Ready Lanes to facilitate bridge crossings
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, together with officials from the cities of Laredo and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico are teaming up to improve existing signage and to post new signage advising the traveling public of where the Ready Lanes at the Lincoln-Juarez International Bridge are located as part of a coordinated effort to facilitate traffic flow.
Pilots set sail on trial runs in final push before start of U.S. National Hot Air Balloon Championsh
news-journal.com / Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:00:00 -0500
KILGORE — For the 55 pilots scheduled to compete in the 2014 U.S. National Hot Air Balloon Championship, the days leading up to the competition can be vital for practice.
12-year-old Midland girl killed in ATV crash in San Angelo
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:38:00 -0500
A 12-year-old Midland girl was killed and three other children were injured Saturday evening in an ATV crash on a ranch near San Angelo, according to the Tom Green County Sheriff’s Office.
At least half of the 28 alleged members of a cocaine, crack and marijuana trafficking group in Laredo who were arrested in June have prior convictions in state court, ranging from attempted murder and felony drug possession to property theft and burglary of a habitation.
Border Region services
Among the services offered by the Border Region Behavioral Health Center is teaching new skills and developing existing ones for patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Stonegarden funds rise
Webb County has received $3.3 million in federal funds from the Department of Homeland Security’s Stonegarden program to support local law enforcement, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar recently announced.
Felony arrests for Monday, July 28, 2014
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:43:00 -0500
James A. Buchan, 54, of Midland, was charged Saturday with violation of probation.
Ebola spreads while fears keep out help
news-journal.com / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:37:00 -0500
KOLO BENGOU, Guinea — Eight youths, some armed with slingshots and machetes, stood warily alongside a rutted dirt road at an opening in the high reeds, the path to the village of Kolo Bengou. The dead
Permian Basin housing crunch hurts foster care oversight
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:59:00 -0500
Since moving to Odessa in September to work as a state Child Protective Services investigator, Juan Carlos Pacheco has bounced among three homes, struggling to find a place he could afford. At one poi
Korean vets mark war’s end
About 13 of the remaining Korean War veterans in Laredo got together at the military memorial site at Jarvis Plaza downtown to commemorate the 61st anniversary of the war’s end.
Suspects sought in vehicles thefts
Laredo police are asking for the community’s help in identifying people seen driving stolen vehicles.
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