Tag: teen

Teen Tide Pod Challenge Dangers

To some, this may be a simple tide pod used for laundry, but it has now become a social media challenge among teenagers ignoring the warning label on the bag. The dangerous trend poses a challenge among teenagers, becoming viral, most popular on facebook but has many residents concerned for the safety of teenagers.  After all, this isn’t the first challenge that goes viral, last year we saw the blue whale challenge, the cinnamon challenge, and the ice and salt challenge.  According to the American Association of Poison Control Centers, more than ten thousand children ages five and younger...

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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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Harlingen teen missing since Tuesday, police say she was last seen after school

Harlingen Police are searching for a teenager who has been missing for over a week. 15-year-old Luna Duran was last seen Tuesday at Harlingen South High School. She is five foot five inches and weighs around 115 pounds. Police say she has brown hair and brown eyes. If you have any information that can help locate her contact Harlingen Police at (956) 216-5940....

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Missing 16-year-old boy from Mission area

Matthew Eric Perales family reported him missing on August 19th. He was last seen on the intersection of Stewart road and 495. After 4 days there still has been no contact with the teen. The family is concerned with the well-being of their son and want him to come home. “Family members are concerned and worried about him, we’re concerned and worried about him. He’s one of our local residents and he’s ended up missing and nobody knows where he’s at.” Authorities did confirm that the teen did leave a note to his family saying he was leaving. According...

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Juveniles Facing Murder Charges in Starr County

STARR (KFXV) — Three juveniles are facing charges in a murder investigation. Authorities confirm that missing chayse olivares was murdered after receiving at least one gunshot wound. The 17-year-old was last seen by family on July 30th. Almost two weeks later, multiple agencies were able to arrest three individuals in connection to olivares’ disappearance and death. Seventeen-year-old, Jose Luis Garcia, Jr. faces one count of capital murder, while another teen is facing a murder charge and a third individual is facing charges for tampering with evidence and failure to report a felony. Both minors are 16 years of age....

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