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DA’s Office will not proceed with charges against former Pharr police chief

The Hidalgo County District Attorney’s Office will not pursue criminal charges against Andy Harvey, Pharr’s former police chief.

Edinburg man gets 30 years for two violent robberies

A 32-year-old Edinburg man on Friday was sentenced to three decades in prison for committing two violent robberies.

Death penalty trial for Edinburg man accused of killing trooper begins Monday

Saturday, April 6, 2019 was a night of confusion that forever changed the life of 49-year-old Trooper Moises Sanchez, his family and the law enforcement that responded to Sanchez’s aid.

Sheriff’s Office seeks to withhold affidavits over Edinburg teen’s killing

The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office is asking the Texas Attorney General whether it has to release probable cause affidavits for three men accused of fatally gunning down a 16-year-old in early November.

Cameron, Starr district attorneys seek to withdraw from Hidalgo County DA conflict cases

The Cameron and Starr County district attorneys have filed a joint motion to withdraw from a combined 215 cases that they were appointed to in Hidalgo County because its DA has conflicts of interest.

Appeals court reverses ruling to retest DNA in 2001 Alamo murder

An appellate court on Oct. 12 has shot down a ruling that would have allowed a 57-year-old Alamo man serving life in prison for a brutal stabbing death in 2001 to have DNA retested in the case.

Valley district attorneys urge residents to end the cycle of domestic violence

The Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr and Willacy county district attorneys brought home the cycle of domestic violence on Tuesday, tracing behavior common to such cases in a program at the Brownsville Events Center.

Mercedes man gets 30 years for shooting, killing ex-wife’s daughter

A 39-year-old Mercedes man was sentenced last week after pleading guilty to shooting and killing his ex-wife’s 19-year-old daughter.

Family of man killed by drunk driver in McAllen calls defendant’s sentence ‘outrageous’

Agustin Molina Uribe was on his way home from work the night of May 5, 2022. He had gotten off work early and may have been excited to see his family. He may have tried bringing food home. It was a Thursday, close to the weekend, he may have been looking forward to rest.

Judge recommends denying Monica Melissa Patterson appeal

The Innocence Project of Texas has filed a brief in Monica Melissa Patterson's appeal, which has been remanded to the trial court on a claim of new medical evidence that her appellate attorneys say shows that her 96-year-old victim was not asphyxiated, but instead died from a heart attack.