Woman eyed immigrants for clients
As immigrants waited in South Texas detention centers to get legal help, a Boerne woman says she trolled the centers to round up clients for three immigration lawyers and eventually for herself, keeping a cut of attorneys fees in an illegal practice that went on for two years, court records show.
LISD reports bullying cases
LISD officials reported 79 cases of bullying for the month of October while showing a high number of attendance visits, which show the number of times a student received counseling for chronic absences.
Students statewide struggling with higher math standards
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In homes across Texas, parents say their children are in tears over math homework.
New Precinct 1 team
Newly elected Webb County Commissioner Frank Sciaraffa is bringing in a team to Precinct 1, including former County Attorney Anna Laura Cavazos Ramirez.
Radio announcer wins award
A local radio announcer was awarded the Premio Nacional de Locución 2014 (National Announcers Award 2014) by the Asociación Nacional de Locutores de México, A.C., in the Social Content category.
Trustees pick new officers
The Laredo Community College Board of Trustees entered a new chapter in its life as a new trustee was welcomed and new officers were elected during the group’s recent monthly meeting.
UISD to purchase land
UISD trustees voted to enter into a purchase and sale agreement for the purchase of a tract in the Lomas del Sur Subdivision on Wednesday evening.
Pedestrian and driver involved in fatal auto-pedestrian death in Arlington identified
‘Nut’ tickets on sale
Make this holiday season extra special by taking in a performance of Peter Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” at Texas A&M International University on Thursday, Dec. 4 through Sunday, Dec. 7 at the Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Theatre.
Singing and composing
A Laredo woman who began singing in childhood almost achieved a goal recently — she reached the quarterfinals of “Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento!” — A talent competition broadcast by Estrella TV, based in Los Angeles.
Nonprofit’s goal is to help supply medication
Assisting the needy with their medication is the goal of a nonprofit that supplies drugs, either generic or branded, at a low cost for up to six months.
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