Tag: investigation

New Hidalgo Co. Courthouse in Limbo After Dannenbaum Raid

EDINBURG (KFXV) — New developments on the FBI raids that took place Wednesday morning at Dannenbaum Engineering Corporation. The Hidalgo County Commissioners Court has decided to stop negotiations with Dannenbaum Engineering and move forward with another firm for the courthouse program manager contract. This comes after the FBI confirmed their presence at the McAllen office– and in other cities throughout the state– on Wednesday. The investigation raising concern at the Hidalgo Commissioner’s office, as Dannenbaum was selected as highest-ranking firm for the design and construction of the new Hidalgo County Courthouse. In a full statement, Hidalgo County Judge, Ramon...

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Agencies in Harlingen Investigate Toddler Death

Harlingen (KFXV) – Agencies in Harlingen are investigating the death of a toddler. According to authorities the two-year-old has been identified as Catalina Desaray Castaneda who allegedly fell down a flight of stairs and sustained serious injuries. The fall happened Wednesday the 19th near the 1800 block of south 3rd street. Emergency responders found Catalina unresponsive at the scene and transported her to an area hospital where she died of her injuries. Information about the investigation has yet to be released by authorities in the Harlingen Police Department and Child Protective Services are...

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Vehicle Crashes into McAllen Business on Pecan

MCALLEN (KFXV) – A driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a business in central MCALLEN. The car drove into the pecan tree, a furniture and antiques business, on the corner of Pecan Street and 16th. The driver then collided with another parked car. McAllen fire and police departments responded to the scene and the driver received treatment at a local hospital for injuries. The incident is still under investigation. Accident...

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Home Health Care Worker faces Manslaughter Charges

Brownsville (KFXV) – A man is facing charges after restraining a teen he cared for. On Thursday, officers arrived at the 1400 Janet Lane to a medical emergency. Upon arrival, EMS notified police that a fifteen-year-old, Fernando Moreno who suffered from intellectual development disability had died. Moreno, the victim, who was a client of Serenity home care service at the time of his death was under the care Marcial Troncoso. Troncoso told investigators that he restrained Moreno by getting on top of the teen to try and calm the teen who repeatedly hit himself. Investigators revealed that Troncoso’s actions were...

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