Runoff elections to take place Saturday
Voter turnout tends to drop significantly in runoffs, and this year appears to be no exception.
Women arrested for prostitution
Laredo police arrested two women on prostitution charges Wednesday.
Man arrested for indecency with child
A 32-year-old man has been arrested for inappropriately touching his 13-year-old relative, the Webb County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.
Air show marshal announced
The Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association has announced Brig. Gen. Orlando Salinas as the air show marshal for the 2015 WBCA Stars and Stripes Air Show Spectacular sponsored by Miller Lite.
Tijerina shares his vision
Webb County Judge Elect Tano Tijerina shared his vision for Laredo with business and city leaders Thursday, and named growing local businesses as one of his priorities when he enters office in January.
No murder charges
The LPD officers who were involved in the fatal shooting of 30-year-old Jose Walter Garza will not face any criminal charges.
New chief operating officer named
Doctors Hospital of Laredo and the Board of Governors have announced a new chief operating officer at Doctors Hospital.
$10M grant to improve regional healthcare
Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas was presented Wednesday with a ceremonial check for $10 million from the Social Innovation Fund to support a program aimed toward improving behavioral health and chronic disease in South Texas.
Man arrested for shooting
A man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly shooting at two Northwest Laredo homes.
CBP launches mobile app
U.S. Customs and Border Protection intends on improving efficiency for travelers planning trips across the border with a newly created smartphone app that brings estimated wait times and open lane status at land ports of entry to the user’s fingertips.
$206k found hidden in truck
Almost $206,000 was seized from a vehicle that was pulled over on Interstate 35, the Webb County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday.
Officials work to regain trust after water issues
Webb County officials are still working to regain residents’ trust more than a year after serious water quality issues affected Rio Bravo and El Cenizo.
UISD holiday schedule
For the upcoming holiday season, the United Independent School District will observe the following special schedule:
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