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Willacy Co. Sheriff Under Investigation for Misuse of Funds

WILLACY COUNTY (KFXV) — The Willacy County Sheriff, Larry Spencer confirmed that their office is under investigation by the Texas Rangers and Homeland Security. It stems from discrepancies found in use of funds from the “Stone Garden” and “Border Star” grants that pay for overtime work. As part of their protocol, the investigation will audit records regarding dispersal of funds. Sheriff Spencer told FOX NEWS that his office is fully cooperating with the investigation and providing all records asked for, and adds he hopes the investigation is resolved soon due to the financial situation the county finds itself...

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Second Suspect Still On the Loose After Pursuit

Weslaco (KFXV) — One man is in custody of the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office after a hit-and-run and another is on the loose. Police are still searching for a second man involved in a hit-and-run accident with a sheriff’s deputy. The crash happened near the area of Mile 11 and FM 1015 in Weslaco. The two individuals in the pickup truck, then fled the scene and drove to the area of Ruby Drive, three miles from the collision. One of the men tried going into a home– where he had been staying for a couple of days– but tried...

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Authorities Search for Identity of Body Found in Edcouch

Edcouch (KFXV) — Hidalgo County Sheriff’s deputies investigating a man found dead. According to authorities, residents of the area called in to report it this morning finding him and telling authorities he had multiple injuries. The man’s body, discovered lying near the edge of 3350 and fm 1422, has the sheriff’s office asking for your help in identifying him. If you can help identify this man, you can leave an anonymous tip with the Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers at (956) 668-8477. Any information provided could potentially lead to a cash...

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LeBron James labels Charles Barkley ‘a hater’ for criticism

DALLAS (AP) — LeBron James has apparently had enough of Charles Barkley’s criticism. Barkley took issue last week with James’ call for the Cavaliers to secure another playmaker to help contend for a second-straight NBA title. The outspoken TNT "Inside the NBA" analyst called James "inappropriate" and "whiny." James told ESPN following the Cavs 104-97 loss at Dallas on Monday night that Barkley is "a hater" and added that he’s not going to let Barkley "disrespect my legacy." James also brought up some of Barkley’s past controversies and legal troubles, before saying, "All I’ve done for my entire career...

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Man Shot During Cook-Out in North Edinburg

Hidalgo County (KFXV) — Hidalgo County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a shooting at 7900 Hallam Avenue in a rural area of north Edinburg. According to the sheriff’s office, the incident happened around one this morning, when a man entered the property as a group of neighbors were bar-b-cuing and shot a person. Police say the 19-year-old suspect, asked for money, and the keys for a car when he shot a 41-year-old man and ran off. Police arrived and the victim was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. The suspect is described as a Spanish-speaking, slim built male,...

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