Tag: Edinburg

Accepting Heater Donations

Jamie Longoria director with the Hidalgo County community services agency tells us that they were able to provide heaters for many who needed them. He also told us that all over the valley there are no more space heaters in stores. While at the agency we ran into a man who was looking for a heater but was not able to receive one. We visited the Reyes’ home and could feel just how cold it was, FoxNews went out and checked local stores all over the McAllen, Pharr and Edinburg areas but there were none available. If you have...

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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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Manhunt North of Edinburg

In north Edinburg, authorities are searching for a man who fled after a high-speed chase. Hidalgo County authorities are in the hunt for Mauricio Vidal a 27-year-old man who allegedly committed murder.  Neighbors in the area from which the man fled are now worried and say they heard noise between the brushes early morning. Hidalgo County authorities are now asking residents to lock their doors and avoid picking up hitchhikers.  A local ice cream vendor tells us how in the midst of the manhunt has to continue her daily routine risking her safety.  The incident was reported this morning...

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John Feit Sentenced To Life In Prison

One of the longest unsolved murder cases in the country has finally come to an end John Feit was found guilty in the death of Irene Garza and is sentenced to life in prison. After seven days in court Feit has finally been given a verdict and a sentence, he will spend the rest of his life behind bars. After the sentencing, Hidalgo District Attorney Ricardo Rodriguez held a press conference in regards to the now-closed cold case. Linda de la Viña, one of Irene’s cousin also spoke of how justice was served after all of these years, Fox News...

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Final Testimonies in Fiet Trial

Final testimonies were heard today in court in the murder of Irene Garza. Former priest, John Feit says he won’t take the stand. A total of 23 witnesses took the stand in the John Feit trail with the final three testimonies being heard today. A forensic pathologist was one of the witnesses to take the stand who studied the records of Irene Garza’s autopsy, although she was not authorized to specifically talk about Garza’s body but was granted to speak in general terms. The defense presented an acquaintance of Irene Garza who claims to have seen her that day...

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