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MADD Urges Caution During Spring Break

Rio Grande Valley (KFXV) — Spring break is here and thousands of students look forward to having a good time with friends at their favorite destinations. Unfortunately, that good time often includes alcohol. “The message is the same. If you’re under 21, don’t drink. If you’re over 21 and drinking don’t drive,” said Anna Verley with Mothers Against Drunk Driving. According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), underage consumption of alcohol is not only illegal, it is dangerous. Each year, underage drinking contributes to the death of approximately 4700 teens. Verley added, “we need to start having those conversations...

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Child Pornographer Gets 120 Months in Prison

McALLEN (KFXV) — In McAllen, a 27-year-old man is headed to prison on child pornography charges. Investigators discovered, Jorge Trevino-Blanco’s computer received child porn through a peer-to-peer network online. Blanco admitted to exchanging the illegal files for four years. Agents seized two laptops, and an external hard drive containing 123 videos and 282 images of children from three to 12 years of age, engaged in sadistic and violent acts. Some victims identified through the National Center For Missing and Exploited Children. Blanco is sentenced to 120 months and 10 years of supervision after. Ten thousand dollars in restitution to...

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Defend Yourself Against Racial Conflicts

(RGV) — Multiple publications have surfaced on social media–especially from people publishing negative encounters after Tuesday’s election results. “Go back where you came from.” or “Your time is up girly.” are some of the phrases seen on social media of incidents happening at gas stations, buses or simply walking down the street. Doctor Usman, Sheriff Cardiologist in the valley and part of the Muslim American community says these acts of violence are against everything America stands for. Angelica Esparza is also no stranger to the recent posts of attacks after the presidential elections. We reached out to authorities on...

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Can you identify the Alamo Drive Thru Robbery Suspects?

Authorities in Hidalgo county are investigating an aggravated robbery at a Drive Thru store in Alamo. It happened around 10 o’clock Saturday night at the Cowboy Drive Thru store located east of tower road on Alberta road in Alamo. Deputies met with an employee who stated that three male subjects all wearing black hoodies with their faces covered and carrying weapons entered the store taking the cash register with an unknown amount of money. According to authorities, the men were carrying an AK-47 rifle and fled in an older model dark colored Nissan Sentra. Anyone with information can call Hidalgo County crime stoppers at...

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