Millions get aid from food banks
A total of 3.5 million Texans receive charitable food from a food bank or partner agency on average seven times per year, according to a recently released study by Feeding Texas.
City honors its vets
Hundreds of Laredoans participated Tuesday in a Veterans Day spectacle that took place in the streets of downtown Laredo.
Accused teacher resigns post
A school teacher arrested on child pornography possession charges in October has resigned from the United Independent School District.
Korean War vets honor the fallen
The Korean War Veterans Association Chapter 209 maintained a 10-year long tradition this Veterans Day of commemorating local veterans, active military personnel and fallen heroes.
Doctors say girl, 3, is brain dead
A 3-year-old girl who was the lone survivor of a family that perished in a recent fire in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico was declared brain dead Tuesday at Shriners Hospital in Galveston.
UISD program gets award
The South Texas Energy and Economic Roundtable has announced UISD as the recipient of the 2014 Eagle Ford Excellence Awards-Impact Award at a ceremony held Nov. 6 in San Antonio.
Man faces 4 charges linked to auto thefts
A man allegedly linked to a handful of auto-thefts in the area has been arrested, according to Laredo police.
Slap on face ends robbery attempt
Laredo police said they are searching for a man who committed two attempted robberies Sunday, one of which may have been foiled by a customer who slapped the suspect in the face.
Shots fired report nets arrest
A man was arrested Sunday after shots rang out in South Laredo, according to police.
Shoplifting incident turns violent
A shoplifting incident at K-Mart on Sunday morning turned violent when a man pulled a knife on store security, according to Laredo police.
Man faces pot possession charge
A recently arrested local truck driver claimed he agreed to smuggle narcotics to make extra money for his family, Laredo federal court records obtained Monday state.
Teacher faces DWI charge
A local high school teacher was arrested over the weekend on the suspicion of driving drunk after he rear-ended a pickup in North Laredo, police said.
TAMIU offers new master’s program
TAMIU is now offering a master’s degree in communication.
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