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Motorcyclist Killed in Edinburg Vehicular Accident

A motorcyclist is dead following a vehicle accident. The fiery crash that left one person dead and one in police custody, happened this afternoon on 3000 South Sugar Road.   Fox 2 cameras, were rolling as investigators worked on scene of the deadly accident. The vehicles involved: a motorcycle and a red Chrysler PT-Cruiser. According to preliminary reports, the person behind the wheel was driving recklessly.   Police are trying to determine whether or not the driver of the PT-Cruiser was under the influence of any alcohol or drugs at the time of the accident. Although a good Samaritan...

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Four Arrested in Prostitution Ring Bust

Brownsville(KFXV) – Anundercover investigation into a prostitution ring leads to the arrest of four men. 36-year-old Javier Gaona is charged with ‘compelling prostitution’ after authorities found he rented a motel room for a 16 year old girl, where he prostituted her, and had her sell drugs. Three other men, identified as Ervin Martinez, Eduardo Ramirez and Eduardo Padron were also arrested for their involvement in the prostitution-narcotics scheme. They were charged with sexual assault of a child. Additional arrests are...

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Special Report: The Palmview 9: Part One

Narcotic and human trafficking are not uncommon crimes for border cities. But those behind the crimes may surprise you. At just a few minutes from a country where organized crime is and everyday occurrence there are many risk teens living on this side of the border are exposed to. Just two years ago here on Minnesota and Frontage Road in the city of Palmview JR Rodriguez a La Joya teen who began working for drugs cartels since the age of 13 was transporting 17 illegal immigrants in a gray van. Under cartel orders Rodriguez was ordered to transfer all...

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Border Patrol Involved Chase Ends in Fiery Crash and Narcotics Seizure

Cameron County (KFXV) —  A vehicle pursuit with border patrol leaves two presumed drug smugglers in the hospital in Cameron County today. The chase was initiated along Highway 281 near ‘El Ranchito’ after agents spotted drugs being smuggled across the border into a minivan. One of the injured individuals remains in critical condition this evening. No word yet on the amount of narcotics...

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Robbery Suspect is Cooperating with Investigators

San Juan (KFXV) — The man arrested in San Juan yesterday for trying to sell stolen items at a local pawn shop was arraigned this afternoon. However, police are not releasing much information about his arrest or the charges he’s facing. According to authorities, that’s because he seems to be cooperating with investigators. As we told you last night, the suspect was also found in possession of narcotics at the time of his arrest. Police didn’t reveal the exact amount of drugs found inside the individual’s vehicle. The suspect’s arraignment was closed to the...

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