Tag: MCALLEN

McAllen Driver Arrested In Fatal Hit-Run

MCALLEN – The alleged driver behind a hit-and-run crash that killed a woman in McAllen this weekend is now under arrest. 23-year-old Karla Barrera was charged and issued a 30-thousand dollar bond today. Authorities say she is the driver behind Saturday’s fatal crash. 79-year-old Juana Gonzalez was hit and killed while steeping off a public bus stop on 10th street. Investigators say Barrera did not stop to render aid. Instead waiting until she got home to call...

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Woman Crashes Into McAllen Medical Clinic

MCALLEN – A clinic in McAllen had quite the scare, but luckily the entrance was the only casualty when an SUV crashed into a building this morning. It happened at a medical plaza at the intersection of “l” street and ridge road. According to witnesses, a patient on her way to an appointment claimed to have been feeling dizzy while trying to park. Instead of breaking she hit the gas, ramming her vehicle against the clinic next door. Authorities confirmed to Fox 2 that the woman was not injured but was taken to a nearby hospital for...

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McAllen Fatal Auto-Ped Victim’s Identity Released

MCALLEN – Police have released the identity of the woman killed after a hit-and-run auto-pedestrian accident this weekend. Investigators say 79-year-old Juana Gonzalez was hit and killed by an SUV while crossing the street along the 400-block of 10th street on Saturday. We’re told the 23-year-old driver didn’t stop after hitting Gonzalez. Instead waiting until she arrived home to call police. Tonight, that driver is in a hospital undergoing a medical evaluation.  An investigation is under way to determine if charges will be...

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Regional Leaders Gather in McAllen to work for Mutual Benefit

For organizers of the event, the objective was to provide a forum so that regional leaders may commit to working together for mutual benefit. This morning local mayors from the cities of Harlingen, McAllen, Mission, San Juan and Pharr gathered at an event called ‘Breakfast with Mayors’ where they met with their counterpart of Reynosa in a conference setting. Each representative of their city spoke about topics of mutual interest such as economic investments, the water debt, border security and job creation among others, with the purpose of establishing a common front. The special guest, Mayor Pepe Elias Leal...

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McAllen Stabbing Suspect Behind Bars

Now what started off as a quarrel between a couple ended up as an almost fatal ending for a neighbor who was just trying to help. Several screams could be heard from the 3804 apartment complex located off of Kerry Lane and Eighth Court in McAllen it was where a male and his ex girlfriend were fighting over a vehicle around 11 p.m. Last night Esmer Salinas, wife of the male victim said the argument escalated quickly, it was at then that the suspect became violent. The neighbor from the top floor heard the commotion and ran down stairs...

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