Tag: MCALLEN

Blaze Ruled ‘Accidental’; Case Closed

McAllen (KFXV) — Investigators have ruled a fire that left dozens of families displaced — an accident. According to McAllen’s fire marshal, the investigation revealed that the flames originated in the kitchen of one of the apartment units. It was also revealed that combustible materials were set on top of the stove, which lead to the cause of the blaze. The fire destroyed 12 apartments, leaving many without a home, but no casualties were...

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McAllen Fire Leaves 15 Without A Home

MCALLEN (KFXV) — An apartment complex caught on fire this afternoon, displacing more than 15 people. At the scene, the top of the apartment complex was completely destroyed and residents are scared now that more than 15 people no longer have a home. Melinda Guillen is one of the residents that lost her home due to the fire. According to authorities, the fire initiated around 2pm where one apartment caught ablaze and then quickly spread to 11 more units. With a collapsed roof and 35-40 firefighters who were at the scene trying to terminate the flames, firefighters were successful...

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McAllen Police Investigate Deadly Shooting

McAllen (KFXV) — Authorities are requesting for the community’s help to find the person, or persons, responsible for the shooting death of a man found early this morning. According to investigators, Nicolas Anthony Bazan, 41-years-old and originally from San Antonio, was found behind a home near  Main Street and Vine Street. Neighbors say the area is very quiet and incidents like this one are rare. If you have information that can help solve this case, you can report tips to the McAllen Crime Stoppers...

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Judge Declares Mistrial in Gang Shooting after Witness Posts to Facebook

McAllen (KFXV) – Judge Kino Vasquez declared a mistrial in the case against Jorge Alberto Guajardo. According to the judge, 21-year-old Shaniqua Silva Publications on her Facebook profile about being in court and shared articles with her siblings, Jamel and Desiree Silva, both were also Witnesses in the case. A day before she had testified that Guajardo had admitted to her he took part in the gang related shooting that left one teen dead. Judge Vasquez scolded the woman about the severity of her actions. The defense team added the Shaniqua who is allegedly pregnant, also published about her...

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Woman Claims Tooth Found in Food

MCALLEN (KFXV) — It’s a story you’ll only see on FOX — a McAllen woman is worried after a gruesome discovery in her food. A Valley woman, who prefers to be called “Lisa,” says she purchased food from Tortilleria Emmanuel, Monday morning but never expected the following to happen. The owner of the local restaurant says this is the first time in more than 20 years that this type of incident happens. Lisa said her 15-year-old daughter complained about mouth pain after biting into the tooth and after taking her to a dentist office, she says they found some...

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