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Former Teaching Assistant Facing Indecency With a Child Charges

Donna (KFXV) — Manuel Castillo Jr. is facing charges for inducing sexual performance by a child younger than 14 years old, and Indecency With a Child by Exposure. Investigations revealed that the former teaching assistant exposed himself in an inappropriate manner via Apple Facetime with a fifth grader.He asked to show him her breasts. The Donna School District placed the suspect on administrative leave after the allegation surfaced, however after admitting the incident, he resigned from his position. If Castillo is found guilty, he could spend up to 99 years in...

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Case Postponed In Murder of 13 Year Old Girl

Harlingen (KFXV) — A man is accused of allegedly kidnapping and murdering a 13 year old girl. Now his criminal case is once again postponed. 26 year- old, Ruben Torres will have to wait on the final decision of his fate once more.. As his case was postponed for the third time. Authorities informed Fox 2 News, that the DNA samples sent to a lab for further examination are not available at the moment making it impossible to begin the pre- trail hearing. The 103rd District Court was set to revise the case this morning. Torres is accused of...

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Trial in Infant’s Homicide Set to Begin

Edinburg (KFXV) –New details in another capital murder case here at home. A trial for a woman accused of the homicide of her baby boy will begin in less than 24 hours. Sandy Hernandez Perez will appear in the 139th District Court where authorities will choose the jury in the case. The incident dates back to 2014 in the city of Weslaco. Deputies with the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office responded to La Quinta Lane where they found a baby on the front porch of a residence with severe injuries. This under the alledge care of his mother Hernandez Perez....

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Border Patrol Seize Over $7 Million in Meth

Falfurrias (KFXV) — Border Patrol agents seize more than $7 million worth of meth. It happened at the Falfurrias checkpoint located on U.S.Highway 281. The driver began acting suspiciously agents searched the car and found 220 pounds of liquid meth. The narcotic was found in the gas tank of the pick-up truck. The case was referred to the Drug Enforcement Administration for...

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Undocumented Immigrant Rescued

HIDALGO COUNTY — Hidalgo County Officials rescue an undocumented immigrant near Highway 281. It happened the day before yesterday at around 3 in the afternoon.The 23 year old was identified as a man from El Salvador. He called 911 and said he was thirsty. A helicopter rescue found him in the brush with signs of dehydration. Agents say it appeared he was abandoned by a group he was traveling with a day before. He was helped by Border Patrol agents and turned over to...

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