Rio Grande Valley
Local affordable housing situation called a ‘crisis’
Dr. Henry Carranza, commissioner and vice chair at the Laredo Housing Authority, calls the current situation with affordable housing a “crisis.”
Millions in Medicare
Several physicians in Laredo received more than $1 million each in Medicare payouts in 2012, according to data released this month by a federal agency.
Man arrested in cocaine case
A man cited cartel threats when U.S. Border Patrol agents busted him with cocaine worth nearly $174,000 at the federal checkpoint on Interstate 35, according to court records filed Monday.
Artist brings her yard to life
Easter is a time for joy, and this joy comes to life through the decorations at the Lopez home in River Oaks Subdivision, off Mines Road.
Testimony aims at foster care
The House Human Services Committee, chaired by state Rep. Richard Peña Raymond, D-Laredo, recently heard nearly nine hours of detailed and at times emotional testimony related to the redesign of the state’s foster care system.
New game teaches drinking costs
Lotería, is a game popularized in Mexico and is similar to Bingo.
San Bernardo Avenue is project’s goal
Europeans enjoy al fresco dining in cafés, and Mexicans enjoy strolling around zocalos.
Casa Tibet Laredo to present programs in May
Casa Tibet Laredo has become well-known for its ability to bring icons of the far reaching branches of Buddhist culture, music and art.
TAMIU debaters win
For now, it’s a small group comprised of only seven students but the Texas A&M International University Forensics Forum debate team packs a punch that’s second to none.
Family upset with inquiry
Relatives of a Bruni High School student who hung himself in his Mirando City home in early 2013 said they are frustrated with the slow pace of the investigation into a teacher he allegedly had an inappropriate relationship with.
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