charged for Drug-related Crimes

RGV (KFXV) — Women charged for drug-related crimes– a type of crime that has been increasing and affecting the South Texas region. Twenty seven year old, Elizabeth Gonzalez was placed in custody on Tuesday, after several bundles of narcotics were found in her vehicle– as she traveled from Mexico into the U.S. The criminal complaint states Gonzalez was referred to a secondary inspection at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge, after a canine alerted Customs and Border Protection officers. Despite, denying carrying contraband, during an examination of the vehicle, officials discovered a non-factory compartment containing 10 bundles of cocaine– weighing more...

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Edinburg Teacher Faces charges for alleged involvement with Student

Over the weekend Edinburg CISD police plays the teacher in custody for charges of improper relationship between an educator and a student. According to the county jail records Francisco Coronado Badillo who works is a teacher for the Career and Technical education department and Robert Vela High School was detained on Saturday and brought before a judge who charged him with one count of Sexual Assault and another for improper relationship with a student. His bond totaled $100,000. In a recent attempt to stop these types of relationships, Governor Greg Abbott signed as Senate Bill 7, which looks to...

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