Rio Grande Valley
LFD announces promotions
With the recent retirement of Laredo Fire Department Assistant Chief David Piton, a replacement has been announced.
Weapons out in bridge fight
Federal officers drew their weapons Monday morning on two motorists near the primary inspection lanes at International Bridge I following a road rage incident, according to authorities.
Jury selection starts in murder trial
“Is it a fair fight?” a potential juror asked during jury selection Monday in a murder trial involving a veteran who has opted to represent himself in court against a team of prosecuting attorneys.
Police: Speed’s a factor
Two vehicle wrecks that resulted in fatal and serious injuries over the weekend had two common denominators: no seatbelt and speed, the Laredo Police Department said Monday.
Sisters accused of theft of property
An employee at a local Target and her sister-in-law were arrested last week for allegedly stealing $3,500 in merchandise from the store, police said Monday.
Teacher accused in incident
A Harmony Science Academy teacher has resigned from the charter school after he allegedly assaulted an 11-year-old student, school representatives told Laredo Morning Times on Monday.
Farmer’s market set for Saturday
Laredo Main Street — El Centro de Laredo Farmers’ Market will be held Saturday at Jarvis Plaza in downtown Laredo.
Nuverra Environmental Solutions has responded to a verdict in Dimmit County in which jurors awarded $281 million in damages to plaintiffs in a wrongful death lawsuit.
Jackson to be at LEA Feb. 9
Country music superstar Alan Jackson will take his tour to the Laredo Energy Arena on Feb. 9, the LEA announced Monday.
Plea gets man eight years
A man facing more than a dozen criminal charges pleaded guilty to one felony and one misdemeanor count of assault before his trial began Monday in Laredo.
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