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Identity Released of Driver in Fatal Mercedes Collision

MERCEDES (KFXV) — Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal collision early this morning in Mercedes. DPS is reporting that a driver lost control while traveling westbound on Mile 11 North near FM 491, and struck a palm tree. Authorities identified the driver — and single occupant of the vehicle — as 19-year-old, Mercedes resident, Juan Mercardo, who died at the scene. Troopers are still investigating the...

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BP Agents Net 5 After Pursuit Near Premont; Discover Abandoned Marijuana

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — Late last night, border patrol agents stopped a group of undocumented immigrants and made a separate lucky discovery when tracking a group near Brownsville. According to Border Patrol, when searching for a group of undocumented people, agents found six bundles of marijuana totalling more than 300 pounds, abandoned near the border wall. No arrests were made. In a separate incident, agents arrested five men who attempted to flee during a traffic stop in Premont, Texas. The vehicle carrying the immigrants drove through a ranch fence before coming to a stop. Agents there were able to arrest...

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BP Agents Arrest Wanted Men at Checkpoint

FALFURRIAS (KFXV) — Agents at the Falfurrias checkpoint were able to arrest two men as they attempted to cross the checkpoint. Both have previous criminal histories. border patrol is reporting that a registered sex offender tried crossing an undocumented person. When running his information, agents discovered the man had a criminal history out of Minnesota and Harlingen, and had an outstanding warrant on drug charges. border patrol agents found a second man — and Mexican citizen — hiding inside an air dam of a tractor-trailer. The man had an active warrant out of Illinois for negligent manslaughter. Both were...

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Man Wanted for Allegedly Assaulting Family

HIDALGO CO. (KFXV) — The Hidalgo County sheriff’s office needs your help locating a man wanted for allegedly assaulting a family member. The sheriff’s office released this photo of 30 year old, Luis Miguel Colunga Escobedo. He’s described at five foot, five inches, approximately 200 pounds, with brown hair and eyes. His last known address is in Mission. If you can help locate him, you’re asked to contact the Hidalgo County Crime...

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Clients Accuse Lawyer of Fraud; He Says He’s a Victim, Too

McAllen (KFXV) — Several complaints have been made against an immigration attorney. Some residents from Hidalgo and Cameron counties claiming they paid for legal services that they never received. Several people have come forward claiming they paid for the services offered by immigration attorney, Francisco Tipton, but have not actually received them. These are some of the allegations from people who say they’ve been waiting for a response from Attorney Tipton, for several months now. Fox News spoke to six people who claim they paid tipton thousands of dollars for his legal representation in their immigration cases. One of...

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