Author: Jasmine Rico

IDEA Teacher Faces Charges For Inappropriate Relationship With Teen

A teacher from IDEA public schools faces charges after having an inappropriate relationship with a student. Marisela Mendoza Winn went before a judge in McAllen last Wednesday for allegedly engaging in an inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old. Mendoza-Winn was set a 60 million dollar bond. In a statement to Fox News, a spokesperson at IDEA public schools says they are committed to ensuring the safety of their students. They add Mendoza-Winn no longer works with the institution, and that the investigation is...

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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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Police Arrest Munoz for False Documents

Hidalgo County authorities say they have seen an increase in reports  – where false documents are used to buy and sell vehicles. A second man is now behind bars accused of this crime. Jesus Fabian Muñoz – seen walking here with a deputy  – is an Edinburg resident who investigators say dedicated his life to buying and selling cars. According to police, this man would forge paperwork for a car dealership that is now closed. The man was arrested today. Muñoz is expected to face a judge tomorrow. Through their investigations, county officials are now tracking other suspects dedicating to these type of crimes. Another man also busted by police and facing similar...

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Teen To Be Tried in Murder Case As Adult

The minor who was involved in the death of Chayse Olivarez will now be transferred to the adult court system after months of hearings. The minor was accused of burning, dismembering and dumping the body at a ranch near Roma. Chayse Olivarez’s body was found last August after going missing in July.  According to interviews and witnesses, the minor and the rest of the suspects planned out the murder of Olivarez before luring him and ending his life.  Judge Romero Molina asked the minor and his family to approach the bench where he told the minor that he would...

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Grass Fire in San Manuel Spreads

Late breaking tonight.–fire crews from Linn-San Manuel and Edinburg are battling a large grass fire near US 281 and FM 186. Officials say the fire is out of control and are calling for additional aid from surrounding areas. Here you see the location of the fire.  At the moment no other details have been made available. We will keep you informed as the story...

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