Author: Reyna Rodriguez

Protesters Gather Outside Rep. Rinaldi’s Law Firm

McAllen (KFXV)– A group of protesters gathered outside a law firm to call for the firing of State Representative Rinaldi. Members with La Union del Pueblo Entero (LUPE) say Rinaldi needs to be held accountable for what they are calling a discriminatory behavior during the 85th legislative session. “This is what SB4 does; it gives permission for people to act on their hate, and on their racism, and that’s why we’re here to protest. And, we’re asking the company that hires Rinaldi, to fire him because this is not the kind of people we want to operate here in...

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Celebrity Helps Family Repair Home after Fire

HARGILL (KFXV) — It’s been nearly two months since we brought you the story of a family in hargill who was displaced after a fire destroyed their home. Molina family say the are beyond grateful for the amount of support from the community – however, they never expected for a celebrity to offer to rebuild their home. A Hargill family whose home was destroyed after a fire back in April is having their home rebuilt with the help of Ramon Ayala. Homeowner, Julio Molina says he never expected for a celebrity to take notice. Molina says he never thought...

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Memorial Day celebrations honor fallen Soldiers throughout the Valley and Nation

Dozens of people gathered at Memorial Park this morning to thank and honor fallen soldiers for their service and sacrifice. “The world would not be a better place today without their sacrifice. These men and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice to make the world better, this nation better, and we at a minimum should be here to celebrate them.” – Dr. Ambrosio Hernandez (Mayor of Pharr) On this Memorial Day thousands of people gather to pay tribute to the Fallen men and women who serve our country in ceremonies taking place across the country. In Pharr, city...

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After 13 Years As a Fugitive, Man Arrested on Murder Charges

Cameron County (KFXV) — A man wanted for murder in Cameron County is behind bars. His arrest came 13 years after the crime. Sheriff Lucio who says investigators received a call from agents in Matamoros who said the suspect Ciro Cantu Muñoz would be crossing an international bridge in Brownsville.. 42-year-old Ciro Muñoz Cantu was arrested and charged for a murder he’s believed to have committed thirteen years ago. According to Sheriff Lucio, the deadly incident took place late March in 2004. The victim, identified as Jesus Hilario Jimenez, was dating the suspect’s ex-wife. The suspect became upset when...

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Harlingen Police Arrest Three For Aggravated Assault

Harlingen (KFXV) — Police investigate an aggravated assault leading to the arrest of three men. We spoke to residents from that neighborhood and tells us what they had to say. Residents from that particular neighborhood say this type of activity is an ongoing concern for their safety. This Harlingen resident says the ongoing suspicious activity near her home worries her – just last week Harlingen police responded to disturbance at the residence on the 500 block of Monroe Avenue. Investigators say a 44-year-old Rio Hondo resident reported that he had been assaulted by three men. The report states the...

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