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El Chapo Extradited to New York

New York (KFXV) — Mexican drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been extradited to the U.S. Where he is expected to face a number of indictments. The U.S Department of Justice confirms the extradition of notorious Drug Kingpin, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, in connection to his leadership of the Sinaloa cartel. A year after being recaptured by Mexican authorities– Joaquin Archilvaldo Guzman-Loera was taken into custody this afternoon by the dea in the border town of Ciudad Juarez. This act means a big win to the U.S.– after fighting for his extradition for years. Guzman-Loera’s prosecuting is expected...

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Sentence Issued in Murder of Abigail Estrada

Cameron County (KFXV) — The family of Abigail Estrada is still left with questions after Ruben Torres is sentenced to 18 years behind bars. For the death of their 13-year-old, nearly a decade ago. Today a jury found Torres guilty of murder. The victim’s family says they aren’t satisfied with the sentence, but are grateful justice has been served. After Abigail disappeared in 2007, authorities arrested Torres, but released him for lack of evidence. Torres pled “no contest” to the murder charges, However, based on the evidence presented, the judge found him guilty of murder, a first degree felony....

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Woman Accused of Sexually Assaulting 16-Year-Old

McALLEN (KFXV) — In McAllen, police announced the arrest of a 29-year-old woman accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy. The woman is identified as Ashley Yvonne Contreras. Investigators say the boy’s mother called the police and told them she had caught Contreras being intimate with her son. The woman reportedly admitted to police she had sex with the 16-year-old and could be pregnant. Contreras has a history of charges including drug possession and a DWI. She is now charged with sexual...

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Man Charged With Capital Murder in Fatal Shooting

McALLEN (KFXV) — At the Hidalgo County Courthouse – a man accused in a fatal shooting in McAllen is charged with capital murder. Twenty-six-year-old Jesus Alejandro Cuevas is suspected of shooting and killed Moises Tamez in the parking lot this Stripes convenience store on 10th street. According to official court documents, an argument between the two began hours before the shooting on the streets of McAllen. Cuevas is also facing drug charges. If found guilty of capital murder he could face life in...

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Former Judge Turns Himself In

CAMERON COUNTY (KFXV) — In a developing story out of Cameron County, ex-county judge Pedro Sepulveda has turned himself into authorities. Sepulveda is accused of abuse of power and, theft by a public servant after a private road was paved by county workers, after an indictment was issued in late December. Tuesday, a judge ordered an arrest warrant for Sepulveda who gave himself up the case continues to be investigated count on Fox news to follow this...

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