Tag: DPS

Two Vehicle Crash Leaves One Person Dead in Sharyland

A two vehicle crash that left one person dead and several others injured this afternoon in north Sharyland. According to DPS, the deadly crash occurred around 4 pm on Monte Cristo road west of Shary Road in northern Hidalgo County. Our Fox 2 news photojournalist Adalberto Lopez arrived at the scene and was able to get this footage shortly after the crash happened. DPS releasing preliminary information to our Fox 2 News team at the scene. DPS sergeant Johnny Hernandez tells Fox 2 News, a passenger in the ford mustang was killed at the scene. He has been identified...

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Murder Suspect Taken Into Custody For 2013 Deadly Shooting

ALTON – A man wanted in connection to a deadly shooting in Alton almost 8 months ago has been taken into custody. According to DPS, the Mexican national was arrested this afternoon near Blake Street and Los Ebanos in Mission during a human smuggling raid. The suspect is wanted for the murder of José Luis Gonzalez which occurred on November 27, 2013 outside a convenience store parking lot in the city of Alton. We’re told the suspect, whose identity is being withheld pending arraignment, is the sixth arrest in this case. He’s wanted for capital murder and smuggling charges. The arraignment is scheduled for...

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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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