A stabbing in Central Laredo early Thursday left three men hospitalized and one of them behind bars, police said.
Felon sentenced to 10 years for firearm possession
A man facing a murder charge in Webb County was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Thursday for having a shotgun as a convicted felon.
Man charged in robbery
A man who escaped from Walmart loss prevention officers in April by brandishing a pair of scissors at them has been arrested, according to police.
Drug case sentence
A 21-year-old man who told Border Patrol agents at the North Interstate 35 checkpoint that he was going to San Marcos to shop — when he was actually transporting cocaine — was sentenced in federal court in Laredo on Thursday.
Man charged with indecency with a child
A 50-year-old man accused of exposing himself to a child and inappropriately touching her has been arrested, according to police.
Crime Stoppers tip leads to drug bust
A man was arrested Wednesday on felony drug possession charges after Webb County sheriff’s deputies said they caught him with 175 pounds of marijuana.
Bar owner arrested for after hours service
The owner of E Lounge and Grill off McPherson Road was arrested early Thursday in North Laredo for allegedly allowing the consumption of alcohol after hours.
Psychiatrist: Bluntson had mental issues
Demond Bluntson, the man charged with two counts of capital murder and two counts of aggravated assault on a public servant, showed signs of mental illness, according to defense attorneys.
Road repair funds OK’d
The Texas Senate has approved $450 million in funding to repair, maintain and improve state roadways in areas impacted by energy exploration and development, including the Eagle Ford Shale.
Barrio residents file nuisance suit
Ten Barrio Ladrillera residents as part of Los Olvidados, or “The Forgotten Ones,” filed a nuisance lawsuit Thursday afternoon in the 49th District Court against Wilkinson Gary Iron & Metal.
Truck driver killed
The fatal wreck Wednesday on Interstate 35 happened when the driver of an 18-wheeler crashed into the back of a stationary tractor-trailer, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Against the backdrop of a 10-foot inflatable caged bloody pig, two representatives from a national animal rights group called for an end to Walmart’s alleged animal mistreatment Thursday outside of the store’s Supercenter on Loop 20.
Tweety Bird pleads guilty
WASHINGTON — A Mexican drug cartel member pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court here Thursday to the murder of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement special agent Jaime Zapata of Brownsville during an ambush in Mexico.
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