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6 Detained After Chase Ends in Flames

Palmview (KFXV) — FOX NEWS EXCLUSIVE: These are images captured by a viewer after a car slams into a light pole on Goodwin street in the city of Palmview. Investigators tell Fox News this happened after authorities chased the driver who refused to stop. The car at one point explodes. Six people were taken into custody minutes after the driver slammed into the light pole and the people in the car — believed to be undocumented immigrants, took off on foot. The investigation into this case continues. We will bring you more details as they become...

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14 RGV Missionaries Trapped At Istanbul Airport

TURKEY (KFXV) — Tonight the incidents in turkey are hitting close to home as more than a dozen missionaries from the valley continue on stand by stuck at the Istanbul airport.. Just moments ago we heard from the missionaries, who say they heard what they believe is an explosion outside the airport, however they say they’re safe. Members of the First Baptist Church of Alamo, headed out to Senegal, Africa, Thursday morning. What was supposed to be a pit stop at Istanbul Ataturk Airport have become tense hours for the 14 church members as all flights have been cancelled....

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Underground Explosion Shakes City of Laredo

The city of Laredo was shaken up Thursday, after an underground explosion during evening rush hour. Officials say, the blast has affected at least one hundred residents and businesses in the downtown area. As police attend to the scene at the 300th block of Convento Street where two sewer lines burst into flames just before 6 PM Thursday. Some witnesses thought the explosion was part of a terrorist attack. However AEP believes the accident might’ve been caused by faulty underground power lines. AEP worked during the day to restore electricity to most of the affected areas, and they continue...

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PEMEX Gasoline Pipeline Explosion In Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico

An investigation is underway after a gasoline pipeline explosion. It happened Monday evening in the border town of Reynosa. This is a picture sent to us via Twitter. According to PEMEX, the energy company, the surrounding area was immediately evacuated as firefighters worked to extinguish the blaze. Fortunately, no casualties have been reported. The cause of the blast, remains under investigation, but there is speculation that is was sparked by people trying to steal fuel....

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3 Dead, 16 Injured in Reynosa Gas Explosion

Three people have been confirmed dead following an explosion in the border town of Reynosa. The Tamaulipas state government says 16 others were injured as a gas buildup caused the explosion at a shopping center. Part of the center collapsed and the blast shattered windows in nearby buildings and cars. The fatal victims were identified as Alan Alanis-Barbosa, Ada Lizeth Silva-Torres, and Dr. Sigifredo Hernandez-Torres. Rescuers continued searching for anyone trapped under the debris this...

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