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An early morning chase in Las Milpas leaves one in police custody

A man is now in custody after leading police on a chase through Las Milpas early¬†Thursday morning. Police tried to stop the man for a traffic violation on Highway 281 and Anaya street. The driver didn’t stop and police gave chase — moments later, the vehicle hit a barrier and the car spun out of control. He jumped out of the car and tried to get away on foot. That’s when police fired a gunshot in his direction. No one was injured. According to authorities, the man responsible is a 29 year old, Mexican citizen. Texas Rangers are now...

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Investigation underway of Viral Video of Teen’s Fall near Las Milpas

Fox KFXV would like to address a video that has surfaced among many social media accounts in the valley, of a teen who fell from an cell tower in South Pharr yesterday evening. Fox will not air the video and has only received minimal information from the police department. Who is still investigating the incident. According to officials, the incident did take place near, Las Milpas and Jackson Road. According to a statement released by American Tower, the company who owns the cell tower, they offer their condolences to the family and ensure that the company regularly conducts inspections...

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Brownsville Man Sentenced to Life for Murdering Wife and Son

A Brownsville man is sentenced to prison today for murdering his wife and son. Authorities found the bodies of 45-year-old Diana Ramos Pierce and 4-year-old William Pierce last September, while investigating a foul odor coming from a residence on the 2600 block of Frankfort Street. Pierce was sentenced to prison today for two life sentences without the possibility of parole. Las milpas raid Fox 2 News cameras were rolling late last night, as police raided a Pharr home. Police surrounded the home on Denny Street Wednesday evening. We’ve reached out to authorities for a comment on the case but...

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City of Hidalgo to Open Free Wifi Park

Here’s a story for the techies out there: the valley will soon be home to a new wifi park. Las Milpas Municipal Park, located in the city of Hidalgo will soon offer park goers free wifi. Valley View Independent School District first approached the city with the idea, hoping to make the area a hangout spot for students. The free wifi is expected to be up and running by next...

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One Dead Following Border Patrol Pursuit

One person is dead following a vehicle pursuit involving dozens of undocumented individuals in the Pharr community known as Las Milpas. Officials tell Fox 2 the incident occurred around 5:30 PM, Monday, when Border Patrol agents attempted to stop a white Chevrolet passenger van, carrying 39 undocumented immigrants. Several others were transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. They are now in the custody of border...

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