Tag: Hidalgo County

Remains of Undocumented Immigrants Identified

MCALLEN (KFXV) — The Honduran Consulate that visited McAllen yesterday, spoke to Fox News about the efforts various groups are taking to identify undocumented people who have died during their trek into the country. The consulate has confirmed that three Honduran citizens have been identified, and they are currently in the process of contacting family members in the united states to claim their remains. Various organizations from around the state have worked diligently to exhume and identify remains in Starr, Brooks, and Hidalgo County...

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Car Crashes Into House; Owner Wants More Security

MISSION (KFXV) — We begin tonight with in rural Mission resident asking county officials for repairs to guardrails near his home. This after a driver lost control of his vehicle ending up a man’s front yard..FOX NEWS spoke to the property owner who fears for his safety. Safety is his main concern, not only for himself but his family and neighbors in the area. He assures us this is not the first time someone crashes near his home. A car loses control, crashing into a tree – ending up in Lino Contreras’ front yard north of Shuerbach Road last...

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Alamo adopts an ordinance to prevent people from smoking inside workplaces

ALAMO (KFXV) — Alamo now becomes the 15th city in Hidalgo County to adopt a smoke ordinance. This would prevent people from smoking inside a workplace. If you’ve ever been in a workplace where you inhaled secondhand smoke, then you’ve smoked 36 cigarettes after an 8 hour day. But that is all going to change starting August 11th in Alamo now that a smoke-free ordinance was just passed today. This reason motivated the Tobacco Prevention and Control Coalition to urge Alamo to pass an ordinance against smoking inside any workplace. Currently there are 79 cities in the state of Texas...

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Fire claims family’s home in rural Mission

MISSION (KFXV) — Another fire claims a family’s home – this time in rural Mission. County authorities saying they are seeing more of these fires, specifically in colonias.FOX NEWS spoke to the victims and investigators who say these incidents can be prevented. Fortunately no one was hurt, but the family has not been able to sleep in their home since last night. A family of five in rural Mission homeless after flames consumed their home. The Hidalgo County Marshal’s Office investigates. They say the cause may have been electrical. One person in the house when the fire broke out,...

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Toddler Hospitalized after falling out of a moving vehicle

SAN CARLOS (KFXV) — A toddler allegedly falls out of a moving vehicle, sending her to a hospital with severe injuries. However, neighbors contradict the story. Neighbors we spoke to say the story the mother told officials does not match what they witnessed. Witnesses say the mother struck her daughter — seated on a small bench behind the truck — as she reversed. Neighbors also tell us ems took the child to an area hospital to treat her injuries. FOX NEWS has reached out to police, but have not received a response to confirm details. We do know, authorities...

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