Tag: RGV

McAllen Man Pleads Guilty To Killing Great Grandmother

Fox News has obtained the criminal complaint, that not only tell us what happened in court but also the details, from the 20-year-old man who told authorities how he says he killed his great-grandmother. James Bryan Whisenant, went in front of a judge and was officially charged with the murder of, Jimmie Tallon Whisenant, his great-grandmother.  However, records show James told authorities in chilling details how he supposedly committed the crime. According to the report, James entered his great grandmother’s room around 4 in the morning while she was still sleeping.  It goes on to say he pinched her...

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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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Breast Cancer Awareness

This year alone, more than 250,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Hilda Garza was one of them. She tells us her story as a fighter who’s battling cancer. Cancer. That was the word the doctor told her on Mother’s Day. What initially started as a check up due to pain in her arm, resulted in a mammogram where a cancer cell was detected in her breast, stage 2.   She says nothing prepared her for the challenges that came with cancer– drugs, shots, and chemotherapy, which she receives every Friday. She says the strength to keep fighting...

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Locals react to Trump’s immigration proposal

UNITED STATES (KFXV) — Local reaction to the president’s proposal that would radically alter the current immigration system. Fox News spoke to a local leaders about how the new proposal could affect immigrants in the RGV. With efforts to reduce overall immigration by 50 percent, the R.A.I.S.E. Act presented today by the president and two republican senators will use a merit based system when considering to allow immigrants into the country legally. This, according to Trump, would improve the country’s economy. The new proposal would enforce stricter requirements when issuing green cards. This will dismantle the current immigration system...

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Federal funds are being requested to aid Border Patrol Rescues

RGV (KFXV) — Tonight federal funds are being requested for counties in our area. Authorities rescue immigrants, and recover as well as identify immigrant bodies, but don’t receive enough resources to do so leaving our border vulnerable. Rescue after rescue is what border patrol constantly reports. Just this week 3 immigrant bodies were rescued in less than a 2 hour time period. These rescues took place in Falfurrias, a city part of Brooks County. A county that like many others. Vicente Gonzalez tells Fox News how these counties do not receive federal funding since they are not directly on...

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