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Former Hidalgo County detention officers punched inmates in three incidents

Two former Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office detention officers are accused of attacking inmates who posed no threat on three separate, unrelated occasions this year.

Hidalgo County settles lawsuit with family of man who died after pandemic arrest

A McAllen federal judge on Friday afternoon signed off on a confidential settlement between Hidalgo County, four deputies, two nurses and the family of a 22-year-old man who died after suffering a severe neck injury over an Easter weekend 2020 arrest for allegedly violating a local COVID-19 emergency order and public intoxication.

ATV safety course planned after accidents rise by 183% in RGV

EDINBURG — Oliver Cantu was riding his ATV one day when something happened.

Man convicted of deadly triple shooting at rural Donna raspa stand

A 20-year-old Donna man on Tuesday was sentenced to 25 years in prison for a shooting at the Lopez Drive Thru that killed a 23-year-old man and sent two others to the hospital.

Valley law enforcement responding to rash of vehicle thefts

Rio Grande Valley law enforcement agencies have seen a significant rise in the number of car thefts, which some officials say is the result of organized criminal activity that’s driving demand for specific vehicles stolen in the region before being smuggled across the border.

Missing Tyler woman found in Alamo was strangled to death

Investigators with the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office have positively identified the remains of a 52-year-old woman found dead on a property in rural Alamo and determined she had been strangled to death.

Hargill man arrested for dumping dog that was later euthanized

The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 47-year-old Hargill man for dumping an injured dog on the side of the road.

Dead body found in rural Alamo believed to be missing woman

A dead body discovered on Sunday in rural Alamo has been “tentatively” determined to be a woman who had been reported missing since February, according to a Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office news release.

Hidalgo County Sheriff J.E. “Eddie” Guerra cruises to primary victory

Hidalgo County Sheriff J.E. “Eddie” Guerra on Tuesday night trounced his Democratic Primary opponent Frank Guerrero.

McAllen man bought hunting knife, duct tape before his ex-wife’s murder

EDINBURG — A Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office investigator on Monday afternoon testified that Richard Ford bought a knife and duct tape in the days leading up to his ex-wife’s kidnapping and murder.