15-year-old girl dies in crash; Edinburg resident arrested 

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian crash in Edinburg Sunday evening that left one girl dead. According to a release, the crash occurred around 10 p.m. on Owassa Road between Tower Road and Val Verde where a woman driving a blue 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe struck a dog and two pedestrians. The release says the woman was allegedly speeding and under the influence of alcohol, and continued driving west on Owassa. She was later found near Earling and Tower roads. Read more at The Monitor.com.

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Police arrested a 21-year-old Edinburg man at the Studio 6 hotel in McAllen less than four hours after investigators say he robbed the establishment. The arrest came after an observant investigator reviewing surveillance video of the robbery that happened just after 6 a.m. noticed a suspicious man at the hotel just before 10 a.m. "As I was inside the Studio 6 office reviewing video, I noticed a suspicious male subject on the exterior of the front door," the investigator says in a probable cause affidaivt. "I noticed that the male subject saw me and immediately left walking northbound along the building." Read the full story at themonitor.com

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