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Feds seize 338 pounds of cocaine worth $4.5 million at Hidalgo bridge

An attempt to smuggle around 330 pounds of cocaine, which is worth more than $4 million, from Mexico to the U.S. was thwarted by federal authorities at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge last weekend.

San Juan man accused of drinking and driving before killing woman indicted

A San Juan man who police said admitted to drinking before striking and killing a woman with his pickup truck in 2022 has been indicted in the case and faced a judge on Tuesday.

Edinburg woman gets probation for fiery, fatal McAllen DWI crash

A 30-year-old Edinburg woman received 10 years probation Friday morning for driving 111 mph while drunk and hitting and killing a man who was “burned beyond recognition.”

Former Pharr police chief struck officers during arrest, affidavit says

Former Pharr Chief of Police Andy Harvey allegedly struck two police officers as they attempted to detain him at his home late Saturday evening, according to a probable cause affidavit obtained by The Monitor.

Cause of death ‘unknown’ for man who died in Alton police custody

The man who died in Alton police custody threw a walking cane at an officer before taking a baton from him, kicking the officer and then throwing the baton back at him, according to a custodial death report.

Tennessee fugitive arrested at Brownsville home for child pornography

A fugitive wanted out of Tennessee for aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor was arrested in Brownsville earlier this month and given a $1 million bond Thursday for possession of child pornography.

CBP seizes 68 pounds of cocaine, $13K in cash at Brownsville bridge

The rubber bands gave her away.

San Benito man shot at police during multi-city chase

A San Benito man is in police custody after leading them on a vehicular pursuit followed by a foot chase where he fired at police with a semi-automatic rifle, according to a press release.

Doc who falsely told patients they were going to die sentenced for fraud

The final suspect in a massive healthcare fraud case was sentenced on Wednesday to a little more than four years in federal prison.

Valley suspects plead guilty to deadly human smuggling conspiracy

Four suspects — three from Roma and one from Pharr — have pleaded guilty for their roles in a deadly human smuggling conspiracy that led to several deaths, including that of a pregnant woman.