Tag: Hidalgo County Courthouse

Murder Trial Resumes in teen death

EDINBURG (KFXV) — Today a murder case returned to the Hidalgo County Courthouse. 24 -year-old, Jorge Guajardo, is accused of the murder of a teenager and three other charges of attempted murder after what police believe was a drive by shooting between rival gangs. Guajardo was traveling with another man identified as a member of the Tri-City Bombers, who pleaded guilty to the shooting and is currently serving a 35 year sentence. Guajardo however did not accept the plea deal arguing he participated in the incident against his own will. Guajardo fought for a trial. The jury selection on...

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FBI Raid Dannenbaum Engineering Office in McAllen

TEXAS (KFXV) — The FBI has confirmed their investigation into several public and private businesses in Mcallen, Laredo, San Antonio and Houston. According to the FBI, agents were at the 1100 block of Nolana at the Dannenbaum Engineering building, including their offices in Houston and Laredo, and at the Laredo City Hall, Public Works Office, Utilities, and several Webb County offices. The FBI declined to comment on the nature of the investigation, and have acknowledge our request for information. Dannenbaum says they are cooperating with authorities regarding government requests for information. They also say they are “uncertain whether the...

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County Courthouse Bomb Threat leads to evacuation

Authorities investigate a phone call that led to the evacuation of the Hidalgo County Courthouse. Hundreds were evacuated from the courthouse. Some say they feared for their life and not knowing what to expect. Authorities say they received a call around 9 this morning. They say the person who made the call warned them about three packages that have been delivered to the courthouse. “They said the bomb on that was going to go off any time between when the caller was calling in and 10 this morning” – Julia Sullivan Courthouse, the elections department, and the Commissioner’s Court...

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