Unemployment rate down in Laredo
The Laredo metro area unemployment rate slipped to 6 percent in August, down 0.3 percent versus the previous month, as employers added 600 jobs to local payrolls, Workforce Solutions South Texas said Friday.
Voter registration drives set
The Webb County Elections Office, along with numerous local entities and locations, will host voter registration drives in a nation-wide event to recognize National Voter Registration Day.
New scholarship option
TAMIU students have a new scholarship option thanks to Stripes Convenience Stores.
Man busted for illegal dumping
A man was arrested Thursday night for allegedly attempting to illegally dump scrap building material onto an abandoned lot.
Judge resets court date
The sentencing date for former Webb County Commissioner Mike Montemayor has been reset to Jan. 26, 2015.
Pct. 2 vacancy
A local judge who pleaded guilty to extortion submitted his resignation papers to Webb County commissioners Friday.
Raid nets drug stash
One man was arrested Friday following a raid at a home conducted by the Webb County Sheriff’s Office, where more than 50 bags of drugs were seized.
LISD: Students get high marks
Austin Independent School District may be in hot water after its two new single-sex classrooms were introduced to the district, leaving to question where the only Laredo school to offer single-gender instruction stands.
Dirty talks leads to FCC fine
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Border Media Business Trust, the parent company of a former radio station based in Mirando City, agreed to pay $37,500 in August to resolve allegations that the former licensee of the station violated indecency laws.
Confel’s attorney responds to charges
The attorney for a woman who was arrested Tuesday and accused of assaulting a man at a downtown restaurant spoke out Thursday in response to the alleged victim’s claims.
BP agent shoots closet
An off-duty U.S. Border Patrol agent accidentally discharged his service weapon early Thursday at his North Laredo apartment, according to Laredo police.
Trustees evaluate UISD Superintendent Santos
UISD trustees voted unanimously to approve the annual evaluation of Superintendent Roberto J. Santos late Wednesday.
First drug court grads
The Webb County’s Juvenile Drug Court Program saw its first graduating class Thursday morning.
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