Tag: Hidalgo County

Six Children Abducted By Biological Mother; Mother Sought

Hidalgo County (KFXV) — The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office needs the help of all Fox viewers to locate six missing kids who were abducted by their biological mother. According to the sheriff’s office, 32-year-old, Angela Mateos Ramirez abducted her children Saturday evening. After she failed to return them to their foster family at the end of her visitation. Ramirez — last seen driving a small, white-colored, four door car is described as 4’, 11”, with brown eyes and brown hair. Ramirez could also be traveling in a blue pontiac vibe with license plate number, B-X-K-4-6-3-2. Contact the Hidalgo County...

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Local Officials Pushes For Vote on New Hidalgo Courthouse

MISSION (KFXV) — Hidalgo County plans to spend nearly 150 million dollars on a new courthouse without increasing taxes. One mayor is saying should be done before moving forward with the project. Mayor Norberto Salinas of Mission, Texas tells us it’s only fair that county officials explain why a new courthouse is needed to Hidalgo County taxpayers. Salinas says voters should have a say on whether the county should move forward with construction of a new courthouse, which is estimated to cost 150 million dollars. Salinas argues that even when county officials say the project will be completed without...

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Police Investigating After Man Found Dead Inside His Vehicle

Edinburg (KFXV) — A man first reported as missing by his family, is found dead in his own vehicle in a rural portion of the city. According to the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Department, 37-year-old, Anastacio Rocha was found with a gunshot wound to his head. The victim’ family reported Rocha missing Monday afternoon. Later on that day, the car was located, thanks to a gps tracking device, near Mile 14 and Gladiola Street. If you have information that may help investigators, you may contact Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers at...

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Edinburg Man Charged with Possessing Child Pornography

EDINBURG (KFXV) — A man is arrested and charged with 15 counts of possession of child pornography. Fox News cameras were rolling as 29-year-old, Francisco Chavarria walked into an Hidalgo County courtroom. He’s is accused of downloading, and distributing pornographic images of children between the ages of two and 10 – some of children in the images – were being sexually assaulted. The investigation began in October of last year in a collaborative effort between the Department of National Security, and the Hidalgo County District Attorney’s Office. His bond is set at $750,000...

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Hidalgo Commissioners Unanimously Vote Against Border Wall

HIDALGO COUNTY (KFXV) — Today, the Hidalgo County commissioners court unanimously voted to reject the border wall the President plans to build. Hidalgo County Judge Ramon Garcia explains that he and the other commissioners believe the construction of the border wall will be costly, and don’t believe it’ll economically benefit the community based on what legislators have presented. In this morning’s assembly, were people who are supporting the construction of the wall, citing it guarantees security to Hidalgo County...

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