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McAllen Police Arrested Undocumented Man for Aggravated Robbery

McAllen (KFXV) — A man accused of injuring one and ending up in a ditch after a rollover is identified. When officers responded to a rollover on the 3100 block of westbound Frontage Road early Monday morning of last week, witnesses said the driver fled the scene. Officers located the victim at a residence on 2400 block of West Kennedy — a 56-year-old adult male with multiple injuries, and determined he had been assaulted by the individual who stole his vehicle. Andres Roberto Ortiz, an undocumented Honduran man has been arrested. He may have had multiple run-ins with the...

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Sacred Heart Church Hosts Thanksgiving Meals for Refugees

McAllen (KFXV) — Hundreds of people at The Sacred Heart Church Respite Center shared a Thanksgiving meal for the first time. Several local businesses got together to organize a turkey meal for 500 hundred refugees in McAllen, an effort they say is well worth it. Immigrants like Amparo Linares who left her native Guatemala says she is grateful she made it to the land of opportunities. Here in McAllen, Amparo received the care she needs while she waits to take a bus to meet with family up north. Sister Norma pimentel explains the humanitarian response from the community is...

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2 Million Dollars For New Catholic Charities Center

MCALLEN (KFXV) — A new building will replace the tents where hundreds of immigrants are housed at the Humanitarian Respite Center thanks to a contribution by the Diocese of Brownsville and Catholic Charities. The Sacred Heart Catholic Church is planning a permanent location to continue helping the hundreds of immigrants that arrive here daily.The 2 million dollar facility will be located on 16th Street right across the current center. Before the present location opened it’s doors, many of these undocumented individuals slept on the streets near the bus station prior to their departure. The influx of migrants continues to...

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Vernon Middle School Students Mourn Loss of 14 Year Old Boy

Harlingen (KFXV) — Students at Vernon Middle School in Harlingen continue mourning the loss of a friend. This after a 14- year old boy fell off a moving school bus on a way to a field trip, dying at local hospital moments later. Drawings, candles, and words of sorrow is what’s strewn across the front lawn of vernon middle school tonight. While the Harlingen school district carries out their own investigation looking for answers as to how the boy fell off the buss through the rear door of ending up on the concrete of Expressway 83. We visited the...

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14-Year-Old Student Dies From Fall off School Bus

Edinburg (KFXV) — A 14 year old student is dead after falling off a moving school bus. Investigators say he may have gone through the emergency exit door. When officials arrived at the scene, paramedics found the vernon middle school student on the asphalt with severe injuries and trauma to his head. Investigators have recovered the surveillance video from the bus and will be continuing their investigation, hoping to find the cause of the fatal incident. The boys identity has not been...

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