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Jury selected in death penalty trial for Edinburg man accused of killing state trooper

Hidalgo County District Attorney Toribio “Terry” Palacios confirmed Wednesday morning that the jury and alternatives have been selected for the death penalty trial against a 28-year-old Edinburg man accused of shooting at three officers and killing one.

Weslaco man arrested for hitting, killing cyclist in late September

A 21-year-old Weslaco man was arrested on Nov. 27 for striking and killing a cyclist with a vehicle that he was borrowing in late September.

Driver, passenger arrested in Palmview area hit-and-run crash involving trooper

A state trooper was released from a local hospital after sustaining injuries in a hit-and-run crash outside of Palmview early Saturday morning, according to a news release.

Hit-and-run crash outside Palmview ends with trooper in hospital

A state trooper was transported to a local hospital with injuries sustained in a hit-and-run crash outside of Palmview early Saturday morning, launching a search for those responsible.

Former President Donald Trump in Edinburg to visit DPS troopers

Former President Donald Trump is expected to join Gov. Greg Abbott in Edinburg on Sunday to visit with Texas Department of Public Safety troopers working Operation Lonestar on the border.

Victims detail trauma from Alton pastor’s sexual assaults

The punishment trial for the Alton pastor who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting two women continued Tuesday as the jury was presented with video evidence of one instance of the crime and emotional testimony from the victims.

Fire involving 12 trucks at Port of Brownsville extinguished

The Port of Brownsville said a "fire incident" happened Tuesday morning involving several tanker trucks staged at a truck parking area.

8 dead in crash after police chased a suspected human smuggler, Texas officials say

AUSTIN (AP) — Eight people died Wednesday when the driver of a car suspected of carrying smuggled migrants fled police and smashed into an oncoming vehicle on a South Texas highway.

Federal agents at Elsa City Hall

A large law enforcement presences has arrived at Elsa City Hall. About half a dozen agents bearing jackets marked HSI (Homeland Security Investigations) and ICE arrived at about 8:30 a.m. Thursday.

16-year-old Donna boy killed after being struck, run over in Edinburg

A 16-year-old boy from Donna was killed in Edinburg on Friday night after being struck by one vehicle and then run over by another, state trooper said.