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Police Question 14-Year-Old With BB Gun at Rec Center

Edinburg (KFXV) — Police responded to a sports and recreation center for reports of a person with a gun. According to the chief of police, officers shut the center down after employees and minors at the center reported the incident officers detained a 14-year-old who carried a b-b gun. Officials say parents were notified, as part of their protocol, and no injuries were reported. As of now, police are still investigating and questioning the...

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Blaze Ruled ‘Accidental’; Case Closed

McAllen (KFXV) — Investigators have ruled a fire that left dozens of families displaced — an accident. According to McAllen’s fire marshal, the investigation revealed that the flames originated in the kitchen of one of the apartment units. It was also revealed that combustible materials were set on top of the stove, which lead to the cause of the blaze. The fire destroyed 12 apartments, leaving many without a home, but no casualties were...

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Weslaco Police Search for Vehicle of Interest

Weslaco (KFXV) — The Weslaco Police Department is asking the community for their assistance in identifying a vehicle involved in several burglaries and one theft of vehicle. The alleged crimes happening at two home improvement retailers, and a private gym. The suspect vehicle might be a white toyota van or a Ford Windstar, the plates are unknown. If you have information about the suspects, call Weslaco Crime Stoppers at (956)...

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Brownsville Fire Crews Find Dead Man While Battling Blaze

Brownsville (KFXV) — Police investigate how a man turned up dead inside a burning home. FOX NEWS spoke to authorities. Police identify the victim as 54-year-old, Antonio Villarreal – fire crews made the discovery in one of the home’s bedrooms. The Brownsville Fire Department responded to a call yesterday around 5 pm after receiving a report of smoke at a house on the 30th block of Pinar Del Rio Avenue – now this inside the Brownsville Country Club’s neighborhood. Upon arrival they discovered flames broke out in one of the bedrooms. Authorities did not say if the man may...

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Local Leaders Seek Reimbursement for Aiding Immigrants

MCALLEN (KFXV) — Governor Greg Abbott’s visit to the Rio Grande Valley tomorrow, prompting political leaders to ask him about money that the city of mcallen has not yet been reimbursed. This after giving half a million dollars towards immigrant humanitarian aid. The high influx of immigrants crossing the border into the Rio Grande Valley since 2014 has led the city of McAllen to invest more than half a million dollars in immigrant humanitarian aid. But for more than 3 years, the city has yet to receive reimbursement from federal government, something they say is stated under FEMA regulation....

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