Seeds of Change Festival
Casa Yoga, a local yoga studio, held its 3rd Annual Seeds of Change Festival, promoting health and wellness in Laredo, at the Uni-Trade Stadium Saturday morning and afternoon.
Valls helps fill voids in WWII record
In the suffering discomforts of the final battles of World War II against Hitler’s Third Reich in the European continent, there are some events that did not make a commander’s report to superiors.
Volunteers clean rio, trail
Several local environmental organizations held the 20th annual Dia del Rio, Paso del Indio Nature Trail workday at Laredo Community College’s Fort McIntosh campus Saturday morning.
Chief justice position open
Two candidates are vying for the position of chief justice of the Forth Court of Appeals since current Chief Justice Catherine M. Stone’s decision in May 2013 not to seek re-election for another six-year term.
2 eye UISD post
Only two men are vying for the title of District 6 of the United Independent School District Board of Trustees on the November ballot.
Corruption runs deep
A thirst for power, money and greed led to one of the most corrupt years Webb County has seen in its more than 160-year history.
Man admits smuggling drugs
A Mexican citizen who allegedly smuggled $1.5 million worth of heroin and cocaine told special agents he agreed to transport the narcotics because he recently had a stroke and needed money, according to court records released Thursday.
Smuggling attempt foiled
Federal agents conducting surveillance at a local Mexican restaurant in Central Laredo uncovered a human smuggling conspiracy and arrested two people, according to court records released Thursday.
X-ray examination reveals drug load
A Mexican national was arrested, accused of smuggling cocaine worth more than $300,000 through the Colombia Solidarity International Bridge, according to court records released Thursday.
LISD awaits TB results
The City of Laredo Health Department is awaiting results for the possible case of tuberculosis at Ryan Elementary School.
Hazmat training planned for next week
The upcoming hazmat training for the Fire Department is an opportunity to enhance what they, the hospitals and the City of Laredo Health Department normally do, according to Dr. Hector Gonzalez, Health Department director.
Infrastructure eyed for Dist. 8
A consensus among candidates vying for the Laredo City Council District VIII seat is that the district is in need of infrastructure improvements.
Three Mexican nationals traveled to the U.S. port of entry on the Laredo border Friday morning in hopes of being reunited with their families in the U.S.
Rio Grande Valley