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Seeking public’s help, DPS releases footage of deadly San Carlos hit-and-run

A man was killed in a hit-and-run incident in San Carlos early Saturday morning, launching a law enforcement investigation and a request for the public's help identifying the person responsible.

DPS suspects alcohol a factor in fatal Edinburg crash that left one dead

The Texas Department of Public Safety suspects alcohol was a contributing factor in a Saturday crash that left an Edinburg man dead.

Three die in La Grulla helicopter crash involving National Guard, Border Patrol

Three people have died after a helicopter carrying three National Guard members and a Border Patrol agent crashed in a field near La Grulla, the Associated Press reported, citing a county official.

Fugitive sought in fatal La Joya smuggling crash arrested

A 39-year-old Mission woman accused of renting a vehicle used in a 2019 fatal smuggling crash that killed two San Juan residents and sent six people in the country illegally to the hospital has been arrested after nearly three years on the run.

Rio Grande City man dies after crash with flatbed trailer

The Texas Department of Public safety said a 34-year-old Rio Grande City man died Tuesday after the vehicle he was in rear ended a flatbed trailer.

Manhunt ends in arrest of Raymondville shooting victim’s half-brother

The manhunt for alleged killer Mario Martinez, wanted for the 7:45 p.m. Tuesday shooting of his half-brother Reynaldo Acosta, ended late Wednesday when he was captured by Raymondville police and other agencies at a house in the 1200 block of West Tampico Street.

Border expert: Texas’ actions at Fronton Island interferes with federal immigration policy

As Gov. Greg Abbott continues to double down on mobilizing state resources to address border security in Texas, so too are the policy experts and activist organizations — and more — who have characterized the governor's actions as interference with federal policy to undermine the Biden administration.

Delaware man dies in La Feria crash

A 66-year-old Delaware man died Tuesday afternoon in a fatal crash in La Feria.

Brownsville traffic stop yields seizure of 205 pounds of meth

During a traffic stop in Brownsville, a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper discovered over 205 pounds of liquid methamphetamine contained within 24 jugs inside the vehicle of a man who was stopped for speeding.

Brownsville man sentenced to nearly six years for mailing fentanyl

A Brownsville man was sentenced Wednesday for possession with intent to distribute nearly four pounds of fentanyl, according to the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Texas.