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DPS offers Voluntary Contributions to Veteran’s fund

DPS Veterans fund and the Texas veterans commission announced a new opportunity for customers to make voluntary contributions to the fund for veterans when they apply for an original or renewal driver license or personal identification card. The 83rd Texas legislature passed house bill 633 which allows texans to make donations to the fva during driver license transactions. This action will allow texans to donate to a fund that directly impacts veterans lives. It also honors the sacrifice made by veterans and military families. The donation option is available for customers who apply in-person at a DPS driver license office and during online transactions. Texas Veterans Commission:...

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Man Beheaded in Vehicle Crash

Progreso authorities say one person is dead and another severely injured as a result of a crash. This is video that just arrived to our newsroom, our FOX 2 NEWS cameras were rolling as the body of victim laid on the ground after the horrific accident. Weslaco police officers, DPS, Hidalgo County sheriff’s deputies and U.S. Border patrol agents all responded to the scene near fm-1015 and baker road in Progreso around 7 o’clock this evening after reports of a vehicle accident. We understand another individual was airlifted to a local hospital after suffering severe injuries. We’re told, several...

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Elderly Man Struck And Killed On U.S. 281

  EDINBURG – A Donna man is facing criminal charges after, officials say, he struck and killed a cyclist this weekend. 35 year old Leolegario Villegas was charged with intoxication manslaughter with a vehicle and issued-no bond after the incident early Saturday morning. DPS investigators say, Villegas was the man behind the wheel of the green in color pickup truck involved in an accident that killed 78 year old Israel Garza Salinas as he was riding his bicycle on U.S. 281. The case remains under...

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Man Found Dead Near Ware Road

DPS troopers are investigating the death of a McAllen man early this morning. 27 yr old James Edwin Vogel was found dead inside his vehicle in a canal near Ware Road North of Mile 17th. DPS officials tell Fox2 News they suspect Vogel might have been driving under the influence when somehow he lost control of his 2004 Chevy Silverado. An autopsy was ordered to determine exactly how Vogel died. [wp_gmaps address=”Ware Road North of Mile 17th mcallen texas”  zoom=”13″...

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