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Woman Hospitalized After Struck By Vehicle

EDINBURG (KFXV) — A female is now hospitalized being run over by a vehicle. The accident happened close to close to 7 this evening on the 500 block of Sugar Road. What authorities have said is that as she was crossing the street when she was hit by an oncoming van and then run over in the rain. An adult male remained at scene. She was transported to a hospital and is listed in stable condition. We’ll have more details on this incident as they become...

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Lawsuit Leaves Election in Limbo for RGC CISD

RIO GRANDE CITY (KFXV) — Just a few days from early voting a lawsuit in starr county is blocking two out of three polling locations. The lawsuit against Rio Grande City CISD.The district s now trying to figure out other options for you, the voter. Antonia Castillo is part of one of the communities being affected in this lawsuit. Castillo lives in a community called La Victoria which until a few day ago was designated to have polling location offered by Rio Grande City CISD for early voting. These documents prohibit the district from using the Victoria Community Center...

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Man Uses Popular Phone Apps for Child Porn

MERCEDES (KFXV) — The man aside from downloading and saving pornography content used very well known cell phone applications to perform this act. Mercedes resident, gabriel eduardo sanchez used messaging apps like WhatsApp and Kik Messenger as a source to view and receive child pornography. Investigators say some of those pictures consisted of a collage showing an adult male and a boy of approximately 4 years old performing oral sex, anal penetration and display of the boy’s genitals. According to court documents, Sanchez, whose mug shot was not provided by officials admitted to viewing and receiving child pornography on...

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Man Charged For Sexually Assaulting Two Girls

Edcouch (KFXV) — A man is being accused of befriending two women and sexually assaulting their daughters. 35 year old, Gilberto Pena Castro has been arrested. Investigators believe Pena sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl in July and an 11-year-old girl in October. According to authorities, in both cases, Pena was invited into the homes of these women and when mom wasn’t around, he proceeded to kiss the girls and touch them in their genital areas. He has been charged with indecency with a child and aggravated sexual assault. Pena remains at the Hidalgo County...

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Undercover Agents Search Homes in Pharr

PHARR (KFXV) — Police activity was spotted at a home north of the city. It happened at around 7 this evening at a mobile home located at the three thousand block of Dahlia street. Fox 2 News cameras exclusively captured the moment where several undercover agents searched the house as well as the vehicles parked outside. We tried to communicate with the police department but they have not released any details...

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