Tag: local business

Owner Speaks After Thief Strikes Business Twice

Mercedes (KFXV) — A local business targeted by thieves twice in the same week and police need your help to bring those responsible to justice.   The business owner says this isn’t the first time his shop is burglarized but these crimes are causing a financial impact.   The burglary happened at this mechanic shop located on the 5900 block of mile 12 1/2 in Rural Mercedes.   This surveillance video shows an older man going onto the victim’s property, on April 22nd to commit the burglaries– that are now affecting the local business owner.   In these types...

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Local Leaders Discuss Valley’s Economy

WESLACO (KFXV) — In Weslaco, congressmen and local business leaders met to discuss the Valley’s economy. Texas Representatives Filemon Vela and Vicente Gonzalez hosted the second border caucus hearing in the “Border Business is America’s Business” series at the lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council in Weslaco this morning. Local and national stakeholders and entrepreneurs discussed the value of commerce along the border and how it promotes economic growth in the United...

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Firefighters Battle Olmito Blaze for Second Day

Olmito (KFXV) — On the intersection of FM 1732 and Carmen Avenue where fire units remain on the scene making sure this more than 24 hour fire is completely put out. Strong winds, shredded tires and brush were only several of the factors that help intensify and prolong this fire. Gerardo Cisneros is a manager at this local business a place that’s suffered damages including a burnt fence due to the fire. Two other buildings did not have the same luck and were completely consumed by the flames. At this point, no injuries are reported, however authorities continue monitoring...

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250 tractor tires stolen in Brownsville

Brownsville (kfxv) Police investigators are reporting a total of 250 tractor tires stolen from a local business. An investigation is underway at the incident happened at Zakia Truck Group located on the 6500 block of Highway 77. Police are asking for the help of our viewers to help find the person or people responsible. If you have any information about the Crime Stoppers at...

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Dramatic Drone Footage Captures Flea Market Fire

Alton (KFXV) — Dramatic video of a fire to a local business. It happened overnight on Sunday – off Mile 4 and Conway. The fire consuming part of Ochoa’s Flea Market. These aerial shots were sent in by a Fox viewer who had his drone and started shooting from up above. At this point, fire investigators are still trying to figure out what lead to the fire. No injuries were...

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