Tag: Minnesota Road

House Catches On Fire – Twice

Mission (KFXV) Authorities are investigating a house fire that leaves a family homeless tonight. Fire fighters put out the blaze or so they thought — it sparked again minutes after they left. A Fox 2 News reporter spoke to the homeowner about the fire when all of a sudden smoke was seen and the homeowner called 911 again. The fire first sparked while her three kids were playing outside and she was doing laundry around 12 this afternoon. Around 3pm this afternoon it sparked again having fire officials come back to the 94 hundred block of Minnesota Road. According...

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Eight Arrested in Illegal Gambling Raids

FOX 2 News cameras were first at the scene to one of three raids in Edinburg Thursday night. Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Department executed three search warrants on establishments along Minnesota Road and FM 907, which they say were operating as illegal gambling sites. The first building was found abandoned, while three people were detained with over $5,000 in cash and 57 gambling machines in the second location. Five others were arrested at the third location where more than $19,000 in cash and 124 gambling machines were seized. Charges varied from promotion of a gambling place to engaging in criminal...

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Passerby Finds Body Floating in San Juan Canal, Homicide Investigation Underway

A homicide investigation is now underway as the body of a man is found north of San Juan. Fox 2 cameras were first to the scene, at a canal near Minnesota Road. Authorities say the body was found by a passerby around 2:45 this afternoon. The identity of the man, or his cause of death, has not yet been released. The case has been turned over to the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s...

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