Guns Heading South

Thousands of smuggled guns helping fuel drug cartel turf war HIDALGO – NEWSCHANNEL 5 has discovered gun running has become a big moneymaker for criminals. They’re buying guns legally in the United States, then sneaking them into Mexico for big profits. Recent shoot-outs in Reynosa and Rio Bravo were most likely fueled by guns bought … Read more

Key averages higher, broader market mixed

Key indexes closed mixed іn thе stock market today аftеr paring gаіnѕ іn thе lаѕt hour оf trade. Thе Dоw Jones Industrial Average stayed positive, thanks tо Intel аnd Home Depot. Thе Dоw Jones industrials climbed 0.3% аnd thе S&P 500 added 0.1%, but thе Nasdaq slipped nearly 0.2%. Small caps tracked bу thе Russell … Read more

NEWSCHANNEL 5 Investigation: Sex Offenders

NEWSCHANNEL 5 investigates sex offenders in the Valley, and discovers information every parent should know. For information about sex offenders in your area, please visit the Texas State Sex Offender Web site: http://records.txdps.state.tx.us/ MISSION – Parents and police have expressed concern recently about how convicted sex offenders are tracked after they are released. In Mission … Read more

Noon La Villa Escapee

Drowning recovery A toddler is recovering at this hour after a near drowning in Palmview. Medcare and Hidalgo County Sheriff’s officers were trying to rescue a 3-year-old boy who fell into a canal near Three Mile Line and Doffing Road. We talked to a sheriff office representative and the boy is expected to be fine. … Read more

War with Iraq

Words from the Front Line In the service? Leave a message for your friends & supporters back home in the Valley. Jose I would like to let all of our US Troops and POW’s know that God is on thier side, and everyone here is supporting them 110%. We all wish for them to come … Read more

Votes for sale in McAllen

MCALLEN — NEWSCHANNEL 5 uncovers secretly recorded tapes, and a plot to profit from McAllen’s mayoral election. MCALLEN — NEWSCHANNEL 5 uncovered secretly recorded conversations suggesting votes are for sale in McAllen’s race for mayor. Former McAllen mayor Othal Brand claims a self-professed politiquera came to his son with an offer of 400 votes for … Read more

Kids You Should Know

Four years ago, KRGV-TV introduced “Kids You Should Know” and asked teachers and viewers to send us stories of the kids they thought “you should know.” The response has been overwhelming. We have introduced kids who live in challenging circumstance to those who seem to have everything going for them. We have introduced kids who … Read more