Woman speeds with kids in car
A woman endangered her two children by speeding and driving recklessly in an East Central Laredo neighborhood early Wednesday, according to police.
LISD summit eyes security
Wednesday marked the last day of Laredo Independent School District’s three-day Leadership Summit.
Longview ISD trustees say no progress in search for new chief
Longview ISD trustees said Wednesday there is no progress on finding a full-time superintendent.
Anderson’s family site now set up
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Since the June 30th murder of Scottsville native and 1990 Marshall High School graduate Lahomer Anderson in her Dallas home, her young adult daughter, La’Nin Green, has been trying to pick up the piec
House passes VA reform bill that would expand health care options for veterans
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:46:40 MDT
A bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday would expand health care options for veterans and bring reforms to the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs, said U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso.
Man flees accident
A Nuevo Laredo, Mexico man was arrested for leaving the scene of a three-vehicle collision that he allegedly caused early Wednesday in Central Laredo.
Scholarship funds gifted
Texas A&M International University and Laredo Community College were each awarded a $100,000 check for their scholarship endowments during a ceremony Wednesday morning.
Longview University Center to offer advising for new criminal courses
The University of Texas at Tyler’s Longview University Center will host an advising session for students interested in the university’s first year of criminal justice courses.
Nine million budget deficit
Amid a $9 million budget deficit, the City of Laredo has frozen 70 full-time positions to help balance next fiscal year’s budget.
Hinojosa gets 33 months
A man who allegedly stole $721,000 from the Texas Workforce Commission by filing fraudulent unemployment claims was sentenced to 33 months in prison Wednesday in a Laredo federal court.
Socorro police chief says evidence still being analyzed in SISD abuse investigation
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:57:30 MDT
Socorro Police Chief Carlos Maldonado said evidence in the case of a boy who was allegedly sexually assaulted at school is being analyzed — not hidden.
Gregg County commissioners approve spending $433,000 to build road at airport
Gregg County commissioners agreed Wednesday to spend $433,000 in leveraging a $4.4 million federal grant to build an airport road so vehicles don’t have to cross runways.
Men arrested in DEA raid in Central El Paso allegedly hid drugs in jewelry safes
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:10:48 MDT
Three men arrested in a DEA raid last week allegedly stored more than 600 pounds of marijuana over six months in the safes of a Central El Paso jewelry store, according to court testimony.
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