Author: Fox News South Texas

Family of inmate who died in custody files lawsuit against Webb County

A Laredo family is filing a lawsuit against Webb County after their son allegedly died at the county jail. According to the family’s attorney, Mario Andrade Jr. died of Sepsis in the county jail, while being held for 55 hours. According to the family, the 30-year-old was arrest on November 20th, 2015 for robbery. Shortly after, Andrade died of sepsis or harmful bacteria that is caught through an infection in a wound but can be easily treated. Webb County Jail officials say Andrade did not tell authorities of his condition when he arrived. Andrade’s parents’ Irene Herrera and Mario...

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Harlingen Police searching for TV thief

Harlingen Police are looking for the TV thief in this video. Police say he bought a 65″ TV at Wal-Mart on Lincoln Street. Then minutes later, surveillance video shows the same man carrying a second television and then using the first purchase ticket to be allowed to exit the store with the merchandise. If you recognize him, call  Harlingen Crime Stoppers at (956)...

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Two women involved in a crash and alleged aggravated robbery arrested

Harlingen Police have arrested 8-year-old Denisa Gina Cantu and 26-year-old Monica Escobedo after police say they were involved in a crash and allegedly assaulted and robbed the other driver. Monday morning, Harlingen Police responded to a call on the 3500 block of Business 83 about an accident. According to the second person in the crash, both women in the other car, assaulted and took her phone at gunpoint. Around 11:30 am, authorities found both women and arrested them at one of the suspects home. Both were transported to the Harlingen jail and are being questioned about the...

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Man killed in Willard garage was ‘bludgeoned and bound,’ warrant says

Image License Photo: Pixabay Photo: Pearson Scott Foresman 21 NOV 17 19:46 ET By Pat Reavy Click here for updates on this story Willard, Utah (KSL) — An Ohio man who was found dead in a Willard resident’s garage had been tied up and beaten, according to a newly unsealed search warrant. Cody D. Henderson, 27, was found Nov. 1 inside a garage, 435 S. Main, in Willard. The cause of death was determined to be blunt force trauma, according to investigators. The investigation began when Willard Police Chief Jean Loveland received a call from a person who had...

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Eighth child death from fallen IKEA dresser prompts recall reminder

Image License Photo: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission / IKEA 21 NOV 17 18:31 ET By Debra Goldschmidt, CNN (CNN) — Amid reports of another child death, IKEA is reminding customers who purchased some of its dressers that they need to be fastened to the wall or they may tip and fall. The reminder is part of the company’s reannouncement of a 2016 recall of many of its dressers and chests following reports of injuries and deaths of children. There have been 186 reports of Malm dressers tipping; 91 of them resulted in injuries. In addition, there have been...

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