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Ten Arrested in Operation Gotcha

In Webb County, at least ten were arrested in a roundup by the Webb County Sheriff Department. Operation Gotcha which started in January 2017 has been capturing fugitives evading authorities. The crimes range from theft, aggravated assault, possession of a controlled substance and failure to pay child support. To date, 139 warrants have been executed as part of this operation led by the sheriff’s warrant division and Swat...

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Shooting in Pharr Leaves One Man Dead and One Hospitalized

Officers found Jonathan Alcala with gunshot wounds. It happened this morning around 1:30AM in the morning. Pharr police responded to a call in the 800th block of W. Coyote Trail. Alcalá had to be transferred to a near hospital where hours later he was declared deceased. Three suspects have been identified responsible for this crime and are under custody. At the moment one of them is hospitalized and will be charged when he’s released. The other individuals will be processed before a judge tomorrow in a Pharr court. If you have any information that can help authorities with this case you...

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Man Flees From Authorities During Traffic Stop

A man in Pharr is arrested for allegedly attempting to flee from authorities during a traffic stop. These are exclusive images of the moment authorities were searching for the man at a commercial plaza on Jackson Rd. A helicopter surrounding the area during the search. Officials confirm he was detained but his identity has not been revealed nor details of where he was...

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12 Year Old Girl Kidnapped

EDINBURG (KFXV) — Edinburg police are on the hunt for a 12 year old girl who is believed to be in Mexico. According to authorities she may be with her boyfriend but they are investigating the case as a kidnapping. It has been more than 24 hours since the 12 year old has gone missing. Officials say they made contact with the boyfriend but he refuses to bring back the girl to her family. Its been an emotional day for Elvia Alonso–she tells FOX 2 NEWS she can’t believe what she’s going through and just wants her granddaughter back....

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Nearly 60 Immigrants Detained in Mission Stash House

Mission — According to unofficial information it was thanks to an anonymous call from one of the immigrants asking for help that authorities were able to uncover a stash house N. of Mission. With border patrol detention centers at full capacity the issue of illegal immigration does not seem to get better. With temperatures reaching almost three digits close to 60 immigrants were found in a mobile home near los Ebanos Road and Monte Cristo. FOX 2 NEWS cameras were the only ones at the scene when one by one each of these immigrants were being escorted out of...

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